Category Archives: Local

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...


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...


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...


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...