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Beijing Daxing International Airport

Beijing Daxing International Airport Opens with World's Biggest Terminal

1 month ago903Beijing

On September 25, 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated Beijing Daxing International Airport ahead of celebrations of the country's 70th anniversary.

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Shanghai Nanjing Road

Shanghai Plans to Extend Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street All the Way to the Bund!

2 months ago454Shanghai

In September 2019, Shanghai is going to extend Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street all the way east to the Bund, based on an official announcement on the 20th anniversary of Nanjing Road's opening up.

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Potala Palace

Potala Palace Needs Reservation for Entry Now

Jul 21, 2019508Tibet

Travelers wishing to visit the UNESCO-listed Potala Palace are required to make the reservation for entry ticket at least one day in advance starting from July 21, 2019.

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Cultural Relics of Liangzhu Ruins

China's Ruins of Liangzhu City Joins UNESCO World Heritage Site List

Jul 15, 2019633Hangzhou

The archaeological ruins of ancient Liangzhu City in Hangzhou China was declared a World Cultural Heritage Site during the 43rd session of the UNESCO's World Heritage Committee in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on July 6th, 2019.

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Brick Stove Site on Badaling

First Brick Stove Site Discovered on Badaling Great Wall

Jun 09, 2019587Beijing

A brick stove site was unearthed in the No. 65 watchtower of Badaling Great Wall during a recent maintenance project in June, 2019.

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Beijing Launches a New Tourist Train S5 to Northeastern Suburbs

May 01, 2019782Beijing

At 06:50 am of April 30, 2019, the new tourist train S5 first runs from Huangtudian Station to Gubeikou, which marks the official run-through operation of Beijing's another urban railway.

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144-Hour Visa Free Transit

5 More Cities in China Enjoy 144-Hour Visa Free Transit since January 1, 2019

Jan 01, 2019564Qingdao

From January 1, 2019, China expands the 144 Hour Visa-Free Transit Policy to 5 more cities including Qingdao, Xiamen, Wuhan, Chengdu and Kunming.

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Corner Tower Cafe

Corner Tower Café at Forbidden City Goes Viral in Beijing

Dec 02, 2018666Beijing

On December 1, 2018, Corner Tower Café opens at the Shenwu Gate of Forbidden City and quickly becomes a hot spot for visitors home and abroad. The biggest highlights of the café is that one could experience the culture of the Forbidden City and enjoy the latest imperial coffee without buying a ticket into the Place Museum.

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Yinshan Rock Painting

Inner Mongolia's Yinshan Rock Paintings Uncover Vanishing Nomadic Civilization

Oct 08, 2018694Inner Mongolia

Yinshan Rock Paintings are widely scattered in Inner Mongolia, while one can find the massive and dense rock art at the Heishan Mountains of Bayannuur city. Stretching over 340 kilometers from east to west, there are more than 10,000 rock paintings could be found. At the valleys and cliffs of Yinshan Mountains, some rock paintings could be dated back to 100,000 years ago.

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Guizhou's Fanjing Mountain Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jul 06, 2018511Guizhou

Fanjing Mountain in Southwest China's Guizhou province was added to the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List at the 42nd session of World Heritage Committee in Manama, Bahrain, on July 2, 2018.

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Shanghai Disneyland Prices Up!

Jun 07, 2018993Shanghai

"Regular" price of tickets will be CNY 339, increased by 7.8%, while "Peak" seasons including summer holiday from July to August, weekend and most festivals are priced in CNY 575, rose to 15%.

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Workers Risking Their Lives to Replace Plank Walkways on Mt. Hua

May 24, 2018643Xi'an

Recently, a video has been a hit on social media and TV networks that cliff-hanging workers are changing the rotten plank at an altitude of over 2,000 meters.

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10-Hour Flight Bridges Xi'an and London

May 08, 2018698Xi'an

Tianjin Airline is to launch the first direct flight which takes you as short as 10 hours from Xi'an, the starting point of Silk Road, to London, the capital of England on May 7, 2018. Equipped with A330 aircraft, the newly opened airline is going to operate two flights a week and consist of 18 business classes as well as 242 economy classes.

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A College Student Succeeds in Longboard Downhill Challenge of the 99-bend Tianmen Mountain

May 05, 2018791Zhangjiajie

A 21-year-old college student named Qing Yunhui perfectly completes his long board downhill challenge error-free in 18 minutes on the 11-km-long zigzagging paths of Tianmen Mountain.

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Hainan Adopts 30 Days Visa-free Policy to Tourists of 59 Countries

May 02, 2018969Hainan

Hainan Province offers an eased visa-free policy for travelers from 59 countries with a prolonged stay of 30 days since May 1st, 2018, in response to driving the reform and opening up of South China.

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International Marathon Kicks off on Xi'an City Wall

Apr 22, 2018808Xi'an

As early as March 30, the poster of the Xi'an City Wall Marathon was put on the Nasdaq screen at the US Time Square. During the 7-day pre-registration period, 31,048 runners submitted the application form, but only 14.49% were finally the lucky number.

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Jiuzhaigou Valley Reopens Since Mar. 8, 2018

Mar 08, 2018737Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou Valley reopens on Mar. 8, 2018 after seven-month closing for restoration since the devastating earthquake occurred in China's southwestern Sichuan Province on August 8, 2017.

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Year of Dog Travel Rush Begins

Feb 01, 2018837China

In 2018, the Year of Dog, the Chunyun lasts for 40 days from February 1 to March 12, during which 2.97 billion passengers were handled, almost the same with last year.

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China Eastern Airlines

China Eastern Airlines Allows Wifi Use on Board since Jan. 17

China Eastern Airlines
Jan 18, 20181350China

China Eastern Airlines becomes the first domestic air company to allow passengers taking their flights to connect inflight WIFI to use portable electronic devices including mobile phones, pads, laptops and e-book readers on board.

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Xi'an-Chengdu High-Speed Railway Opened up in 2017

Dec 07, 20171067Chengdu

On December 6, 2017, the first MU train thunders out a station from Xi'an, starting its 658-kilometer journey towards Chengdu at a design speed of 250km/h. This means the Xi'an-Chengdu High-Speed Railway is opened up.

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