Friday, November 14, 2014

Tai'erzhuang - Ancient Canal Town

Tai'erzhuang is renowned for its traditional architecture and water culture.

Located in Zaozhuang city of southwestern Shandong province, Tai'erzhuang has spectacular canal legacies, making it an important part of the application for the World Cultural Heritage list. The ancient town was established in the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), however did not really come alive until the Jia Canal was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

U.S./China - New, reciprocal 10-year visa policy for tourists and business travelers

Yesterday, the first group of 10-year China visas were issued.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Presidents Agree - New Visa Policy for China

China visa policy set to change from a year-at-a-time basis.  
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President Obama and President Xi Jinping
Kim Kyung-Hoon | Reuters

Monday, November 10, 2014

President Obama in Beijing

President Obama is in Beijing attending the annual 
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit (APEC).  
President Obama with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan.

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Friday, November 7, 2014

China's plan to build the world's most secure computer network

China plans to build a long-distance computer network that will be unhackable.  
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Xinjiang High-Speed Rail Opens This Month in Northwest China

The line, which construction began in January 2010, is designed to support high-speed trains solely for transporting passengers at a top speed of 250 km/h.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014


Read what China has done in preparation for APEC - click on the link for details:

Aerial shot of the main venues in Beijing for APEC Nov 2014