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2014-07-11 04:21:01

CHONGQING, China, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transformers 4: Age of Extinction smashed the 1.38 billion yuan (approx. US$226 million) record set in 2010 by Avatar and has already racked up more than 1.4 billion yuan (approx. US$230 million) from box offices across China just 11 days after release. Despite the high revenue intake and the recent settlement with Beijing Pangu, Transformers 4: Age of Extinction has become involved in a dispute with the town of Wulong, China, the...

2014-06-24 12:24:17

HANGZHOU, China, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 22th, the 38th World Heritage Conference was held in Doha, Qatar, and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List. On June 24th, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal City Tourism Promotion Alliance comprising of 18 cities along the Grand Canal was established in Hangzhou. Representatives from China National Tourism Administration, Zhejiang Tourism Bureau and Hangzhou Municipal Government...

2014-04-29 16:36:43

ExpertSender, a global provider of leading email marketing solutions, has announced today that it will support TUI China in tour operator's email marketing activities BEIJING, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the ExpertSender support, TUI China unlocks its capabilities to optimize and grow B2C communications via the email channel and to deliver personalized experience for their customers. Email marketing is one of the key elements in TUI's global multi-channel strategy....

2010-01-12 05:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- From its Asia headquarters, the International Tourism Association (ITA) announced to the media that its, "National Tourism Card" International Promotion Program was officially launched, with the core goal to "promote 100 Chinese National Tourism Cards to the world." The "National Tourism Card" program is carried out on a global scale by ITA, which was first started in China. Over two years (2010-2012), the plan will select 100 Chinese tourism...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.