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China Daily | Updated: 2023-10-20 09:31

Chinese villages named among best for tourism

Four rural villages in China were on Thursday named Best Tourism Villages 2023, an accolade bestowed by the United Nations World Tourism Organization that recognizes villages that are leading the way in nurturing rural areas and preserving landscapes, cultural diversity, local values and culinary traditions. The four villages were Xiajiang village in Zhejiang province, Huangling village in Jiangxi province, Zhagana village in Gansu province and Zhujiawan village in Shaanxi province, according to the UNWTO, which held its 25th General Assembly in Samarkand, Uzbekistan this week. In the third edition, 54 villages from all regions were selected from almost 260 applications.

Former vice-governor pleads guilty to bribery

Wang Dawei, former vice-governor of Northeast China's Liaoning province, pleaded guilty to bribery during a trial at the Xiangyang Intermediate People's Court in Hubei province on Thursday. From 2008 to 2022, Wang, also former police chief of Liaoning, was found to have taken advantage of his various posts in Heilongjiang and Liaoning provinces to seek gains for others in business operations, case handling and personnel promotion, and accepted money and gifts, such as automobiles and watches, in return, according to Xiangyang prosecutors. They added that the amount in bribes exceeded 555 million yuan ($75.8 million). The court said its ruling will be announced at a later date.

Body of missing girl found on sandbank

The body of a 4-year-old girl who went missing at a beach in southeast Shanghai on Oct 4 has been discovered over 100 kilometers away in Zhejiang's Ningbo, according to a statement released by Shanghai police on Thursday. Ningbo police said they had notified their Shanghai counterparts on Wednesday morning that a body found on a sandbank in Zhenhai district matched the clothing and physical characteristics of the missing girl surnamed Huang. A team from Shanghai was dispatched to the scene to conduct a preliminary examination. Forensic analysis subsequently confirmed the identity of the girl. Police said the cause of death was consistent with drowning, and that there were no signs a crime had taken place.

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