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Getting to know Wuyuan Bay, China's first Love Bay in Xiamen

The Wuyuan Bay in Xiamen was dubbed as China's first Love Bay due to its natural heart-shaped appearance. Names for five bridges (from inner bay to coastline): Riyuan Bridge (日圆桥), Diyuan Bridge (地圆桥), Renyuan Bridge (人圆桥), Tianyuan Bridge (天圆桥) and Yueyuan Bridge (月圆桥), the last one is best known as Wuyuan Bridge (五缘大桥)   Sandwiched between Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and Xiang’an Tunnel, the Wuyuan Bay, dubbed as China’s first Love Bay, is bestowed with an abundance of hot springs, wetlands

A guide to Wuyuan Bay, the China's first Love Bay in Xiamen

The Wuyuan Bay in Xiamen was dubbed as China's first Love Bay due to its natural heart-shaped appearance. Names for five bridges (from inner bay to coastline): Riyuan Bridge (日圆桥), Diyuan Bridge (地圆桥), Renyuan Bridge (人圆桥), Tianyuan Bridge (天圆桥) and Yueyuan Bridge (月圆桥), the last one is best known as Wuyuan Bridge (五缘大桥)   Sandwiched between Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and Xiang’an Tunnel, the Wuyuan Bay, dubbed as China’s first Love Bay, is bestowed with an abundance of hot springs, wetlands

Xiamen's first walking challenge to be held on Dec 16th

The 2012 Xiamen Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park Walking Challenge will kick off at 2 p.m. on 16th December at the Xiamen Huli Wanda Plaza. Registration for the walking competition has begun and will continue until 9th December. The event is expected to have 3,000 participants. Anyone who is at least 8 years old and is able to walk for 10 kilometers can register for the competition. For the event a walking group from Taiwan will form a “thousand’-strong walking team with local walking enthusiasts.     As a popular fitness activity, walking is an

Toilet LED screens at Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park show vacancy number

LED screens are set up on the top of the door of the toilet at Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park    The LED screens show the number of vacancies, and how long it has been occupied   LED screens were set up in the public toilets at Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park, Huli District, to show the number of vacancies, and how long it has been occupied, reports Xiamen Daily.   The LED screen above the door of the toilet shows "Vacant" when no one is in, and it changes into "Occupied" when it’s taken. The lamp in the toilet will light up automatically,

Xiamen to speed up construction of low-carbon city

The first batch of 50 CNG (compressed natural gas) buses, manufactured by Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd.,  were put into service in Xiamen in June 2010    Xiamen has recently received approval as a national pilot city for low-carbon living, and it plans to put the low-carbon conception into practice from 6 aspects including trial operation of its diesel-electric hybrid city buses, reports Xiamen Daily.   Industrial Development: Xiamen will speed up its planning of low-carbon industrial parks and high-tech

3 pollution control projects under way in Xiamen Wuyuan Bay

  Xiamen government has endeavoured to forge Wuyuan Bay into a eco-friendly place   3 pollution control projects are being carried out in Xiamen Wuyuan Bay in a bid to improve the worsening environment there, reports Xiamen Economic Daily.    According to the reporter who made an on-site investigation in Wuyuan Bay, the water of the drainage channel in Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park has become black and smelly due to increasing daily waste from nearby villages and industrial waste from factories upstream.   To curb this undesired

Xiamen Wuyuan Bay threatened by poor water quality

    According to Mr Xie Haisheng, director of the Xiamen Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau, the water of Xiamen Wuyuan Bay has been severely contaminated. The main pollutants have largely exceeded the seawater quality standard, reports Strait Herald..   Red tide has occurred many times in the enclosed lake in Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park. The water of the drainage channel in Wuyuan Bay Wetland Park has become black and smelly due to increasing daily waste from nearby villages and industrial waste from factories
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