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Expo Pavilion to Be Museum


China Daily, November 18, 2011 The Shanghai World Expo's China Pavilion will be transformed into a modern Chinese art museum, a senior Shanghai official says. About 70,000 of the 160,000 square...

HK Disneyland Gets Toy Story Land


Shanghai Daily, November 18, 2011 The new themed area, which is inspired by the global blockbuster Toy Story trilogy, is the first phase of the resort's expansion project. Hong Kong's money-losing ...

German Culture Festival of BISU Kicks off


People's Daily Online, November 16, 2011 The eighth ABCDV German-speaking Countries' Culture Festival, which is hosted by the Beijing International Studies University (BISU), kicked off on Nov. 14...

Air China to Offer in-flight Wi-Fi


Beijing News, November 15, 2011 Air China Ltd., the largest airline in China, has become the first in the country to receive approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China to provide in-...

Travelogue: Huangshan Trip


By Jonathan Alpart CRI, November 14, 2011 Chinese people have a saying: When you see the five peaks of China, you'll never want to see another mountain again. But when you see Huangshan, you'll ne...

Peking Opera Festival Opens in Central China


Xinhua, November 3, 2011 The 6th Peking Opera Festival kicked off on Wednesday in central China's Hubei province as one part of the government's efforts to revive the traditional artform. The fe...

Thangka Center in Shangri-la Helps Preserve Tibetan Culture


Xinhua, November 3, 2011 Sitting cross-legged on the floor, Dakpa Kelden is discussing Thangka painting skills with his students in his office which is in a two-story Tibetan-style bui...

Halloween Casts Spell on Chinese


Xinhua, November 1, 2011 The shopping malls and markets of Beijing have taken on a spooky tone in preparation for Halloween, which has gradually become more popular in China, despite cultural barri...

Tibet to Receive 1.7 bln yuan for Historic Preservation in 2011-2015


Xinhua, October 27, 2011 The Chinese government will invest more than 1.7 billion yuan (about 267.58 million U.S. dollars) in a cultural relics preservation project in southwest China's Tibet auto...

Visitor Arrivals to HK up 16% in First Three Quarters


Xinhua, October 26, 2011 Visitor arrivals to Hong Kong reached 30,423,421 in the first three quarters this year, recording a 16.2 percent year-on-year growth, with Chinese Mainland tourists as the ...

Xiamen Airport Starts Building New Terminal


Xinhua, October 23, 2011 Xiamen, a port city that faces Taiwan across the Strait, began building a new airport terminal Saturday wherein a passenger surge. The new terminal building, scheduled t...

Tibet Receives Support to Become Major World Travel Destination


Xinhua, October 21, 2011 China's top tourism authority will help the country's Tibet Autonomous Region to become a major travel destination in the world. According to a cooperative agreement sig...

Xinjiang to Hold Int'l Reed Catkins Festival


Bosten Lake, the largest inland freshwater lake of China, will hold the First International Reed Catkins Festival on Oct 21.

Eighty-six Quake-damaged Tibetan Monasteries in NW China Under Restoration


Xinhua, October 17, 2011 Construction workers have started rebuilding 86 Tibetan monasteries damaged in last year's 7.1-magnitude earthquake that leveled the plateau county of Yushu in northwest C...

Myanmar Buddhist Antiques to Be Showcased in South China


More than 80 pieces of Buddhist antiques from Myanmar have been shipped to the southern autonomous region of Guangxi for an exhibition which will start next week, authorities said on Thursday.

Mysterious Tombs Discovered on Pamirs Plateau


Xinhua, October 13, 2011 Archaeologists of China have discovered an unidentified cluster of tombs on the Pamirs Plateau, unveiling a new mystery on the crossroads of the ancient Silk Road. Eigh...

Modern Art Rejuvenates Ancient Beijing Street


Xinhua, October 10, 2011 With buckets of volcanic ash and broken glass, Icelandic artist Gudrun Kristjansdottir has been creating new works of art on a wall in Dashilan, which is a famous ancient ...

Two Chinese Sites Make Endangered Monuments List

2011-10-13, October 10, 2011 Two cultural heritage sites in China are among the list of 67 selected by World Monument Fund for its 2012 World Monuments Watch, which was announced at a press confe...

Hi Speed Wi-fi to All Rooms Free at Novotel Beijing Xinqiao


China Daily, October 9, 2011 Novotel Beijing Xinqiao has recently introduced a unique service that is a country's first full coverage of hi-speed broadband Wi-fi free to all rooms. Guests are abl...

Tourism Sees Surge for National Day


China Daily, October 8, 2011 The number of tourists at national scenic spots increased sharply during the weeklong Nation Day holiday, causing many famous sites to be packed with crowds. From O...