What is Beijing known for?

open singles

National Stadium , Beijing, China align center 80,000 thumb right 250px Verdasco at the 2011 Australian Open (File:Fernando Verdasco at the 2011 Australian Open1.jpg) He next played at the 2010 PTT Thailand Open (2010 PTT Thailand OpenSingles), losing to Benjamin Becker 4–6, 4–6 in the second round after receiving a first-round bye. He then traveled to China for the 2010 China Open (2010 China Open (tennis)) in Beijing, losing 2–6, 5–7 to Philipp Kohlschreiber


and 2008 could be heard commentating on the French Open (when in both years he covered the Men's Singles Final), the Wimbledon Championships before covering the hockey and beach volleyball at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. That same year, he also reprised his role as the voice of the Boat Race by leading the commentary team on the radio station LBC, renewing it in 2009 - the last year that LBC has the radio rights to the contest. He has also appeared as a guest panellist on the long-running BBC game show, ''Call My Bluff (Call My Bluff (UK game show))''. rowspan 2 Olympic Games (Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics) rowspan 2 Beijing, China 5th During the invasion of the Eight-Nation Alliance in 1900, the Qing imperial court fled from the Forbidden City to Xi'an. Empress Dowager Cixi ordered Consort Zhen to be taken out of the prison and brought in front of her. Cixi said: "I originally planned to bring you along with us. But you are young and pretty, and are likely to be raped by the foreign soldiers on the way. I trust you know what you should do." Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

previous site

of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the capital of China. It stands on the previous site of the Gate of China (Gate of China, Beijing), the southern (main) gate of the Imperial City (Imperial City, Beijing) during the Ming (Ming Dynasty) and Qing (Qing Dynasty) dynasties. '''Sui Jianguo''' (隋建國, or Sui JianGuo), professor and ex-chairman of the Department of Sculpture in Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, is a contemporary Chinese (People's Republic of China) artist. Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

success team

http: world news 20090211-OYT1T00976.htm publisher Yomiuri Shimbun date 2008-02-12 accessdate 2008-02-12 title 1970,South Korea refused forced displacement of Korean residents in Japan who perpetrated a crime Team from China (People's Republic of China) & Japan * Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) style "background:#ccffcc" Success Team from China & Japan & South Korea '''*''' Beijing, People's Republic

development emphasis

considered paramount for meeting China's modernization goals. The reorientation of educational priorities paralleled Deng Xiaoping's strategy for economic development. Emphasis also was placed on the further training of the already-educated elite, who would carry on the modernization program in the coming decades. Renewed emphasis on modern science and technology, coupled with the recognition of the relative scientific superiority of the West, led to the adoption, beginning in 1976, of an outward-looking policy that encouraged learning and borrowing from abroad for advanced training in a wide range of scientific fields. Children usually entered primary school at seven years of age for six days a week, which after regulatory changes in 1995 and 1997 were changed to five and a half and five days, respectively. The two-semester school year consisted of 9.5 months, and began on September 1 and March 1, with a summer vacation in July and August and a winter vacation in January and February. Urban primary schools typically divided the school week into twenty-four to twenty-seven classes of forty-five minutes each, but in the rural areas, the norm was half-day schooling, more flexible schedules, and itinerant teachers. Most primary schools had a five-year course, except in such cities as Beijing and Shanghai, and later other major cities, which had reintroduced six-year primary schools and accepted children at six and one-half years rather than seven. Background The movie is based on a novel published anonymously on the Internet in 1998. The filming itself took place in Beijing, without government permission. Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

solo art

art to Western audiences. In 2004, Tim Yip was the art and costume director for the Beijing handover performance at the Olympic Games closing ceremony in Athens. In recent years, he has held various solo art exhibitions in New York, Beijing and Shanghai, and in 2005 he was invited by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to participate in the China Red exhibition. The Beijing Today Art Museum organized his solo art exhibition Illusions of Silence in late 2007. Tim has several publications including Lost in Time, Flower of the Wind, Floating, Circulation, Rouge: L’art de Tim Yip (published in both French and English), Illusions of Silence and Passage. - Beijing (as ''Ji, Yanjing, Dadu, Zhongdu, Beiping'') Yan (Yan (state)) Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

famous talent

;Out of Africa and into China, emigres struggle. Reuters. August 20, 2009. In November 2009, British newspaper ''The Guardian'' reported that Lou Jing, of mixed Chinese and African parentage, had emerged as the most famous talent show contestant in China and has become the subject of intense debate because of her skin colour.

wide good

in the Dingdongling ( ) (literally: the "Tomb east of the Dingling tomb in the Vale of Putuo"). The Dingling tomb

television publishing

A Pictorial Biography of Faye Wong language Chinese publisher China Radio & Television Publishing House isbn 978-7-5043-4429-8 url http: nzt ent 1103162882_wangfeihuazhuan index.shtml accessdate 1 April 2011 group fn name "givenname" She also has an elder brother named Wang Yi (王弋).

games summer

, is another pull factor for South Korean migration to China. Summer Olympic Games (2008 Summer Olympic Games) (1) Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) 2004 Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) - On 21 July 2008 Deakes announced that he would withdraw from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, with a hamstring tendon injury that required surgery to repair. After his 2005 World Championships


'''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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