A garden city in Harbin
Songbei district of Harbin, capital of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, has invested more than 10 million yuan ($1.62 million) to improve the living environment of residents, according to New Evening News on Dec 6.
In response to complaints that the darkness in Songbei deters people from outdoor activities at night, the urban management bureau of Songbei upgraded its streetlights and finished lighting projects for landmark buildings.
New sidewalks, parking lots and green belts have also been built to create a garden environment for people to enjoy a comfortable life in Songbei.
People in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, paid tribute to five firefighters killed while trying to put out a warehouse blaze in the city on Jan 2.
The city of Harbin in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province will blacklist companies delaying payment of migrant farmers’ wages.
More than 800 students from Hong Kong will have a five-day high-speed train trip from Shenzhen in Guangdong province, to Harbin on Dec 26.
Freight express X405 added an insulated van to help transport fresh fruit and vegetables from Hada Market in Harbin to Mohe county, where temperatures usually run between minus 30 C to minus 40 C, on Dec 24.