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Maps in the News showing the locations of major news stories in China. Check out the maps to see where exactly the stories take place.
Top 10 things to do you can't miss in Sichuan(part 1)
Sichuan is famous as the Land of Abundace because of its fertile soil and rich nature resources. It is also the heaven of traveler which has thousands of sightseeing spot and historical relics. Our travel expert have listed the top 10 of them to help you customize your Sichuan tours.
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6 Best Places for Family with Kids Tour 2013 in China
Are you planning to travel to China with your family?
China has a vast land with so many famous attractions, such as Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terra-Cotta Warriors, Lijiang Ancient Town, Guilin, etc. You can't help asking yourself: Where should I go? Will my children have fun in China? How can i get there and around? Don't worry! We have listed 6 best places for family with kids travel in China.
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2010 Guangzhou Asian Games
The emblem symbolizes that the burning flames of the Asian Games will never die out. It is a symbol of the host city, and expresses the best wishes of the Guangzhou people and the innovations of this big sporting event.
"Thrilling Games, Harmonious Asia”, is a dream and a promise, that the Games will uphold the spirit of the Olympics and the Asian Games – which is to promote unity, friendship and further exchanges between different countries and regions.
Myanmar Fighting Maps - Refugees from Kokang to Nansan
Fighting erupted in northeast Myanmar yesterday after days of clashes in which the leader of ethnic forces said more than 30 government troops had been killed. The fighting in Kokang in Myanmar's Shan state, following the deployment of government troops, has sent tens of thousands of people fleeing over the border to the town of Nansan, a town of Zhenkang County, in southwest China's Yunnan province.
Tension started to rise on Aug 7 after Myanmar's government troops sent 30 police officials into a weapons repair factory in Kokang to find out whether the facility was being used to produce drugs, and the Kokang army, which has observed a ceasefire with the national government since 1989, disliked the government's incursion. So, the skirmishes broke out between the Burmese army and the...
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Travel Warning for Qinghai Pneumonic Plague Outbreak
The pneumonic plague has affected the people's life of the town of Ziketan in Xinghai County in Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Qinghai Province, covering 3,000 square kilometers and boasting a population of 10,000. It is about 266 kilometers away from Xining Capital City of Qinghai Province, taking about 4 hours by buses. According to the latest news from the authorities, the town of 10,000 people has been sealed off after three men died of pneumonic plague and nine others were affected, who are mainly relatives of the deceased and have isolated in hospital receiving treatment. The 3000 square kilometers town is in lockdown, with local people unable to travel outside its boundaries and the residents are being monitored by disease control experts.
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Best Places Map of Viewing the July 22, 2009 Solar Eclipse
The longest total solar eclipse of this century has triggered tourist fever along China’s Yangtze River Valley as astronomy enthusiasts from home and abroad flock here to watch the event in July 22. The total eclipse, which will last as long as six minutes and 43 seconds, will be visible along the Yangtze River valley on the Wednesday morning. The total eclipse is expected to begin between 9 a.m to 9:38 a.m (Beijing Time), viewers in Chinese regions beyond the river valley, also including Beijing. Thundershowers or thick clouds may overcast many cities in the Yangtze River Valley, including Shanghai, Chongqing, and Wuhan as well as the eight sites with the best views recommended by the National Astronomical Observatories, according to local weather stations.
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Boao Forum for Asia
The Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2009 will be held on April 17-19, 2009 in Boao. The theme of this year's event is Asia: Managing Beyond Crisis. Over the three days of the 2009 Annual Conference, delegates are expected to debate and discuss the impact of the crisis on Asia and how the region can weather these challenges as effectively as possible. Also the event will attach much importance on the increasing role that emerging economies play in the global financial arena, noting that panels concerning emerging economies at BFA 2009 are a reflection of their growing international importance.
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Expo 2010 Shanghai China
World Expo 2010 Shanghai China is the occasion for China to bring the world at home, and for the world to feel at home in China. By dedicating a 5.28-square-kilometer area at the core of the city to exhibitions, events and forums on the Expo theme, "Better City, Better Life," Shanghai hopes to build a powerful and lasting pilot example of sustainable and harmonious urban living.