Rippling reeds and hovering river gulls highlight the beautiful scenery of the original ecological wetland at the Heilongjiang Hadong Yanjiang Wetlands Nature Reserve. In 2020, the nature reserve was included on the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.
Embracing New Life
Every Tomb-Sweeping Day, Hua Congqi climbs a hill behind Huawu Village to worship a pine tree, which was planted by his father he never met. Though 87 years old this year, he still climbed the hill to observe the ritual because he wanted to tell his father about the changes in the village.
A Big Job
“I was very lucky to have attended vocational school so I could get the opportunity to participate in the World Skills Competition,” said Chen Jiarong after winning a gold medal in the category of Product Display Skills at China’s First Vocational Skills Competition held in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, in December 2020.
Preparing for Prosperity
Kucha City is known for amazingly distinctive scenes of China’s western regions, but also for its peace and tranquility. Its senior residents enjoy chatting in the sun. Children and young people on electric bicycles wave as they pass.
Like Seeds of a Pomegranate
On solidarity among ethnic groups in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, President Xi Jinping noted, “All ethnic groups should remain closely united like how the seeds of a pomegranate stick together.” The sentence deftly illustrated the close connection between the various ethnic groups in the vast Xinjiang region in northwest China. Here, people from Bayingolin Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture and Kucha share their stories.
The Real Economics of Hainan Free Trade port
Hainan FTP still has the important mission to build an international tourism and consumption center. With outbound shopping becoming increasingly difficult due to the spread of COVID-19 overseas, adjustments to the duty-free shopping policy in Hainan could encourage Chinese consumers to purchase high-end goods and services from China instead of from overseas.