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 People's Republic of China -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The People's Republic of China (PRC) is a state that comprises most of the cultural, historic, and geographic area known as (A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world) China.
The PRC is sometimes also referred to as "Red China," especially by its political opponents and critics, in reference to the association between the colour red and (A political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society) communism.
China's traditional values were derived from the orthodox version of (The teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity; high value given to learning and to devotion to family (including ancestors); peace; justice; influenced the traditional culture of China) Confucianism, which was taught in schools and was even part of imperial civil service examinations.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/peoples_republic_of_china.htm   (3778 words)

  
 Discover Beijing, China
Beijing is one of the largest cities in China, second only to Shanghai as the nation's biggest in terms of population.
Currently Beijing is recognized as the political, cultural, and social center in the People's Republic of China.
Beijing literally means "northern capital", the result of an East Asian tradition to name capital cities as such: other cities similarly named include Nanjing, China, meaning "southern capital"; Tokyo, Japan, and Tonkin (??; now Hanoi), Vietnam, both meaning "eastern capital"; as well as Kyoto, Japan, and Gyeongseong, Korea, both meaning simply "capital".
www.magicaljourneys.com /China/china-discover-beijing.html   (1814 words)

  
 Beijing China
When a certain name was given and prevailed among people, it exactly became the necessary symbol for intercourses and communication.
Laoshe was born in a small lane, in the west part of the city.
The memory of his childhood was so dear and impressive that after he'd been away from Beijing for more than 20 years, he still clearly remembered his birthplace, and he made it the backdrop of his novel "the Four Generations Under One Roof".
www.beijingtrip.com /attractions/hutong/culture.htm   (228 words)

  
 China Beijing hotels and travel guide - listings
Beijing's team, Guo An, play at the massive Workers' Stadium in the northeast of the city, off Gongren Tiyuchang Bei Lu (bus #110 along Dongdaqiao), about every two weeks, on Saturday or Sunday afternoon.
Beijing Login Tech is among the cheapest, charging ¥8 per hour and with branches at 38 Haidan Lu, 31 Xueyuan Lu (both in Haidian) and 75 Chengfulu Dajie (near the south gate of Qinghua University).
Libraries The Beijing National Library, at 39 Baishiqiao Lu, just north of Zizhuyuan Park (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; tel 68415566), is one of the largest in the world, with more than ten million volumes, including manuscripts from the Dunhuang Caves and a Qing-dynasty encyclopedia.
www.chinastage.com /travel-guide/beijing/listings.html   (2100 words)

  
 2005 Population Figures for Beijing, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Mandarin Chinese is the language spoken in Beijing, with Beijing's dialect being the standard form of Mandarin.
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Presentation of...
CIEE students in Beijing are required to adhere to a...
travel.synabu.com /cities/B/Beijing,_China.html   (810 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch - Censorship - China - Beijing Olympics 2008   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
China seems to allow free expression only until officials decide that it has become threatening to the government’s power.
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which China has signed but has not yet ratified, protects the right to hold opinions without interference, the right to information and the right to free expression.
The use of the Internet to mobilize for social change was demonstrated in 2003, when thousands of Chinese citizens around the country took to the web to protest the death of migrant worker Sun Zhigang in police custody.
hrw.org /campaigns/china/beijing08/censorship.htm   (958 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Beijing, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Beijing, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
7,240,700), capital of the People's Republic of China.
The second largest city in China (after Shanghai), Beijing is the political, cultural, and educational center of the country.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/Beijing.html   (163 words)

  
 IFLA Express - 62nd IFLA General Conference - Beijing, CHINA - August 25-31, 1996
We choose Beijing as a place for the conference because Beijing is a city with long history and splendid cultural heritage.
According to the Regulation passed by the Beijing Municipal People’s Congress smoking in the public areas in the Beijing Area is strictly prohibited from May 15, 1996.
However due to the increasingly heavy traffic, especially during the rush hours, participants are strongly advised to stay in the hotels as near to the Center as possible to avoid the delay caused by the traffic.
www.ifla.org /IV/ifla62/62exp2.htm   (2606 words)

  
 Listings travel guide - Beijing, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The main branch of the Bank of China (Mon-Fri 9am-noon & 1.30-5pm) is at 8 Yabuo Lu, off Chaoyangmen Dajie, just north of the International Post Office, but it won't do anything the smaller branches can't.
Internet In addition to hotel business centres, where you don't have to be a guest to use their computers, there are also plenty of Internet cafes, which are usually cheaper and more relaxing places to be, and the big bookshops usually have small Internet sections.
Travel agents Biggest of Beijing's plentiful travel agents is CITS, next to the Gloria Plaza Hotel at 28 Jianguomenwai Dajie (daily 8.30-11.30am & 1.30-4.30pm; tel 65050231), which offers expensive tours, a tour guide and interpreter service, and advance ticket booking for trains, planes and ferries (from Tianjin), with a commission of around ?30 added.
www.nbportal.com /travel-destinations/china/beijing/pod_dep-53685.html   (2108 words)

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