The 16th Harbin Ice and Snow World will start trial operations along the north bank of the Songhua River, Songbei district, on Dec 22.
Harbin will open 10 high-speed trains for eastern tourists as the snowy season approaches in the city, according to the Harbin tourism administration on Dec 2.
Harbin’s public transportation network is 776.6 kilometers long, with 202 public transportation routes, 11 extended public transportation routes and seven newly-opened public transportation routes.
In 2011, the urban construction of Harbin saw fast development. The city finished construction of 212 urban roads and 38 bridges, including Yangmingtan Bridge, Xuanhua Viaduct, Xinkang Viaduct, Xianfeng Road, Riverside Scenery Road and Volga Manor Road.
Harbin is one of the most important hubs for transportation, communication and post distribution in Northeast China. In 2011, total cargo volume reached 114.3 million tons.
Harbin Red Cross organized a medical and health volunteer team to provide free medical services for residents in Nangang district.
The High People’s Court of Heilongjiang province officially launched Thunderbolt Action on the afternoon of May 31.
About 10 government departments in Daoli district, Harbin, Heilongjiang province, carried out joint enforcement June 1 to remove more than 20 illegal constructions with a total area of over 2000 square meters to advance an expropriation project.
Harbin has seen a dramatic reduction in traffic congestion, according to statistics released by Amap, a Chinese navigation service provider.