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Five More Added to China’s Blacklist for Tarnishing Country’s Reputation Abroad

Five More Added to China’s Blacklist for Tarnishing Country’s Reputation Abroad

Five more Chinese tourists were added this year to China’s national blacklist, preventing them from boarding flights. The policy was put into effect earlier this year to prevent tourists from shaming the country’s reputation abroad. Three of the new additions were involved in an airplane scuffle over leg room on a flight from Cambodia to […]

China’s Budget Airliners see Profits Soar

China’s Budget Airliners see Profits Soar

China’s budget air-travel market is rising to new heights. Today, budget airliners account for about 7 percent of the country’s domestic air-travel market. That figure is expected to more than double by 2020, according to the aviation data and analytics company OAG. Several budget airliners have maintained profitability while cutting down costs and offering passenger’s […]

Chinese Cutting Back on Foreign Travel as Economy Slows

Chinese Cutting Back on Foreign Travel as Economy Slows

A slowing Chinese economy along with a weakening currency and plunge in the stock market seems to be quenching Chinese citizens’ appetites for extravagant adventures abroad. International-travel services spending totaled about $19 billion in October, according to services trade data released Monday. This reflects a dip from the $25 billion spent in September. By October, […]

China To Surpass U.S. in Business Travel Spending

China To Surpass U.S. in Business Travel Spending

China is set to surpass the United States in business travel spending by 2016, according to estimates compiled by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation. The findings indicate that corporate expenditure in China on international and domestic travel will increase 11 percent to $322 billion in 2016, exceeding U.S. travel spending of $303 billion. Business […]

85 Percent of Forbidden City to Open By 2020

85 Percent of Forbidden City to Open By 2020

600 years after it was established as an imperial palace, Beijing’s legendary Forbidden City will open more of its space to the public by 2020. 85 percent of the city will be open for visitors to walk through, according to Shan Jixiang, curator of the Palace Museum which is nestled in the Forbidden City. In […]

China Cultural Centre To Open Soon For Promoting Arts And Culture

China Cultural Centre To Open Soon For Promoting Arts And Culture

Right in Singapore’s Queen Street, the much-awaited 11 story China Cultural Centre has been finally completed. The pre-launch programs will kick start soon as there will be a writer’s forum which will feature five of China’s top novelists. The authors would include the likes of Tie Ning who is currently the president of China Writers’ Association. […]

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