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 specifies punishments for paycheck delays, in response to reports that migrant workers are often the victims of delayed payment of wages.
At the second plenary session of the fourth session of the 14th Harbin People’s Congress, delegates offered advice and suggestion for the city’s development and people’s livelihood.
The city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province announced on a video-conference on educational reforms, in Harbin on Feb 2, that it plans to combine the educational resources in its various districts to give students more choices.
A total of 1,356 officials in Harbin received punishment for violating rules in 2014, according to a press briefing held by Harbin Municipal Party Commission of Discipline Inspection and the city’s Bureau of Supervision on Jan 29.