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Lhasa–Shigatse Railway to Open in August
July 28, 2014
It is possible to travel the Potala Palace and Mount Everest in one day. the Lhasa—Shigatse Railway is to open in August. read more
More Trains to Lhasa to Meet Summer Demand February 10, 2014

A new train between Xining and Lhasa runs every day since July 15 to meet summer demand. There are also trains available to Lhasa from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Lanzhou and Chengdu.

Water Cube Transformed into a Water Park February 10, 2014

The National Aquatics Center, also known as the “Water Cube” is about to reopen to the public on July 28, 2010, and a large water amusement park will open on August 8, which is the two-year anniversary of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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.