Beijing Follows NYC Lead, Sorta

June 23, 2008 / No Comments

Beijing will follow NYC's lead, sorta, restricting car traffic on roads during certain periods. The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games are less than 2 months away. Beijing will ban vehicle traffic with odd and even-numbered license plates on alternate days from July 20th-Sept 20th. The hope is to improve air quality during the Games. Taxis, buses and emergency vehicles ...

100 Million Flowers Around Beijing

June 6, 2008 / 1 Comment

I have no idea how many flowers 100 million are. I mean, what kind of space can that cover? Beijing will know. From June 20th, Beijing will start decorating the streets with some 100 million flowers. Out of a total of 2,000 types, 576 breeds of flowers were selected: 1. rose 2. pansy 3. morning glory