Mountains and waters in the youth’s eyes

Mountains and waters in the youth’s eyes

At Zhuoshui Ancient Town of Qianjiang District, the children who has participated in the activity “Painting Your City”, the first large painting and calligraphy exhibition for youth. The youth have painted the mountains and waters in their eyes. It’s understood that more than 500 children from the main urban areas go to the Zhuoshui Ancient […]

China’s largest salt lake expands

The area of Qinghai Lake, China’s largest salt lake, has expanded by 124 square kilometers in the past four years, according to the latest survey. The area of the lake was 4,373 square km during the dry season in a satellite survey carried out between the end of May and early June, said Wang Yuan, […]

Philippines to mark 100 million population

The Philippine Population Commission (POPCOM) expects the country’s population to officially reach 100 million on July 27. In an information released by the POPCOM-Western Visayas on Tuesday, the office said that the 100th million Filipino is anticipated to be born in the said date from either of the six provinces under the Western Visayas region […]

2014 Beijing Marathon opens registration for foreign runners

The 2014 Beijing International Marathon has started registration process for foreign runners, organizers revealed in Beijing on Sunday. The organizers have adjusted the race events and slots allocation with the mini marathon event being cancelled in 2014. The full-race marathon will be open to 26,000 entrants and half marathon to 4000 entrants. According to the […]

IURR to be Held in Xinjin Scenic Satellite City

IURR to be Held in Xinjin Scenic Satellite City

From July 19th to 20th, the 5th Xinjin International Universities Rowing Regatta (IURR) will open at the Water Sports Center in Xinjin County in southern Chengdu. Sponsored by the Water Sports Administration Center at General Administration of Sport of China, Sports Bureau of Sichuan Province, Chengdu Municipal Government and organized by the government of Xijin […]

Thailand to exempt Chinese tourists from visa fees

Thailand to exempt Chinese tourists from visa fees

Thai military junta has agreed to a proposal to exempt Chinese tourists, including those from Taiwan, from visa fees for three months, local media reported Thursday. In a bid to boost tourism, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) agreed to waive visa fees for Chinese tourists from Aug.1 to Oct.31, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, secretary-general […]

Spring Festival travel season 2014 begins

The Spring Festival travel season of 2014 began on January 16., 2014. It is estimated that 52.76 million passengers will travel by railway, plane, highway and boat during this period, more than in 2013. The travel season lasts from January 16. to February 24., 2014, 40 days in total. For highway transportation, Chongqing plans to […]

Qinzhou City to host aquabike competition in October

The 2013 Asian Aquabike Qinzhou Open will be held in Qinzhou City in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region starting from October 24, according to Xu Gui, deputy mayor of Qinzhou. The five-day event will include obstacles races, speed races and aquabike exhibition competitions. Over 100 players from 15 Asian countries and regions will take […]

Chongqing: int’l air passenger network takes shape

With the taking off of Boeing 747 on August 9, 2013, the first passenger air route from Chongqing to North America — Chongqing-San Francisco Route has officially opened. This route fills a gap from Chongqing to North America. As up to now there has never been a direct North American route from Chongqing. Chongqing’s international […]

Chongqing Airport sees millions passengers in July

Since the beginning of July, Chongqing Airport has seen travel peak over the summer season. According to statistics, it has witnessed the passenger throughput of 2.2881 million in this month (July), up 11.22% from the previous year. This trend continued strong heading on into August. Flights to plateau, Yunan, southeastern coastal tourist destinations and international […]

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