Tongzhou, China Newswire

Tongzhou, China Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tongzhou, China.

Results 1 - 20 of 46 in Tongzhou, China

  1. Across China: An Indian American's dream in Beijing art townRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Xinhuanet

    Sridhar Ramasami, 50, an American artist, has it all: A wife, a child, and a gallery of his own in Songzhuang, a small town on the outskirts of Beijing. Six years ago, he first came to Songzhuang when he was a backpacker.

    Comment?

  2. Feature: Chinese artist gets stamp of approvalRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese artist Han Meilin, 80, shows his paintings of roosters and hens at his studio in eastern district of Tongzhou in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 24, 2017. Han, designer of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games mascot "Fuwa," has just finished the design of Chinese zodiac stamps for the upcoming Year of the Rooster.

    Comment?

  3. UN re-enlists first lady in battle against AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | China Daily

    WHO Director-General Margaret Chan presents a medal for outstanding service to first lady Peng Liyuan as UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe looks on. [Photo/Xinhua] The World Health Organization renewed its appointment of first lady Peng Liyuan as goodwill ambassador for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis on Wednesday.

    Comment?

  4. Eastern Han Dynasty Tombs Found Near BeijingRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | Archaeology

    The Associated Press reports that construction work has uncovered ancient, square-shaped city walls and more than 1,000 tombs in Tongzhou, a suburb southeast of Beijing. Most of the tombs date to the eastern Han Dynasty .

    Comment?

  5. Diggers find ancient tombs in Beijing suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Government agencies excavating a site in the far southeastern Beijing suburbs say they have found ancient city walls and more than 1,000 tombs, most of which are dated to the eastern Han Dynasty and some even earlier. The excavations, made this year ahead of development of a new administrative district for Beijing, shed light on life in a county-level city that was alive with activity several hundred years earlier than experts previously thought.

    Comment?

  6. Diggers Find Ancient Tombs in Beijing SuburbRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | ABC News

    Government agencies excavating a site in the far southeastern Beijing suburbs say they have found ancient city walls and more than 1,000 tombs, most of which are dated to the eastern Han Dynasty and some even earlier. The excavations, made this year ahead of development of a new administrative district for Beijing, shed light on life in a county-level city that was alive with activity several hundred years earlier than experts previously thought.

    Comment?

  7. China's Citizen-Behavior Data Grab Is a Cautionary Tale for U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including The news and features are funded in part by our advertisers.

    Comment?

  8. Beijing second admin center to build new transport facilitiesRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Eighteen transportation projects are set to break ground next year in Beijing's Tongzhou District, part of the infrastructure for what will be the capital's "subsidiary administrative center." Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport said at a press release on Tuesday that construction on seven road projects, stretching some 75 kilometers, began in 2016.

    Comment?

  9. A Housing Frenzy Bedevils BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    When a rumor spread in June 2015 that the Beijing city government would move most of its offices-potentially 400,000 workers-to the sleepy suburb of Tongzhou, property sales there doubled within weeks.

    Comment?

  10. Have archaeologists found a lost ancient city? More than 1,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Have archaeologists found a lost ancient city? More than 1,000 tombs and an entire town are unearthed near Chinese capital Chinese archaeologists have unearthed an entire ancient city as well as more than 1,000 tombs outside the capital city of Beijing. A total of 69 ancient kilns and more than 10,000 cultural relics were also found during a large-scale excavation effort which involved 2,000 experts and lasted from February to September.

    Comment?

  11. 1,092 ancient tombs unearthed in east BeijingRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Around 1,092 ancient tombs have been discovered during construction work on the city's new administrative center, local authorities said Thursday. The tombs date as far back as the Warring States , period right up to the Qing Dynasty , according to Beijing municipal administration of cultural heritage.

    Comment?

  12. A day in PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Inventor Wu Yulu sits on a rickshaw driven by a robot which he invented in his family workshop in rural Beijing's Tongzhou district. The 54-year-old Chinese farmer, who only received primary school education, invented 63 robots in the past 30 years.

    Comment?

  13. Billionaire Wang's Wanda Cinema Sees Opportunity in China's Box-Office Slump an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Bloomberg

    People wear 3-D glasses while watch a movie in the Wanda Cinema Line Co. cinema at the Tongzhou Wanda Plaza shopping mall.

    Comment?

  14. Chinese restaurant caught serving protected wild sparrow on the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    Beijing police detain 36 people on Sunday as they launch one-month operation to tackle illegal hunting and sales of birds, which are now migrating south A Chinese restaurant in Beijing is serving protected wild sparrow on its menu - despite a citywide crackdown by forestry police against the illegal hunting and selling of birds, mainland media reports. The small restaurant in the town of Yongding, in Mengtougou district was found to be offering a 50 yuan plate of fried sparrow as one of the main dishes, the Beijing Morning News reported.

    Comment?

  15. Across China: Lotus roots give way to trees in thirsty BeijingRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Beijing retiree Zhang Yousen made a lot of money renting out his land in Tongzhou district to lotus root farmers. He makes less now that the land is used for planting trees.

    Comment?

  16. How natural gas seller Blue Sky plans to profit from China's bad air problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Blue Sky plans to spend up to HK$2 billion annually during the next two years to bolster deliveries of cleaner burning natural gas to mainland cities Blue Sky Power, a natural gas distribution and low emissions energy projects development unit of state-backed Beijing Enterprises, plans to spend HK$1.5 billion to HK$2 billion annually in the next two years on project development and acquisitions that could see its gas sales volume jump multifold. Discussions for the company to buy assets from gas distribution-to-beer production conglomerate parent Beijing Enterprises - the Hong Kong-listed flagship of the capital's municipal government - are ongoing.

    Comment?

  17. PSU-China Seminar: Moving the Imperial City: Government-led Sub-center development in BeijingRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Four MURP interns went to China in the past summer. We are trying to bring them to our seminars when their schedules allow.

    Comment?

  18. Beijing holds foreign language festivalRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Cultural shows and English games were among nearly 20 activities on offer to tens of thousands of visitors to the Beijing Foreign Language Festival 2016 over the weekend. Since the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics is a keyword for this year's event, citizens were able to learn about the history of the Olympics, in addition to language activities, according to a spokesperson with the city's foreign affairs office.

    Comment?

  19. Bizarre video: Creepy Chinese boss kisses female staffers everydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Bosses have eccentric ways, but this one from China has taken 'bizarre' to a different level. The head of a company that sells brewery machinery in Beijing kisses his female staffers every morning.

    Comment?

  20. Female staff forced to kiss male boss 'every morning' before workRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    A company in Beijing has come up with an unusual and incredibly offensive way to improve working relations between employees and managers. Every morning, between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m., female staff members are required to line up and kiss their boss before beginning work at a company selling home brewery equipment in Tongzhou District.

    Comment?