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  • Renovation of Former Residence of General Chen Geng Completed in Hunan

    Renovation of Former Residence of General Chen Geng Completed in Hunan

    The inauguration ceremony of the Former Residence of Senior General Chen Geng after renovation was held grandly in Quanhu Village of Longdong Township, Xiangxiang County on March 17.Chen Geng (1903-1961), a native of Xiangxiang City, was a noted communist military general. The ceremony was attended by Cai Lifeng, deputy director of the Standing Committee of Hunan Provincial People's Congress, Vice Governor Han Yongwen, Wang Xiaoqin, vice president of the CPPCC Hunan Provincial Committee, Major General Leng Degui, director of Management Bureau of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Staff Headquarters, Major General Quan Xuening, vice minister of Armament Department of Chengdu Military Area Command, and Major General Xu Zihuai, deputy director of the Political Department of National University of Defense Technology.Adjacent to Shaoshan, the Former Residence of Chen Geng was approved as a famous city-level historic site by Xiangxiang Municipal People's Government in 1987, whose renovation work was launched on January 26, 2010. In a north-south orientation, the building consists of a main building and two ancillary buildings on east and west sides, making it a typical residential building with characteristics of central Hunan.Translator: Xie LingliSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-18 19:41 View:1260
  • Hunan Signs Tea Purchasing Contracts Worth 2.2 Billion Yuan

    Hunan Signs Tea Purchasing Contracts Worth 2.2 Billion Yuan

    Hunan Tea Co., Ltd. held a working conference of tea planting bases on March 17th, and signed purchasing contracts with over 400 tea plantations and major planters at a protected price worth 2.2 billion yuan.  It won unanimous praise from local government and tea planters for it fundamentally guaranteed tea sales for tea planters, thus ensuring the sustained increase of their income, up 27% annually.  Hunan Junshan Yinzhen Tea Co., Ltd. inked a strategic cooperation agreement on yellow tea with Hunan Agricultural University, Hunan Tea Research Institute (HTRI) and Yueyang Municipal People’s Government. Through the industry-university-research institute cooperation, great efforts will be made to build a yellow tea industry with output value of 1 billion yuan within 3 years, and 3 billion yuan within 5 to 7 years.  Tea bases which have made great contributions in 2010 were also rewarded on the conference.Translator: Wang XiaoluSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-17 19:52 View:1052
  • Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain  Fox Fairy staged a new look

    Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain Fox Fairy staged a new look

    The world's first large-scale mountain valley real musical "Zhangjiajie Tianmen Fox Fairy"will be held March 17 for first show in 2011. Two days, more than 500 actors Making active preparations, In order to show more exciting for visitors.Welcome to Tianmenshan Canyon Theatre.New actors in the making active preparations for the showThey are a group of beautiful girlsShuaiyuan Mei famous director came to the scene to guide
    News 2011-03-16 22:17 View:6292
  • Zhangjiajie List in"Top 10 Cities with the Highest Forest Coverage"

    Zhangjiajie List in"Top 10 Cities with the Highest Forest Coverage"

    In recent days, 2011 Green Book of Low-carbon Development of China's Cities, the joint work of Hunan University of Technology and Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, was published in Beijing. Two cities in Hunan Province were shortlisted in the "10 Cities with the Highest Forest Coverage". Zhangjiajie City tops the list and Zhuzhou City ranks the eighth. Zhangjiajie is also evaluated as the city with the lowest energy consumption per unit living space.  2011 Green Book of Low-carbon Development of China's Cities sorts out data of energy and carbon emission of 110 cities above the prefecture level in China, and analyzes the difficulties and problems that China's cities encountered on low-carbon development. It attempts to establish an evaluation index system of low-carbon city and low-carbon urban development, and provides a quantified reference for the state's decision-making departments and urban inhabitants in order to facilitate their correct and objective understanding of greenhouse gas emission in China and emission-reduction methods.Translator: Zhang MinsiSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-16 22:14 View:2221
  • Hunan Concerned over Overseas Hunanese Safety in Quake-hit Japan

    Hunan Concerned over Overseas Hunanese Safety in Quake-hit Japan

    A magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit Japan on March 11, 2011 in the northeastern coast, near Tokyo. Hearing the bad news, Zhang Guoyi, chairman of the Lengshuijiang Returned Overseas Chinese Federation immediately contacted Duan Yuezhong, president of the Loudi Fellow Association in Japan to care about the safety of fellows in the earth-stricken area.  On the early morning of March 12, Mr. Zhang received a call from Xiao Jianzhu for help. Xiao was eager to know whether his son Xiao Gaobo working at the earthquake-hit Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan is safe or not. After much effort, the son who has been out of contact for 66 hours was finally found safe. Zhang and his staff sighed in relief after they got the good news. During the past few days, the Lengshuijiang Returned Overseas Chinese Federation got in touch with 12 families of overseas Chinese and students in Japan who are all safe.Translator: Guo YanSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-16 22:08 View:1179
  • Changsha's Vice Mayor Investigates Tourism Industry of Ningxiang County

    Changsha's Vice Mayor Investigates Tourism Industry of Ningxiang County

    Chen Xianchun, vice mayor of the Changsha Municipal People's Government made a field investigation at Ningxiang Hot Spring Leisure and Tourist Resort on March 11.  Mr. Chen inspected the construction of such major tourism projects as Central Huatian Cit‘y, Taohua (peach blossom) Valley and Zilong Lake, and held a symposium at Zilongwan Hotel.  At the meeting, Vice Mayor Chen listened to the report on tourism development in Ningxiang made by Deputy County Chief of Ningxiang Liu Liang, and the report on construction progress of Huitang International Tourism Resort made by Party Chief of Huitang Town Gong Chang. After that, Chen put forward the following four suggestions concerning the present situation and future perspective of tourism industry in Ningxiang County.  First, efforts should be exerted to make overall plans and then carry out them step by step. Second, active work should be done to promote ecological tourism based on "Two-oriented" Society construction. Third, emphasis should be paid on improving organizational mechanism to ensure a sound operation. Fourth, endeavors should be made to improve investment and fund-raising mechanism.Translator: Zhang MinsiSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-16 22:05 View:1200
  • Free Hongxing Park Opens for Public

    Free Hongxing Park Opens for Public

    Honored as "the most beautiful park in the community", the construction of Hongxing Park was completed on Mar.15th. Small as it is, the park is fully equipped in its 50 mu (3.335 hectares) space. Divided into  6 zones of  the main entrance, the meadow, the open forest recreational zone, the shady fitness zone, area for kids and the water purification zone, the park is to build 5 different outdoor experience zones in light of their characteristics.In addition, 4 special plant landscapes are also to be constructed.The overall structure of the park would form a water reservoir, a scenic belt and three tracts, introduced Xie Zhizhong, director of Hunan Jianke Garden Landscape Office.Translator: Zhou QiongSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-16 20:01 View:1111
  • The 2nd Embroidery Committee of CACA Set up in Changsha

    The 2nd Embroidery Committee of CACA Set up in Changsha

    The plate-conferring ceremony of the Second Embroidery Committee of China Arts & Crafts Association (CACA) was held in Changsha on the morning of March 13, 2011. Wang Keying, honorary president of Hunan Arts & Crafts Association, and Yang Taibo, secretary-general of the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee, attended the ceremony.  The Embroidery Committee of CACA was initiated in September 2008 and its first committee was established in Suzhou, a major city located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province. At the election meeting held in last September, Li Yan, a master of Chinese arts and crafts and deputy director of the Hunan Embroidery Research Institute where the office of the second committee is located, was appointed chairman of the committee. The establishment of the committee in Hunan is of great significance to enhance the reputation of Xiang (Hunan) embroidery and promote the development of embroidery industry.  After the plate-conferring ceremony, the working conference of the Embroidery Committee was convened, at which the working draft of the Second Embroidery Committee was passed. According to the conference, the First China Embroidery Culture and Art Festival is planned to be held in 2012. During the festival, a series of activities will be held to raise public recognition of China embroidery, including exhibition and auction of China embroidery works, skill competition, summit forum, and election of “Top Ten Annual Influential Figures of China Embroidery Industry”, “Top Ten Growing Enterprises of China Embroidery Industry”, and “Top Ten Original Works of China Embroidery”.Translator: Lv XuefenSource:Hunan Official Web Portal
    News 2011-03-15 20:41 View:1160