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  • n  capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city
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  • Car rally competitor killed in accident
    TYUMEN, Russia, June 13 (UPI) -- A British woman who was taking part in a car rally from Peking to Paris was killed in a crash on a Russian highway, authorities said.
    June 13, 2013 - UPI
  • UI Solar Decathlon team taking home to away game
    The latest University of Illinois solar house, dubbed "Etho," is being built in conjunction with a team at Peking University for the first-ever Solar Decathlon China competition in early August. URBANA — Designing a "net zero" solar-powered house is challenging enough without trying to do it in two languages across two continents with a 13-hour time difference. The latest University of Illinois ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Champaign News-Gazette
  • Chan is working on musical
    Martial arts legend and actor Jackie Chan is adapting his best-selling memoir for the stage. The " Rush Hour " star is working on a musical version of his 1998 autobiography "I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action," which chronicles the lives of his parents, his early education at the Peking Opera School and his rise to stardom.
    June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS

  • Tan Dun in Washington Post
    I had three essential aims in mind when making changes,Tan Dun said in a statement released by the Met. "I wanted to enlarge the traditional Chinese elements: the Peking Opera-style scenes and the character of the Shaman. Secondly, I aimed...
  • Chen Kaige in Reuters
    For the handover this hall had been transformed into a kind of Great Hall of the People of Peking. After my speech the (Chinese) president detached himself from the group of appalling old waxworks who accompanied him and took his place at the... Prince Charles,_Prince_of_Wales&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH7u1woQcXqTCz0DPyYJkuTIJCwUg Mar 17, 2006 73186 97889 peking I'm not even a big fan of Peking Opera," Chen said as he showcased the movie at the Berlin film festival.

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