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  • NE China battles worst snowstorm in 50 years


    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.

  • Clean-up begins after blizzard in Harbin


    Starting on Nov 16, a series of blizzads hit the city, the worst in 50 years.

  • Harbin cold zone expo to be held in January


    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.

  • Heavy snow expected to continue in NE China


    Meteorologists said heavy snow will continue to fall in Northeast China on Monday, after snarling traffic in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces since Saturday.

  • Blizzard batters traffic in NE China


    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.

  • Step backward for low-carbon strategy


    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.

  • Cattle domesticated 10,660 years ago


    Scientists have found evidence that Northeast China was one of the first areas to domesticate cattle from about 10,660 years ago.

  • Emperor Qianlong’s ‘Dragon Robes’ on display in Harbin


    Six precious "Dragon Robes" owned by Emperor Qianlong went on display in the Harbin Guanfu International Reception Center on Nov 9. The display will last two weeks.