A total of 200 swimmers took part in a ninth annual crossing of the strait between Xiamen, Fujian province and Jinmen, Taiwan on July 28.
The chairwoman of the Australia Xiamen Association of Business Chamber (AXABC) led a delegation to visit Xiamen from Aug 8 to 9, in order to seek further trade cooperation between the country and the city from Fujian province.
Luis Revilla, the mayor of La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, is leading a delegation to visit Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, from Aug 4 to 11.
An undersea pipeline started delivering fresh water from Fujian province on the Chinese mainland to an islet in Taiwan on Sunday to ease its water shortage.
The newly appointed director of the Xiamen office of Korea Trade-investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Jung Sung-hwa, visited the Chinese city's Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office Aug 8.
The 2018 Xiamen Taiwan Teenagers Camp took place in the city on the coast of the Chinese mainland on July 14 with the aim of reinforcing the understanding of traditional Chinese culture.
A group of five students from Baltimore, the United States, visited Xiamen from July 25 to 29, to sample some traditional elements of Chinese culture.