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Where wealthy families frolic

[ 2017-06-26 ]
...ldren to pick leaves, watch processing and savor brews on the Nuwara Eliya Plateau. Affluent families also often visit the country's heritage sites, such as the Sigiriya Lion Rock and Galle Fort. Japan appeals to families who seek luxury travel abroad but close to home. They en...

Green paradise

[ 2017-06-23 ]
...s from UNESCO and China's World Heritage sites were present at the meeting to discuss sustainable development in the field of world heritage. Separately, the Shennongjia Declaration was unveiled at the event. It calls for scientific protection of world heritage as well as increa...

Historic palace virtually rebuilt

[ 2017-06-23 ]
...istration of Cultural Heritage had started an archaeological dig on the wasteland of the palace site and invited Guo to formulate a study plan. Guo then often rode a bicycle as she led students, among them He Yan, around the palace searching for sites among the ubiquitous ...

Green paradise

[ 2017-06-23 ]
...s from UNESCO and China's World Heritage sites were present at the meeting to discuss sustainable development in the field of world heritage. Separately, the Shennongjia Declaration was unveiled at the event. It calls for scientific protection of world heritage as well as increa...

Patchwork of legal issues poses problems

[ 2017-06-19 ]
...HOU LIQIANG/CHINA DAILY These factors make it difficult to protect the houses, according to Zhao Qiuhua, deputy mayor of Xizhou, who added that the local government launched a pilot project last year to rent and transform some houses not included on cultural heritage lists into ...

Patchwork of legal issues poses problems

[ 2017-06-19 ]
...es, he said. There are heavy restrictions on the use of buildings listed as cultural heritage sites for business purposes, and any changes have to be approved by the cultural heritage authorities. Zhoucheng, another village in Xizhou, is also on the National Traditional Villag...

Patchwork of legal issues poses problems

[ 2017-06-19 ]
...HOU LIQIANG/CHINA DAILY These factors make it difficult to protect the houses, according to Zhao Qiuhua, deputy mayor of Xizhou, who added that the local government launched a pilot project last year to rent and transform some houses not included on cultural heritage lists into ...

Patchwork of legal issues poses problems

[ 2017-06-19 ]
...HOU LIQIANG/CHINA DAILY These factors make it difficult to protect the houses, according to Zhao Qiuhua, deputy mayor of Xizhou, who added that the local government launched a pilot project last year to rent and transform some houses not included on cultural heritage lists into ...

Patchwork of legal issues poses problems

[ 2017-06-19 ]
...HOU LIQIANG/CHINA DAILY These factors make it difficult to protect the houses, according to Zhao Qiuhua, deputy mayor of Xizhou, who added that the local government launched a pilot project last year to rent and transform some houses not included on cultural heritage lists into ...

Waterfall aims for recognition as UNESCO World Heritage site[1]

[ 2017-06-17 ]
... comprises anthropological and cultural heritage dating back to the 14th century. The ancient villages, bridges and military barracks scattered around the Huangguoshu region have kept their original appearances. The carvings, ritual sites and daily defense systems are wellprese...

Waterfall aims for recognition as UNESCO World Heritage site[1]

[ 2017-06-17 ]
... comprises anthropological and cultural heritage dating back to the 14th century. The ancient villages, bridges and military barracks scattered around the Huangguoshu region have kept their original appearances. The carvings, ritual sites and daily defense systems are wellprese...

Waterfall aims for recognition as UNESCO World Heritage site[1]|chinadaily.com.cn

[ 2017-06-17 ]
... comprises anthropological and cultural heritage dating back to the 14th century. The ancient villages, bridges and military barracks scattered around the Huangguoshu region have kept their original appearances. The carvings, ritual sites and daily defense systems are wellprese...

Waterfall aims for recognition as UNESCO World Heritage site

[ 2017-06-17 ]
... comprises anthropological and cultural heritage dating back to the 14th century. The ancient villages, bridges and military barracks scattered around the Huangguoshu region have kept their original appearances. The carvings, ritual sites and daily defense systems are wellprese...

Exhibitions continue at Shenyang Imperial Palace

[ 2017-06-16 ]
.... In 1961, Mukden Palace was approved as being part of the first group of national-level major historical and cultural sites. In July 2004, the World Heritage Committee added Mukden Palace to the representative list of World Cultural Heritage sites. At present, Mukden Palace s...

Ivory carvers want craft preserved

[ 2017-05-26 ]
...sy to find dozens of photos of ivory pieces for sale on sites specializing in auctions, antiques and collectables. Moreover, further investigation showed that illegal traders are shifting to a private platform, WeChat, China's most popular social media platform. With restricted ...

IN BRIEF (Page 2)

[ 2017-05-19 ]
...n 26,000 copies have been printed. In recent months, it was a best-seller in the China category on the Amazon France website. An English version is expected soon. Free tickets set for heritage sites China plans to give out 37,000 free tickets to 74 of its UNESCO World Heritage ...

Port city banking on nostalgia

[ 2017-05-19 ]
...ns to host film and music festivals there in the future, but believes that making a community for overseas Chinese will take more than just a face-lift. Courtesy of The World of Chinese, www.theworldofchinese.com The World of Chinese (China Daily Africa Weekly 05/19/2017 page23)

Heritage sites to hand out free passes

[ 2017-05-18 ]
...es will offer 500 free tickets, and people can book tickets on the website of China Association of National Parks and Scenic Sites from May 15.Most of the 75 sites are either UNESCO World Heritage Sites or are preparing to apply. "Chinese and foreigners can apply for the free ti...

Heritage sites in China to hand out free tickets

[ 2017-05-13 ]
China plans to give out 37,000 free tickets to 74 of its UNESCO World Heritage and scenic sites to celebrate its first Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, Zhang Linwei, deputy head of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development's urban construction department, said on Frid...

IN BRIEF (Page 2)

[ 2017-05-12 ]
... of the Xiongan New Area, Zhang said after an inspection trip to the area. Zhang inspected the region's transportation network and visited some residential property sales centers, historical heritage sites and the Baiyangdian wetland. (China Daily Africa Weekly 05/12/2017 page2)
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