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Beijing's Bad-Air Days, Finally Counted

Beijing's Bad-Air Days, Finally Counted China Real Time crunched the recent release of historical data on Beijing pollution from the U.S. State Department, which it gathered from a monitor installed at the U.S. Embassy there in 2008. First we crunched those hourly readings into daily averages. Full News here – Read more on Wall Street […]

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Beijing's Facts, and Fictions

Beijing's Facts, and Fictions BEIJING — Last month, President Xi Jinping of China visited Lankao County, Henan Province, to honor a long-deceased revolutionary icon, Jiao Yulu. His speech at the Jiao Yulu Memorial Hall was a typical vacuous and moralistic lecture that focused on … Full News here – Read more on New York Times

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Washington should notice Beijing's frankness, resolve

Washington should notice Beijing's frankness, resolve BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel may well feel after wrapping up his four-day visit to China on Thursday that Beijing has become more frank with Washington and less hesitant to voice its dissatisfaction with some U.S. … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Beijing's tech trade spurs economic transformation

Beijing's tech trade spurs economic transformation Beijing concluded 62,700 technology contracts in 2013, with the total tech trading volume reaching 285.1 billion yuan, up 16 percent from 2012, according to the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission. The volume accounted for 38.2 percent … Full News here – Read more on ecns

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US military might ensures Beijing's bark is worse than its bite

US military might ensures Beijing's bark is worse than its bite Then in January this year, Beijing issued new restrictions on non-Chinese fishing boats in disputed areas of the South China Sea, and used a law enforcement vessel to blast Filipino fishermen with water cannons for straying into territory it claims as … Full News […]

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Photo Essay: Beijing's Prince Gong Mansion Special

Photo Essay: Beijing's Prince Gong Mansion Special It is located in an old section of Beijing and illustrates court life in the Qing Dynasty. A prominent court official built it in the 18th Century. He was later accused of corruption and executed, and his mansion went to a royal prince, eventually … Full News here […]

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Beijing's clean air plan to boost gas demand: Report

Beijing's clean air plan to boost gas demand: Report BEIJING: Beijing city's plan to cut air pollution will require a big shift from coal to gas, boosting its demand for the cleaner fuel by levels equivalent to around 10 percent of the country's total natural gas imports, Thomson Reuters Point Carbon … Full News here […]

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Beijing's Old Imperial Palace in Snow

Beijing's Old Imperial Palace in Snow The photo taken on Saturday, February 8, 2014 shows the watchtower at Beijing's Forbidden City. Beijing embraced its first snow on Friday. The city has suffered from a dry spell since light rain fell on October 22 last year. [Photo: CRIENGLISH.com/ Cui … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Beijing's spring arrives, after snow fails all winter

Beijing's spring arrives, after snow fails all winter Spring formally began in Beijing on Tuesday according to the traditional Chinese calendar, but no snow has yet to make an appearance. February 4 marked the beginning of spring, or Li Chun, according to the 24 solar terms used in the ancient calendar to … Full News here […]

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Beijing's Bad Air Would Be Step Up for Smoggy Delhi

Beijing's Bad Air Would Be Step Up for Smoggy Delhi NEW DELHI — In mid-January, air pollution in Beijing was so bad that the government issued urgent health warnings and closed four major highways, prompting the panicked buying of air filters and donning of face masks. But in New Delhi, where pea-soup … Full News here […]

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Tussling Over a Name for Beijing's New Airport

Tussling Over a Name for Beijing's New Airport An Air China plane preparing to land at Beijing Capital International Airport. The planned new Wang Zhao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An Air China plane preparing to land at Beijing Capital International Airport. The planned new airport for the … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Beijing's Suffocating Smog Airmageddon

Beijing's Suffocating Smog Airmageddon Beijing's suffocating smog “Airmageddon,” as it has been termed by the city's residents, on Thursday reached levels which were recorded at extraordinary amounts exceeding recommended exposure levels – but the question is, what's being done about it? Full News here – Read more on Guardian Liberty Voice

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Master con woman who scammed Beijing's high society

Master con woman who scammed Beijing's high society But 32-year-old Wang Ti convinced Beijing's new aristocracy that she was one of them – a woman of class and refinement, with impeccable connections to the top of the Communist party. Over three years she conned two dozen victims out of nearly £6 … Full News here […]

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Bizarre China Report: Elite Privilege, Firewater Collateral And Beijing's Kremlin

Bizarre China Report: Elite Privilege, Firewater Collateral And Beijing's Kremlin One perk of being a traffic police in China – catching someone drunk-driving may as well be your chance for promotion. Wuhan's Yangtze Daily reported that a 34-year-old drunk driver yelled “I know many high-level officials! Aren't you afraid of me … Full News here […]

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Xinjiang deny Beijing's late surge

Xinjiang deny Beijing's late surge Poor rebounding and free throws resulted in Beijing being left behind in the first quarter at 21-28, but they quickly found their range in the second quarter to make a comeback at 44-43. Solid defending and the Ducks' strings of errors left the hosts … Full News here – Read […]

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