More heavy snows hit northeast China on Sunday, where traffic had already suffered disruptions due to smog, according to local meteorological authorities.
The Sino-Russian border city of Suifenhe in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province will launch a visa-free stay policy for Russians from December, the local government said.
Over 50,000 people were mobilized Tuesday to clear snow in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, after the worst snowstorm in 50 years hit the city for 60 hours.
Starting on Nov 16, a series of blizzads hit the city, the worst in 50 years.
The Second Harbin Cold Zone Expo will be held on Jan 5 to 8 at the Harbin International Exhibition and Sports Centre, according to Harbin Municipal Government’s preparatory meeting for the cold zone expo on Nov 13 , 2014.
Meteorologists said heavy snow will continue to fall in Northeast China on Monday, after snarling traffic in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces since Saturday.
Local meteorological station issued an orange alert for heavy snow Sunday morning. It said eastern part of Jilin is expected to see continuous heavy snow within the next 24 hours.
Record smog in October shut down Harbin, a city of 11 million people in Northeast China. Officials blamed the poor air quality on increased coal consumption during the first days of winter heating.
Heilongjiang Provincial Hospital launched a service offering nucleic acid tests for COVID-19.
Harbin launched 11 measures to increase subsidies, support stable employment and strengthen guaranteed services.
The government of Harbin recently released new guidelines for curbing a COVID-19 outbreak.
The business environment in Harbin has seen significant improvements since the launch of measures in recent years that targeted simplifying business license applications.