Beijing strengthened security in train stations and airports as China kicked off its annual travel rush on Wednesday.
As Beijing's top legislature issued a regulation on home-based care for the aged in the municipal two sessions, deputies urged the government to take supporting measures to ensure its effectiveness.
Political advisers of the Beijing committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference urged quicker and deeper reforms of the city's healthcare system during its recent annual meeting.
A series of travel and food activities will be held in Beijing in February to boost touristm in the capital city.
Beijing's disease control and prevention center has reported an outbreak of measles in downtown Beijing.
Beijing, Tianjin and eight cities in Hebei province issued a yellow smog alert on Saturday.
Beijing plans to start construction on four subway lines in 2015 as the city authorities continue to resort to the metro system to ease traffic jams.
Beijing's permanent population growth in 2014 slowed for the first time in over a decade.
Beijing closed or removed 392 polluting factories in 2014, according to the municipal people's congress, which opened on Friday.
Beijing failed to meet a key pollution reduction target last year with annual average density of PM2.5 down four percent, less than the five percent target, the city's mayor said on Friday. PM2.5 refers to
Editor's Note: Provincial regions and cities in China are holding their annual conferences of law makers and political advisers. To inform our readers of the latest changes in various parts of the country, China Daily is reporting about some of these conferences.
The Third Session of the 14th Beijing Municipal People's Congress, the city's legislature, began at the Beijing Conference Center on Jan 23.
Beijing's gross domestic product in 2014 topped 2.133 trillion yuan, up by 7.3 percent from the previous year.
The per capita disposable income of urban residents in Beijing was 43,910 yuan in 2014, an increase of 8.9 percent from the previous year.
Chaoyang solves residents' traffic problemsBeijing's Chaoyang district has added 3,000 new parking slots this year by building new parking lots and re-arranging the traffic flow in the streets.