The forerunner of the National Library of China, the Imperial Library of Peking (京师图书馆; Jīngshī Túshūguǎn), was founded on 9 September 1909 by the government of the Qing dynasty. It was first formally opened after the Xinhai Revolution, in 1912. In 1916, the library received depository library status. In July 1928, its name was changed to National Peiping Library and was later changed to the National Library.
BJ were made in two different versions, a standard version and a kou'an (port) version. China Railways DF7D, a diesel electric locomotive based on DF7B, has a similar appearance to the Beijing locomotive.
From 2002 the Korean State Railway has received a number of BJ class locomotives second-hand from China. They are used mostly for heavy shunting and on local freight trains around P'yŏngyang. Thirty have been delivered, numbered in the 내연301 - 내연330 series (내연 = Naeyŏn, "internal combustion"); most are still painted in their original Chinese blue livery, but a few have been repainted into the standard North Korean scheme of light blue over dark green.
China and Syria signed a joint agreement at the NationalLibrary of China in Beijing on Monday vowing to further foster cooperation of cultural heritage conservation between the two countries with ancient civilizations.
From Beijing to California to Allen, Cheryl Pierrelouis has been on a mission to help Allen's Chinese community feel accepted and teach children to be proud of their heritage ... I was born in Beijing, China and moved to United States with my family 22 years ago ... Every year, I also organize a children’s art display to put in the Allen library’s exhibit.
Libraries are almost as ancient as the written word. The oldest-known library, the Library of Ashurbanipal, dates back to the 7th-centuryBCE...Today, we find ourselves almost spoiled for choice when it comes to libraries ... With over 33 million items—printed in 115 languages—this library in Beijing is one of the biggest in the world.
An artists' recitation session of the 2022 BeijingReading Contest was held at the CapitalLibrary of China in Beijing yesterday ... Beijing citizens were invited to participate in the contest in public libraries ...
Have you ever visited a museum at night? ... It was a great place for citizens to spend their time in after dinner ... 31 this year ... For instance, Beijing has extended the opening hours of theaters, libraries and book stores, and Shanghai is offering diverse courses for its citizens at night schools ... Xian Jiangnan, Bianji). .
Last Thursday's midday heat was murderous -- fitting for an interview with the best-selling crime writer Alafair Burke. The locale was the garden at Amber WavesFarm in Amagansett, and as Ms. Burke approached, a letdown ... The murderer called himself B.T.K ... Her mother, a Beijing-born painter and librarian, would take her to the local public library ... Ms ... .
Rao Quan, vice-minister of culture and tourism, said at a news conference in Beijing on Wednesday that China has signed intergovernmental agreements concerning culture and tourism with 157 countries, and has set up overseas cultural and tourism institutions in 93 countries.