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Fuzhou-Ho Chi Minh Air Route to Open


A direct flight route between Fuzhou, capital city of China's east Fujian Province, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city, is expected to open on March 31.

Chinese Chieftain Heritage Officially Apply for World Cultural Heritage


In March 2014, China officially submitted application to the World Heritage Center for Chinese chieftain heritage.

Relics from Mawangdui Han Tombs to Be Re-presented in Changsha, China


Over 50 pieces (sets) of cultural relics from the Mawangdui Tombs of the Han Dynasty will be re-presented at the Planning Exhibition Hall of Changsha Dahexi Leading District from March 29 till the reopen of Hunan Provincial Museum which is now under renovation and expansion.

Simatai Great Wall of Beijing to Reopen


Simatai Great Wall of Beijing was reopened in this January after over three years of renovation, and it will officially reopen to the public in October.

Noruz Festival Celebration Held in China's Xinjiang


People dance to celebrate the Noruz Festival in Hami, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Noruz Festival falls on the Vernal Equinox and marks the start of spring plowing in Xinjiang.

Catholic Church to Reopen in China's Qingdao


Catholic Church (Tianzhu Jiaotang) in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province will officially reopen to the public in this April after a five-year overhaul.

Burnt-out Dukezong Ancient Town in Shangri-la under Restoration


A general restoration plan for Dukezong Ancient Town in Shangri-La which caught fire in January has been issued. According to the plan all affected residences in the town will be fixed by the end of 2014 and the whole project is expected to be finished within three years.

Tibet Welcomes More Visitors


The chairman of the Tibet autonomous region's government said the region is trying to create a world-class travel destination and he expects more tourists across the world to visit the core area of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau.

Security Check Becomes Stricter at Airports in China


After the terrorist attack happened at a crowded train terminal in Kunming, southwest Chinas Yunnan Province on March 1, 2014, the security check at many airports including those in Kunming, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Xian and other cities in China becomes stricter than before.

Two More Graffiti Spaces Will Be Added To Mutianyu Great Wall


It is reported that two graffiti spaces will be arranged at the No.5 and No.10 watchtowers of the Mutianyu Great Wall in Beijing so as to prevent the Great Wall from being scraped by some uncivilized visitors.

Rape Flowers Scenery in Southwest China Attracts Tourists in Spring


Famous for its rape flowers, Luoping County in southwest China's Yunnan Province attracts a good many tourists and photographers in spring.

Plum Blossoms Came Out in Shanghai


Plum trees at some parks in Shanghai, east China are blossoming with the temperature rising there.

An Ocean of Rape Flowers in Luoping


Located about 220 kilometers east of Kunming, the capital city of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Luo Ping County has transformed into an ocean of rape flowers.

Temple Fair Held in Qingdao, East China


A temple fair is held in Haiyun'an in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. The temple fair here lasts from the 16th day of the first month by lunar calendar to the 21st every year.

Tulips Blossom in Kunming, China's Yunnan Province


Tulip Fair is held at Daguan Park in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province from Jan.28 to Feb.28. Spring-like temperature and sunshine there in recent days made the tulips in full bloom.

Dining week returns to Beijing


Organizer Alessia Frisina enjoys a meal with dishes specifically chosen forBeijingDining Week 2014. From February 28th to March 9th, over 50 fine dining restaurants in the capital will be offering discounted set menus, designed to compile the best of what the city's top restaurants can offer. On February 18th, 11am, the online booking system will go live. Restaurant Week bookings can be made through the Restaurant Week website only.

Lantern Festival: double the romance


Chinese have more traditional and poetic holiday options on this year' s Valentine' s Day, February 14, as it happens to be theLantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar.

Snow scenery of Great Wall


Picture taken on Feb. 9, 2014 shows the Huanghuacheng Lakeside Great Wall at dawn in Beijing, capital of China. A snow hit Beijing recently, ending 107 precipitation-free days in the city.

Wanda building 'cultural and tourist town' in Harbin


With a total investment of 20 billion yuan ($3 billion), the Wanda Cultural and Tourist Town project in Heilongjiang's capital city Harbin will one day become the largest commercial integrated investment for cultural tourism in the province, said Liu Ming, vice general manager of Harbin Wanda City Investment Co Ltd.

Lantern Fair Opens in Taipei


An annual lantern fair formally opens in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan today. Held in the Taipei Expo Park, the lantern fair will last till Feb.16.