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Scenic villages north of the capital invest in public spaces

China Daily 19 Oct 2021
During her recent visit to Miyun district in northeastern Beijing, Ren Jing joined local residents in a dance after dinner. "It was a nice complement to the mountain and river landscapes," the Beijing resident says ... By the end of last year, the per capita public space for cultural activities reached 1.87 square meters, ranking second in Beijing.

Relocated Xiong'an residents ready to move into new homes 19 Oct 2021
On April 1, 2017, China announced plans to establish the Xiong'an New Area, located about 100 km southwest of Beijing, aiming to build the 1,770-square-km area into a green city featuring innovation and ...

China’s reported hypersonic missile test “an important surprise”

Sandhills Express 19 Oct 2021
Beijing described the launch as a “routine” ... The last time the world saw China’s arsenal of hypersonic missiles was in 2019, as the Communist Party put its latest technology on display in a huge military parade through central Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.

China's march to global tech dominance is hitting some serious stumbling blocks

Business Insider 19 Oct 2021
A staff member introduces intelligent bionic hands at the Care And Rehabilitation Expo China 2021 on Beijing, China ... When I first visited Beijing as a student in the 1980s, just before the Tiananmen Square massacre,there were only a couple of ring roads surrounding the city.

News in pictures: Tuesday October 19, 2021

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Oct 2021
GUY BELL/ALAMY. Sydney Opera House has been lit up with the faces of frontline workers and people who have been vaccinated. RICHARD MILNES/ALAMY. Sponsored ... Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet came to London for a screening of the sci-fi epic Dune in Leicester Square ... Dancers performed as the Beijing Winter Olympics flame was lit in Ancient Olympia yesterday.

GOP rep warns US could lose ‘new Cold War’ with China following missile launch

New York Post 18 Oct 2021
Beijing attempts another Tiananmen Square massacre erasure ... The top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee is warning that America could lose the “new Cold War” with China in the next decade, after Beijing’s launch of a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that caught US intelligence officials off guard.

China denied a report that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, saying it was just ...

Business Insider 18 Oct 2021
Military vehicles carrying hypersonic missiles DF-17 in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Thomas Peter/Reuters The Financial Times reported that China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August. The FT reported that US intelligence was caught off guard and surprised by China's ability ... But China's foreign ministry denied the report on Monday ... ....

China trashes FT report, says it tested spacecraft, not ‘hypersonic missile’

Hindustan Times 18 Oct 2021
London-based Financial Times reported on Saturday that China had tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. China on Monday denied the report, saying it had tested a ‘space vehicle’. Military vehicles carrying hypersonic missiles DF-17 go past Tiananmen Square during a military parade in Beijing, China on October 1, 2019. (REUTERS/File). Copy Link.

Today in History — Oct. 17

Omaha World-Herald 17 Oct 2021
1919. Radio Corp. of America was chartered. 1933. Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany. 1957 ... 1966 ... The TV game show “The Hollywood Squares” premiered on NBC. 1967. Puyi, the last emperor of China, died in Beijing at age 61. 1978 ... 1989 ... Singer Gary Puckett is 79 ... — Associated Press. .

This day in history, Oct. 17, 2021

The News-Gazette 17 Oct 2021
Today is Sunday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2021. There are 75 days left in the year.Today’s highlight. On Oct. 17, 1777, British forces under Gen ... On this date. In 1919, Radio Corp. of America was chartered ... The TV game show “The Hollywood Squares” premiered on NBC. In 1967, Puyi, the last emperor of China, died in Beijing at age 61 ... Ten years ago ... .

Xi back to Tiananmen

Asiatimes 17 Oct 2021
His idea was simple ... The opposite happened to SOEs with robust political backing ... Photo ... Chinese Communist Party (CPC) Secretary General Zhao Ziyang (C) addresses the student hunger strikers through a megaphone at dawn on May 19, 1989, in one of the buses at Tiananmen Square in Beijing where pro-democracy hunger strikers had been sheltered ... Photo ... ....

7 activists jailed over 2020 anti-security law rally in HK

Straits Times 16 Oct 2021
Beijing imposed a national security law on June 30 last year as a response to widespread anti-government protests in 2019 that roiled the city ... It features 50 anguished faces and tortured bodies piled on one another and commemorates democracy protesters killed by Chinese troops at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. REUTERS, AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE ....

Law firm backs off from HKU case

Taipei Times 16 Oct 2021
It features 50 anguished faces and tortured bodies piled on one another to commemorate democracy protesters killed by Chinese troops around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 ... lives for freedom in Tiananmen Square,” US Senator Lindsey Graham told Substack newsletter Common Sense.
Edit to Start Driverless Tests on Public Roads in Beijing

The Eastern Herald 16 Oct 2021
Beijing, China ... The company is one of the two autonomous software companies to receive this important Beijing permit.</p> ... Driverless tests on public roads in Beijing (Photo ... In Beijing, is now authorized to conduct driverless testing in an area of around 20 square kilometers in a pilot zone for autonomous driving vehicles.

China pressures Hong Kong in dispute over Tiananmen sculpture

Deutsche Welle 16 Oct 2021
Voices critical of the Chinese government are increasingly being silenced in Hong Kong. The city's university wants to remove Pillar of Shame, a monument to the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing ... .