What is Beijing known for?

early recordings

-cost cover albums (cover songs) from 1985 to 1987 while still in high school, all in the form of cassettes (compact cassette), mostly consisting of songs by her personal idol, Taiwan's Teresa Teng. For the last of these early recordings, the producer Wei Yuanqiang chose the title ''Wong Fei Collection'', intending to show that he recognized a distinctive talent in the teenager.

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, Jiangsu Xinyi and heads south, passing through Huai'an, Yancheng, Taizhou (Taizhou, Jiangsu), Hai'an, Jiangyin and Yixin (Yixin, Jiangsu). Lianyungang is the terminus of the Longhai Railway. Hsu now manages the platforms and devices center of Microsoft Research Asia, in Beijing. He has stated the view that brute-force computation has eclipsed humans in chess, and it could soon do the same in the ancient Asian game of Go (go (game)).

record performances

for the World-Training-Center CMC of the Union Cycliste Internationale in Aigle, Switzerland, a 200-meter wooden indoor track. Schuermann also designed the "Viking Ship" (Vikingskipet Olympic Arena), the speed skating venue for the 1994 Winter Olympics, which can also be used as a velodrome, and has seen record performances in both sports. In 1953 Rao was transferred to Beijing and got promotion as Minister of Organization Department of CPC, which was in charge of senior

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, Promoting Religious Freedom publisher date 2005-11-19 accessdate 2012-02-29 and the Kuanjie Protestant Church in 2008.

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coaching excellence

: Presenting the World accessdate 2007-02-27 author Hu, Brian date 2005-02-17 publisher UCLA Asia Institute Additionally, it was the first of his films to take place outside of his home province of Shanxi. He received the Arjuna award for best performance in yachting for the year 1993, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award jointly with P. K. Garg for ''overall'' best performance in sports for the year 1994–95 and the Dronacharya Award for "Coaching

excellence in Yachting" for the year 2002. Together with Garg, he won the bronze medal in the enterprise class at the 1990 and 1994 Asian Games held at Beijing and Hiroshima respectively. They were also the world champions in the same class in 1993. Captain '''Pushpendra Kumar Garg''' (born 22 November 1963) is an Indian sportsperson in yachting.

strict legal

. The Yellow River and the Grand Canal (China) run through it. thumb left 145px An exotic giraffe (Image:ShenDuGiraffePainting.jpg) brought from Bengal in the twelfth year of Yongle (AD 1414) (1414). The Hongwu Emperor allowed foreign envoys to visit the capitals at Nanjing and Beijing, but enacted strict legal prohibitions of private maritime trade by Chinese merchants wishing to travel abroad. After the death of Timur, who intended to invade China, the relations between the Yongle Emperor's China and Shakhrukh (Shah Rukh (Timurid dynasty))'s state in Persia and Transoxania state considerably improved. Both the Chinese envoy to Samarkand and Herat, Chen Cheng (Chen Cheng (Ming Dynasty)), and his opposite party, Ghiyāth al-dīn Naqqāsh left detailed accounts of their visits to each other's country. The first Jesuit missionaries to visit China (Jesuit China missions) did so during the Ming Dynasty. The most prominent one was the Italian (Macerata) Jesuit Matteo Ricci (1552–1610). Matteo is famous in China and the West for many reasons. He was the first to translate the Chinese classic texts into a Western language (Latin), and the first to translate the name of the most prominent Chinese philosopher (Chinese philosophy) Kong Fuzi as Confucius. Along with another Jesuit father, he was the first European to enter the Forbidden City of Beijing, during the reign of the Wanli Emperor. Matteo Ricci and his baptized Chinese colleague, the mathematician (Chinese mathematics), astronomer (Chinese astronomy), and agronomist (agronomy) Xu Guangqi (1562–1633), were the first to translate the ancient Greek mathematical (Greek mathematics) treatise of ''Euclid's Elements'' into Chinese. thumb upright The former residence of Envoy (title) Envoy (File:Schneider mansion.jpg) Wu Tingfang and the Office of the Qing (Qing Dynasty) Legation to the United States, in the Dupont Circle (Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.) neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Representing Dutch and Dutch East India Company interests, Isaac Titsingh traveled to Beijing in 1794-96 for celebrations of the sixtieth anniversary of the Qianlong Emperor's reign. Duyvendak, J.J.L. (1937). 'The Last Dutch Embassy to the Chinese Court (1794-1795).' ''T'oung Pao'' 33:1-137. The Titsingh delegation also included the Dutch-American Andreas Everardus van Braam Houckgeest, van Braam Houckgeest, A.E. (1797). ''Voyage de l'ambassade de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales hollandaises vers l'empereur de la Chine, dans les années 1794 et 1795'' Philadelphia; _____. (1798). ''An authentic account of the embassy of the Dutch East-India Company, to the court of the emperor of China, in the years 1794 and 1795.'' London. whose detailed description of this embassy to the Chinese court was soon after published in the U.S. and Europe. Titsingh's French translator, Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de Guignes published his own account of the Titsingh mission in 1808. ''Voyage a Pékin, Manille et l'Ile de France'' provided an alternate perspective and a useful counterpoint to other reports which were then circulating. Titsingh himself died before he could publish his version of events. 1990s As the mid-1990s approached, slow but steady improvement in relations with China was visible. Top-level dialogue continued with the December 1991 visit of PRC premier Li Peng to India and the May 1992 visit to China of Indian president (president of India) R. Venkataraman. Six rounds of talks of the Indian-Chinese Joint Working Group on the Border Issue were held between December 1988 and June 1993. Progress was also made in reducing tensions on the border via confidence-building measures, including mutual troop reductions, regular meetings of local military commanders, and advance notification of military exercises. Border trade resumed in July 1992 after a hiatus of more than thirty years, consulates reopened in Bombay (Mumbai) and Shanghai in December 1992, and, in June 1993, the two sides agreed to open an additional border trading post. During Sharad Pawar's July 1992 visit to Beijing, the first ever by an Indian minister of defence, the two defense establishments agreed to develop academic, military, scientific, and technological exchanges and to schedule an Indian port call by a Chinese naval (People's Liberation Army Navy) vessel. Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

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shareholders", and it operates from Beijing, China. Even though this company is producing pianos under the "Heintzman" name, and their web site provides both a history of original Heintzman & Co. and a detailed listing of original Heintzman piano serial numbers, the new company is not connected to the original Heintzman & Co. The new company claims to follow the Heintzman legacy (of quality), and their web site shows their current quality details. Their web site also

dramatic story

&ct result&resnum 2&ved 0CC8Q6AEwAQ#v onepage&q prince%20tuan%20replaced%20as%20president&f false title The boxer rebellion: the dramatic story of China's war on foreigners that shook the world in the summer of 1900 author Diana Preston year 2000 publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA location page 70 isbn 0802713610 pages accessdate 2010-06-28

academic humor

opined that: "For an English NPOV encyclopedia, I think the term "Hebrew Bible" is completely adequate for the Tanakh Torah Miqra. I find this discussion unnecessarily polemical and political. Numerous Christian and Jewish academics use "Hebrew Bible" as the best (yet) effort at a neutral terminology, moving away from Old Testament. Sure, I wouldn't use this term among Jews (except w my wry academic humor) but Wikipedia is for a general English-speaking audience


'''Beijing''', sometimes romanized (Romanization of Chinese) as '''Peking''', Loaned earlier via French '''Pékin'''. is the capital of the People's Republic of China (China) and one of the most populous cities in the world (List of metropolitan areas by population). The population as of 2013 was 21,150,000. The city proper is the 3rd largest in the world. . Retrieved 21 April 2009. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province (Hebei) with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality (Tianjin) to the southeast. accessdate 9 February 2008

Beijing is the second largest Chinese city by urban population (List of cities in the People's Republic of China by urban population) after Shanghai and is the nation's political (Politics of the People's Republic of China), cultural (Chinese culture), and educational center (List of universities and colleges in Beijing). title Beijing url http: topic Beijing.aspx encyclopedia The Columbia Encyclopedia edition 6th year 2008 It is home to the headquarters of most of China's largest state-owned companies (List of the largest companies of China), and is a major hub (transport in Beijing) for the national highway (China National Highways of Beijing), expressway (Expressways of Beijing), railway (Rail transport in the People's Republic of China#Current network), and high-speed rail (High-speed rail in China) networks. The Beijing Capital International Airport is the second busiest in the world by passenger traffic (World's busiest airports by passenger traffic).

The city's history (history of Beijing) dates back three millennia (millennium). As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China (Historical capitals of China), Beijing has been the political center of the country for much of the past eight centuries. Beijing has seven (List of World Heritage Sites in China) UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Zhoukoudian, Great Wall, and the Grand Canal (Grand Canal (China)). (Chinese) 走进北京七大世界文化遗产--千龙网 2014-08-18

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