A wooden roller coaster makes its debut in Wuhu city, East China’s Anhui province, July 1, 2015. The structure is 1060 meters long, 32 meters high at its highest point, and allows for speeds of up to 91 km/h. It claims to be the largest wooden roller coaster in East China.
A giant panda plays in a newly built hall in Siberian Tiger Park in Changchun city, Northeast China’s Jilin province, July 1, 2015. Two pandas from China Conservation and Research Center in Southwest China’s Sichuan province, one male aged 8 and the other female aged 7, are open to the public on Wednesday. The park signed a three-year contract with the center to get the pandas on loan and make an attempt at panda raising at a higher latitude in China's Northeast.
From July 1 several regulations have been introduced, including a ban on celebrities used as TV hosts; Taiwan residents no longer needing entry permits; tourists being entitled to tax refunds in Beijing and Shanghai and the standardization of infant formula packaging.
Chinese people are eating more, thanks to their deeper pockets, making them slightly taller but also a lot fatter, according to a National Health and Family Planning Commission report released on Tuesday.
More than 30 percent of Chinese adults were overweight in 2012, with the rate surging 32 percent from a decade ago, showed census data released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission on Tuesday.