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Popular giant panda Fu Bao to meet public on June 12 after return to China

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Popular giant panda Fu Bao to meet public on June 12 after return to China

2024-06-09 19:39 Last Updated At:22:37

Fu Bao, the first giant panda who was born in the Republic of Korea (ROK) and returned to China in early April, is expected to meet the public on June 12, according to the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.

After returning to southwest China's Sichuan Province, the hometown of pandas, Fu Bao began her new life at the Shenshuping giant panda base in Wolong National Nature Reserve. Following a month of inspection and quarantine, she has been residing in a breeding park at the base since May 5.

Born in July 2020, Fu Bao is the first cub of giant pandas Ai Bao and Le Bao, who were sent to the ROK from China in 2016 on a 15-year lease.

Fu Bao, meaning "lucky treasure" in English, quickly became an online sensation among netizens in the ROK after her birth, becoming a source of joy for people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Generally, giant panda cubs born overseas are returned to China between the ages of two and four to prevent inbreeding during their reproductive period, which occurs between four and six years of age.

After the beloved giant panda returned to China, some ROK travel agencies even introduced "panda tourism" packages, offering tourists the opportunity to visit Sichuan and see the pandas up close.

The Shenshuping giant panda base, where Fu Bao resides, covers an area of 150 hectares and is located at an altitude of 1,700 meters in the Giant Panda National Park.

With an ideal natural living environment surrounded by mountains and featuring a mild, humid climate, the base is home to over 70 giant pandas, including Xiao Qi Ji, another popular giant panda born in the United States.

Popular giant panda Fu Bao to meet public on June 12 after return to China

Popular giant panda Fu Bao to meet public on June 12 after return to China

Popular giant panda Fu Bao to meet public on June 12 after return to China

Popular giant panda Fu Bao to meet public on June 12 after return to China

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Chinese FM meets delegation of US-China Business Council

2024-07-22 22:19 Last Updated At:22:37

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with a delegation of the U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC) in Beijing on Monday.

Wang, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, welcomed the delegation.

He noted that this is the first U.S. business delegation to visit China after the third plenary session of the 20th CPC Central Committee.

Wang also expressed the hope that the U.S. business community will continue to move forward hand in hand with China. He believes this will not only benefit U.S. entrepreneurs, but also strengthen China-U.S. relations and the friendship between the peoples of the two countries.

The U.S. representatives said that the U.S. business community has confidence in continuing to work deeply with China.

They said the USCBC is willing to actively exert its influence and role and firmly serve as a stabilizing force in the development of U.S.-China relations.

Chinese FM meets delegation of US-China Business Council

Chinese FM meets delegation of US-China Business Council

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