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12 Oct, 2019, 14:47 BST On Your Marks: 2019 Xi'an Yango International Marathon Starts 20 October

Consisting of a full marathon, a half marathon, and a 7km race, Xi'an Yango International Marathon (The event) will begin at 7:30, October 20, 2019....


17 Sep, 2019, 12:02 BST 58 Countries Join Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi'an to Co-establish the Belt and Road Initiative

Under the theme 'The Belt and Road Construction: High-Level Cooperation and High-Quality Development', The 2019 Euro-Asia Economic Forum (The Forum)...


06 Sep, 2019, 09:30 BST Xi'an Announces New Nighttime Tourism Initiative 30 Nighttime Tour Routes to Be Introduced

Xi'an, the 3,100 year-old ancient capital city of China's Shaanxi province known for its Terracotta Warriors and Horses, launched its Night Tour...


08 Aug, 2019, 04:31 BST Xi'an Launches 200 Electric Taxis, Clean Energy to Replace Gas by 2019

Xi'an, the capital city of China's Shaanxi province, announced to launch 200 new electric taxis as part of its green transportation program, which...


07 Aug, 2019, 09:39 BST Xi'an Creates More Than Half of its Targeted 105 "Beautiful Villages" Ahead of Schedule

The Xi 'an Municipal Government announced that 85 out of 105 villages listed in the 2019 "Beautiful Villages" project were completed in the first...


27 Jun, 2019, 13:12 BST Xi'an Launches Bid to Become China's Startup Hub With a Series of New Graduate Policy Initiative

Xi'an, the capital city of China's Shaanxi province, announced the launch of a series of new startup policy recently. The policy aims to leverage the ...


14 May, 2019, 12:59 BST Xi'an Food Shines at 2019 Chinese Artisan Food Festival in Xi'an, Shannxi, China

Xi'an, one of China's oldest cities and home to the former Sui and Tang dynasties 1,300 years ago, is promoting its local cuisine to the world at the ...


06 May, 2019, 10:14 BST Xi'an Announces New Foreign Investment Policy, Creating a Level Playing Field For International Business

The city of Xi'an in China's Shaanxi province has released a series of new policies aimed at boosting foreign investment in manufacturing, retail,...


18 Apr, 2019, 09:15 BST 9th Western China International Logistics Industry Expo Boosts Development Of Xi'an As Logistics Hub Along Belt and Road

The 9th Western China International Logistics Industry Expo (the Expo), the premier gathering of leaders and experts within the transportation and...


10 Apr, 2019, 09:43 BST Xi'an Releases One-stop City Services Platform

The city of Xi'an in China's Shaanxi province has launched a one-stop civil service program. Online and offline, the program will enable the sharing...


13 Mar, 2019, 03:50 GMT Xi'an Launches Flower City Project, Adding 6 million m2 Of Gardens to Central District

Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in China and once an imperial city during the periods of the Sui and Tang dynasties 1,300 years ago, has launched a...


16 Jan, 2019, 12:44 GMT Xi'an Hosts Belt and Road International Fashion Week to Promote Cultural Exchange

A premier event in the world of fashion and the garment industry, the third Belt and Road International Fashion Week (BRI Fashion Week) has wrapped...


25 Sep, 2018, 15:56 BST Xi'an Hosts Bodybuilding and Fitness Competition as Part of Belt and Road Push

China's ancient city of Xi'an, capital of China's western Shaanxi Province, hosted the 2018 Belt and Road World Bodybuilding and Fitness Elite...


25 Sep, 2018, 02:31 BST Xi'an's Success in Poverty Relief Using E-Commerce to be Replicated across APEC Nations

The ancient Chinese city of Xi'an has played host to the 7th APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Forum ("the Forum"), which was sponsored by the...


21 Sep, 2018, 14:48 BST Revival of Silk Road Spirit in Xi'An as Ancient Chinese City Hosts Sino-French Culture Forum

Xi'an, the 3,100-year-old Chinese city known for its Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, has hosted the Sino-French Culture Forum, marking another step...


23 Aug, 2017, 10:20 BST The First World Xi'an Entrepreneurs Convention Opens to Attract Entrepreneurs From Across the World Seeking Development Opportunities

The Silk Road was an important trade route that extended from Chang'an (now Xi'an) to Rome, connecting China to other Asian and European countries...