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Palace Museum to open its doors at night

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City will extend its opening hours to make it more convenient for tourists, reports the Beijing Morning Post on Saturday. Museum curator Shan Jixiang said that parts of the museum will ..., 18 hours ago
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A keeper of cleanliness at Forbidden City

Gao Caiping, 49, cleans the "four-star" toilet at Beijing's Forbidden City. The toilet has three Western-style pedestals and 11 squat units that she says she needs to clean "without a break". A "four-star" toilet is one that's at least 100 square ...
 CHINAdaily1 day ago

Nigerian president calls for US help as Boko Haram invade city

Boko Haram, which loosely translates from the Hausa language widely spoken in northern Nigeria as "Western education is forbidden", started out in 2002 as a largely peaceful Islamist movement. KANO: Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan appealed for more US ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Jonathan calls for US help as Boko Haram invades city  Namibian1 week ago Goodluck Jonathan calls for US help as Boko Haram invade city  Harare241 week ago Attack in Nigeria Kills 19 as President Visits Liberated Towns  VOA News2 days ago

Those who guard the Forbidden City

Two local policemen patrol the Forbidden City in January in 2015. [Photo/CFP] A local policeman with the security guards in the Forbidden City in January in 2015. [Photo/CFP] The CCTV room is important to ensure the security of the ancient palace.
 SINA3 weeks ago The Forbidden City  Open Magazine2 months ago

New York City museums banning selfie sticks

selfie Rebecca Ungarino TODAY contributor 11 minutes ago Art lovers may soon be forbidden to take that perfectly positioned selfie in front of Van Gogh's "Wheat Field With Cypresses," and they can forget about taking one in front ...
 NBCNews.com2 weeks ago Banish the selfie stick!  CNN1 week ago Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!  CNN1 week ago Why the selfie stick must die  CNN1 week ago
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Scenery of snow-covered Forbidden City in Beijing

Photo taken on Jan. 25, 2015 shows a turret of the snow-covered Forbidden City in Beijing, capital of China. A light snowfall hit Beijing on Saturday night.
 Xinhua News Agency1 month ago

China's overwhelmed Forbidden City plans to cap number of visitors to 80,000 a day

China's overwhelmed Forbidden City plans to cap number of visitors to 80,000 a day BEIJING - The Palace Museum in Beijing, better know as the Forbidden City, unveiled a plan on Tuesday to control the number of visitors after dealing with ...
 Asiaone1 month ago Video: Inside Beijing's Forbidden City (and the mistake I made there)  Los Angeles Times1 month ago Ex-worker at China's Forbidden City gets death  Himalayan times2 months ago
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Forbidden City orchestra to play Houston

Updated: 2015-01-21 10:37 By MAY ZHOU in Houston(China Daily USA) Steve Wenig (left), director of community partnerships of the Houston Symphony, joins Steve Mikelman, deputy director of the Chinese Community Center, at a news conference ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago Jury finds no fraud in Houston petition drive  World Magazine2 weeks ago

426 people detained in Beijing last year for terrorism-related activities

Security was beefed up after a terrorist attack at the Forbidden city here in 2013 in which five persons including three suicide attackers from Xinjiang were killed. In addition, police conducted 11 anti-terror drills in 2014, a spokesperson of Beijing ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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Why is NYC Discriminating Against Churches?

But there is one group that is forbidden from using the facilities: churches. According to the Becket Fund, city bureaucrats decided that letting a church meet in an empty school would be unconstitutional. So it banned religious worship ...
 Acton Commentary4 days ago
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