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Five Key Takeaways from China’s Foreign Minister in 2020

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a press conference on May 24, 2020 on China-US relations, China's role in fighting...

700 Chinese Sturgeons Were Released into the Yangtze River

The Chinese sturgeons have been living on the earth for 150 million years, but they are in danger due to human activities. In order to protect them, the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute of China Three Gorges Corporation has continuously taken measures of artificial fertilization and release of them since the 1980s. 700 Chinese sturgeons were released into the Yangtze River on April 13. The reporters from the CIPG Digital Media Center, together with 350 volunteers went to witness the release of Chinese sturgeons!

Longtan Temple Fair in Beijing

The Chinese Lunar New Year is the most important Chinese festival. In 2019, it fell on February 5, and Chinese people are enjoying a seven-day holiday which started on the last day of the previous year. Local temple fairs are held during the festival period and provide a place where residents and tourists alike can enjoy performances and games and taste local snacks. The Longtan Temple Fair is one of the most popular fairs in Beijing. It has four sections, including food, intangible cultural heritage, traditional performances, as well as the ice and snow festival.