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China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists

China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists Beijing will soon revise an important piece of legislation and give environmental protection authorities the power to shut polluting factories, punish officials and restrict industrial development in some areas, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The changes … Full News here – Read more on […]

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A Beijing Office Costs More Than Space in New York and Tokyo

A Beijing Office Costs More Than Space in New York and Tokyo Beijing's persistent smog seems to have put a dent in the city's appeal to tourists. Last year, Beijing Youth Daily reported that the number of visitors to Beijing had fallen 50 percent in the first nine months of 2013, compared with a year […]

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Sites in Beijing see 3-times more visitors than last year

Sites in Beijing see 3-times more visitors than last year The first day of the lunar New Year marks the start of the Spring Festival Golden Week, and people have been flooding to see the attractions around the capital, Beijing. 21 tourist sites saw a total of around 280-thousand visitors on Friday, three … Full […]

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If China has a real-estate glut, why is Beijing more expensive than Manhattan?

If China has a real-estate glut, why is Beijing more expensive than Manhattan? Chinese local governments hit the jackpot this week. In Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou, land parcels sold for record prices, crowning a slew of new “land kings,” as Chinese slang refers to record-setting plots. Here's a roundup of the highlights:. Full News […]

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Jetstar drops Beijing, Osaka adds more Hawaii, Phuket

Jetstar drops Beijing, Osaka adds more Hawaii, Phuket Jetstar's big foray into Singapore-Beijing and Singapore-Osaka wide body flights is over, but it is launching or expanding them between Melbourne and Phuket and Honolulu. In its timetable updates which begin to apply on 1 November and will be fully in … Full News here – Read more […]

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No More Knives in Beijing – Beijing Video

Beijing authorities confiscated 1100 knives and banned knife sales in supermarkets. Beijing is banning the sale of knives due to the increase of knife weild…

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Air-Sea Battle Is More About Bin Laden Than Beijing: Former CSAF Schwartz

Air-Sea Battle Is More About Bin Laden Than Beijing: Former CSAF Schwartz “It's harder to address some of the mythology over the phone,” Gen. Schwartz said as he sat down with me at a restaurant a few minutes' subway ride from the Pentagon. As Air-Sea Battle gained momentum and attracted attention, both good and bad, […]

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Hongkongers feel less 'Chinese', more 'Hong Kong' as tensions with Beijing rise

Hongkongers feel less 'Chinese', more 'Hong Kong' as tensions with Beijing rise Hongkongers' sense of Chinese identity has fallen to a 14-year low, a poll revealed yesterday. The survey, carried out under the University of Hong Kong's Popular Opinion Programme, also found that nearly four in 10 respondents described themselves … Full News here – Read […]

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Beijing to add more prosecutors to curb cybercrime

Beijing to add more prosecutors to curb cybercrime The prosecuting authorities of Chinese capital Beijing will bring in more professionals capable of inspecting online evidence to better curb Internet crime. According to the Beijing's People Procuratorate, the number of cybercrime cases, especially … Full News here – Read more on ZDNet (blog)

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Beijing to build more carriers amid sea rows

Beijing to build more carriers amid sea rows Future aircraft carriers will carry more fighter jets than the Liaoning, Rear Adm. Song Xue told foreign military attaches Tuesday in Beijing, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Liaoning carrier was built around a Soviet-era hull and … Full News here – Read more on […]

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China punishes North Korea as US asks for more

China punishes North Korea as US asks for more BEIJING — China is trying to punish ally North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests, stepping up inspections of North Korean-bound cargo in a calibrated effort to send a message of Chinese pique without further provoking a testy Pyongyang government. Full News here – Read […]

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More curbs on 'three public consumptions'

More curbs on 'three public consumptions' Beijing government has announced it plans to prohibit further purchases of official cars and reduce spending on overseas travel and on receptions, known as the "three public consumptions." Beijing Municipal Bureau of Finance announced that more … Full News here – Read more on Global Times

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New Law in China: No More Than 2 Flies Per Bathroom – Beijing Video

Beijing have ruled that public restrooms can have no more than two flies in them at one time. Ridiculous much? Off the Great Wall has moved to a new channel! Be sure to subscribe to www.youtube.com Like us on Facebook: facebook.com Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com Google Plus: plus.google.com Carmen: CarmenOTGW Dan: DanOTGW

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Monday linkage: China exams, Geithner, Beijing smog, horse meat and more

Monday linkage: China exams, Geithner, Beijing smog, horse meat and more Two remembrances of the Australian journalist Barry Wain, author of an acclaimed biography of Mahathir. We hope to have our own obit in coming days. The British horse meat scandal has important lessons for the climate change debate. No, really. Full News here – […]

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Beijing Snow Means Less Pollution And More Winter Fun (PHOTOS)

Beijing Snow Means Less Pollution And More Winter Fun (PHOTOS) The beginning of 2013 has been marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution in Beijing, with the pollution level measuring 40 times the recommended safety level at one point in the past two weeks, the Atlantic reported. Although residents had … Full News here […]

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