Ordos was honored as one of the 2023 Happiest Cities in China at the prefecture level, while Ejin Horoo Banner received the honor at the county level for the third year in a row.
From January to October, the industrial added value of Ordos' large-scale industries saw a year-on-year increase of 5.9 percent.
China will grant unilateral visa-free entry for up to 15 days to travelers holding ordinary passports of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Malaysia.
China's 72-hour and 144-hour visa-free transit policies have been extended to visitors from 54 countries, with Norway being the latest addition to the list, an official from the National Immigration Administration said on Friday.
Ordos Dairy Cow Science and Technology Backyard, a joint initiative by China Agricultural University, the Ordos agriculture and animal husbandry bureau, and the government of Dalad Banner, was recently established.
A total of five banners in the city of Ordos have made the list of the top 100 counties in Western China.