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Wenchuan sweet cherry ripens

Wenchuan sweet cherry ripens

A press conference on the Wenchuan sweet cherry picking festival was held recently in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Quake-hit Jiuzhai Valley retains natural charms

Quake-hit Jiuzhai Valley retains natural charms

Photos taken on May 3 and 4 show the superb mountainous landscape stunning scenery at UNESCO World Heritage Site Jiuzhai Valley which reopens gradually after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck popular tourist ..

Volunteers hold memorial for victims of Wenchuan Earthquake

Volunteers hold memorial for victims of Wenchuan Earthquake

Recently, a memorial for the victims of Wenchuan Earthquake on May 12th 2008, was held at Xuankou High School in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture Sichuan Province. Over 600 volunteers attended ..

Tips: book ticket first before visiting Jiuzhaigou

Tips: book ticket first before visiting Jiuzhaigou

According to the tourism information website of Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, all tickets from April 24th through May 7th for Jiuzhaigou scenic area are sold out, as daily limit 2000 visitors has been ..

Aba: 9th Tibetan chess invitational begins

Aba: 9th Tibetan chess invitational begins

The 9th annual Tibetan Chess Invitational has started in Aba County and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province, attracting more than 150 chess enthusiasts from Tibet, Qinghai, ..

Jiuzhaigou starts peak season pricing

Jiuzhaigou starts peak season pricing

Jiuzhaigou scenic spot will have peak season pricing from April 1st through November 15th, with the ticket price rising 40 yuan/person to 110 yuan/person, while sightseeing bus tickets are still at 90 according ..

Fairytale winter scenery of Jiuzhai Valley in southwest China

Fairytale winter scenery of Jiuzhai Valley in southwest China

Photo shows the fairytale winter scenery of Jiuzhai Valley in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Feb. 11. The has gradually recovered its beauty from earthquake that struck area half a year ago when area's ..

Jiuzhai Valley to reopen before May

Jiuzhai Valley to reopen before May

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Jiuzhai Valley is expected to reopen gradually before May after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck the popular tourist destination last August, according political advisor. ..

Tunnel completed for Sichuan-Tibet Railway

Tunnel completed for Sichuan-Tibet Railway

The Sichuan-Tibet Railway's first tunnel-that runs more than 16 kilometers along the canyon area of plateau-managed to cut through on Wednesday under extremely high temperatures, Xinhua News Agency ..

Jiuzhaigou scenic spots to slowly reopen after quake

Jiuzhaigou scenic spots to slowly reopen after quake

Jiuzhaigou, a scenic area in Sichuan province on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage list, will gradually reopen this year after efforts to fix damage caused by magnitude 7 earthquake Aug 8. ..

The beauty of e-commerce (III): Dongzhou's yaks sold out

The beauty of e-commerce (III): Dongzhou's yaks sold out

Immediately after Liu Ziqian put 5,000 yuan (768 USD) in front of Dongzhou as down payment, went to Dedan, the village director, report good news. relieved, invited hold a grand yak marketing ceremony and pay f ..

The beauty of e-commerce (II): e-commerce from Mianyang City

The beauty of e-commerce (II): e-commerce from Mianyang City

Just when Dongzhou started to get worried, Village Director Dedan and Rangtang County Deputy Head Dai Shengli visited brought him some good news. The Mianyang City Work Team for supporting Tibetan inhabited ..

A tapestry of achievement: the beauty of e-commerce (I)

A tapestry of achievement: the beauty of e-commerce (I)

​At an altitude of 3,285 meters (10,777.5 feet), Rangtang County within Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture is located upstream Dadu River bordering on Qinghai Province. means "the dam the God ..

Quake repairs in Sichuan costly

Quake repairs in Sichuan costly

Sichuan province will invest 11.8 billion yuan ($1.78 billion) in the post-earthquake reconstruction of Jiuzhaigou, a scenic area on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage list.

Eda Menpa's major shift (II): From Herders to Shareholders

Eda Menpa's major shift (II): From Herders to Shareholders

Editor's note: The Sichuan-Tibet Plateau, a beautiful region that reaches toward the heavens, is place showered with blue skies, covered in white clouds, and dotted snow-covered mountains, but recently, ..