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In Beijing, water bottles fly over missing MH370

In Beijing, water bottles fly over missing MH370 A woman, whose husband is a passenger of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, complains about Malaysia Airlines to journalists as she attempts to leave a hotel in Beijing, March 8, 2014. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Four Malaysia Airlines … Full News here – Read more […]

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Beijing Water Shortage “Worse Than Middle East”

Beijing Water Shortage “Worse Than Middle East” The per capita annual water availability is now around 120 cubic metres, well below the United Nations absolute water scarcity threshold and puts China's capital city in a position of more severe water scarcity than some countries in the arid Middle … Full News here – Read more […]

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Artist turns Beijing's Water Cube into a massive emoji-based mood ring

Artist turns Beijing's Water Cube into a massive emoji-based mood ring What if you could see how people felt by looking at a former Olympics venue? In June, artist Jennifer Wen Ma and lighting designer Zheng Jianwei turned the "Water Cube," used for swimming events in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, into an art project based […]

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Beijing residents concerned over sharp drop in quality of tap water

Beijing residents concerned over sharp drop in quality of tap water BEIJING: Concerns are being raised in China over the sharp drop in the quality of tap water in Beijing over the past two years. Tests have shown that specific contaminant levels are bordering close to unhealthy limits. Many residents are now turning to … […]

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Beijing Enterprises Water Surges on Citigroup Buy Rating

Beijing Enterprises Water Surges on Citigroup Buy Rating Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd. (371), which develops water-treatment systems, rose the most in two months in Hong Kong trading after Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage with a buy rating due to China's water policies. The company is a national play … Full News here – Read more […]

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Campaign to promote water conservation in Beijing

Campaign to promote water conservation in Beijing Thursday marks the start of a three-day water conservation campaign in Beijing for 2013 World Water Day. In addition to exhibitions promoting water conservation tips, the campaign also features games and brainstorming sessions to stimulate creative … Full News here – Read more on People’s Daily Online

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Recycled water flows to south Beijing

Recycled water flows to south Beijing The quality of water supply in southern Beijing has been improving in recent years, an official said. In addition to improvements in the network of pipes, the government has been upgrading three recycled water plants in the south of the capital, said … Full News here – Read more […]

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Beijing water supply at risk?

Beijing water supply at risk? The decision by Beijing Waterworks Group, which is in charge of the city's water supply, comes after a drinking water researcher at the Beijing Healthcare Association said that the city's tap water has become more polluted. The researcher, told the … Full News here – Read more on UPI.com

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Beijing starts publishing tap water quality

Beijing starts publishing tap water quality Beijing began publishing water quality information on the website of Beijing Water Works Group on Tuesday following media reports questioning the city's tap-water quality. The information will be published at least every quarter, said Hu Bo, a section … Full News here – Read more on People’s Daily Online

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No water needed for Beijing hotel's Christmas tree with a message

No water needed for Beijing hotel's Christmas tree with a message The Christmas tree at the Opposite House hotel in Beijing isn't a tree at all. It's a sculpture that depicts the four-character Chinese saying shiwai taoyuan which the title of the piece translates as "A Haven of Peace and Happiness." The sculpture by … […]

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China Focus – Anger and Distrust Surge with Beijing Flood Water – Beijing Video

The Beijing downpour over the weekend has brought with it more than just rain that paralyzed the city. It revealed a capital that’s glamorous above ground, but lacks the underground infrastructure to support it. The consequences of this played out online, along with strong opposition to the government’s account of the damage and fatalities. In […]

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Beijing Enterprises Water Rises Most Since 2009: Hong Kong Mover – Bloomberg

Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd. (371), the sewage treatment unit of Beijing Enterprises Holdings Ltd. (392), climbed the most in more than three years after agreeing to a reduced price for assets it’s acquiring from its parent. The shares … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Hungary eyes 4th straight Olympic water polo gold

Hungary eyes 4th straight Olympic water polo gold "Serbia has certainly been the most consistent team over the last three years," said United States coach Terry Schroeder, who helped the Americans to a silver medal in Beijing four years ago. "They've been really the top team and I think they have the … Full News […]

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London Games last shot for US water polo veterans

London Games last shot for US water polo veterans Azevedo, one of the best American water polo players ever, scored 17 goals in Beijing four years ago to lead the U.S. to a surprise silver medal-finish. The core of that team – a veteran group of world-class players – is back and eager not to […]

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