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10-Minute Train Between Beijing Station and Beijing West Station to Start in December

Nov 20, 2014

The train between Beijing and Beijing West is expected to start operating on December 26. ... Read More>>

New: Beijing Police Phone Service in 8 Languages Including English, French, Russian

Nov 19, 2014

Beijing’s 110 emergency police number is now available in multiple languages. Foreigners living and working in Beijing can now use English, France, Russian, and five other foreign languages when calling up in case of emergency. ... Read More>>

Gluhwein Galore: German Embassy Christmas Charity Bazaar November 29

Nov 18, 2014

It’s that time again, Beijingers! The German Embassy’s Christmas Charity Market is back. This year one of the most awaited Christmas Markets will be held on November 29, starting at 11:00. ... Read More>>

Beijing APEC Venues Open to Tourists

Nov 17, 2014

Following the APEC meetings’ ending, the official APEC sites are now open to tourists starting from last Friday. ... Read More>>

Beijing Wants to Keep APEC Blue Skies - to Reduce Emissions

Nov 14, 2014

Beijing is planning to keep emissions down, as APEC blue skies, as the clear skies in Beijing have been nicknamed by netizens, have apparently kick-started a new mentality. Hopefully. ... Read More>>

Frozen Toes Rejoice! Beijing Heating Comes on November 15

Nov 13, 2014

The Beijing Municipal Government has announced that heating within the city will come on this Saturday, November 15. Each household’s heating will be put on 18 degrees Celsius. ... Read More>>

Rush Hour Expected at Beijing Railway Stations

Nov 12, 2014

Today, Beijing’s four big stations welcome back everybody who was on APEC holidays, and a huge rush is expected. ... Read More>>

APEC Fireworks Display Beautiful

Nov 12, 2014

For those of you who were out of the city when the APEC Summit kicked off, or who weren’t near the fireworks site: they were gorgeous. ... Read More>>

Beijing Blocks US Embassy Pollution Data

Nov 11, 2014

The US embassy pollution data has been blocked during the APEC summit as a result of higher pollution levels than had been hoped. ... Read More>>

Obama, Abbott, Abe and Putin Arrive in Beijing: APEC Underway

Nov 10, 2014

This morning and yesterday, three major world leaders arrived in Beijing: American President Barack Obama, Australian Prime Minister Toby Abbott, and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Japanese President Shizu Abe has also arrived, and already spoken to ...... Read More>>

British Singer Song-Writer Tom Odell Live in Beijing Exhibition Center November 28

Nov 07, 2014

Famous English singer and song-writer Tom Odell will be taking on Beijing Exhibition Center on November 28 for his first appearance in China. We hope he is excited, because we sure are! ... Read More>>

Adverse Weather Conditions Foil Beijing Clean Sky Plan, Pollution Expected November 8-11

Nov 06, 2014

Weather departments of Beijing and its surrounding areas have signified that medium to heavy pollution is on its way due to adverse and static weather conditions in Beijing between November 8 and 11. ... Read More>>

Hamlet by TNT Theatre Britain in Beijing November 26-28

Nov 05, 2014

Shakespeare favourite ‘Hamlet’ is coming to China with TNT Britain, and stopping by Beijing for three whole days; December 26, 27 and 28. The play questions morals, revenge, justice, traditions and beliefs, and is not to be missed, especially if you ...... Read More>>

Beijing APEC: Fireworks Within 5th Ring Road, Snow Possible

Nov 04, 2014

The Beijing Municipal Government has arranged that there will be a fireworks display within the 5th ring road, and there is a possibility of snow during APEC. ... Read More>>

Beijing Battle Against Fun: Kongming Lantern Ban Following Happy Valley Halloween Incident

Nov 03, 2014

As if Beijing hasn’t banned enough fun, it has come up with a new regulation: Kongming lanterns (the ones that are like tiny hot air balloons and fuelled by candles) are now no longer permitted. ... Read More>>

Second Dong Dong Music Festival Opens on November 26 at Yugong Yishan

Oct 31, 2014

On November 26, Yugong Yishan will witness the opening of Dong Dong Music Festival and Convention. All in all, Dong Dong brings four days of music to the people of Beijing – each night varying in genre. ... Read More>>

Carousel Kings at MAO Livehouse November 19

Oct 30, 2014

American music group Carousel Kings is arriving in Beijing on invitation of famous Chinese record label Hotpot Records on November 19, and it will be their first time in China. ... Read More>>

Beijing Aims For 40% Pollution Reduction for APEC

Oct 29, 2014

Anyone who lives in Beijing has probably been able to tell by the increase in red banners; APEC preparations are underway, and the pollution is meant to be reduced by 40% before the meeting starts. ... Read More>>

High Speed Train Test Between Nanchang and Hangzhou, Zhejiang Successful

Oct 29, 2014

This week, a high-speed train test between Hangzhou in Zhejiang province and Nanchang in Jiangxi province was successfully completed – the section that was being tested is a key component of the network that will connect Shanghai and Kunming. ... Read More>>

Beijing: Higher Subway Fares and Smog Closing Schools

Oct 28, 2014

Beijing’s authorities have given schools permission to close as they please during times of orange-level pollution alerts, and they have also announced that the Beijing subway will increase it’s prices soon. ... Read More>>

Universal Studios in Beijing in 2020

Oct 27, 2014

Good news for movie fans! Universal Studios is opening in Beijing in 2020. ... Read More>>

Mexico Fair Chaoyang Park West Gate: October 31-November 22

Oct 24, 2014

This Halloween, October 31, Chaoyang Park will be opening the Mexico Fair as part of their interactive expo pavilion. The fair will run until November 20. ... Read More>>

Enough is Enough: Third Airpocalypse This Month Predicted for Beijing October 23-26

Oct 23, 2014

Beijing, Tianjin and parts of Hebei will once again be shrouded in smog, as the pollution is predicted to start building up today, October 23. ... Read More>>

The Great British Online Film Festival will Run Until December 12

Oct 22, 2014

The British Embassy, Great Britain Travel Department, Virgin Atlantic Airlines and China’s biggest film website letv.com are cooperating to bring you the first edition of the Great British Online Film Festival. The festival is already happening, and ...... Read More>>

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