Elderly people from South China are increasingly fleeing to northern Heilongjiang province to escape the punishing summer heat.
Harbin is taking further measures to reduce air pollution from coal fires this winter by increasing spot checks on vehicles transporting coal into the city.
A paper-cut piece titled Chinese Women's Volleyball Team at Olympics by folk artist Zhao Daili, from Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Sept 21, 2016.
Farmers harvesting rice in Tonghe county, eastern Harbin, Heilongjinag province. The county has 93,433 hectares of rice field. The finished product can be sold at 10 yuan per kilogram.
Mohe, a county in Heilongjiang province at the northern tip of China, is famous for Beiji Village, known as China's "Arctic Village".
The Tonghe government spends one million yuan on cultural and sports activities every year to improve the living standard of Tonghe residents.
Harbin will make great efforts to develop an innovation-driven agricultural sector and accelerate the upgrading of its agricultural industrial structure, according to a plan released recently.
Harbin has formulated a set of measures to further enhance the safety of school buses, according to a document released by the Heilongjiang provincial government.
Heilongjiang province's first law to protect the region's intangible cultural heritage will take effect on Oct 1.