What is Beijing known for?

red hits

: news stories 2009 09 25 2696441.htm work ABC News publisher Australian Broadcasting Corporation title Big red hits NZ as dust storm crosses Tasman * '''''2010:''''' 2010 China drought and dust storms: A sandstorm that started in Mongolia blasted Beijing on March 20, and covered large areas of China in the following days. Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

life young

;, was "La Cucaracha", right down to the line about marijuana (cannabis (drug)). Early life Young was born in Oxford in 1941, the first son of Sir George Peregrine "Gerry" Young, 5th Baronet, and Elizabeth Knatchbull-Hugessen. His father was a diplomat who met Elizabeth while serving in Beijing (where her father, Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen (Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen), was the British Ambassador). They married in 1939. On the death of his father in 1960

population water

availability, causing floods and droughts, are a major problem. Industrial pollution affects numerous rivers. Furthermore, natural contamination of groundwater with arsenic and fluoride affects the drinking water supply of about 4% of the population. Water resources management is fragmented among various agencies and levels of government. * The Liaohe River, Huaihe River, Yellow River were "moderately polluted" (other translation speak of "had poor water quality"

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

high winning

won the country's first medal, a silver in weightlifting at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. Li ended 2008 on a high, winning gold in the women's team event with Feng and Wang at the ITTF Pro Tour ERKE German Open in Berlin in November, and in the doubles with Sun Beibei at the ITTF Volkswagen Pro Tour Grand Finals in Macau in December 2008. Early years Li Jiawei, the only daughter of a government official and a housewife, Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京


Palace Museum accessdate 2008-06-04 publisher BBC The National Palace Museum in Taipei now boasts a truly international collection while housing one of the world's largest collections


OF DEATH 1996 August 15, 2005 (Monday) * Many countries celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Victory in the Pacific (Victory over Japan Day) and the end of World War II. Beijing holds an arts performance gala. In Japan, in a large-scale ceremony led by the Emperor Akihito, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi apologizes for people's suffering Japan caused during World War II. The ceremony was met with scattered protests. (Xinhua) (BBC China) * The Parliament (National Assembly of Iraq) of Iraq grants an extension to the nation's leaders to draw up a new Constitution (Proposed Iraqi constitution). (MSNBC) '''Daniel Boulud''' (born March 25, 1955 in Saint-Pierre de Chandieu (Lyon), France) is a French (French cuisine) chef and restaurateur with restaurants in New York City, Palm Beach (Palm Beach, Florida), Miami, Montreal, Beijing, and Singapore. He is best known for Daniel, his eponymous, Michelin 3-star (Michelin-star) restaurant in New York City. From 2003 onwards, the band has played countless shows in many countries, and has also played in Beijing, recording '''Meet in Beijing'''. '''B.T.R.''' has also visited Vietnam where a recorded show of the band has been watched by over 50 million Vietnamese (Vietnamese people) people. '''Central University of Finance and Economics''' (CUFE; Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

species amp

''Köhler's Medicinal Plants'' An extract from the roots of some species – most significantly Jamaican Sarsaparilla (''S. regelii'') – is used to make the sarsaparilla drink and other root beers, as well as herbal drinks like the popular Baba Roots from Jamaica. The roots may also be used in soups or stews. The young shoots can be eaten raw or cooked and are said to taste like asparagus, and the berries can be eaten both raw and cooked. '' Fúlíng jiābǐng

home describing

Kingsley wrote home, describing Japan, Shaghi, Pekin (Beijing), Foo Chow, Calcutta, Singapore, Madras, Benares, Lucknow, and Bareilly. After a detour to the Holy Land, he planned to visit Methodist missions in Bulgaria, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, and to attend conferences in Switzerland, Ireland and England. The group with whom he visited the Holy Land included Frances Willard (Frances Willard (suffragist)). He

related art

for westerners” with over thirty printings. The related art of saikei was presented to English-speaking audiences in 1963 in Kawamoto and Kurihara's ''Bonsai-Saikei''. This book described tray landscapes made with younger material than was traditionally


'''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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