Wudang folk culture takes center stage


Wudang culture is broad, extensive and penetrated with diverse art forms. Its influence has been expanded thanks to national activities held there.

Alive with color


Wang Zhongjie, a 79-year-old Beijing native, is intertwined with rich strokes of colors on the beams, pillars, lintels and ceilings of ancient Chinese architecture.

Shiyan city to open Shiyan-Wudang bus line


The Shiyan-Yunxian county bus line, the first intercity bus line in Shiyan, was opened on Oct 20, 2012. Ticket prices were lowered to 3 yuan (50 cents). Local residents are looking forward to the opening of the Shiyan-Wudang bus line in 2013.

Wudang holds gong and drum contest


The Wudang special region organized a rural gong and drum contest at Culture Plaza on Nov 27. Thirteen teams took part in the contest and nine of them won awards.

Wudang Golden Hall reinforces copper balustrades


Technical workers reinforced 148 copper balustrades in Wudang Golden Hall on the afternoon of July 19. The balustrades were originally built using funds donated by Yunnan people in the 19th year of Wanli Emperor (1591) in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Elevation of Yuzhen Palace breaks world record


The elevation project of Yuzhen Palace on the Wudang Mountains was completed on the afternoon of July 16. The gate of the palace reached a height of 15 meters, an elevation height four times higher than the world record.

Neck and neck


Wu Jixue has kept the local newspaper from Jan 22, 2011 - the day Jingwu Road in Hubei province's provincial capital Wuhan was demolished, along with its signature rows of spicy duck neck stores.

Ministry proposes more mergers in key industries


Companies across nine of China's key industrial sectors are being encouraged to increase their merger activities in an effort to become more competitive overseas, and more efficient.

China holds competitive edge


Despite rising labor costs and an aging population, China is still regarded as the top destination for manufacturing, and will retain this top spot over the next five years, according to an international survey released on Tuesday.

China expands Yangtze River shipping capacity


The shipping capacity of the Yangtze River has been vastly expanded as the result of decade-long efforts to dredge and deepen the river.

Sinopec aims to sweeten energy supply


China will boost sour natural gas exploration to ease the country's tight energy supply, said an official at China Petroleum and Chemical Corp on Monday.

A buffalo at the airport


In front of the International Arrival of Wuhan Tianhe Airport, an old man is pulling a buffalo along the road, with a wolfhound followed on Jan 15, 2013.

10 key projects--the New Development Zone in Taichi Lake


One dam, three bridges and a lakeside road in the Taichi Lake New Development Zone of the Wudang Mountains have completed construction. When walking around this area, visitors will be overwhelmed by the beauty.

10 key projects--the Main Hall in Five Dragon Palace


Five Dragon Palace is the oldest of the eight palaces on the Wudang Mountains. It is larger than most of the others. After a major fire in 1930, its existing structure covers 2,975 square meters and a ground area of 25,000 square meters.

10 key projects--Taichi Lake International Hotel


Designed by the Central South Architectural Design Institute, the hotel is located in the south of the Ecological and Cultural Tourism Zone of Taichi Lake. It faces mountains in the north, east and west. The building area totals 14,635 square meters. Its total covered area is 48,135 sqaure meters.

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