In October 2015, Manchester Airport secured its first ever direct service to mainland China, making Manchester the only UK airport outside of London with a direct scheduled service to China.
Historically, of course, Beijing was an eminently practical choice for capital. Before being named capital, it was called “Beiping”, which means “Northern peace”. As capital, its name, “Beijing”, means “Northern capital”, in contrast to the “Southern capital” of Nanjing.
The city of Beijing is the capital of China with a population of around 20 million people. The city is one of the most important in the world, steeped with history whilst embracing the new era. In the coming weeks Nee Hao Magazine will have a feature called ‘City Spotlight’ showcasing cities from China and […]