Life in Beijing

Together in Beijing – Olim Alimov

​Olim Alimov runs Octoplus, a consulting firm that provides investment advice to clients under the Belt and Road Initiative. 

Beijing summit discusses future trend in service trade

As part of the ongoing Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services, a forum has been held to explore ways for the future development of the service sector.

Electronics mall makes way for Beijing park

Beijing's Zhongguancun science park in Haidian district will soon close its last wholesale market for electronic goods.

Beijing airport pilots provisional eIDs

The Beijing Capital International Airport has started to pilot provisional electronic identification for passengers, reports the Beijing News.

Scholarly calligrapher's works on show in Beijing

​As more of Yu Youren's calligraphic works have been shown in the mainland in recent years.

Beijing to launch mosquito-control campaign

​Beijing will launch a mosquito-control campaign in mid-May to cut the risk of infectious diseases such as dengue fever, according to the city's health authority.

The Palace Museum will open its first nursing room this summer

​The nursing room is located in the Qianqingmen Plaza, at a corner close to the Longzong Gate.

Conference on China-Greece tourism held in Athens

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Belt and Road Initiative, and the Year of Sino-European Tourism. 

Workers in Beijing: Li Beichen, carpenter and online businessman

Li Beichen is a Beijinger drawn to both photography and traditional Chinese carpentry. He designed a range of wooden camera grips that he makes himself and sells online.

QR code smartphone tickets available for the Beijing subway

​Travellers in Beijing can now use a QR code on their smartphone as a ticket to ride the subway, according to a report by Beijing News. 

Workers in Beijing: a public civility guide

Fan Shuhui, 55, serves as a public civility guide in Beijing for ten years.

Beijing to have hutong chiefs

Beijing will appoint chiefs of streets and hutongs in the urban area by June to improve environmental management, authorities said Friday.

Interview with director Wong Kar-wai at Beijing Int'l Film Festival

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai is heading this year's jury at the Beijing International Film Festival.
In a recent interview, he talks about his expectations for this year's event.

Palace Museum to expand underground warehouse for relics

​The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will build a new underground warehouse to protect relics in a controlled environment with custom humidity and temperature settings, according to Shan Jixiang, curator of the museum.

Beijing’s funeral parlor uses 3D tech to recreate faces for the deceased

​A Beijing funeral parlor is offering 3D printing technology services to families so that their loved ones can leave with more dignity.

Beijing launches point-based hukou system

​Non-Beijingers will be able to apply for registration as permanent urban residents of China's national capital under the city's new point-based household registration system to open on Monday.

Beijing calls for technic assistance for environmental protection

A Beijing delegation attended the 2018 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum on April 12. 

Int'l officials eye on current situation of overseas study in Beijing

Int'l officials eye on current situation of overseas study in Beijing

Facial recognition used in security checks at Beijing airport

​The facial recognition technology has been put into trial operation at the security screening area at Terminal 2 of the Beijing Capital International Airport, reports the Beijing News.

Beijing releases detailed plan for its subcenter

The subcenter of Beijing will be a water city with an emphasis on the environment, according to the detailed urban draft plan for Tongzhou, which was placed under review at the local legislature on Thursday.

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