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China Spends Millions to Protect Koguryo Kingdom Site07/24/2014

The ancient Koguryo Kingdom capital city and tombs were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004 for their representation of “human creative genius” and early examples of mountain cities and tomb construction. Dating back approximately 2,000 years, the site is located in Ji’an, a small town in northeast China and includes the archaeological remains of thr ...Read More

3D Film on Show at Mogao Caves07/24/2014

Located in the desert city of Dunhuang, a strategic point along the Silk Road, the Mogao Caves are a group of caves and artistic works that have stood since the 4th century and served as the crossroads of trade, cultural, religious and artistic efforts. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the 492 caves are built over five levels and house more than 2,000 painted sculpture ...Read More

Beijing Investing $7 Billion to Address Air Pollution07/17/2014

In addition to a recent partnership with IBM, in which the computing company will assist Beijing in studying and predicting air patterns (click here for the full story), the Chinese capital is also planning to invest an additional $7.6+ billion to combat air pollution. Over the next five years, Beijing will work to reduce smog and increase reform, focusing specificall ...Read More

Forbidden City Extends Hours for Summer and Goes Mobile07/17/2014

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, is rolling out additional offerings for visitors this summer. Now through August 24, summer hours will be in effect, allowing more time for visitors to enjoy this incredible attraction. Summer hours are from 8am-5pm, except on Mondays when it is closed for renovation and maintenance. In addition, severa ...Read More

Anhui Province Comes to U.S. plus New Flights07/17/2014

The Anhui province in China offers many beautiful scenic areas, from Mount Huangshan, a UNIESCO World Heritage Site, to Lake Chao, one of the five largest freshwater lakes in China. In an effort to introduce the world to Anhui and promote the area, Chen Li, deputy director general of the Anhui Visitors Bureau, recently visited Los Angeles. During his time in LA, Mr. L ...Read More

Beijing One of Three Finalists for 2022 Winter Olympics07/10/2014

The International Olympic Committee announced this month the three finalists for the 2022 Winter Olympics location, with Beijing in the running along with Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan. Beijing successfully hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, and hopes to be the first city to host both the winter and summer games. Beijing and the bordering city of Zhanjiakou in Hebei would ...Read More

Bullet Train Networks Continue to Grow07/10/2014

China has long been at the forefront of transportation infrastructure: China boasts the longest high-speed railway network in the world and its high-speed bullet trains now account for more than half of the country’s railway services. This week, a new service schedule has been introduced to meet the booming demand of this transportation method, bringing more train s ...Read More

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