Beijing
Beijing, sometimes romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The population as of 2013 was 20,150,000. The city proper is...
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The Face Behind A Thousand Masks: Peking Opera Facial Artist
There are more than a thousand forms of makeup used in Peking Opera, and this artist has been honing his skills for his entire life.
Beijing Has fallen: China's Capital Sinking By 11cm A year, Satellite Study Warns
Pumping of groundwater blamed for causing soil to collapse as development roars ahead above, with railways among infrastructure at risk, say scientists
Why Beijing (and 45 other cities in China) are sinking
Beijing sinking 11 cm: Major Chinese cities are sinking. What lessons do the world's other sinking cities have for China?
China Issues First-Ever Red Alert On Air Pollution
The air pollution in China, especially in big cities such as Beijing, has become dangerously high. Dangerous air pollution levels have led China to issue its first "red alert" for smog in the capital ...
Beijing Air Pollution Reaches Extremely Hazardous Levels
City authorities issued a rare orange alert, the second highest of four danger levels. City authorities issued a rare orange alert, the second highest of four danger levels. Schools suspended outdoor ...
Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge to Be Retrofitted within 43 Hours
The refurbishment of Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge, or Sanyuanqiao started at 11p.m. on Nov. 13, 2015. The whole reconstruction process completed within 43 hours. Over 1300 tons of new surfacing for the b...
Man Sues Chinese Actress For Her Intense Stare Through His TV
Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to a new concern over frivolous claims, such as one in which a man says actress Zhao Wei stared at him too intensely through his TV set. The r...
Beijing Public Smoking Ban Begins
Public smoking in China's capital, Beijing, is now banned after the introduction of a new law. China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from smoking-related illnesses eve...
Beijing From Above, and The Story of How I Was Detained by the Police for flying my DJI Quadcopter
I wrote a full story about this video and getting detailed by the Chinese police! Check http://www.stuckincustoms.com/2014/06/19/dji-quadcopter-china-detenti...
Beijing - Documentary
Entry to the Imperial City of Beijing is through the Gates of Heavenly Peace and suddenly the largest square in the world becomes a contemporary symbol of th...
History of Beijing
The city of Beijing has a long and rich history that dates back over 3,000 years. Prior to the unification of China by the First Emperor in 221 BC, Beijing had been for centuries the capital of the an...
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Geography of Beijing
Beijing is located in northeastern China at the northern tip of the North China Plain, near the meeting point of the Xishan and Yanshan mountain ranges. The city itself lies on flat land (elevation 2...
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Neighbourhoods of Beijing
Beijing has multiple neighborhoods, many of which are very new. The following describes two types of neighborhoods that may exist in Beijing.
Reza Hasmath, author of A Comparative Study of Minorit...
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen ...
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Beijing city fortifications
The Beijing city wall was a series of fortifications built between the early 1400s and 1553. The Inner city wall was 24 km long and 15 meters high, with a thickness of 20 metres at ground level a...
Beijing city fortifications - Wikipedia
Imperial City, Beijing
The Imperial City (Chinese: 北京皇城; pinyin: Běijīng Huángchéng; Manchu: Dorgi hoton, literally "the inner city") is a section of the city of Beijing in the Ming and Qing dynasties, with the Forb...
Imperial City, Beijing - Wikipedia
Forbidden City
116°23′26″E / 39.91472°N 116.39056°E / 39.91472; 116.39056The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty. It is locate...
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Old Summer Palace
The Old Summer Palace, known in Chinese as 圆明园 Yuánmíngyuán (the Gardens of Perfect Brightness), and originally called the Imperial Gardens, was a complex of palaces and gardens in Beijing. It is loca...
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Visitor attractions in Beijing
There are many landmarks in Beijing. The best-known ones include the Badaling stretch of the Great Wall of China, the Temple of Heaven, the Tian'anmen and the Forbidden City, a number of temples, huto...