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Xi'an to Become 3-Day-VISA-FREE!
April 20, 2014
The State Council has approved Xi'an's 72-hour visa-free policy. Though all the preparatory work is under way, the specific implementation date is not yet approved by the Ministry of Public Security, but is expected to be in about two months more
Simatai Great Wall has been Closed for Renovation February 10, 2014

The Great Wall at Simatai has been closed for major renovation from June 2010. The renovation is estimated to last 3 years, and further notice of the reopening time is to be released by the local authority.

Shanghai Expo has been Opened for Four Days February 10, 2014

The Shanghai World Expo 2010 has received 0.7 million visitors from its opening on May 1 till the end of May 4. During the 184 days of the Shanghai Expo (May 1 – October 31), various activities and performances will be staged inside the Expo park.

Shanghai Expo Passes First Day of Trial Opening February 10, 2014

Shanghai World Expo passed its first test on April 20 (Tuesday) as 200,000 enthusiastic visitors flocked to the site for a glance at the cultural gala.

The 28th Luoyang Peony Festival opens in April 2010 April 12, 2010

The 28th Luoyang Peony Festival opened in Luoyang City in central China's Henan Province on April 10, 2010.

Longji International Photography Competition to Kick Off in May 2010 February 10, 2014

Longji International Photography Competition will be held at Longji Rice Terraces Scenic Area from May 1 untill October 15, 2010.

No Free Toiletries at Guangdong Hotels from April 1, 2010 February 10, 2014

Starting April 1, 2010, star-rating hotels in Guangdong will stop sending free disposable toiletries to guest rooms, and toiletries are only supplied upon request by guests.

Shanghai opens new airport terminal for Expo February 10, 2014

Terminal 2 at Shanghai Hongqiao International airport as well as other infrastructures in town are under massive construction to meet the deadline for Shanghai World Expo due to start on May 1, 2010.

Huangshan Tour Promotion on April 18, 2010 February 10, 2014

On April 18, tourists can enjoy 50% discount on ticket price of the Yellow Mountains Scenic Area.

Spring Festival Lantern Fair Lights Up in Nanjing February 12, 2014

Qinhuai Lantern Fair is held in Confucius Temple area, Nanjing during the Spring Festival period, from February 11 till March 3, 2010. Besides enjoying beautiful scenery of lanterns, there will be various folk entertainment shows and activities.

ID-Based Train Ticket System Launched for Spring Festival Period February 10, 2014

The Chinese government has launched ID-based train ticket sales system from January 30 till March 10, which is the Spring Festival period, the peak travel season in China. The new system prescribes that passengers have to present their valid certificates of identity to make ticket purchase and get onboard.