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Stunned by the Stans (AAP)

, 8:31 am There are tourist attractions, such as Beijing's Forbidden City, that don't grab you so much as creep up on you, working their magic by degrees. There are those whose sheer impact is deadened by familiarity: the Eiffel Tower, the ... Yahoo! News Australia, 3 weeks ago
Forbidden City in heavy rain CHINAdaily USA, 1 month ago

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Forbidden City's ancient drainage prevents flooding despite severe rainstorm

Floods can be drained off in 20 minutes thanks to the sound drainage system. [Photo from Sina Weibo] Beijing was hit with severe rainstorms on July 20 with many roads becoming waterlogged. The 600-year-old Palace Museum, or Forbidden City, however, ... month ago Forbidden City's sound drainage system averts flooding of monument month ago Graphic on Forbidden City's ancient drainage system  China Economic Net1 month ago

Forbidden City in China

08.08.2016 From Zoo Station to Alexanderplatz: Berlin's 100 bus rout. Check-in presenter Lukas Stege takes Berlin's most popular bus line, which goes past the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island and the
 Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago
Beijing International

Forbidden City gets wireless coverage

shows a user guide for the free Wi-Fi network in the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. [Photo/Xinhua] Free Wi-Fi is now available on a trial basis at the Palace Museum, according to Visitors can access the free internet ... weeks ago
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The Forbidden City's 600-year-old plumbing keeps it dry as the rest of China floods

During China's Ming Dynasty, only government officials and royalty were grantedaccess to the Forbidden City, a sprawling palace complex commissioned by the emperor in the early 15th century. Aptly named and built with strict adherence to feng shui, ...
 Washington Post4 weeks ago Ancient plumbing keeps China's Forbidden City dry  Phc News4 weeks ago As China floods, 600-year-old plumbing keeps The Forbidden City dry  Washington Post4 weeks ago
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The liquid luxury of the Forbidden City

Attila Balint is showing his romantic side this summer. Not only is he newly married, but he's found a way to express his enchantment with the Forbidden City, one of his favorite places in Beijing. "I first came to Asia in 2010, on a trip to ... month ago
Xinhua News Agency

Imperial office in Forbidden City under renovation, thanks to donations

by Shen Xiaobo The gate in front of the Hall of Mental Cultivation (Web pic) BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The former imperial office in the Forbidden City, Yang Xin Dian, is under a major renovation, the first since a century ago, with all its ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 month ago

Ancient plumbing protects Forbidden City from Beijing floods

Officials at the Forbidden City say an ancient drainage system kept the iconic site safe in the recent
 BBC1 month ago

What's the point in trying to be friendly with China?

IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee at the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photograph: PTI On his recent visit to China, the President made eminently sensible suggestions to improve relations except that they can't work in the present atmosphere.Rajeev Sharma explains why. India and China have learnt to live with their differences -- a fact that was noted when President Pranab Mukherjee was in the Middle Kingdom last month. China and India quibble over the delineation of the boundary since the 1962 ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Forbidden City Hooks Up With Alibaba, Tencent to Make Chinese History Trendy

The Palace Museum in Beijing is shedding its fusty, musty image and hooking up with Internet giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to develop innovative cultural products, such as virtual reality and online gaming with a ...
 Eastday.com1 month ago Chinese Palace Museum gets its own mobile game  Prokerala1 month ago
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