Beijing Stories

Beijing enhances protection for rare birds

Beijing has intensified measures to help the black stork live through the cold winter, according to local authorities.

Beijing new airport to test run in Oct. 2019

Beijing's new international airport will start test operation in October 2019. 

Beijing to transform old factories into cultural hubs

Beijing has released a guideline to transform the capital city's old factory buildings into urban culture hubs and develop cultural industries.

Beijing phases out over 4,450 coal-fired stoves in 2017

Beijing phased out more than 4,450 coal-fired stoves in 2017, reducing the capital city's coal consumption by nearly 3 million tonnes, local authorities said Friday.

Beijing renovates charging posts for electric cars

Beijing has 112,600 charging posts, including 80,800 private ones and 31,800 public ones, the Beijing Municipal Commission of City Management said.

Beijing cleans river for int'l horticultural expo

Beijing has cleared the mud in a suburban river that cuts through the park that will host the international horticultural exhibition in 2019. 

Expats experience the charm of Peking Opera

The Third International Peking Opera Culture and Art Exchange Event kicked off on Dec.23 in Beijing, aiming to exhibit the charm of this fascinating art form. 

Beijing receives over 3 bln cubic meters of water from Yangtze River

Beijing has received 3 billion cubic meters of diverted water from the Yangtze River as of Tuesday, according to the diversion project office in the capital.

Air quality improves in Beijing with move to cleaner fuel

​The density of hazardous fine particle matter (PM2.5) stood at 58 micrograms per cubic meter on daily average at the end of last month, 13.4 percent lower than the same period last year, the local authority said.

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei to get tech boost

​Beijing steps up efforts to give Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region tech boost as an alliance which aims at bringing advanced technology resources to the region was established on Thursday.

Interview with Kantar Millward Brown about public service advt.

The effectiveness of the public service advertisement towards wildlife protection. 

Beijing upgrades 500 public toilets

Beijing authorities have upgraded 500 public toilets this year as part of a "toilet revolution."

Guideline for working with children issued in Beijing

​A guideline detailing the skills needed by adults who provide charity services to children. 

Beijing, scientifically productive cities in China: Nature Index

​China's Beijing and Shanghai has been named by the Nature Index as China's most scientifically productive cities, which also enjoy the highest city-to-city collaboration in the country.

Beijing's No.17 metro line to be operational in 2021

​The No.17 metro line in Beijing, the longest rail line under construction in Beijing, will be operational in 2021, municipal authorities said Wednesday.

Internationally acclaimed artist launches gallery in Beijing

Beijing will allocate 1,000 hectares of collectively-owned rural land for construction of public rental housing in the next five years, local authorities said Thursday.

Foreigners to be recruited by Beijing gov't

​Beijing is offering 17 posts to both foreign and Chinese talent at departments including the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work and Beijing Municipal Bureau of Intellectual Property.

10-hour delivery service between Beijing and Shanghai

The Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway service is promoting its new speed on the Beijing-Shanghai rail service as a way to help accommodate the coming "Double 11" shopping promotion which falls on November 11.

Beijing builds 160-kph airport transit rail

Work on a fast transit railway linking south Beijing to the city's upcoming new airport began Monday.

Beijing's Zhongguancun becomes world's top tech hub

Beijing's Zhongguancun has unseated San Francisco's Silicon Valley as the top technology hub in the world, according to a report by Expert Market, a US-based business resource company.

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