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Century Emerald Finished Its Maiden Voyage February 10, 2014

The luxury Century Emerald Cruise Ship has finished its maiden voyage on September 9. Since then, there has been one more five-star deluxe cruise ship on the Yangtze River.

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Guangzhou-Foshan Metro Transit Line to Open to Traffic in November February 10, 2014

Guangzhou-Foshan metro transmit line is set to open on November 3, according to Guangzhou Metro Corporation and Guangdong Guangfo Inter-City Company.

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Cold Weather Influences North China February 10, 2014

Since September 12, a stream of cold air has influenced north China from west to east.

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Qiantang Tidal Bore Watching Festival to be Held from September 22 to 27, 2010 February 10, 2014

The 17th Qiantang Tidal Bore Watching Festival will be held in Haining from September 22 till 27, 2010.

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Li River Selected as One of the World's Top Ten Watery Wonders by National Geographic February 10, 2014

Li River, one of China’ most famous scenic areas, was listed as one of the world’s top ten watery wonders by America’s National Geographic Magazine.

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Yichang–Wanzhou Railway to be Opened to Traffic at the End of 2010 February 10, 2014

Yichang–Wanzhou Railway, an important railway linking Central China and West China, will be opened to traffic on November 20, 2010.

 

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China's Danxia Landform included on World Heritage List February 10, 2014

China’s unique Danxia landform was recognized as a natural world heritage by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, during its 34th meeting in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, on August 1, 2010.

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Shaolin Temple Became a World Heritage Site February 10, 2014

Tian Di Zhi Zhong (天地之中, tiān dì zhī zhōng, literally means “center between heaven and earth”), the historic architecture complex in Dengfeng City was declared a member of the UNESCO World Heritage List on August 1, 2010.

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New Route from Lhasa to Shigatse Currently Closed for Repair February 10, 2014

The new route between Lhasa and Shigatse is currently closed for repair. Travelers who travel from Lhasa to Shigatse need to go on the old route.

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Torrential Rain Hits South China February 26, 2013

Rare rainstorms and floods are sweeping across South China including such provinces as Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou and Yunnan. Traveling on Yangtze River cruises may be affected.

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