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Glass Skywalk Opens Along Edge of Jinmao Tower in Shanghai08/12/2016

A glass-bottomed skywalk that runs along the 88th floor of Jinmao Tower in Shanghai recently opened to visitors. The open-air pathway offers daring souls (no more than 15 at one time) an opportunity to take in unmatched views of one of the world’s busiest cities without the security of a handrail (walker are strapped in a safety harness). The skyscraper is the third ...Read More

Panda Twins Born in Chengdu Research Base08/12/2016

Giant panda Qiyuan successfully delivered female twins at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding on July 1, 2016. The twin sisters are the fifth set of panda twins born on the Chengdu Panda Base in 2016. Qiyuan has given birth four times, which is a record. After the cubs were born, Qiyuan held the babies in her arms to comfort and lick them, showing her st ...Read More

China Eastern, China Southern Will Move to Beijing New Airport08/12/2016

China Eastern and China Southern Airlines recently announced plans to move to Beijing New Airport when it opens in 2019. Air China and other Star Alliance member carriers will remain at Beijing Capital Airport. Beijing New Airport, located in Daxing in the southeast part of Beijing, is projected to handle annual passenger volume of 45 million in 2020, 72 million in 20 ...Read More

Ritz-Carlton Tees Up Second Resort in Hainan08/05/2016

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company recently announced plans to open the Ritz-Carlton Nanyan Bay in 2017, its second hotel on Hainan. Along with its two crescents of white sandy beach, the resort will feature the debut of the first Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in China, designed by Jack Nicklaus. Located on the prized east coast near Wanning, the resort will offer 244 guestrooms ...Read More

Grand Hyatt Chengdu Celebrates Grand Opening08/05/2016

Hyatt Hotels recently announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Chengdu in the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Sichuan, Grand Hyatt Chengdu is situated on the historic Chunxi Road (also known as the "Hundred Year Gold Street" in the heart of Jinjiang district. A 30-minute drive from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, 2 ...Read More

China Legalizes Ridesharing, Opens Door For Uber and Didi08/05/2016

China is the largest market for ridesharing services, with Uber entering the market to compete with leader Didi Chuxing. In an effort to encourage, support and guide the industry, the Chinese government recently set rules to ensure safety, regulate fares, and provide standards for driver employment. The joint ruling from China's transportation ministry and other depar ...Read More

Mogao Caves Set Record Tourist Numbers08/05/2016

The Dunhuang Grottos are a treasure trove with more than 2,000 ancient statues and murals, dating back more than 1,000 years. The site recently received 19,301 visitors, a record for a single day this year. There also has been a rise in foreign tourists at the caves, nearly twice the visitation compared to last year. In 1987 the Mogao Grottos became China's first UNES ...Read More

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