Updated : 2013-05-23
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
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, an increase of 12.8 percent, and total volume of passenger transportation reached 14.8 million passengers, an increase of 13.4 percent.
In 2011, the postal and telecommunication services of the city climbed to 10.25 billion yuan, an increase of 16.7 percent. In Harbin, there are 8.5 million mobile phone users and 1.4 million Internet customers. Last year, Harbin Taiping International Airport transported 7.84 million passengers, an increase of 8 percent. Air cargo throughput reached 76,000 tons, up 7 percent year-on-year.
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.