Category Archives: Local


Magnetic Tickets Replaces Paper Train Ticket in Beijing Railway System

Passengers recently found that in railway station, the pink soft train tickets which have been used for more than 20 years disappeared. Passengers only receive blue magnetic tickets. Beijing Railway Bureau confirmed that the city is replacing all the soft pink paper tickets with...


Pray Wizards for Gaokao Charge Over Thousand Yuan

June 7 and 8 are the dates for national college entrance exams (gaokao) every year. Shop owners seize the chance to sell everything related to gaokao with higher prices because parents and students would like to pay for everything to pray for gaokao’s score...


Juveniles Protection Hot Line 96156 Opened

On June 1, the project to protect juveniles co-held by Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau, Higher People’s Court of Beijing Municipality, Beijing Municipal Education Commission, Beijing Public Security Bureau and other departments, was officially carried out. 96156 hotline that deals with juvenile emergencies was also...


Community Hospitals Allow Payment After Treatment

In order to improve the patient experience of going to the hospitals, many community health care centers in Beijing started to allow patients to pay after receiving treatment. A 63 year-old woman surnamed Liu who live near Changying, Chaoyang district, told Beijing Youth Daily...


Restaurants Advocate “Empty Plate” Action

Saving has always been the virtue in Chinese traditions. With the development of the living standard in China, waste of food has appeared in many cities. In order to advocate the “Empty Plate” action issued by the Beijing Municipal government, many restaurants promotes take-away,...


Parks Encounter Difficulties in Controling Smoking

May 31 is the World No-smoking Day. The regulations on smoking control has been carried out since June 1 in 2015, eleven big parks have banned smoking in the public except Taoranting park, Purple Bamboo Park, Beijing Zoo and Yuyuantan Park. Now it has...


Garbage Sorters Appear in Xicheng District

By the end of 2017, garbage sorting will be available in 99 communities near Xinjiekou, Xicheng district. According to Beijing Youth Daily, all the communities are assigned with garbage sorters who not only promote garbage sorting, but also instruct people to sort out the...


Wholesale Markets Cleared Out Unqualified Snacks

Chinese People who were born in the 1980s and 1990s were familiar with cheap snacks sold in the street venders. Such snacks were often sold at 0.5 yuan and there were no production date, expiration date and other information on the package. Such snacks...


Family Tree Makers Do Research to Start Business

Recently there has been a trend of make family trees. Some online and physical stores sprang up to provide family tree service. Service providers are often senior people who are willing to spend money and time on searching for information about the history and...