Harbin received 44.75 million tourists from January to June of this year, an increase of 9.5 percent year-on-year. Tourism revenue totaled 75.09 billion yuan ($10.91 billion), a year-on-year increase of 14.6 percent.
There was thunderous applause and excitement as 14th Harbin International Dancing Championship was held at the Harbin Convention and Exhibition Center on July 19-21.
The 2019 Harbin Roller Skating Marathon World Cup -- part of a general move by the city to encourage mass participation in sport -- took place in the capital of Heilongjiang province on July 21.
A delegation led by Jack Ma paid a visit to Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on July 16 -- in an attempt to strengthen commercial investment and business ties.
Heilongjiang Airlines launched a flight on July 16 connecting Harbin in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province to Yinchuan, in Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region.
Volga Manor, a theme park in Harbin themed around Russian culture, has been selected as the host site for the 1st Harbin (Finlandia) Skiing Marathon, according to information released by the organizing committee on July 14.
The stunning World Joy City, a unique entertainment complex in Limin Economic and Technological Development Zone in Harbin, will start trial operations in September.
A festival celebrating all things gastronomic in the west -- the fifth China International Western Food Culture Festival -- concluded in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on July 12.
As the weather gets far hotter and stuffier, the city of Harbin has begun an activity to encourage residential communities and organizations to care for sanitation workers, who have to toil under summer heat.
The Development Plan for the Harbin Linkong Economic Zone (2019-2035) was recently approved by the Harbin Municipal People’s Government and is now being carried out.
The High People’s Court of Heilongjiang province officially launched Thunderbolt Action.
About 10 government departments in Daoli district, Harbin, Heilongjiang province, carried out joint enforcement June 1 to remove more than 20 illegal constructions with a total area of over 2000 square meters to advance an expropriation project.