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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
The Seventh Hong Kong Winter Food and Shopping Festival to Kick Off on Christmas Eve, 2009 February 10, 2014

The Seventh Hong Kong Winter Food and Shopping Festival is from November 24 to 27 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Highly praised for being the largest and most popular fair of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Winter Food and Shopping Festival is a gourmet lovers and shoppers’ paradise. The hosts have added many new things to this year’s festival which will make the festival more interesting and enjoyable.

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Terra Catta Warriors Met the Ameican Public in Washington,D.C February 10, 2014

On Nov 17th, the ever largest group of terra cotta warriors was exhibited in the city of Washington, D.C of the United States.

The exhibition, themed by “Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor” officially met the American public yesterday, on Nov 19th.

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First Chinese Character Museum Opened in Anyang City February 10, 2014

On November 16th, the first Chinese Character Museum was opened in Anyang City of Henan Province. The museum shows the evolution of Chinese characters since ancient times, showcasing cultural relics, including rubbed stone inscriptions, bronze vessels of the Shang (1600-1046 BC) and Zhou (1066 BC -256 BC) Dynasties, Chinese seal engraving, ancient coins, writing bamboo and silk, and calligraphy work from different dynasties.

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Flight Fuel Surcharge to be Imposed Again in China November 16, 2009

Passengers now are asked to pay a fuel surcharge of 20 Yuan for a flight within 800 kilometers, and 50 Yuan for a flight of more than 800 kilometers.

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Guilin Scenery and Tourism Festival Heats Up Winter Guilin February 10, 2014

Guilin Scenery Tourism Festival is held in Guilin from Nov. 10 to Nov. 17. The festival aims to display Guilin to the whole world about its breathtaking natural landscapes, unique culture and customs, fantastic cuisine and rich cultural activities and sports.

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Water Cube Closed from October 15 for Renovations February 10, 2014

Water Cube was closed for extensive renovations from October 15, 2009. The renovations are expected to be completed in June 2010, when the Water Cube will emerge with a new look, providing the public with more comprehensive and high-quality services.

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International Confucius Culture Festival 2009 to be held on September 26 February 10, 2014

International Confucius Culture Festival will be held in Qufu of Shanghai Province on September, 26.

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Shanghai Tourism Food Festival to Kick Off Next Month August 26, 2009
Shanghai Tourism Food Festival provides a great opportunity for the tourists to taste the flavored Shanghai delicacies. read more...
Taiwan Pavilion for Shanghai Expo Breaks Ground February 10, 2014
The construction of the Taiwan Pavilion for the Shanghai Expo started on Monday and is expected to be finished in March next year. The pavilion resembles the "sky lantern" or Kong Ming lantern. People fly the lanterns to pray for happiness, safety and health in Taiwan. read more...
Beijing Badaling Great Wall Upgraded July 8, 2009
According to the Beijing Badaling Special Administrative Region Office, scenic upgrading work of the Great Wall has already started. read more...