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The Canton Fair 2011 to Begin in April February 10, 2014

Canton Fair, the China Import and Export Fair, is the largest biannual China trade fair held in Guangzhou. The biannual Canton Fair can be made up of Spring Canton Fair and Autumn Canton Fair, and the 110th Spring Canton Fair will begin on April 15, 2011.

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Hainan Island to Exempt Taxes on Imported Goods February 10, 2014

Hainan, a tropical island province in southern China, will implement a duty-free policy for tourists since April 20, announced by China’s Ministry of Finance. By that time, all visitors (aged 18 and above) to Hainan Province depart the island by air to other places in China can apply for the refunds with a total value of no more than 5,000 yuan (762 $) per person each time, but not tourists flying to foreign destinations.

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New Air Route Xi'an–Huangshan–Xiamen to Open March 16, 2011

Huangshan Airport will open a new air route: Xi’anHuangshan on March 27, 2011.

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A 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Jolted Southwest China's Yunnan February 10, 2014

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Yingjiang County in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Thursday afternoon, March 10, 2011. 25 people were killed and 250 others injured after the 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Yingjiang County in southwest China's Yunnan Province, according to the county government.

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New Flight Service from Chongqing to Hanoi to Open February 10, 2014

A new international flight service direct from Chongqing to Hanoi (the capital of Vietnam) will be opened by Sichuan Airlines on March 6, 2011. It is hoped it will promote touristic, cultural and economic communication between Vietnam and China. Hence the voyage from China to Vietnam can be shorten to 2 hours (compared with about a day before).

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New China Highlights’ Tours to Southeast Asia February 10, 2014

China Highlights has just completed our first 10-day Vietnam Discovery tour for Judith and Phil Fisher. They have reported that they had a great trip in Vietnam which went off without a hitch.

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Cruise Ships Victoria Star and Victoria Queen Being Upgraded February 10, 2014

Two sister cruise ships on the Yangtze River, Victoria Star and Victoria Queen, have closed for renovation. Being recognized as two of the leader ships on the Yangtze River, they will appear in public with brand-new service facilities.

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4 Great Things to Do in China 2011 April 4, 2014

Have you ever been regretful for missing the opportunities of personally experiencing the great events in China during the past year? Did you still immerse yourself into the wonderful and memorable tours in China in 2010? Are you looking forward to the top things to do in China 2011? Following are some top things to do in China for 2011 selected elaborately by China Highlights, let us take a glance and open the picture of hottest Chinese tours in 2011.

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The 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival Kicks Off February 9, 2013

The 27th China Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival kicks off today (January 5, 2011) in Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang Province, and it will last to February 17, 2011 (which is the Chinese Lantern Festival in 2011).

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Cold Weather Grips Most of China April 20, 2014

Cold weather has persisted in China since the end of December last year, with snowy or rainy weather hitting most parts of China. The temperature in South China hovers around 0° C (32° F), while that of most North China is under 0° C (32° F).  The National Meteorological Center (NMC) has issued that most of China will be persistently in grip of cold weather in following three days (from January 5 to January 7).

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