The Inner Mongolia autonomous region reports completing its afforestation task of 489.3 million hectares for last year, or 110 percent of its original goal, and a year-on-year increase of 9.2 percent.
The city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomout region has announced plans to spend 19 billion yuan($2.9 billion) on key animal and plant projects to modernize and develop the sector, reports Baotou Daily on Feb 18.
Just after the Spring Festival holiday ended, on Feb 18, the Inner Mongolia border corps' Hinggan League troop began training in a border area in very cold weather but in good spirits.
Railway police in the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia organized an armed police anti-terrorist, anti-riot drill in the city's railway station, on Feb 18, to ensure the security of passengers during the Spring Festival travel.
The city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia opened a "Watch some drama, celebrate Spring Festival" event at its Folk Arts Center, on Feb 15, running for 28 days with 56 performances of Inner Mongolian songs and dances, Shanxi opera, and other ethnic music and dance.
This year's Hohhot temple fair promised a lot with 43 big events involving folk customs, literary culture, and arts and sports
China's traditional festival Lantern Festival, on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month, which falls on Feb 22nd this year, has the city of Baotou in Inner Mongolia autonomous region preparing some cultural offerings and activities for the locals.
Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, was a hot spot for tourists during the week-long Spring Festival holiday. About 198,000 tourists swarmed into the city during Feb 7-13, an increase of 13 percent compared to last year.
A fire ceremony held to pray for blessings commenced Bayannur of Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Jan 20.
Inner Mongolia has promoted winter tourism via an assortment of festivals and events and to present its natural resources alongside unique nomadic culture.