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  • The March snow in Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan

    The March snow in Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan

    Tianmenshan 1518.6 meters above sea level, is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie, Peak temperature of 6-8 degrees Celsius lower than in Zhangjiajie city, Only two seasons winter and spring in Tianmenshan. Tianmen Mountain is a good place to enjoy the cool air refreshing in the summer.Tianmenshan is a good place for Playing snow  in the winter.Also, And Tianmenshan winter long, from late December to March the next year or even in April, full of snow and ice in the Tianmenshan Peak, Many visitors call Tianmenshan as "Beautiful NanFangXueGuo. "Cableway in the cloudsLucky visitors to enjoy March snow in TianmenshanVisitors take pictures in the March snowTianmen Cave  in the clouds
    News 2011-03-15 19:24 View:4381
  • International Architects Seek to Reconstruct Hunan Provincial Museum

    International Architects Seek to Reconstruct Hunan Provincial Museum

    77-year-old Hans Hollein (2nd R) makes on-the-spot inspection with other international architects at Hunan Provincial Museum. On March 11, Hans Hollein from Vienna with another nine international architects made on-the-spot inspection at Hunan Provincial Museum, starting their two-day evaluation of the design proposals for renovation and expansion of Hunan Provincial Museum.At the scene, Hans Hollein said, “The architects have to fully consider urban environment when formulating architectural designs, for well-designed buildings should be harmonious with their surroundings. We will ponder on how to incorporate the surroundings and local characteristics of Changsha into this design, and try to find an appropriate solution.As president of the evaluation team, Hans Hollein promised to make meticulous appraisal with other experts to select the superior proposals. In addition, he was willing to incorporate the life of Hunan Provincial Museum into the surrounding environment and forge the museum into a landmark facing the future.Translator: Zhang MinsiSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-14 20:43 View:1105
  • The Fifth Farmer's Games of Hunan Province to Be Held in Yiyang

    The Fifth Farmer's Games of Hunan Province to Be Held in Yiyang

    The Fifth Farmer's Games of Hunan Province is scheduled to be held grandly in Yiyang City this September, which will be attended by over 1,700 athletes from 14 cities and prefectures.The Farmer's Games have taken place every four years since initiated by the province in 1995. The fifth one will last for 5 days and include 12 events such as swimming, table tennis, Chinese chess, dragon dancing, lion dancing, fishing, Yangko dancing, bicycling with loads and flying kites. Three new events, badminton, dragon boating and flying kites, will be included this year, The events highlight fun, unique characteristics and the spirit of mass participation.  Holding the Fifth Farmer's Games contributes to the promotion of the fitness campaign throughout the province and the work concerning agriculture, farmers and rural areas. Not only can it improve Yiyang's image but also it is beneficial to selecting excellent athletes on behalf of Hunan Province to attend the Seventh National Farmers' Games in 2012.Translator: Xie LingliSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-13 20:45 View:1019
  • "No Fake Goods in Store" Launched in Hunan Yueyang

    "No Fake Goods in Store" Launched in Hunan Yueyang

    On March 12, 2011 Hunan "No Fake Goods in Store" & the publicity and educational program of "Credible Hunan' was launched in Yueyang City. Liu Liwei, vice governor of Hunan Province attended the launching ceremony.  Yi Lianhong, Party chief of Yueyang City, and the chief of Department of Commerce of Hunan Province, Hunan Provincial Industrial and Commercial Bureau, Hunan Provincial Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision, Hunan Municipal Bureau of Price, Hunan Food and Drug Administration and Hunan Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League delivered speeches respectively. They promised to carry through the campaigns of cracking down on counterfeit goods & safeguarding legitimate rights and interests, and building a credibility-advocating Hunan, and create a social climate favorable for the construction of "Credible Hunan".  After the launching ceremony, a series of activities were staged including publicity and consultation of cracking down on counterfeit goods & safeguarding legitimate rights and interests, destroying fake and inferior products, signing for "Credible Hunan", home appliance going to the countryside.  The annual "No Fake Goods in Stores" in Hunan is a positive driving force for cracking down on counterfeiters and strengthening awareness of credibility of the whole society.Translator: Zhang MinsiSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-12 20:49 View:1023
  • Zhangjiajie Sunshine Hotel will Open the Door

    Zhangjiajie Sunshine Hotel will Open the Door

    Zhangjiajie Sunshine Hotel will have its grand opening on March 30, 2011.The 500-room hotel has been developed by Hunan Xiangtou Yangguang Group as a five star standard resort in Zhangjiajie. The hotel is situated in the new city’s core center, along the bank of the Lishui river. It is located only 15 minutes driving distance from the airport and from the downtown. The hotel has easy access to all scenic localities around the city.For meetings and events the hotel's conference, exhibition and banqueting areas cover a total of 2,800 square meters and are equipped with advanced facilities including a high-tech audio visual system. The largest pillar-less grand ballroom in the hotel covers 1,000 square meters with an 11 meter ceiling height.Recreation and leisure facilities include a swimming pool, gym, an indoor badminton court, and game rooms. Guests can also enjoy playing table tennis and billiards or taking a sauna in the hotel.
    News 2011-03-12 16:48 View:1887
  • AP Chief Ready to Strengthen Press Cooperation with DPRK Media

    AP Chief Ready to Strengthen Press Cooperation with DPRK Media

    Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 11, 2011 shows Kim Yong Nam (C), top legislator of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Tom Curley (3rd L), president and chief executive officer of the Associated Press (AP), pose for a group photo in Pyongyang, DPRK. Associated Press (AP) president and chief executive officer Thomas Curley said Friday the U.S.-based news service would like to strengthen press cooperation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) media.Curley left here Friday after a four-day visit.At the airport, he told Xinhua the main purposes of his visit were to establish a close relationship with KCNA, the DPRK's official news agency, and discuss the issues of strengthening communication and accrediting reporters here.Curley said he had good and exciting meetings with DPRK representatives and reached important consensus.He said he was "extremely" satisfied with the visit, which was very "fruitful." Source: Xinhua
    News 2011-03-11 20:47 View:915
  • Emperor Yan and Emperor Huang Applies to Be Adopted by World Intangible Cultural

    Emperor Yan and Emperor Huang Applies to Be Adopted by World Intangible Cultural

    Tan Yan, deputy to the National People's Congress and director of Tourism Department of Yanling County, submitted Suggestions on Applying for Recognition of Memorial Ceremony for Emperor Yan and Emperor Huang as World Intangible Cultural Heritage, when attending the 4th Session of the 11th National People's Congress on March 9th.  According to Director Tan, the memorial ceremony for Emperor Yan and Emperor Huang was listed among the first batch of national intangible cultural heritages in 2006. In 2007, Yanling County and Huangling County established sister-county ties. The recognition of the memorial ceremony for Emperor Yan and Emperor Huang as world cultural heritage can promote traditional Chinese culture. As a responsible nation and country, China will make further contributions to the integration of world cultures.  She suggested that the application should be conducted in the name of the whole country. Relevant departments at national level should organize experts to make on-site investigations to mausoleums of Emperor Yan and Emperor Huang, and provide guidance to project construction and protection. In addition, Ministry of Finance should support the application with special funds.  Translator: Wang XiaoluSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-11 14:08 View:1019
  • Zhangjiajie Airport Acknowledged by General Administration of Customs

    Zhangjiajie Airport Acknowledged by General Administration of Customs

    Zhangjiajie Arial Port passed the inspection and acceptance organized by the General Administration of Customs in accordance with the requirements of the State Council. The port is now privileged to accommodate even more international aircrafts, which  is of milestone significance.Approved by the State Council, the port was founded in 1997 and opened to Hong Kong and Macao in April, 1999. In 2007, 1.96198 billion yuan was invested into the reconstruction and expansion of Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport  .Boasting of its unique tourism resource, growth of the city's tourism industry will exert a positive impact on the tourism industries of the province and eventually the whole country.The port's wider availability to international aircrafts has not only  removed the transportation bottle neck at the Wuling Mountain Economic Coordination Zone, but is also  conducive to the balanced development of the Wuling Mountain area.Zhangjiajie is one of the few cities that enjoy the benefits from Central China Rise Plan, China Western Development Strategy and the preferential policies for minority areas.Translator: Guo YanSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-09 14:07 View:1149