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Recently, the State Council has approved to set up the first two border tourism pilot zones in Manzhouli (Manchuria), Inner Mongolia and Fangchenggang, Guangxi.
10 national departments involved, including the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the National Development and Reform Commission co-issued the Implementation Plan for the Construction of the Border Tourism Pilot Zones in Manzhouli, Inner Mongolia and Fangchenggang, Guangxi.
According to the spokesperson from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the total length of China’s borderline is more than 22,000 kilometers (approximately 13,670 miles), bordering on 14 countries. The new plans to develop border tourism is of great strategic significance in boosting the economy and opening-up of the border areas, promoting regionally-coordinated development, and building a harmonious and stable periphery.Read More
[caption id="attachment_9823" align="alignleft" width="590"] The newly-formed Ministry of Culture and Tourism is inaugurated in Beijing, April 8, 2018. (Photo/CGTN)[/caption] Following the recently-announced government restructuring plan, China’s Ministry ...Read More
With a poverty-alleviation funding of over 10 billion Yuan (USD 1.58 billion) from the Bank of China Sichuan Branch, China’s Sichuan province government is planning to build a Giant Panda National Park three times the size of the U.S. Yellowstone National Park. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, Pandas are slow breeders and their numbers can qui ...Read More
On March 5, China's State Council Premier Li Keqiang delivered the 2018 Report on the Work of the Government at the First Session of the 13th National People's Congress of China. In the government report, Li vows to "create integrated tourism demonstration zones, and lower ticket prices at key state (state-owned) tourist sites." The two call-to-actions compli ...Read More