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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 time.read more
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...
Water shortage problems eased by new plants in Shanghai June 26, 2009
A new water plant came into service yesterday which will help ease problems of shortages mainly in Minhang District over the summer peak period. read more...
Shanghai Expo float to take part in Rose Parade near Los Angeles June 26, 2009
Two Chinese-American groups in Los Angeles will jointly sponsor a float to promote Shanghai World Expo 2010 in the upcoming Rose Parade New Year celebration. read more...