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  • Life of Pi without CGI, in NE China


    Scarily reminiscent of the movie Life of Pi, a fisherman recorded his encounter with a wild Siberian tiger in the Sino-Russian border region in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

  • Man gets death, wife given life in prison for minor rape


    A man in Heilongjiang province was sentenced to death and his wife to life in prison on Monday for murder, rape and robbery in the death of a teenager who had been lured into their home.

  • Assistance cards issued to elderly


    A community service office in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, has issued cards bearing the words "Help me, please" to elderly people in case they need assistance if they fall down.

  • Building fire in NE China contained


    A building fire in Harbin, capital city of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province has been contained, and no casualties were reported.

  • Suspect of restaurant blast captured


    Police in Heilongjiang province have captured the person who is believed to have caused an explosion at a restaurant that injured three officers, two of them with extensive burns.

  • Policemen injured in NE China restaurant blast


    The explosion that injured two policemen at a fast food restaurant in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province is suspected to have been a deliberate act, local authorities said.

  • China (Harbin) Int'l Jewelry Show kicks off


    A visitor takes photos of jade artwares during China (Harbin) International Jewelry Show in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, May 30, 2014.

  • China, Russia to monitor migratory birds


    Scientists from China and Russia have jointly started a program to monitor migratory waterfowl in border regions to better prevent and control disease outbreaks.

Xiangfang leads the way in smart government

Harbin’s Xiangfang district is establishing the first WeChat city administration monitoring platform in Heilongjiang.