• West Lake decorated with lotus flowers

    West Lake decorated with lotus flowers
    The West Lake has been decorated with above 500 pots of various lotus flowers since early June.
  • Colorful lights at Old Summer Palace

    Colorful lights at Old Summer Palace
    Colorful lights are seen at night in Yuanmingyuan, or the Old Summer Palace, in Beijing, capital of China.
  • Lhalu wetland in Lhasa

    Lhalu wetland in Lhasa
    Photo taken on June 28, 2011 shows the Potala Palace near the Lhalu wetland in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet.

First batch of individual tourists leaves mainland for Taiwan

About 290 people from the mainland left for Taiwan on Tuesday as the first batch of mainland individual tourists.

West Lake inscribed on World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee inscribed the West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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