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A section of Lijiang Old Town, a former GHF Project, was destroyed March 11th by a fire that broke out around 8:30pm. No casualties have been reported, but the damage does mean significant economic loss for the region, one of China's most popular domestic tourist destinations.
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The People's Government of Pingyao County and UNESCO have, in association with Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute, Global Heritage Fund and others, just released a detailed set of conservation guidelines. They are comprised of a system of practical instructions for the preservation and restoration of Pingyao's historic dwellings, and were developed in order to better protect the World Heritage of the ancient city of Pingyao with its traditional residential courtyards and…Continue