Santa Run promotes clean environment
Xiamen hosted annual Santa Run charity event near the Marco Polo last Saturday to raise environmental awareness. Festivities included approximately 400 participants in various forms of Santa gear who ran a six-kilometer course around Yundang Lake.
Over 100 trains ply Xiamen-Euro rail routes
City transportation officials said last week that more than 100 trains plied routes between Xiamen and Europe through November.
Xiamen and Wellington celebrate 30 years as Sister Cities
Xiamen and Wellington are jointly celebrating the 30th anniversary of the foundation of their Sister City relationship. Xiamen named a street Wellington Road in Wuyuanwan and the city's Horticulture Expo Garden includes a Wellington Park.
Xiamen earns MICE Star award
The China Meetings Industry Convention (CMIC) kicked off in Beijing on December 5. CMIC officials bestowed upon Xiamen its Best MICE Marketing Destination award during its annual awards ceremony. MICE stands for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions.
HK International Poetry Nights held in Xiamen
It is time for poetry to reveal the secret of heaven," said Bei Dao, the pen name of Chinese poet Zhao Zhenkai.
Xiamen bus maker to promote new energy vehicles
Xiamen-based King Long Automotive Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement with State Grid Electric Vehicle Service Company on Dec 5 to promote new energy vehicles.
Xiamen regulators urge lenders to tighten loan checks
Banking regulators in Xiamen, a port city in East China's Fujian province, have stepped up checks of consumer loans and personal business loans offered by commercial banks to prevent funds from flowing into the housing sector in violation of regulations.