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2009-10-19 08:45:00

BEIJING, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The China Guide is adding a new destination to their sightseeing itineraries with the re-opening of the historical Qianmen Street in the city center. Qianmen Jie is a historical shopping alley described by The China Guide as a beautiful restoration of Beijing heritage ( http://www.TheChinaGuide.com ). A year of renovations based on old photographs has created a space with traditional architecture and a style reminiscent of past centuries. Qianmen...

2008-08-04 09:00:17

By Associated Press BEIJING -- A small group of protesters has clashed with police near Tiananmen Square in China's capital, saying they were evicted from their homes to make way for reconstruction ahead of the Olympic Games. The two dozen demonstrators scuffled with police Monday in the historic Qianmen district just south of Tiananmen. The protesters said they had been evicted from their because the district was being reconstructed. The area is being rebuilt into a commercial strip...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.