The Fourth Session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress closed in Beijing

The fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress closed at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on the afternoon of the 10th. Chairman Li Zhanshu presided over the meeting. A total of 170 members of the Standing Committee attended the meeting and the number of attendees met the […]

Beijing’s new airport to be operated in Sept 2019

Beijing’s new airport will be put into operation by the end of September in 2019, according to Civil Aviation Administration of China(CAAC) at a meeting held at the airport’s construction site on the morning of July 6, 2018. CAAC officially releases a comprehensive management and control plan about the new airport’s construction and preparation work […]

Industry-speakers talk about the development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei bio-pharmaceutical industry

The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Modern Biomedical Industry Symposium was held in Tianjin on the 8th. Participants at the conference said that the key to promoting the development of the bio-pharmaceutical industry in the three places is to focus on their respective advantages. Wu Song, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, said that Beijing has […]

2014 Beijing Marathon opens registration for foreign runners

The 2014 Beijing International Marathon has started registration process for foreign runners, organizers revealed in Beijing on Sunday. The organizers have adjusted the race events and slots allocation with the mini marathon event being cancelled in 2014. The full-race marathon will be open to 26,000 entrants and half marathon to 4000 entrants. According to the […]

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing police have increased helicopter patrols since May as an anti-terror precaution, according to the municipal public security authorities. Yang Dongfeng, captain of the air police team, said eight patrol routes cover almost all transport hubs, major urban centers, open markets, parks and checkpoints on highway entrances to Beijing. The Beijing helicopter police team was […]

Beijing to hold lottery for low-cost housing

Beijing’s plan to build low-cost housing for residential use has attracted wide attention since last month. Intended buyers can apply for the first batch of flats through a lottery by the end of this month, the Beijing News reports. The Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development unveiled its plan to supply 70,000 units […]

Fire in Beijing kills ten

A fire in Beijing killed at least ten people Tuesday night, local police said. The fire in a storehouse in Xiaowuji of Chaoyang District was reported to the police at around 8:30 p.m., with burning areas covering more than 500 squre meters. Fourteen people have been retrieved from the burnt site. At least ten people […]

Year’s first rainfall for Beijing

The first rainfall of the year fell in Beijing Tuesday, after weeks of haze, dust and drought. The city’s weather bureau said precipitation averaged 4 mm in the six hours from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. The average volume reached 4.2 mm in downtown areas, and 4.9 mm in the northwestern suburbs. The Baihepu Reservoir […]

Beijing to construct new subway line

Construction of a new subway line will start next month in Beijing to help ease traffic in the Chinese capital. The No.16 Line, which will link the Yongfeng high-tech industrial base in the north with Lugouqiao town in the south, will pass through downtown Beijing. It is expected to be put into operation by the […]

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