Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region 60 years on

2018-09-19 16:49 GMT+8

After successfully cultivating grapes in the desert, China is combating desertification by adopting advanced scientific methods to boost sustainable farming in the region, a senior official maintained.

2018-09-20 17:55 GMT+8

With the Tengger Desert, Ulanbuh Desert, and Mu Us Desert all within its borders, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is undoubtedly rich in rolling sand dunes, so it's no surprise that Shapotou, located at the southeastern edge of the Tengger Desert in Zhongwei City, is one of the region's best-known tourist destinations.

2018-09-21 13:14 GMT+8

Ningxia, which means quiet summer in Chinese, is a popular song by famous Malaysian singer Fish Leong, and it has over four million views on YouTube. Many think, albeit mistakenly, that the song is about longing for a lost love. In fact, it's about the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China, more specifically, about a remote area in the south called Xihaigu.

2018-09-20 20:10 GMT+8

There is perhaps no region in China more brimming with surprises than Ningxia. In this desert-locked region, rolling sand dunes and lush wetlands lay side by side. And in between these two topographical phenomena lies yet another unexpected wonder – an artistic oasis in the form of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Yinchuan.

2018-09-20 16:40 GMT+8

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Continuous optimization of the industrial structure, transformation, and upgrading of traditional industries in the region have become a new normal.

2018-09-20 13:05 GMT+8

Editor's note: With a doctoral degree in communications from the Communication University of China, Dr. Summer has been working in the field of international journalism for 30 years. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-09-20 13:12 GMT+8

In 1983, a beautiful golden silver kettle was unearthed at a tomb in a suburb of Guyuan City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Its pattern shows the Trojan War, a famous battle in Ancient Greece. Along with it, many Persian silver coins and Roman Empire's gold coins were discovered.

2018-09-20 14:59 GMT+8

Celebrations were held on Thursday to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China.

2018-09-20 15:05 GMT+8

Yuan Yuan, 26, is the youngest chateau owner in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. She took over the wine business from her father three years ago, after graduating from university. In her words, the wine industry belongs to the young generation.

2018-09-20 10:28 GMT+8

In an office in the Citizen Hall of Yinchuan, in the capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Gui Zhi, an officer of the Yinchuan Administrative Approval Bureau (YAAB) watches a video on her computer.

2018-09-20 10:14 GMT+8

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, located in China's northwest, is known as the watery place beyond the great wall for its spectacular landscape and unique regional development history. 

2018-09-19 16:51 GMT+8

When you think about Chinese paper-cutting, what comes to mind? Chinese characters? Animals? Flower patterns used as window decorations? Fu Zhao-e is an inheritor of the intangible heritage, and she takes the craft one step further.

2018-09-19 07:52 GMT+8

Located in the west part of the Yellow River Bend, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region borders the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Shaanxi Province and Gansu Province. 

2018-09-19 16:30 GMT+8

Grab your luggage, ready your wings, and prepare to join us as we soar above the bewitchingly beautiful natural landscapes and world-renowned cultural attractions of Ningxia.

2018-09-19 17:07 GMT+8

The Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in China's northwest is perhaps one of the country's least understood provinces. Sandwiched awkwardly between Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and Gansu and Shaanxi provinces, the region evokes images of scorching dunes and desolate mountains. However, the opposite is also true: Here the Yellow River cuts through Ningxia's plains, creating fertile swathes of land that have nourished civilizations for thousands of years.

2018-09-18 16:02 GMT+8

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China, known for being one of China's smallest provincial-level units and having a high concentration of ethnic minorities, has achieved impressive economic growth over the 60 years since it was established.

2018-09-19 22:33 GMT+8