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Tibet Travel Permit Policy Changes February 10, 2014

Tibet permits will only be issued to groups of 5 or more persons with the same nationality, traveling from the same city to Lhasa, and arriving in and departing from Lhasa on the same day.

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Longji Rice Terraces' Most Beautiful Period Arrives February 10, 2014

The irrigation of Longji Rice Terraces  begins today, which means that Longji Rice Terraces comes into its most  beautiful period: early summer, lasting from middle May to middle June.

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A Unique Hotel in Yangshuo: Secret Garde February 10, 2014

The Secret Garden is a newly built hotel in Yangshuo, based on a courtyard house built in the Qing Dynasty. The hotel has 2 buildings of typical Qing style: the main house and the front building, which are separated by a beautiful courtyard.

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Night Show of Mirage Guilin Is to Release February 10, 2014

Mirage Guilin, a grand theatrical show describing the rural life along the bank of Li River, will come to its opening night on May 7, 2012, at Lijiang Theater, Guilin.

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Celebrate the Upcoming Water-Sprinkling Festival February 10, 2014

Water-Sprinkling Festival 2012 falls on mid-April, lasting from April 13 to April 15. You can travel to Xishuangbanna to experience the prosperous festival.

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Tibet Is Closed during the Tibetan New Year Period February 10, 2014

Tibetan New Year will be celebrated for 15 days starting on February 22 going to until March 7, 2012. It is unfortunate that Tibet is unavailable for foreign travelers from February 20 to March 31.

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High-Speed Railway to Connect Shenzhen and Wuhan Direct in March February 10, 2014

A direct high-speed railway connecting Shenzhen and Wuhan will be available this March, which will significantly reduce the travel time between Shenzhen and Wuhan (or Changsha).

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Lhasa and Moganshan Are Two of 45 Places to Go in 2012 February 10, 2014

The Sunday New York Times (January 8, 2012) included Lhasa in Tibet and Moganshan in Hangzhou City in the six-page feature in recent travel section: "The 45 Places to Go in 2012".

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Train Tickets to Be Issued with Identification Soon February 10, 2014

A real-name system will be implemented for the sale of all China train tickets since January 1, 2012 (departure day), aiming to fight against ticket-scalping: a headache for Chinese travelers for a long time.

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Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Railway Now Available February 10, 2014

Guangzhou-Shenzhen high-speed railway, a section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway, is open to traffic today, December 26, 2011.

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