Grand-scale sights in China; Norma Meyer; San Diego Union-Tribune

Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Terra Cotta Warriors are highlights of 14-day Viking River Cruises tour…

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Mudflats decision safeguards migratory birds; Chen Liang; China Daily

Two years after he retired in 2014, Zhu Xianwen became a wetland protection consultant in a coastal township of Jiangsu province.

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Visit the world of ‘Avatar’ during Chinese New Year; Global Times

The upcoming Spring Festival is not only an important holiday for family to get together, but also a long and ideal holiday for people to travel around. Those who plan to travel during the holiday and are interested in visiting places where some famous movies were once filmed can consider Zhangjiajie, a beautiful and popular place located in Central China’s Hunan Province.

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Huangshan, a stunning landscape in eastern China; The Star

China’s Huangshan, which means yellow mountain in Mandarin, takes its name from the scenic landscape which covers much of the city’s vast geographic expanse.

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Archaeology shock: Hundreds of Chinese Terracotta Warriors unearthed in mammoth discovery; Joel Day; Express

HUNDREDS more Terracotta Warriors have been found in an ancient Chinese tomb, adding to the thousands already discovered in the 1970s.

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Summer Palace holds public lectures to mark 270th anniversary; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

To celebrate the 270th anniversary of founding of Summer Palace in Beijing, a UNESCO World Heritage site which was a royal resort of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the administration of the park kicked off a series of public lectures on Jan 12.

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Threatened Jiangsu Wetlands Are Now a World Heritage Site; Zhang Chun; Maritime Executive

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Heavy snowfalls to hit more than 10 regions; Wang Xiaoyu; China Daily

A powerful winter storm lasting through Wednesday will bring heavy snowfalls to more than 10 provincial-level regions in China, including the western parts of Beijing, the National Meteorological Center said.

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Zhangjiajie, China: Get hyped for ‘Avatar 2’ by visiting the place that inspired the film; Nick Kontis; USA Today

Located in the northwest corner of China’s Hunan province lies the sandstone marvel of Zhangjiajie National Park, aka the ‘Avatar’ Mountains.

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Visitors to Palace Museum topped 19 million in 2019; CGTN

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China: Two men trying to steal ‘lucky’ bricks from Great Wall of China get trapped; Rishabh Mishra; Republic World

Two men aged 20 and 26 were rescued from the cliff edge of the Great Wall of China as they tried to steal the “lucky bricks” from the historical place…

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Hundreds more Terracotta Warriors unearthed in China; Prensa Latina

Recent excavations in Xi’an (northeast China) have unearthed another 200 statues of the famous Terracotta Warriors, built to accompany Emperor Qinshihuang on his journey to the other world, the media reported Thursday.

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Flit about Beijing by subway: Line 6; Wang Yutong; CGTN

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Court ruling will go a long way in protecting ecology; Wang Yiqing; China Daily

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Men trying to steal ‘lucky’ bricks from Great Wall of China get trapped on mountain; Peter Stubley; Independent

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Two men had to be rescued from a cliff edge after they tried to steal “lucky bricks” from the Great Wall of China. The pair, aged 20 and 26, called for help after getting lost on their way to a…

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Hefty fines and prison sentence for trio who scaled a world heritage site; Gu Liping; ECNS

This could be the most expensive holes ever dug by an electric drill.

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Two Men Trying To Steal Bricks From Great Wall Of China Get Trapped On Freezing 165Ft-High Cliff Edge; Soo Kim; Newsweek

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Carnivals, Cuisine and Leisure; Metropolis Magazine

The coastal city of Macao is a hotspot for tourists worldwide with its extravagant architecture, luxurious hotels and thriving nightlife.

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PATA Travel Mart to spice travel up in Sichuan in 2020; TTG Asia

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has revealed next year’s PATA Travel Mart will be held in Leshan, Sichuan, China from September 3-6.

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Tourists visit ancient city of Pingyao in N China’s Shanxi; ZD; Xinhua Net

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