MTR South Island Line to operate in Hong Kong
The MTR South Island Line officially started operation in Hong Kong on 28 December 2016. The 7-km line comprises four new stations and an expanded interchange at Admiralty Station...
Life-size Titanic Replica under Construction in Sichuan
To promote the local tourism, Daying, a county in Sichuan province, is building a life-size replica of the RMS Titanic with an investment of 1 billion yuan ($145 million). This wa...
An animated film about Sanxingdui Ruins to be made
The Golden Mask, an animated film about the mysterious Sanxingdui Ruins, is under preparation and is expected to be released in 2019. The film will be produced in 3D and IMAX cond...
Banyan Tree Resort to open in Jiuzhaigou
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts is going to open a new branch in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan province, 2.5-hour drive from Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport. The resort will open in the fourth qu...
Tramway comes back to Beijing
The transit authority said Beijing is going to build a tramway line, 8.8km long, as both tourist transportation and public transportation. Dating back to 1966, the last tramway in...
China to have its largest instant-coffee factory
Coffee becomes more and more popular in China, just followed by tea. The amount of China's imports of coffee has dramatically increased from 13,900 tons in 1998 to 59,200 tons in ...
Jinyang Palace was found in Shanxi
Jinyang Palace, which dates from the Sui Dynasty (581-618), was found in Shanxi province. After the efforts made by over 20 experts from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and...
New railway to connect Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei
China's top economic planner has approved a high-speed railway project that will connect Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei and will be completed by 2020. This high-speed railway is expec...
Sichuan-Tibet railway to operate in 2025
Sichuan-Tibet railway, 1,838km long, starts in Chengdu, Sichuan province and ends in Lhasa, passing by Yan’an, Kangding and Nyingchi as well. As the second railway connecting Tib...
Handmade paper listed as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage
The handmade mulberry-bark paper has been listed as intangible cultural heritage by the UNESCO. This craftsmanship originated thousands of years ago in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous r...