22 Apr

Online visa applications smooth traveChina DailyUpd

Increasing number of countries going digital when reviewing documents An increasing number of countries have tapped into the convenience of e-visas to at tract more tourists from China, the world’s largest source of outbound tourists. According to tourism insiders, the Japanese embassy in Beijing sa id on Thursday during a meeting with local travel agencies
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22 Apr

If visas become a bar code or QR code emailed to

applicants, their workload will be greatly lessened,” he said during the Shanghai World Travel Fair on Thursday. Japan Tourism Agency data showed that 8.38 million tourists from the Chinese mainland traveled to Japan in 2018, repre senting year-on-year growth of 13.9 percent and contributing nearly 27 percent of international tourists. China has been the world’s
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22 Apr

Sonam was born in Jone county in Gannan Tibetan

 autonomous prefecture of Gansu province. Under China’s et hnic policies, Sonam was able to study at a middle school in northern Hebei province. “There were many ethnic classes in our school, and many of my classmates were ethnic min orities,” he said. After graduation, Sonam went for further study in Britain. “I am from a
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21 Apr

hina Arts Festival to showcase power of modern ar

The 2019 edition is co-organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Shanghai municipal government. Since its esta blishment in 1987, the festival has changed host cities in each edition, traveling to a reas including Beijing, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Hubei over the past three decades. Sales of tickets have opened online, with
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20 Apr

Shaorong, vice-general manager of Qinzhou Nixing Po

He told China Daily his company’s priority is to attract more peo ple, especially non-locals, to visit and boost sales, as local consumption has limited potent ial. The company is eyeing more business opportunities based on word-of-mouth among visitors, Long said. This “one-stop industrial tourism”, as Long calls it, has contrib uted more than 60
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20 Apr

Guangzhou continues crackdown on animal smuggling

uangzhou, provincial capital of Guangdong province, pledged to further cooperate with overseas counterparts in the fight against endangered animal smuggling in the coming months, said a senior local customs officer. “Top priorities will be given to big cases: major smuggling gangs, channels and networks,” said Zheng Jun, deputy director of the Guangzhou customs anti-smuggling bureau,
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18 Apr

Lion King’ director talks Chinese animation

I’d like to see more films made in China reaching out to the world,” said American dir ector Rob Minkoff, jury president at the main competition of the 2019 Beijing International Film Festival. Best known for the celebrated Disney classic The Lion King, Minkoff has also directed a num ber of animated films including Stuart Little, The Haunted
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