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New Mountain Walkway Gives Tourists Access to Previously Untouched Areas03/17/2015

The Wuling Mountain range in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality is known for its stunning mountains, gorges, waterfalls and ravines. While the area has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site, a large portion of the mountain range was previously completely inaccessible for tourism. Now, thanks to a new cliff-side walkway and bridge, visitors will be able to ac ...Read More

China Continues Efforts to Address Air Pollution03/17/2015

The National People’s Congress is taking place currently in China and Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to implement tough environmental protection measures. There have already been vast improvements from China’s government in effort to address air pollution. All 74 major Chinese cities subject to air quality monitoring met the national standards for the larger porti ...Read More

Matt Damon Filming Epic Movie in China about The Great Wall03/17/2015

Several Hollywood stars including Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe and Pedro Pascal (most recently from “Game of Thrones”) will star in a project currently titled “The Great Wall,” a sweeping epic about China’s iconic structure. The movie will be set in 15th century China and revolves around “an elite force of soldiers making a last stand for humanity against myth ...Read More

China and Canada Begin Issuing 10-year Visas03/12/2015

As of this month, visa offices in China and Canada will be able to issue long-term and multiple-entry visas to citizens, whether for business travel, tourism or family visits. The multiple-entry visas are valid for up to 10 years (not to exceed the validity of the applicant’s passport). Each stay may not exceed 180 days. This new agreement between China and Canada s ...Read More

Premier Li Focused on Reducing Pollution03/11/2015

At the recent opening session of the National People’s Congress in China, Premier Li Keqiang pledged tough environmental protection measures. The Premier promised to focus on addressing smog, emissions, and overall air quality. He also emphasized enforcing environmental laws and regulations, and cracking down on industrial pollution and illegal emissions. The govern ...Read More

China Unveils Silk Road Tours at ITB03/11/2015

ITB Berlin is always full of exciting events, and this year was no exception, with the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) promoting new Silk Road route offerings. Trade representatives from 19 Chinese provinces attended ITM with CNTA, and focused on initiatives having to do with the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. Known as the ...Read More

Panda Population in China Growing03/11/2015

According to a recent census by China's State Forestry Administration, the panda population in China has grown by 268 since the last survey was completed in 2003, to a total of 1,864 pandas. Almost three quarters of these pandas live in the southwestern province of Sichuan, while the other pandas were found in the neighboring provinces of Shaanxi and Gansu. This inclu ...Read More

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