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Xiamen residents love cycling the most in China

2017-07-17

Cyclists in Xiamen, Southeast China's Fujian province, ride the most bikes in China, according to a cycling report for the second quarter this year, jointly released by China Academy of Transportation Sciences and Chinese bike-sharing startup ofo Inc.

Treasured island - Gulangyu

2017-07-17

The historical international settlement of pedestrianonly Gulangyu Island, in the bay of Xiamen, was made a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site at the 41st United Nations World Heritage Committee meeting in Krakow, Poland on July 8.

Dutch court hears suit over stolen Buddha

2017-07-17

Plaintiffs from East China begin court case to retrieve an 11th-century golden statue of the Buddha that contains human remains.

Bookstore opens new page on island heritage

2017-07-17

Su Xiaodong calls his bookstore on Gulangyu Island a kind of wormhole.

Villagers demand name of disputed statue's new holder

2017-07-17

Plaintiffs from East China begin court case to retrieve an 11th-century golden statue of the Buddha that contains human remains.

Heritage sites exalt preservation spirit

2017-07-14

Hoh Xil and Gulangyu Island were included in the UNESCO World Heritage list, which means China now has 52 world heritage sites, second only to Italy's 53.

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