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China Focusing on Tourism from the U.S.10/31/2014

The U.S. and China have a long history of cultural exchange and tourism from one destination to the other. China continues to highly value the American market and is working to make visiting China from the U.S. even easier. Officials from China are proposing increased direct flights from the U.S. to China, as well as speeding up the visa application process. (In sever ...Read More

Beijing closes 375 polluting plants so far this year10/31/2014

Beijing continues to make strides in air pollution control and swift implementation of the capital city’s clean air action plan. So far this year, 375 polluting factories have been shut down and will not be relocated to other locations, meaning their pollution has been abated. The Beijing Clean Air Action Plan slated to close 300 polluting industrial plants in 2014, ...Read More

International Surf Event Returns to Hainan for Third Year10/31/2014

The International Surf Association (ISA) will host the third annual Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival in China from November 23-28, 2014. Hainan Island, located in the South China Sea, is the ideal location for this surf event, which will bring in pro surf teams from around the world, as well as local Chinese surfers. Fernando Aguerre, President ...Read More

China Fashion Week opens in Beijing10/31/2014

The 17th Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week kicked off in Beijing this week and runs through November 2, 2014. There will be 66 shows throughout the week, making China Fashion Week the largest fashion week in the Asia-Pacific Area. Eighty-eight brand and institutions from China and throughout the world participate in events including the fashion shows, exhibits, forums ...Read More

Hangzhou Newest Chinese City to Offer 72-hour Visa-free Stays10/23/2014

Hangzhou, the capital of eastern China’s Zhejiang province, is the latest city to offer the 72-hour visa-free policy. Under the policy, travelers from the United States, Canada and 49 other countries are able to enter select Chinese cities for up to 72 hours without a visa, as long as they have a booked plane ticket to a third country or region within the 72-hour t ...Read More

Sichuan-Tibet Highway Helps Bring Tourism to Remote Areas10/23/2014

Recent construction on sections of the Sichuan-Tibet Highway’s South Line, which broadened the road and smoothed the asphalt, has brought accessibility to areas that were previously largely undeveloped and not available for tourism. Also known as the 318 State Highway, the line makes getting to mountainous Dawu county in Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China’ ...Read More

Drum-shaped Building Sets Guinness Record in China10/23/2014

Hefei is the capital of eastern China’s Anhui province and now home to a Guinness World Record-holder. A two-story building called the “China Drum” has claimed the title of the world’s largest drum-shaped building. The China Drum is more than 190 feet wide and displays both traditional Chinese elements and local Anhui cultural elements. It is part of the Hefei ...Read More

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