BEIJING — Every kindergarten in Beijing will be staffed with an educational inspector to oversight their operation, local authority said on Sunday night.
The move came after allegations of child abuse at a Chaoyang District kindergarten under the New York-listed RYB Education stirred nationwide outrage. Continue reading “Beijing’s kindergartens to have permanent inspectors” »
Beijing issued a blue alert for heavy air pollution, forecasting smog from late Monday.
The alert, effective from 3:30 p.m., is forecast to last one day, according to a statement by the city’s air pollution emergency response office.
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Beijing police have detained 18 people in relation to the fire in an apartment that killed 19 people on Saturday.
A fire broke out at a three-story apartment at Xinjian Village of Daxing District, Beijing, on Nov. 18, 2017.
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A fire broke out on Saturday night at a three-story apartment at Xinjian Village, Daxing District in the southern suburb. A total of 19 people died. Eight people were sent to hospital, and seven of them have been out of danger.
Continue reading “Beijing orders city-wide investigation after deadly fire” »
Beijing will allocate 1,000 hectares of collectively-owned rural land for construction of public rental housing in the next five years, local authorities said Thursday.
Long-term rental will be encouraged with a single tenancy term no longer than ten years, according to the city’s urban planning, land and resources commission and housing and urban-rural development commission.
Officials with the urban planning, land and resources commission said that from 2017 to 2021, about 200 hectares of land would be opened up for construction each year. Continue reading “Beijing to build rental houses on 1,000 hectares rural land” »
Two female nurses in Beijing happen to be charged with locking up share bikes and arrested for 5 days, reports k618.cn.
The nurses were seen unlocking the bikes by police officials in the finish of the shift. The 2 women accepted to locking the bikes.
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An international exhibition about the sexual crimes during the Second World War is now underway in Beijing.
Organizers and artists say they want to use art to reflect on that matter. Continue reading “Beijing Exhibition Reflects on War-time Sexual Crime” »
The International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Comission, chaired by Russian IOC member Alexander Zhukov (right), inspect the layout of proposed Alpine skiing venues at Northwest Beijing’s Yanqing county on Wednesday.
Beijing announced on Wednesday that all key infrastructures in the metropolis and surrounding areas are in place to meet the transportation, accommodation and tourism demands of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Continue reading “Beijing makes its case for 2022 Olympic Games” »
The density of PM2.5 in Beijing stood at 89.5 micrograms per cubic meter on average in 2014, dropping by four percent compared with 2013, said the municipal environmental protection bureau. Continue reading “Beijing Had 45 Heavily Polluted Days in 2014: Authority” »
High-speed trains which connect Beijing and southwest China’s Chengdu, Chongqing are to start running on the New Year’s Day.
According to the Beijing Times, two pairs of high-speed trains with service numbers beginning with “G” are expected to slash the travel time (around 30 hours on the slow train) by more than half, with a journey to Chengdu taking 15 hours and one to Chongqing taking 12.5 hours. Continue reading “Bullet Trains Linking Beijing and SW China to Run” »