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Beijing's tallest building topped off

The Beijing News
October 30, 2007

The top headline in The Beijing News announces that property management companies must issue an annual service quality report. This is part of a new set of regulations from the Beijing Municipal Construction Committee, which is currently soliciting reactions from the public. The regulations also include a rule that requires management companies to respond to clients' requests within two days.

The second headline tells of the approval of a proposal for Line 6 of the Beijing subway system. According to the article, the new line, given the go-ahead by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Planning yesterday, starts from Wulu Station in Haidian District and goes east along Linglong Road, Sanlihe Road, and North Chaoyang Road, before arriving at East Xiaoying Station.

The front page picture shows Beijing's tallest skyscraper, the World Trade Center Tower 3, which was capped yesterday at 74 floors. The building stands 330 meters tall.

Other headlines:

  • Beijing's Silk Street market was ordered to "stop infringement practices, post a statement in the market to mitigate influences, and pay 40,000 yuan (US$5,300) in damages and lawsuit fees to the North Face," says a ruling from the No. 2 Intermediate People's Court;
  • The Beijing government pays more than 100 million yuan every year for the education of children of migrant workers;
  • A girl urgently needs a blood donor with rare O-negative blood to save her life;
  • The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games terminated its agreements with eight hotels. Some were too out-of-the-way, while others were taking too long during construction.
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Comments on Beijing's tallest building topped off

North Chaoyang Road... I think they called it Chaoyang North Road. Also, East Xiaoying Station... Xiaoying East Station.

They used to call it N.CHAOYANG Rd, but now, it's CHAOYANG North Rd instead.

Odd stuff...

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