With the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday period in full-swing, Beijing traffic has come to a standstill, even as the city promoted a “car-free day” on Wednesday. From China Daily: “I don’t...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 23, 2010
BBC reports: A massive traffic jam in China has slowed vehicles to a crawl for nine days near Beijing, local media say. Vehicles, mostly lorries bound for Beijing, are in a queue for about 100km (62 miles) because of heavy...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 18, 2009
Mark MacKinnon of the Globe and Mail blogs about the life-threatening experience of riding in a Beijing taxi: The only thing more dangerous than being in a Beijing taxi is daring to cross the street in front of one. After 10...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 20, 2008
From Xinhua: Beijing is to ban vehicles with even and odd-numbered license plates on alternate days from July 20 to Sep. 20 to help improve the air quality for the Olympic Games, the city has announced. Exceptions to the...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 8, 2007
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by Xiao Qiang | Aug 18, 2007
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