Category: China

Mausoleum of China’s first emperor reopens after short COVID-19 shutdown; CGTN

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The mausoleum of the first Chinese emperor Qinshihuang reopened in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Friday after doors were shut in July because of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Source: Mausoleum of China’s first emperor reopens after short COVID-19 shutdown

July: Quanzhou is added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List; CGTN

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Source: July: Quanzhou is added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

China issues directive to ensure efficient heritage protection systems; CGTN

Photo: CGTN

Earlier this month, new guidelines were announced that calls for efforts to build scientifically designed and successful heritage protection systems in both urban and rural regions.

Source: China issues directive to ensure efficient heritage protection systems

Ancient Chinese sites hit by flash floods this summer; Shana Wu; The Art Newspaper

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A bird’s-eye view of Huanglong, a wonderland on earth; Ding Qian; CGTN

Photo: Sun Jiapeng

Take a look at this wonderland from the sky and enjoy the beauty of mother nature.

Source: A bird’s-eye view of Huanglong, a wonderland on earth

China steps up efforts to safeguard historical, cultural heritage; CGTN

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China will further step up efforts to safeguard and transmit historical and cultural heritage with comprehensive protection systems, more funds and improved laws and regulations.

Source: China steps up efforts to safeguard historical, cultural heritage

Leshan: World-famous Heritage for Sichuan International Tourism Trade Expo; Newswire

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Source: Leshan: World-famous Heritage for Sichuan International Tourism Trade Expo

How Buddhism Came To China; CGTN

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Source: How Buddhism Came To China

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site: Puning Temple; CGTN

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Source: UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site: Puning Temple

Quanzhou, Unesco World Heritage city in China that gave us ‘satin’, and its storied place in history; SCMP

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Stunning cloud ‘waterfall’ appears in Mount Sanqingshan, E China; CFP

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A cloud “waterfall” appears in Mount Sanqingshan, a famous Taoist sacred mountain in Shangrao City, east China’s Jiangxi Province.

Source: Stunning cloud ‘waterfall’ appears in Mount Sanqingshan, E China

Yungang Grottoes opens one more cave with statue of Buddha and his son; CGTN


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Unesco can’t protect World Heritage sites – just look at China; Peter Neville-Hedley; SCMP

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Once a site is put on the World Heritage list there seems to be little that Unesco can do to ensure good conservation practice – just look at the Great Wall and Potala Palace in China.

Source: Unesco can’t protect World Heritage sites – just look at China

China sees significant progress in safeguarding cultural relics: report; CGTN

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China has made remarkable improvement in the excavation, utilization and protection of cultural relics since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012, according to a report from the State Council.

Source: China sees significant progress in safeguarding cultural relics: report

Take a look at a fairyland on earth; CGTN

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Located in Songpan County, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area is known for its open-air calcified colorful ponds, virgin forests and snow-capped mountains.

Source: Take a look at a fairyland on earth

Traditional night watch in E China’s UNESCO’s World Heritage Site; Huaxia; Xinhua

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World Heritage Committee sets out its vision; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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The Extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee was held in Fuzhou, Fujian province, from July 16 to 31. Tian Xuejun, chairman of the extended session and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO, shares the outlook of World Heritage in China at the meeting’s conclusion.

Source: World Heritage Committee sets out its vision

UNESCO inscribes 34 new properties on World Heritage List during extended 44th session; Hong Yaobin; CGTN

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The World Heritage Committee has inscribed a total of 34 properties – 29 cultural and five natural sites – on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its extended 44th session.

Source: UNESCO inscribes 34 new properties on World Heritage List during extended 44th session

Chongqing gets its 3rd World Heritage Site; China Daily

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Quanzhou Enters to UNESCO World Heritage List; Ozgur Tore; FTN News

Photo: Quanzhou Maritime Silk Road World heritage Nomination Center

“Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China” was accepted as a cultural property on UNESCO World Heritage List.

Source: Quanzhou Enters to UNESCO World Heritage List

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