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industry school

; It carries out teaching and research across a range of the social (social sciences) and management sciences, with a particular focus on courses on trade unionism, labour law, industrial relations, economic management and public administration. '''Beijing Technology and Business University''' (北京工商大学), BTBU, is a public comprehensive university in Beijing, China (People's Republic of China). It was founded based on the amalgamation of Beijing Light Industry

School (founded in 1958), Beijing Business School (founded in 1950) and the Administration School for Ministry of Machinery Industry. '''Beijing Union University''' (北京联合大学) is a university in Beijing, China (People's Republic of China). Established in the 1980s, it is maintained by the Beijing municipal government. '''North China University of Technology''' ( Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

big character

democratic dissent. Beginning in December 1978, in line with the Communist Party of China's policy of "seeking truth from facts (Seek truth from facts)," activists in the Democracy movement—such as Xu Wenli—recorded news and ideas, often in the form of big-character posters (''dazibao''), during a period known as the "Beijing Spring". The first posting on the Wall was by a poet from Guizhou province, Huang Xiang. These activists were

stone architecture

in this fashion (see siege for more info). Although stone walls were built in China during the Warring States (481-221 BC), mass conversion to stone architecture did not begin in earnest until the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). In terms of China's longest and most impressive fortification, the Great Wall had been built since the Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC), although its present form was mostly an engineering feat and remodeling of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD) during the 15th and 16th centuries. The large walls of Pingyao serve as one example. Likewise, the famous walls of the Forbidden City in Beijing were established in the early 15th century by the Yongle Emperor. The Mundell International University of Entrepreneurship in the Zhongguancun district of Beijing, People's Republic of China is named in his honor. * Takarazuka (Japan) since 1994 * Dongcheng District (Dongcheng District, Beijing) in Beijing, People's Republic of China In 1988, Finnair launched a Helsinki-Beijing route, making Finnair the first Western European carrier to fly non-stop between Europe and China. *'''''Thank You, Mr. Moto''''' (Thank You, Mr. Moto (film)) (1937) - Marquand wrote the story for this film based loosely on his novel (Thank You, Mr. Moto (novel)). Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

music compositions

-4 1000 metres K-4 1000 m event. The organization has published a book, ''Along the Silk Road'', and commissioned more than 60 new chamber music compositions. Commissioned Works — The Silk Road Project The Silk Road Project has also created educational materials entitled "Silk Road Encounters" and has partnered with the Stanford Program on International

team world'

, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Cai and Fu have helped China (China national badminton team) win four consecutive Thomas Cup (Men’s Team World Badminton Championships) (2004 (2004 Thomas Cup), 2006 (2006 Thomas Cup), 2008 (2008 Thomas Cup), and 2010 (2010 Thomas Cup)) and four consecutive Sudirman Cup (World Team Championships) (2005 (2005 Sudirman Cup), 2007 (2007 Sudirman Cup), 2009 (2009 Sudirman Cup) and 2011 (2011 Sudirman Cup)). Cai and Fu also competed together in both

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. They have won the BWF World Championships (IBF World Championships) 4 times in 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011, becoming the first Men's Doubles pair to achieve this feat. Cai and Fu have helped China (China national badminton team) win four consecutive Thomas Cup (Men’s Team World Badminton Championships

production projects

. His father accepted a teaching position at Lowell High School (Lowell High School (San Francisco)) and taught there until the 1950s. Dobson spent 23 years in a monastery, after which he became more active in promoting astronomy and his own nonstandard cosmology theories. DATE OF BIRTH September 14, 1915 PLACE OF BIRTH Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) DATE OF DEATH Mainland China Kerr-McGee had exploration, development, and production

projects in Bohai Bay, China, near Beijing. Additional exploration was planned for the South China Sea. These operations were run primarily from an office in Beijing. * '''Taiji Plum Blossom Praying Mantis Boxing''' ( ). This style is, historically, a combination of two different lineages of Mantis: Taiji Mantis and Plum Blossom Mantis. This style is widespread in Yantai, Qingdao, Beijing, Dalian, Harbin, etc. What is now called


Diva Faye Wong Debuted at the Age of 16; First Collection Album To Be Reissued author Xiaosheng (小生) url http: 20041012 n222439519.shtml newspaper Sohu Entertainment date 12 October 2004 accessdate 5 February 2011 ! No Faye! No Live! Tour 2003–05 (菲比尋常) 8 concerts in Hong Kong (Dec 2003), 8 more in Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai, Singapore, Xi'an, Hangzhou, Beijing, Taipei and Guangzhou Total: 16 ! Comeback Tour 2010–12 (巡唱) 5 concerts in Beijing (Oct–Nov 2010), 5 in Shanghai (Nov 2010), 3 in Taipei (Jan 2011), 5 in Hong Kong (Mar 2011), 2 in Guangzhou (May 2011), 2 in Nanjing (May 2011), 2 in Changsha (July 2011), 2 in Wuhan (August 2011), 1 in Singapore (Oct 2011), 1 in Kuala Lumpur (Nov 2011), 2 in Harbin (Nov 2011), 2 in Chengdu (Dec 2011), 2 in Xi'an (Dec 2011), 2 in Chongqing (Feb 2012), 2 in Kunming (Mar 2012) and 6 more in Xiamen (Apr 2012), Dalian (May 2012) and Zhengzhou (June 2012) Total: 38 (+6) DATE OF BIRTH 8 August 1969 PLACE OF BIRTH Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) DATE OF DEATH Most of what we know about Cao was passed down from his contemporaries and friends. Cao eventually settled in the western suburbs of Beijing where he lived the larger part of his later years in poverty selling off his paintings. Cao was recorded as an inveterate drinker. Friends and acquaintances recalled an intelligent, highly talented man who spent a decade working diligently on a work that must have been ''Dream of the Red Chamber''. They praised both his stylish paintings, particularly of cliffs and rocks, and originality in poetry (Chinese poetry), which they likened to Li He's. Cao died some time in 1763 or 1764, leaving his novel in a very advanced stage of completion. (The first draft had been completed, some pages of the manuscript were lost after being borrowed by friends or relatives.) He was survived by a wife after the death of a son. Kunpeng Airlines was formed as a joint venture between Mesa Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines of China. They began flying in October 2007 with 3 Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft and currently have 5 in China. The airline originally expected to operate 20 CRJ's prior to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and plan to expand at a rate of 20 aircraft per year for the next 5 years. All pilots would have been based in Beijing or Xian and the airline initially was to fly to 16 regional airports. Mesa intended to replace the outgoing CRJ200s with larger regional jets such as the CRJ700 and CRJ900. Kunpeng has recently decided to delay delivery of CRJ200 in favor of brand new Embraer E-190 (Embraer E-Jets). All of the Mesa aircraft are being returned. death_date Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

television frequently

-to-day administrative activities inside the compound, such as meetings with foreign dignitaries. China Central Television frequently shows footage of meetings ''inside'' the compound, but limits its coverage largely to views of the interior of buildings. After the Ming Dynasty moved its capital to Beijing, construction on the existing Imperial Palace (Forbidden City) began in 1406. The Ming palace was to the south of the Yuan palace. As a result, a new Southern Sea was dug

construction activities

The curious case of Beijing belly button - China Daily Discovery and naming In January 1973 the Museum of the Salt Industry at Zigong in Sichuan was warned that during construction activities with a composter at Jinzidang near the Honghe dam inadvertently a dinosaur skeleton had been processed. A team of the museum managed to salvage some heavily damaged remains. Though locally this animal was at first referred to as "Yubasaurus" or "Honghesaurus", in 1979 Beijing professor He Xinlu named and described it as the type species ''Yandusaurus hongheensis''. The generic name is derived from ''Yandu'', the ancient name for Zigong. This name is a contraction of ''yan'', "salt", and ''du'', "capital", occasioned by the fact that Zigong was historically the centre of Chinese salt mining. In this way ''Yandusaurus'' indirectly also refers to the Salt Museum. The specific name (specific name (zoology)) refers to the Honghe river. He X., 1979, "A newly discovered ornithopod dinosaur ''Yandusaurus'' from Zigong, Sichuan". In: ''Contributions to International Exchange of Geology. Part 2. Stratigraphy and paleontology''. Geol. publishing House, Beijing: pp. 116-123 birth_date Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京

home number

-18 title 到了中国就不想回国 在华韩国人激增 (After arriving in China, they don't want to go home; number of South Koreans in China increasing sharply) publisher Wenhua Ribao There is also a small community of Koreans in Hong Kong, mostly expatriate businessmen and their families; according to Hong Kong's 2001 census, they numbered roughly 5,200, making them the 12th-largest ethnic minority group.

citizens of South Korea started to settle in China. Large new communities of South Koreans have formed in Beijing, Shanghai, and Qingdao. The South Korean government officially recognises seven

name WenhuaRibao The South Korean government officially recognises seven Korean international schools in China, located in Yanbian, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Yantai, Qingdao, and Dalian, all


'''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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