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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

H7N9 infections total rises to 49, as Beijing reports first case

The total of confirmed cases of human infection of the H7N9 avian influenza in China has risen to 49, as six new cases, including the first one in Beijing, were…

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