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Beijing-Tianjin train on track

The Beijing-Tianjin passenger railway has completed laying its tracks, making it possible for the high-speed train to open as scheduled for the 2008 Summer Olympics.China Daily said the…

Record numbers for Tibet

A record four million tourists would have visited Tibet this year, thanks to a new railway linking the Himalayan region to the rest of China and another airport, Xinhua reported.The…

India Tourism office opens in Beijing

Qatar Airways has started its daily flights to the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. The commercial capital of Gujarat state, Ahmedabad becomes the airline's eighth Indian destination and…

A third Ritz for China

Ritz-Carlton has opened its third property in China, in Beijing's central business district. The 305-room Ritz-Carlton, Beijing, joins the company's hotels on Beijing's Financial Street and…

Shangri-La in Chengdu

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has opened a new hotel in China's Chengdu, the group's first hotel in southwest China. The 593-room Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu, is a 25-minute drive from…

China’s first carbon neutral hotel

Boutique hotel company URBN Hotels & Resorts is to open its first property in Shanghai this month, touted as China's first carbon neutral hotel. The 26-room URBN Hotels, Shanghai, is…

Watch what you say and do in China taxis

Taxis in China are being installed with cameras for security purposes but passengers are complaining that it intrudes into their privacy. A Xinhua report said more cities in the country are…

Chinese building hotel near Chiang Rai

A group of Chinese investors has launched a hotel project worth around Bt1 billion in the northern province of Chiang Rai.Chie Chou International, a Yunnan-based company, plans to…

Chinese beauty crowned Miss World

Statuesque Chinese beauty Zhang Zilin has become her country's first Miss World. The 23- year-old beat her rival finalists from Angola and Mexico to take home the crown at the 57th edition…

Swissotel Kunshan now a five-star

"With its rapidly growing business activities and leisure attractions, the city will be attracting more domestic as well as overseas visitors," said Rainer Tenius, general manager of…

China Southern to Turkmenistan

China Southern is launching a new service from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to Turkmenistan's capital, Ashkhabad, from December 18.The new route means that Urumchi…
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