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  • Dapeng Bay scenic area to host water events

    Dapeng Bay scenic area to host water events

    The Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area Administration in Pingtung county in southern Taiwan said Saturday it will host a series of water fun events starting April 26, including free canoe activities....

  • Changhua county opens hot spring facilities

    Changhua county opens hot spring facilities

    Changhua county opened part of its hot spring facilities in Shetou Friday, following the recent completion of the first-phase of construction work.At the opening ceremony, Changhua magistrate Cho ...

  • Sanya to host global tourism summit

    Sanya to host global tourism summit

    The 14th Global Travel and Tourism Summit will gather 876 senior executives from leading tourism organizations and companies from around the world in Sanya in southern China's Hainan province from ...

  • Xiamen to host 7th cross-strait cultural fair

    Xiamen to host 7th cross-strait cultural fair

    An annual cross-strait cultural fair will kick off in October in the Chinese city of Xiamen, featuring cultural and creative products from Taiwan and China, Francis Chen, chairman of the Taipei-based ...

  • Spectacular Chinese lanterns bring new illuminations to Blackpool

    Spectacular Chinese lanterns bring new illuminations to Blackpool

    A team of 77 artisans from Zigong in southwest China's Sichuan province have created the world's largest indoor attraction, due to open this week in the British seaside resort of Blackpool.The £5 ...

  • China's blossoming tourism flourishes

    China's blossoming tourism flourishes

    "People love flowers as they represent beauty," said Xiong Yuanbin of central China's Wuhan University. "The love for beauty is almost a human instinct."Besides the more mundane options of visiting ...

  • Kaohsiung hosts event to celebrate the Thai New Year

    Kaohsiung hosts event to celebrate the Thai New Year

    It was a soggy holiday festival for hundreds of migrant workers and immigrants from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, who threw water at one another during the traditional Thai New Year celebration in ...

  • Indigenous children surprise travelers to Taiwan with flash mob

    Indigenous children surprise travelers to Taiwan with flash mob

    A flash mob organized by members of one of Taiwan's indigenous tribes surprised travelers at Taipei Railway Station on Sunday with traditional songs and dances and the traditional costumes they wore....

  • Long-serving trains to be retired after Taiwan railway upgrades

    Long-serving trains to be retired after Taiwan railway upgrades

    Taiwan's most luxurious train decades ago, the Guanghua Express, will be retired from service after the electrification of the rail line between Hualien and Taitung is completed in June, according to ...

  • Beijing's first 24-hour bookstore opens

    Beijing's first 24-hour bookstore opens

    The first 24-hour bookstore in Beijing opened but did not close its doors on Tuesday, to the applause of a bookish public.The Sanlian Taofen Bookstore, owned by China Publishing Group, announced on ...

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  • Xu Lirong (許立榮)

    Xu Lirong (許立榮)

    Xu Lirong has been chairman of China Shipping Group (COSCO) since November 2013.Xu holds an MBA degree from Shanghai Maritime University and is a ...