What is Beijing known for?

promoting religious

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

career combining

. - 2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China First Round - Career Combining Fu Haifeng's impressive power with his regular partner Cai Yun's impressive speed, Cai and Fu have been one of the world's leading men's doubles teams since 2004. They have won numerous top tier events on the world circuit including the venerable All England Open Championships (All England Open Badminton Championships) in 2005 and 2009 and the BWF World Championships (IBF World Championships) in 2006

the 2004 (2004 Olympic Games) and 2008 Olympic Games. They were eliminated in the quarterfinals in 2004 (Badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics), and in 2008 (Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics) in Beijing were silver medalists, losing a close final to Indonesia's Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan. Career Combining Cai Yun's impressive speed with his regular partner Fu Haifeng's impressive power, Cai and Fu have been one of the world's leading men's doubles teams

arts tradition

in Beijing. This time a more systematic and all-around curriculum was discreetly put forward, consisted of courses of fine arts, theory, history, science, and professional practice. This has become a reference for any other school of architecture later developed in China. This improvement also reflected the change of architectural style from the Beaux-Arts (Beaux-Arts architecture) tradition tot the modernist Bauhaus style since the 1920s. DATE OF DEATH 9 January 1972 PLACE OF DEATH Beijing, People's Republic of China founded 1986 headquarters Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) key_people '''China United Airlines Co. (Company), Ltd. (Private company limited by shares)''' is an airline based in Beijing, People's Republic of China, operating scheduled flights and charter services in co-operation with local enterprises out of Beijing Nanyuan Airport, making it the only commercial airline using this airport. Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

singles events

kind of impact on the professional circuit as Chang (who went on to win the French Open and reach the World No. 2 singles ranking). Ho enjoyed some success in satellite tournaments, but did not win any top-level singles events on the tour. He did, however, win four tour doubles titles (Beijing in 1994, and Beijing, Hong Kong and Indian Wells (Indian Wells Masters) in 1995). People's Republic of China Wall Street Institute has 47 centers in the People's Republic of China in Beijing (13), Shanghai (11), Shenzhen (7), Guangzhou (8), Tianjin (5), Qingdao (2), and Hangzhou (2). Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

extensive history

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academic military

. 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

significant scale

cycle lanes, may have brought about a revival in bicycle-speed two-wheeled transport. It is possible to cycle to most parts of the city. Because of the growing traffic congestion, the authorities have indicated more than once that they wish to encourage cycling, but it is not clear whether there is sufficient will to translate that into action on a significant scale.

called number

of Ku-fu falling prey to a strange plague (one that has apparently learned how to count ). One of the villagers, Lu Yu (usually called Number Ten Ox), is sent to Peking (Beijing) to seek a sage who can discover the nature of the plague and its cure. He

successful international

) is the longest canal or artificial river in the world. Hutchinson's Encyclopedia, Encarta. Archived 2009-10-31. Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 CE). By the year 600, there were major build ups of silt on the bottom of the Hong Gou canal, obstructing river barges whose drafts were too deep for its waters. The chief engineer of the Sui Dynasty, Yuwen Kai, advised the dredging of a new canal that would run parallel to the existing canal, diverging from it at Chenliu (Yanzhou). Needham, Volume 4, Part 3, 307. The new canal was to pass not Xuzhou but Suzhou, to avoid connecting with the Si River, and instead make a direct connection with the Huai River just west of Lake Hongze. With the recorded labor of five million men and women under the supervision of Ma Shumou, the first major section of the Grand Canal was completed in the year 605—called the Bian Qu. Needham, Volume 4, Part 3, 308. The Grand Canal was fully completed under the second Sui emperor, from the years 604 to 609, Ebrey, ''Cambridge Illustrated History of China'', 114: « … the Grand Canal, dug between 605 and 609 by means of enormous levies of conscripted labour. » first by linking Luoyang to the Yangzhou (and the Yangzi valley), then expanding it to Hangzhou (south), and to Beijing (north). Ebrey, ''Cambridge Illustrated History of China'', p115 This allowed the southern area to provide grain to the northern province, particularly to troops stationed there. Running alongside and parallel to the canal was an imperial roadway

rich cultural and Olympic heritage were emphasized as well as the city's experience in hosting successful international sporting events, such as the 1998 FIFA World Cup and the 2003 World Championships in Athletics. All of these items placed Paris in a very strong position. thumb right American Sarsaparilla (Image:Smilax_aristolochiifolia_-_Köhler–s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-130.jpg) (''S. aristolochiifolia (Smilax aristolochiifolia)'') from

social commitment

in Chinese (Chinese language) as '''Qinghua''', is a university in Beijing, China. The school is one of the nine universities of the C9 League. It was established in 1911 under the name "Tsinghua Xuetang" or "Tsinghua College" and was renamed the "Tsinghua School" one year later. The university section was founded in 1925 and the name "National Tsinghua University" was adopted in 1928. With a motto of ''Self-Discipline and Social Commitment'', Tsinghua


'''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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