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Beijing Subway to Get 4G Coverage this August

Jul 25, 2014

Fear not, phone addicts: you may never have another boring subway journey again, as China Mobile announced yesterday that Beijing 4G coverage will be extended to include all Beijing subway lines. Read more>>

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Line 2 Disruptions on July 23 Caused by Passengers on Tracks

Jul 23, 2014

Beijing subway authorities announced today that two people fell onto the tracks on Line 2 on the morning of July 23, within the space of an hour, resulting in one death. ... Read More>>

2014 Beijing Marathon Now Open for Registration

Jul 22, 2014

Foreign runners can now sign up for the Beijing Marathon after registration opened up on Sunday. The full marathon will be open to 26,000 competitors and the half marathon will be open to 4,000. ... Read More>>

Uber Taxi Company is coming to Beijing

Jul 21, 2014

The popular American taxi company Uber is heading to Beijing in the company’s first foray into mainland China. The company has already been introduced in Hong Kong and is set to hit Seoul as well. ... Read More>>

Beijing’s Biggest Beer Festival at Crab Island Now Underway

Jul 18, 2014

The Crab Island Beer Festival is now underway and will be continuing the merriment until August 15. ... Read More>>

Beijing Transport Ticket Hikes: 3:1 Ratio for Subway and Bus Fares

Jul 17, 2014

Beijing Public Transport Group have suggested new bus and subway fares at a ratio of 3:1. That is, bus fares should cost a third of subway tickets, so if bus fares are raised to 2 RMB, then subway fares will be 6 RMB. ... Read More>>

Tongzhou Prepares for the Future with Electric Car Charging Stations

Jul 16, 2014

Tongzhou became the first district to be home to charging poles for electric cars. The charging pole was installed by a man named Li, in a residential community, after he applied to the Tongzhou electric company. ... Read More>>

Ellie Goulding World Tour comes to Beijing August 14

Jul 15, 2014

British singer songwriter and rising international star Ellie Goulding is coming to Beijing as part of her world tour. She exploded onto the UK charts in 2009 with her debut EP and since then has been churning out the top 40 hits. ... Read More>>

Electric Shadows Bike-In Movie ‘Some Like it Hot’ August 2

Jul 11, 2014

Electric Shadow’s popular bike in movie showing is back on August 2 for its fifth anniversary. The movie will be Billy Wilder’s black and white comedy classic ‘Some Like it Hot’, starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis. ... Read More>>

Sanctuary Summer Courtyard Party and Pop up Thrift Shop July 19

Jul 10, 2014

The Sanctuary will be holding its second summer party event at Beiluoguxiang’s The Other Place Saturday July 19. ... Read More>>

Wukesong Basketball Carnival July 5-August 3

Jul 09, 2014

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is currently holding a basketball festival in Wukesong Basketball Courts. ... Read More>>

Beijing’s New Ring Road to Stretch Nearly 1,000 Kilometers

Jul 08, 2014

The long awaited and oft delayed seventh ring road will stretch to nearly 1,000 kilometers in total and will mostly pass through Hebei, announced Hebei’s transport authorities this week. ... Read More>>

Forbidden City Opens Earlier for Summer Break

Jul 07, 2014

The Forbidden City will be extending its opening hours this summer in order to deal with increased visitor numbers over the holidays. ... Read More>>

Overnight Train Services Available from Beijing to Harbin

Jul 03, 2014

In order to deal with the increased passenger numbers in the peak holiday season of July 4 to September 1, services at Beijing South Railway Station have been adjusted to include overnight ‘red eye’ services. ... Read More>>

Direct Flights from Beijing to Guam now Available

Jul 01, 2014

America’s Dynamic Airlines is now offering direct 5 hour round trip flights to the US South Pacific territory of Guam, as of June 21. ... Read More>>

Beijing Subway Patrol Adds Sniffer Dogs to Team

Jun 30, 2014

Beijing is on extra safety alert and has added further security measures on subway lines, in the form of sniffer dogs. The clever canines have been trained to sniff out traces of gasoline-a banned item on public transportation- and will be deployed at ...... Read More>>

Metal Core Festival at Mao Live House July 12

Jun 27, 2014

Beijing’s second Metal Core Festival is set to hit Mao LIvehouse on July 12. The festival brings the greatest metal core bands from Beijing and Inner Mongolia for 8 hours of music, moshing and mayhem. ... Read More>>

Beijing Railway Stations Tighten Up Security

Jun 26, 2014

Beijing, Beijing West, Beijing South and Beijing North will be patrolled by armed police from June 22. The policemen were issued pistols this week as a part of a nationwide anti-terror campaign. ... Read More>>

Silk Road Train Tours Open from Beijing in August

Jun 25, 2014

Luxury train tours that retrace the steps of the Chinese portion of the historic Silk Road will be available from Beijing starting in August. ... Read More>>

Great Leap Brewing to Open Third Location

Jun 23, 2014

Craft beer aficionados Great Leap Brewing are adding a third location alongside their already wildly popular Dongjiao Hutong and Xinzhong Street branches. ... Read More>>

Drug Addiction in Beijing Rising 10 Percent Every Year

Jun 20, 2014

Beijing police announced yesterday at a press conference that there are currently 25,000 registered drug addicts in Beijing, revealing a growing trend of addiction. The police noted that the number of teenage addicts has risen sharply in the past few years. ... Read More>>

Fete de la Musique 2014 Hits up Beijing June 21

Jun 19, 2014

Fete de la Musique, or Beijing music day as it is also known, is a celebration of music that takes place all around the city. The festival takes place every June 21 on the summer solstice and brings music to every corner of Beijing, from Tiananmen Square ...... Read More>>

Beijing Capital Airport to Make Carpool Line for Airport Taxis

Jun 17, 2014

Beijing Capital Airport’s website recently conducted a survey into taxi sharing at the airport. 36 percent of the people who participated said that they had previously shared a taxi with a stranger, with 75 percent saying that they would be willing to share. ...... Read More>>

Lantern’s Rising 2014 Tianjin Beach Party June 21

Jun 12, 2014

Get out of the big city this summer with Lantern’s Rising 2014 beach party. The event will be held at Tianjin’s man made beach, Dongjiang Bay, and will feature, sun, sand and electronic music. ... Read More>>

Australian Folk Singer Tamas Wells stops by Guangzhou June 23

Jun 12, 2014

Myanmar based Australian folk singer Tamas Wells will be heading to T:Union in Guangzhou as part of his China tour on June 23. ... Read More>>

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