Xi Delivers Keynote Speech At Opening Of Second Belt And Road Forum

Kathmandu,April 26 : Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that joint building of the Belt and Road has opened up new space for the world’s economic growth. According to Global Times, Xi made the remarks in a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing. He said the joint building of the Belt and Road has also created a new platform to boost international trade and investment, expanded...

Int’l horticultural expo to hold 2,500 cultural activities

BEIJING, April 25 (Xinhua) — Nearly 2,500 cultural activities will be held throughout the 162-day International Horticultural Exhibition slated to open next Monday in Beijing. Besides large-scale activities such as the opening ceremony and the China Pavilion Day, visitors can also enjoy special activities like float parades and performances of world ethnic cultures, according to the organizer. “These cultural activities are organized by more than 60 countries and international organizations, making the expo a great platform for diverse cultures...

Jet Airways Will Ground Itself Tonight With Amritsar flight

Kathmandu,April 18 : After over four months of flailing its wings to stay afloat amid a cash-drought, crisis-riddled Jet airways finally threw in the towel Wednesday after its lenders refused to offer an Rs 400-crore lifeline. Having four flights a day, Jet Airways suspension of flight will also affect the tourism industry in Nepal. Afte Nepal Airlines, Jet Airways is second airlines to bring tourist in Nepal. A decision of Jet Airways, Hotels in Kathmandu recieved a lot of...

Roses at Puzhehei national wetland park attract visitors in SW China’s Yunnan

Kathmandu,April 16 : Aerial photo taken on April 14, 2019 shows rose fields at the Puzhehei national wetland park in Qiubei County, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The park has more than 80 hectares of fields of roses, which attract visitors from April to October each year. (Xinhua/Pu Chao)

Fire Breaks Out in Historic Notre Dame Cathedral In France

Kathmandu,April 16 : The historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France caught fire today, threatening one of the world’s most famous and beloved cathedrals.A massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral tore through the historic site this afternoon, forcing evacuations of thousands of tourists and visitors and threatening one of the world’s most prominent cathedrals. The 900-year-old structure has been undergoing renovations, so the roof of the cathedral is covered with scaffolding. So far, there is no reporting on what...

People go outing during spring in Beijing

Kathmandu,April 15 : Photo taken with a mobile phone shows people visiting Jiufeng Mountain in Beijing, capital of China, April 14, 2019. (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

Xinhua photos of the day

Kathmandu,April 10 : Photo taken on April 9, 2019 shows a snow view at the Jiming Mountain scenic area in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Yuan Yushun)

Xinjiang nature reserve sees increasing number of rare animals

URUMQI, April 9 (Xinhua) — Altun Mountain National Nature Reserve in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw the number of three rare wild animals reach around 100,000, according to local researchers. The population of wild yak, Tibetan antelope and wild ass is recovering to the level of recorded data in the 1980s when the reserve was first set up, the results of the latest scientific investigation showed. Xu Junquan, a researcher at the nature reserve, said the population of Tibetan...

Turkish Airline Moves To Istanbul Airport

Kathmandu,April 08 : With the “Great Move” representing one of the most significant cornerstones of the Turkish Aviation history, Turkish Airlines nearly concluded its gradual move to Istanbul Airport that started following the official opening back on October 29. Starting on April 5 Friday at 03:00, the final moving operation is at 96 percent completion, 12 hours earlier than the projected 45 hours plan. As the moving operation is set to be concluded on April 6 Saturday at 20:00,...

China-EU tourism cooperation receives boost, official says

BRUSSELS, April 7 (Xinhua) — China-European Union (EU) relations in tourism get a boost as the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year has scored a success, an official recently said. During the tourism year, China and the EU held more than 100 promotional activities. It “has been extremely successful,” said Eduardo Santander, executive director of the European Travel Commission (ETC). There was a 5.1-percent year-on-year increase in Chinese arrivals in EU destinations in 2018, and among the top ones in terms...

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