MACAO, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Macao's twin panda brothers are healthy enough to receive public visitors on a regular basis, and people in Macao can watch those cute pandas during the Spring Festival holiday, the special administrative region's civil affairs authorities said on Tuesday.
Macao's Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau said the nearly seven-month-old brothers and their parents will meet the public in Macao Giant Panda Pavilion to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The pavilion will open from Jan. 27 , the even of the Lunar New Year, to Feb. 6, the tenth day of the first month of the Lunar New Year.
According to the panda care team, the twins weigh 11.8 kilograms and 10.3 kilograms respectively, with their behavior and motion response all at normal level to meet the public regularly.
A female panda Xinxin has given birth to a pair of male twin cubs on June 26, 2016. The cubs were named Jianjian and Kangkang by the SAR government from over 1,700 names recommended by Macao citizens. In Chinese Jian Kang means "being healthy".
Xinxin and a male panda named Kaikai were chosen from Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province as a gift of the central government to Macao SAR.