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Beyond Beijing 2008-07-01
    2008-07-01 20:14:57     CRIENGLISH.com


Broadcasting Time: 14:00-17:00, 2008-07-01

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[Metro News]

  • The National Meteorological Center on Monday said that the skies might clear in Beijing on July 2, which would end an unbroken spell of wet weather that began on June 22.
  • The cultural heritage administration in east China's city of Shanghai has recovered a house where late Chinese premier Zhou Enlai lived and worked for three years.
  • Courts in Shanghai are now broadcasting their hearings online, according to the city's chief justice.
  • People in most countries around the world are happier these days, according to the survey results released Monday by World Values Survey based in the US.

[China's Champions] Zhu Qinan

The talented sharpshooter wishes to perform well in the Beijing Olympics and looks forward to a university life after the Games.

[Chinese Studio]

  • Here's a present, please accept it.
  • Thank you for your present, that's very kind of you.

[Tour Tip] Yinchuan

The city is an unusual combination of desert, rivers, lakes and mountains.

[Cultural Treasures] The Red Sofa Music City

The fairy tale drama, "The Red Sofa Music City", recently made its debut and was warmly welcomed by the audience, both children and parents alike.


  • Lindsay Lohan refuses to weigh herself. The 'Mean Girls' actress doesn't get on the scales because she doesn't want her weight to dominate her life and says she's comfortable with the way she looks.
  • Another Hollywood divorce looks likely, with the news that Sienna Miller reportedly enjoyed several secret dates with Balthazar Getty before splitting from Rhys Ifans.
  • Jerry Springer and Melanie Brown - aka Mel B of the Spice Girls - will co-host the 2008 Miss Universe pageant, which will air live from Nha Trang, Vietnam, on July 13.
  • Putting it Bluntly, James seems to have gone a bit nuts.

[Strange News]

  • Curiosity nearly killed Freddy the cat when he climbed up a power pylon - and spent the next 18 hours clinging for dear life onto the wires.
  • A cautious German who avoided cash point machines for years because of fears of identity fraud finally used one - and was arrested.
  • A bid to catch fly-tippers by hiding a spy camera in a rubbish bag back-fired - when council workers threw it away.
  • An eight-year-old boy sparked complaints to parliament in Sweden by failing to invite two of his classmates to his birthday party.

[Real China] Citizens Ready for the Traffic Restrictions in Beijing

  • People's reactions to new traffic regulations in Beijing.


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