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Reminder: dog registration certificates are only valid for one...

The Haikou City dog licensing centre issued a reminder to all dog owners that registration certificates are only valid for one year, and to please renew on time.

International Talents celebrate Lantern Festival at Ceramic Art Museum

The event was held as a cultural exchange to share the traditions of Lantern festival with ex-pats living and working in Hainan and was attended by guests from different corners of the world.

Hong Kong to give away 500,000 air tickets to...

The city’s leader John Lee announced that Hong Kong will hand out 500,000 air tickets, saying it was “probably the world’s biggest welcome ever.” Lee also highlighted a number of events coming up including the Rugby Sevens and a city marathon.

Hainan to spend US$717 million on Formula E race...

Formula E, E1 World Electric Powerboat Series and International Motorcycling Federation Races on the cards for Hainan Island

Bentley, Porsche, Lamborghini, and Ducati premium brands to display at third China International Consumer Products Expo

Preparations are underway for upcoming third China International Consumer Products Expo (CICPE) which is scheduled to be held from April 10 to 15 in Haikou.

luxury shopping; Paris or Hainan and the rise of Gen Z!

While the loosening of COVID-19 travel restrictions is expected to revive demand in the global luxury retail market some analysists warn that a return to pre-pandemic levels of international luxury shopping is not guaranteed.

The Hainan Mini Program: your guide to Hainan

Scan the code for the Hainan Mini Program

China’s first million kilowatt floating offshore wind power test project in Wanning

On October 19, the people's Government of Wanning City signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hainan Branch of China Electric Power Construction Group Co., Ltd. The two sides intend to jointly build China's first million kilowatt floating offshore wind power test project in Wanning.

Wenchang Aerospace Supercomputing centre put into operation by the end of year

As one of the key projects of the Wenchang International Aerospace City, the Wenchang Aerospace Supercomputing Centre is expected to be delivered and put into operation by the end of this year.

Endangered Animal Statistics – An Alarming Situation

Why it is so important to be aware of what’s happening with endangered species. When we understand more about endangered or threatened species, we can be advocates for these animals and funnel conservation efforts into the most effective places.

Critically endangered yellow-breasted bunting spotted in Dongzhai Port, Haikou

Since 2004, the yellow-breasted bunting has been gradually upgraded to Critically Endangered due to rapid drops in population sizes

Cold front hits Hainan, mountainous areas see minimum of 1°C, frost...

People involved in outdoor activities (camping, hiking, cycling etc), the elderly, the weak, children or COVID-19 patients are asked to pay attention to changes in the weather and dress accordingly.

Temperatures in some areas in Hainan expected to drop to 7°C...

Temperatures in some areas in Hainan expected to drop to 7°C and below

Brace yourselves, 10 °C drop in temperature expected 

The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Observatory predicts a sharp drop in temperature from November 30th to December 6th

Hainan to spend US$717 million on Formula E race circuit

Formula E, E1 World Electric Powerboat Series and International Motorcycling Federation Races on the cards for Hainan Island

LPGA cancels China tournament again due to COVID-19

For the fourth year in a row, the COVID-19 pandemic will prevent the LPGA from playing a tournament in China. The LPGA on Tuesday (Jan 31) night announced that it will not hold the Blue Bay LPGA in March on Hainan Island.

The 2022 (23rd) Hainan Int’l Tourism Island Festival kicks off Dec 23

The 2022 (23rd) Hainan International Tourism Island Festival kicks off Dec 23rd

Christmas Sale

This Saturday (12/17) we will have our annual Christmas Sale! Candles, Jewelry, Shirts and more will be on sale.See the flyer for more info

2022 Winter Fair will be held in Haikou from December 15th to 18th

The 2022 Winter Fair will be held in Haikou from December 15th to 18th

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Hainan Arts & Culture

Who was Li Shizhen, barefoot doctor and father of traditional Chinese Medicine?

Li Shizhen was a medical doctor, who spent 27 years scouring the Chinese countryside for natural remedies, classifying them and compiling them into the Bencao Gangmu

Animal shaped cultural relic exhibition at Hainan Museum

If you’re looking for a positive experience this weekend, consider checking out the latest animal shaped cultural relic exhibition at the Hainan Museum

Rejuvenation of rural towns and villages in the Jiangdong New Area.

Take a look at some of the rejuvenation projects of towns and villages on Hainan Island. Take some time to explore these ancient towns.

Zhongkai Village, Haikou City

Zhongkai village is located in Haikou city. It has around 365 households with a population of 1539. It also has a house over 1,000 years old.

Yaocheng Village, Guilin yang, Haikou

Yaocheng village is located in Yanfeng town Haikou. It has a long rich history dating back to the qing dynasty

Gaoshan village Haikou, the mountain village with no mountain!

Gaoshan village Haikou has undergone redvelopment. The name translates to mountain village but there's no mountain.

Wangxia, oldest Li villages in Hainan get new lease of life

Wangxia, a mountain-locked town in the Changjiang Li autonomous county Hainan, is becoming a popular tourism destination as ecotourism development unveils the charms and resources of the Li culture.

Hidden ancient pagoda in the Wenchang countryside

Just over the Hai wen bridge lies the Doubing Pagoda, which is located on the main peak of Qixing ridge, Wenchang.

The Tian Hou Temple Haikou located on ancient streets.

The Tian Hou Temple Haikou also is known as the Goddess temple or Temple of the heavenly mother. It was initially built 700 years...

Five Officials Temple

The Temple of the five lords also more commonly known as "Temple of the Five Officials" is a memorial shrine to five Officials who...

A unique volcanic culture and ancestral temple in Mei guan village, Haikou

Water shortage has been a consistent issue for generations in the volcanic region of Shishan. People in the area used to put large pot...

Temple of the five lords Haikou

Temple of the Five Lords, Haikou Billed as the “First Building of Hainan” The Temple of the five Lords" is considered an important building in...

Faces of Hainan

The 2022 (23rd) Hainan Int’l Tourism Island Festival kicks off Dec 23

The 2022 (23rd) Hainan International Tourism Island Festival kicks off Dec 23rd

Beaches along Binhai – The sandy shores of Hainan’s capital

Beaches in Haikou city, Hainan Island. Some of the best beaches in town.

Jiangdong New Area, ecological restoration project plans for Nandu River Park

Haikou Jiandong New District is planning to build an ecological restoration project on the eastern bank of the Nandu River estuary in Haikou city.

Lingao point liberation park.

The Lingao Point Liberation park is an important reminder of one of the most important battles in military history on Hainan Island.

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Reminder: dog registration certificates are only valid for one year, please renew on time

The Haikou City dog licensing centre issued a reminder to all dog owners that registration certificates are only valid for one year, and to please renew on time.

Bentley, Porsche, Lamborghini, and Ducati premium brands to display at third China International Consumer Products Expo

Preparations are underway for upcoming third China International Consumer Products Expo (CICPE) which is scheduled to be held from April 10 to 15 in Haikou.

International Talents celebrate Lantern Festival at Ceramic Art Museum

The event was held as a cultural exchange to share the traditions of Lantern festival with ex-pats living and working in Hainan and was attended by guests from different corners of the world.

luxury shopping; Paris or Hainan and the rise of Gen Z!

While the loosening of COVID-19 travel restrictions is expected to revive demand in the global luxury retail market some analysists warn that a return to pre-pandemic levels of international luxury shopping is not guaranteed.
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Looking for an international pre-school in Haikou?

Flora's International Preschool has three preschools in the Haikou area. Our schools follow a European curriculum

Invest in Hainan, tropical agriculture

Hainan boasts unique tropical agricultural resources, its tropical land area accounts for 42.5% of China’s total tropical land area, with an average annual temperature of 22.5-25.6℃, annual sunshine hours of 1780 ~ 2600 hours and average rainfall of 1,600 mm

Invest in Hainan, high end food processing

Hainan is rich in tropical fruits and vegetables such as pineapple’s, coconuts and mango, providing a local resource base for the processing of agricultural and sideline products

Invest in Hainan, the modern medicine industry

Hailed as “natural medicine storehouse” and “capital of southern medicine,” Hainan boasts up to 3,080 different types of medicinal plants. As a base for the introduction and entreport of global animal and plant germplasm resources, Hainan encompasses significant categories of biomedical raw materials, with immense resources for the pharmaceutical sector

Invest in Hainan, energy and environmental protection

Hainan announced Development Plans for a completley Biodegradable Plastics Industry in the province (2020-2025) to increase production capacity of completely biodegradable plastic products, support the demand for a plastic ban and work to build a totally biodegradable plastics industry demonstration base

Invest in Hainan, new petrochemical materials a 100-billion-yuan petrochemical industry

Invest in Hainan. With 3 natural gas-rich areas and resources of 12 trillion m³, Hainan boasts one third of China’s total reserves of oil and gas.

How does the Hainan FTP negative list compare to other FTZ negative lists

Except for specific regulations related to the mining industry, foreign investors will generally be able to register and obtain their business licenses in Hainan in these industries and further expand into other locations in China.
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Looking for an international pre-school in Haikou?

Flora's International Preschool has three preschools in the Haikou area. Our schools follow a European curriculum

Guo Mu Niu Pai Beef Restaurant in Friendship City

When I visited Guo Mu Niu Pai Beef Restaurant in Friendship City, to be honest I didn’t expect a whole lot. It was my...

Blaze Barbecue

Blaze Barbeque is a restaurant that serves Texas style smoked pulled pork. The menu includes beef brisket, pulled pork, chicken wings, pork / beef ribs...

Wangye zhebao restaurant

Wangye zhebao is a newly opened restaurant in Guomao that's worth visiting. Every dish is cooked in it's own pot. Pots range from 60...

Xintan natural cold spring Haikou

Cool off at one of Haikou's coolest cold springs

Life along Bo’ai road – The street that has everything

An insight to life along Bo'ai road Haikou. From aquarium supplies to dried medicines this street really does have it all.

Zhongkai Village, Haikou City

Zhongkai village is located in Haikou city. It has around 365 households with a population of 1539. It also has a house over 1,000 years old.

Yaocheng Village, Guilin yang, Haikou

Yaocheng village is located in Yanfeng town Haikou. It has a long rich history dating back to the qing dynasty

Gaoshan village Haikou, the mountain village with no mountain!

Gaoshan village Haikou has undergone redvelopment. The name translates to mountain village but there's no mountain.

A day in the life: Mr Jiao’s Horse Riding Ranch Haikou

A day in the life: Mr Jiao's horse riding ranch is situated on the edge of town in Haikou, Hainan. Watch the video to find out more.

New Years Eve/Day events across Hainan

New years eve/day events and celebrations across Hainan.

An old plastic bottle, a piece of string and a bag flour, bottle fish traps!

How to use and old water bottle, a piece of string and some rice flour to catch dozens of small fish with a bottle fish trap

Cycling in Hainan – Routes, rentals and where to stay

Everything you need to know about cycling & biking in Hainan Island, routes, which hostels to stay at, the best cycling clubs and tips for a safe holiday.

Have you tried Hainan Fish Tea?

Hainan Fish Tea is a popular snack with the Li and Miao minorities of Hainan Island.

Beautiful craftwork representing the characteristics of Hainan and its people, a look into traditional Li Brocade

An insight in to the wonderful skill of Li brocade and embroidery on Hainan Island

A new coconut tree climbing champion is crowned

Fire station commander takes first place in coconut tree climbing competition Sanya, Hainan