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Unauthorized Information by Self Media Takes up the Industry

On February 18, Wuchang Police in Wuhan, Hubei province post a piece of information through its official account on Sina Weibo about a murder. The post said that at noon of February 18, 22 years old man surnamed Hu killed a man surnamed Yao...


Klezmer Band Di Gasn Trio Comes to DDC

Di Gasn Trio is an Israeli band with strong musical influences from Balkan folk and Klezmer, the musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews in Eastern Europe. Klezmer developed as a style of dance tunes and instrumental pieces for weddings and other celebrations. Di Gasn...


National Level 1, 2 Vehicles Banned on Workdays

Vehicles marked with the national classification of Level 1 or Level 2 will be prohibited from driving inside Beijing’s Fifth Ring Road from February 15. Local emissions account for 64 percent to 72 percent of Beijing’s PM 2.5 pollutants. Of that, vehicular exhaust accounts...


City Publishes Regulation on Waste Sorting

The Beijing Municipal Commission of City Management has announced two recycling systems for household and recyclable waste. Residents currently deal with recyclable waste, such as newspapers and plastic bottles, by selling them to recycling stations. General waste ends up in the community trash. In...


Terracotta Army Museum May Sue Counterfeit

Administrators of the Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum in Xi’an, Shaanxi province released a letter stating the terracotta army unveiled in Five Thousand Fair Park, Anqing, Anhui province is an unauthorized copy and threatening the park with legal action. The new army features thousands...


City to Grant Permission for 51,000 New-Energy Cars

More than 40,000 people have applied to buy new energy cars in Beijing, according to records released by the Car Purchase Management Office on February 9. Beijing said it will release openings for 51,000 new energy cars in the car index due this April....


Middle School Students Sell Creative Works at Temple Fair

Changdian’s Spring Festival temple fair is known for its crowds of vendors selling regional foods. It’s not the shopping atmosphere in which one would expect to find the creative products of Beijing No. 35 Middle School International Department. Chu Yuchen, head of the Academic...


Pixel Echo’s Artists Come to Yue Space

Pixel Echo is presenting its collection of artists working in the fields of new media, decoration, experimental music and classical cello on February 18 at Yue Space. Featured artists include founder Hong Qile, who is releasing his debut album Pixel³, visual design artist Bi...


New Rules for Parking Public Bikes

The Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport announced new rules for the parking of public bicycles on January 20. Companies providing public bicycles were asked to provide their usage data to aid in the formulation of the new rules. The Parking Control Center of Beijing...


Beijing Returns to Firework-Free Holiday Celebration

Fireworks are a Chinese Spring Festival tradition used to welcome the gods who will bring wealth, luck and happiness in the new year. But worsening air pollution has forced many cities to clamp down on the celebration. In preparation for the festival, Beijing’s municipal...