China / Beijing

Beijing's 225 shades of grey

[2013-03-07 13:47]

A combination of 225 photos taken at the same angle from a building on the Third Ring Road between 8 and 9 am from March 1, 2012 to March 5, 2013 record the different shades of blue and grey skies that shroud the Chinese capital.

Agriculture Carnival in Beijing

[2013-03-07 10:04]

The Agriculture Carnival will be held in Strawberry Expo Park in Changping district, Beijing, from March 23 to May 12.

Beijing to control urban expansion: mayor

[2013-03-07 09:56]

Beijing Mayor Wang Anshun on Wednesday said the capital will work hard to cool down rapid urban expansion in order to address traffic congestion, pollution and resource scarcity.

Kind-hearted volunteers in Beijing top 2m

[2013-03-06 16:34]

The people who live in China's capital are often depicted as cold-hearted and unfriendly, but the latest volunteer figures show more than 2 million people have signed up to give their time to helping others.

Three must-go hutongs, insight into old Beijing

[2013-03-06 15:45]

For those longing for real insight into the old appearance of Beijing's residential buildings, hutong is a must-see.

Hangzhou mayor dies of heart attack in Beijing

[2013-03-06 13:46]

Mayor of Hangzhou Shao Zhanwei died of a heart attack in Beijing on Wednesday morning, sources said.

Beijing female prison eradicates illiteracy

[2013-03-06 11:15]

The capital's main female prison has eradicated illiteracy among inmates within five years, Beijing News reported Wednesday.

Beijing must deal with growing population

[2013-03-06 10:47]

Coping with problems brought by a large population has become an unavoidable challenge facing megacities like Beijing, said a deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC).

Easing traffic tops Beijing work agenda

[2013-03-06 07:18]

Easing road congestion has been placed at the top of Beijing's work agenda this year.

New-energy cars to help cut emissions in Beijing

[2013-03-05 17:12]

Beijing dwellers can purchase new-energy vehicles from local Chinese automaker BAIC Motor by the end of the year, Beijing Daily reported.

Investment: The key to Beijing’s economic development

[2013-03-04 10:57]

The Municipal Investment Promotion Conference was held in Beijing on Feb 27.

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