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by erynwalker
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Entertainment guide for APEC holiday
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Re: Entertainment guide for APEC holiday

3. Exhibition: Time-honored brands in Beijing 00221910da6c15c578bf43[1].jpg Time-honored brands inherited from old Beijing constitute precious treasures of the city’s traditional cultures. Their development through past years witnessed the historical changes Beijing has undergone. Traditional brand...
by erynwalker
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Entertainment guide for APEC holiday
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Entertainment guide for APEC holiday

As the APEC holiday falls on Nov 7 and lasts until Nov 12 in Beijing, if you are not planning an outing, staying indoors to enjoy some exhibitions or films is also a good way to spend some time. Recommended exhibitions: 1. Mexican master's works 00221910da6c15c4168d20[1].jpg Almost three dozen paint...
by erynwalker
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photos of APEC in Beijing
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Re: Photos of APEC in Beijing

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A foreign couple walk past the APEC logo at Changan Avenue on Oct 28
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Foreign visitors pose for a group photograph in front of the APEC logo in Olympic Park.
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An employee of China National Convention Center, which will also serve as the information center for the APEC conference, arranges dishes in the center's dining hall on Nov 4.
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Security volunteers, whose job would be to maintain social order during APEC conference, started working early this week
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Odd and even licence plate rule is introduced to keep the air clean. On Nov 3, only odd license plate numbers are seen on the Siyuan overpass
by erynwalker
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Photos of APEC in Beijing
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Photos of APEC in Beijing

Beijing is hosting the 2014 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference from Nov 5 to 12, with the most important meeting scheduled for Nov 10 to 11 near Yanqi Lake in Huairou district. Beijing authorities have mobilized all human and material resources to ensure APEC participants enjoy their stay ...
by erynwalker
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Young artists
Replies: 0
Views: 224

Young artists

Ivy Art, a project to promote young talent, held its first show on Sept 13 for Chinese fine art graduates. The show, which runs until Oct 3, features about 100 artworks from 88 artists, covering Chinese paintings, oil paintings, woodblocks, sculptures, installations and new media. The show reflects ...
by erynwalker
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beijing to change flat rate subway fares
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: Beijing to change flat rate subway fares

Beijing to hold hearing on fare change plans Beijing is to hold a hearing on its plans to charge fares for public transport according to the distance traveled, the Beijing Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday. Details of the hearing will be released 15 days in advance. Currently, ticke...
by erynwalker
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Survey: Taxi fares lowest in Beijing, and highest in Tokyo
Replies: 0
Views: 195

Survey: Taxi fares lowest in Beijing, and highest in Tokyo

Passengers in Tokyo are paying the most expensive taxi fares in the world, while Beijing offers the cheapest among international cities, according to a survey that taxi web portal rechner.de conducted for Germany Economic Weekly, according to the Global Times. In Tokyo, a 10 kilometer taxi ride can ...
by erynwalker
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beijing to change flat rate subway fares
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Beijing to change flat rate subway fares

BEIJING - Beijing will end an era of flat rate subway fares as authorities discuss plans to implement a metered option for public transportation. The Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission has released a basic outline which says in the future ticket fares will be based on distance or st...
by erynwalker
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 96 percent of Beijing’s parks to open free on Oct 1
Replies: 0
Views: 198

96 percent of Beijing’s parks to open free on Oct 1

To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, 373 parks in the capital will open free to citizens on Oct 1, according to the Beijing News. The free admission covers 96 percent of Beijing's total parks, including some of the most popular ones, such as Beijing Botanical Garden, ...
by erynwalker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10 beloved films about teachers
Replies: 9
Views: 892

Re: 10 beloved films about teachers

10. Rosso come il cielo ("Red like the sky") How can a blind child become Europe's best sound editor? Miguel was born in Tuscany and loved films from childhood. In a horrible accident, heaven took the light from his eyes and pushed him into the world of darkness, forever. Under a new law, ...

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