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Oslo, Almaty and Beijing become Candidate Cities for the Olympic Winter

Oslo, Almaty and Beijing become Candidate Cities for the Olympic Winter … The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously agreed today that Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China)* would progress from the Applicant City Phase to the Candidate City Phase in the bid to host the … Full News here – […]

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Beijing, Shanghai lead Asian cities in economic influence: survey

Beijing, Shanghai lead Asian cities in economic influence: survey Beijing and Shanghai are among the world's five most economically influential cities, surpassing any other Asian cities including Singapore and Tokyo, a report revealed Thursday. Among the 30 major cities measured, Beijing ranks second in "economic … Full News here – Read more on China Economic Net

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Repositioning Beijing: A Tale of Two Cities

Repositioning Beijing: A Tale of Two Cities Although Beijing is attractive because it is the capital, Mr. Xi said some of its functions would be better off located in nearby Tianjin, a much less expensive city with a slightly smaller population that can be reached in about half an hour by high … Full News […]

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A tale of two cities: Beijing and Shanghai

A tale of two cities: Beijing and Shanghai Residents of Beijing and Shanghai have a dissimilar character and lifestyle and are perceived differently by the outside world due to their historical background and geographical location, according to the Chinese-language weekly Economic Observer. Full News here – Read more on WantChinaTimes

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Beyond Beijing and Shanghai, other Chinese cities are powerful too – and

Beyond Beijing and Shanghai, other Chinese cities are powerful too – and … China is not just about Beijing and Shanghai. The country has a number of other cities of significant size and these are growing more quickly than the capital and the financial centre. International and local firms alike are jostling to position … […]

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China Home Prices Gain in Half the Cities as Market Steadies

China Home Prices Gain in Half the Cities as Market Steadies The measures have had a “relatively good” effect and the government will “steadfastly” enforce property controls, Housing Minister Jiang Weixin said in Beijing last week. “The government has sent out signals that they will not loosen property policies … Full News here – Read […]

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Shanghai, Beijing Lure Investors as 2nd-Tier Cities Sour

Shanghai, Beijing Lure Investors as 2nd-Tier Cities Sour The capital Beijing, the financial center of Shanghai and the two southern business centers of Shenzhen and Guangzhou are ranked as first-tier cities, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. The second tier includes provincial capitals, while … Full News here – Read more on Businessweek

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Beijing First in Ranking of Most Philanthropic Cities

Beijing First in Ranking of Most Philanthropic Cities Beijing (China Daily/ANN) (Source: He Dan Asia News Network (MCT) – Beijing was listed top in a ranking of the most philanthropic Chinese mainland cities unveiled yesterday. The capital city ranked first among 321 cities on the Chinese mainland with a … Full News here – Read […]

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Chinese cities become more dog friendly

Chinese cities become more dog friendly TWICE a week, Chen Xingzhi and Berber leave their apartment in Beijing's Chaoyang district and walk together to the Yuan Dynasty Relics Park. Chen, a retired businesswoman, has a group of friends she regularly meets at the park. Berber, a lively year … Full News here – Read more […]

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Foreign Policy: Unlivable Cities

Foreign Policy: Unlivable Cities Vehicles make their way along a road on a smoggy day in Beijing on January 18, 2011. Beijing's government bowed to a vocal online campaign for a change in the way air quality is measured in the Chinese capital, one of the world's most polluted cities. Full News here – Read […]

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