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Xiamen's new landmark complex - Sea World - taking shape

    With planned investment of more then RMB 16 billion, the planned Sea World complex in the Dongdu area will have a total construction area of more than one million square meters.   Construction on the complex will be completed in three phases. It will include office buildings, entertainment facilities, and high-end hotels.       Highlights: > An ocean aquarium > A sky wheel > An indoor skiing rink > A center for movie, culture and art       Construction on Phase I of the

70% of unqualified imported foods seized in Dongdu Port come from Taiwan

    The Xiamen Inspection and Quarantine Bureau published its quality inspection report for imported food on July 28. From January to June, Xiamen Dongdu Customs imported 476 batches of foods, with the imported amount of teas, candies, dairy products, and non-alcoholic beverage up 250%, 220%,180%, and 130%, respectively. But the imported foods from Taiwan were negatively affected by quality problems. As many as 55 batches of imported foods, weighing 18.5 tons with a monetary worth of $111,400, failed to pass quality inspections, accounting for 70% of the

Xiamen Dongdu Port imports over 1 million tons of stone in Q1

    From January to April, 3,876 batches of stone were imported via Xiamen’s Dongdu Port, weighing in at 1,080,660 tons with a value of US $190 million, which saw year-on-year growth rates of 5.49%, 11.09% and 9.05% respectively, according to reports.    Of the 3,876 batches, 749 failed import quarantining, with a detectable rate of 24.62%.    The main reasons for the import growth include the increasing domestic demand for Brazilian stone, a declaration surge for stone imports of Indian stone and increasing stone imports from

WOX Mthly Focus(April) - Haiwan Park/Int'l Cruise Terminal area

Explore Xiamen’s most poplar areas with WOX for dining, shopping, entertainment, and more! This month (April 2013), WOX will pick the Haiwan Park, Dongdu Port and Xiamen International Cruise Terminal area to collect and write news and information articles to show various aspects and provide useful information of these two areas for you to read, use and visiting reference. Haiwan Park       Haiwan Park is the largest urban park in Xiamen   As the largest urban park in Xiamen, Haiwan Park opened to the public in 2006. Haiwan Park is

Xiamen on its way to becoming stone capital of the world

A bird's eye view of Dongdu Port in Xiamen   Xiamen is quickly rising its reputation as a prestigious international stone center as the government spares no efforts to build the port city into the world’s leading stone distribution, trade and processing center on the western coast of the Taiwan Strait. The center will not only focus on the exhibition and trade of stone, but also integrate stone research and testing, exhibition, information collection and interaction and trade financing, and will lead the stone development trends in the Asia-Pacific region and

Xiamen, the emerging international stone trade center

A bird's eye view of Dongdu Port in Xiamen   Xiamen is quickly rising its reputation as a prestigious international stone center as the government spares no efforts to build the port city into the world’s leading stone distribution, trade and processing center on the western coast of the Taiwan Strait. The center will not only focus on the exhibition and trade of stone, but also integrate stone research and testing, exhibition, information collection and interaction and trade financing, and will lead the stone development trends in the Asia-Pacific region and

Stone in Xiamen: Port city rising as international stone center

A bird's eye view of Dongdu Port in Xiamen   Xiamen is quickly rising its reputation as a prestigious international stone center as the government spares no efforts to build the port city into the world’s leading stone distribution, trade and processing center on the western coast of the Taiwan Strait. The center will not only focus on the exhibition and trade of stone, but also integrate stone research and testing, exhibition, information collection and interaction and trade financing, and will lead the stone development trends in the Asia-Pacific region and

Japan-flagged luxury cruise ship 'ASUKAII' calls at Xiamen port

Owned and operated by Nippon Yusen Kaisha, "ASUKAII" is 791 feet in length and 98 feet in breadth, and has a draught of 25 feet.    "ASUKAII", the Japan-flagged luxury cruise ship berthed at Xiamen International Cruise Terminal in Dongdu area at 8:45 on 1st Feb and left Xiamen at 21:00, reports Xiamen Daily. "ASUKAII" was the second international luxury cruise ship that has called at Xiamen port this year, following the visit of the Bermuda-flagged "Voyages of Discovery". Owned and operated by Nippon Yusen

2k passengers to take 'Legend of the Seas' to Taiwan from Xiamen Oct 19

Xiamen’s cruise homeport, Dongdu port, will receive its first cruise ship on 19th October. "Legend of the Seas", a Vision Class cruise ship owned by the Royal Caribbean line. It will carry 2,000 passengers and start a 5 nights journey to Hong Kong and Taiwan that day, reports Xiamen Daily..           2,000 passengers to take the "Legend of the Seas" to start a 5-night journey to Hongkong and Taiwan fom Dongdu port on October 19    Lin Jianning, assistant director of

Panama-flagged ship fined for pouring sewage into Xiamen sea area

On Nov 6th, a Panama-flagged vessel, Global Venus, was given an administrative penalty from the Xiamen Maritime Safety Administration for illegally discharging domestic sewage into the Xiamen sea area, reports Strait News.   The Global Venus’s domestic sewage disposal system failed to work functionally after repair and maintenance in shipyard in Malaysia and it didn’t make repairs immediately after it docked in Dongdu Port, Xiamen. Its daily domestic sewage had been discharged into the sea without disposal, which contaminated the Xiamen sea

1st batch of CIFIT exhibition items delivered to Xiamen via Dongdu Port

The Dongdu Port in Xiamen   The first batch of equipment and exhibition items for the 14th CIFIT were delivered to Xiamen via Dongdu Port on 27th August, the Xiamen Exit-Entry Inspection & Quarantine Bureau specially launched a special window for the inspection and quarantine of the CIFIT equipments and items, reports China Radio Network.   These equipments are from Taiwan Software Association, including 3 computers, 1 stereo system and 6 projectors. The items are tea sets, glasses and kettles. These equipments and items are worth 33,700 US dollars.

15,000 pairs of fake NIKE shoes exported to Colombia seized in Xiamen

Xiamen Inspection and Quarantine Bureau has seized 2 batches of casual shoes  that were to be exported to Vietnam and Colombia since the beginning of this year   15,000 pairs of fake casual shoes were seized by frontier officers at Xiamen's Dongdu port on Tuesday (April 27), according to Xiamen Inspection and Quarantine Bureau.   These shoes, worth 90,000 U.S. dollars, were scheduled to be exported to Colombia in the name of market purchasing.   During the inspection, law enforcement officers found
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