Lying in the southernmost tip of China, Hainan Province –roughly the size of Switzerland – is known as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the country.

2018-04-13 17:52 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday visited an exhibition marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Hainan Province in Haikou, hailing its development achievements over the past decades, especially over the past five years.

2018-04-13 17:26 GMT+8

For years China's Hainan province has been developing its tourism industry, with the key decision made by central authorities that aims to turn the island into an international tourist destination. Thirty years after Hainan island became a province and a special economic zone, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for an acceleration of its development into a center for international tourism and consumption.

2018-04-17 21:41 GMT+8

April 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Hainan's founding as a province and special economic zone of China. The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), one of the most prominent gatherings in the Asia-Pacific region, will be hosted in the same month in Boao, a small township in Hainan.

2018-03-21 11:08 GMT+8

China aims to basically establish a free trade port system in Hainan by 2025, with it becoming more mature by 2035,  according to a document unveiled Saturday.

2018-04-14 16:14 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday that China is to build the whole Hainan island as a pilot Free Trade Zone. Hu Yuwei, head of Macro Research at the China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets, has told CGTN that the newly set-up Free Trade Zone is significant in its size and magnitude. In his opinion, this announcement showed China is “committed and serious” about further opening up China’s market. 

2018-04-13 23:11 GMT+8

Countries rich in natural resources often suffer from “Dutch disease,” where the overdependence on natural resources cripples the area's development capabilities and endangers long-term competitiveness.

2018-03-30 09:13 GMT+8

China's Hainan Province will inaugurate a visa-free policy for 59 countries starting May 1, China's Ministry of Public Security announced on Wednesday.

2018-04-18 10:43 GMT+8

Did you know that Hainanese chicken rice is actually not a local dish from China’s island province of Hainan? Enjoyed by people in Southeast Asia and around the world, the beloved gourmet food is adopted from Wenchang chicken, one of the various delicacies available in the province. A tropical paradise and a treasury of natural resources, Hainan is heaven for gastronomers. To mark the upcoming Boao Forum for Asia, CGTN presents a list of Hainan gourmet dishes that will keep you full from dawn to dusk. 

2018-03-22 14:46 GMT+8

Hainan, China’s southern island province, boasts tropical beaches, lush forests and blue waters. It has also been home to many famous names throughout China's history. 

2018-03-29 11:46 GMT+8

“The coffee I put on the table is to purify the air. This is even better than the coffee used in Starbucks.” - Wu Haiming, the third generation of a Malaysian Chinese coffee family.

2018-04-03 13:07 GMT+8

‍When filmmaker Zhao Ke’er was asked to travel to Hainan Province to record a Chinese surfer taking on waves in the South China Sea, little did she know an epic journey was about to unfold.

2018-04-04 16:30 GMT+8

Nothing but nerves as our car winds up the mountainside on our way to the village.

2018-05-03 22:54 GMT+8

Coming to English training school for IELTS training has become a weekend routine for Ren Yishu, a senior student from the University of Science and Technology, over the past few months. For her, it’s great for bringing her one step closer to realizing a dream she's had since she was a teenager.

2018-05-02 17:46 GMT+8

What exactly makes someone a millennial or a member of Generation Y? Some of the defining characteristics of people born between 1980-1995, are that they're independent, optimistic, and unwilling to follow traditional life milestones, such as marriage. Some have even deemed them the me generation. 

2018-05-01 15:08 GMT+8

Pan Shuguang, 29, drives a truck to earn a living. For every truckload of construction materials he transports to a location just a few dozen meters down a twisting alleyway, he gets paid 50 yuan (around eight US dollars). 

2018-05-05 14:15 GMT+8

A traditional Chinese saying goes, a man forms a family before building his own career. But a growing number of youngsters in China are saying that they want to skip the first step, once and for all.

2018-05-04 22:43 GMT+8

I am very heartened by the young volunteers of China. What I see is that they are so engaged, and so enthusiastic, and always ready to give more. Even the volunteers we’re working with on a specific program – what I see is that many times, they think out of the box. They’re thinking not just what the tasks that they are asked, but how else they can contribute, what else they can do.

2018-05-05 22:14 GMT+8

The Chinese character zhai means home or residence. Now it’s taken on a new meaning – and is being used to describe people, particularly some who were born in the 1990s who spend a lot of time indoors. 

2018-05-03 17:01 GMT+8

At the Tiankai Temple, 70 kilometers outside of Beijing, 29-year old Master Hengci chants twice a day. He spent seven years abroad, before turning to Buddhism.

2018-04-27 11:46 GMT+8