Category Archives: Local

Beijing Equips Busy Areas with First Aid Facilities

In last June, Jin Bo, the associate editor of Tianya.cn, fainted and lost consciousness in subway line 6 because of overwork. Though a passenger who was a doctor took first-aid measures, Jin still didn’t wake up and lost his life. The accidents raised up...


Students Buy Patents for Advanced Admission

College Entrance Exams, generally known as gaokao, is one of the most important events for Chinese students. Apart from getting excellent scores to stand out, students also have easier accesses to be admitted by top tier universities before gaokao. One of them is having...


Beijing Uses New Energy on Public Transport

On February 25, No.44 buses were replaced by new energy double-decker buses. Gradually, Beijing will replace the current public transport with new energy buses. Over 50 percent new energy buses have lower deck to provide easier access for disabled people. All buses will be...


Lotte Fined for Price Fraud During Promotion

Korean chain supermarket Lotte Mart recently was fined 500,000 yuan for “fake promotion.” Eight were found price fraud during its recent promotion after investigation. According to the price investigation held by Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform, Lotte market near Jiuxianqiao, Chaoyang, had...


ETC Account Stolen at Toll Gate

A man surnamed Gu recently found that his ETC account was stolen right in front of his eyes at the toll gate. On February 13, Gu was at the ETC toll gate of Jingkai Expressway. Gu said that in front of him was a...


Public Electronic Bicycles Illegal and Stopped

Mobike and Ofo public bicycles can be seen almost everywhere in the city. Recently, a group of public electric bicycles appeared for rental trial. The transportation department of Beijing recently announced after investigation that the trail campaign for the rental of public electric bicycles...


Early Ed Adds Studies in Chinese Traditional Medicine

Beijing is introducing Chinese traditional medicine culture to elementary and middle schools. From next semester, a new official textbook on related topics is being put into use. Teachers who are assigned to teach the course will be selected and trained in Chinese traditional medicine....


University Opens Major in Digital Entertainment

The 2017 College Entrance Exams for art students are underway, and this year’s college-bound students have a new option. In addition to the Beijing Film Academy and Central Academy of Drama, Beijing’s top two art colleges, Communication University of China is offering a degree...


Chaoyang Police Publish App for Residents

The Beijing Chaoyang Qunzhong, known for assisting district police in several celebrity drug busts, recently released its official app. The Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau Chaoyang Bureau confirmed the app was developed by Chaoyang police and NetPosa on February 13. Chaoyang police said that...


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...