108 pandas bred in captivity are being released into natural habitat in southwest China´s Sichuan Province. It is a major step toward returning the endangered animals into the wild. The pandas, ages two to four, are being released into the “Panda Valley”, 134 hectares of enclosed forest and part of the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Release Research Center. Find out more in the CNTV Special Feature Captive-bred Pandas Return to the Wild.
Posts Tagged ‘Chengdu’
China’s long and complex history has given rise to a range of different architectural styles. They not only fuse cultures’ structural and decorative forms, but are also influenced by Chinese concepts such as feng shui and yin and yang. The Shenzhen Daily presents the ten best examples of Chinese architecture in this series of articles:
I had the pleasure of visiting the Hongcun and Xidi ancient villages on my trip to Henan, Anhui and Zhejiang in 2009.
In the China Daily travel article Seriously fun, Raymond Zhou reveals the enjoyments of a weekend getaway in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, with a few surprises.
The China Tourism Association has announced the 2011 list of top 10 leisure cities in China – find out more in the China Daily article China’s top 10 leisure cities announced.
China offers a fascinating array of museums showcasing aspects of Chinese culture and history. Coinciding with International Museum Day, CNTV has been presenting a great series of stories about an interesting selection of these museums: