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Foreigners to tell their Beijing stories

(People's Daily Online)

08:15, June 13, 2012

Edited and translated by Li Qian, People's Daily Online

Beijing has launched a competition that gives foreigners an opportunity to tell their stories in the city.

There’re more than 200,000 foreigners in Beijing, more than 1 percent of the city’s total populations. The total number of inbound tourists is 5.2 millions in 2011, up 6.2 percent year on year.

The foreigners who work, live, and travel in the city have become the important witnesses and participants of Beijing’s development.

The competition invites the foreigners to tell their different feelings to promote the exchange between Beijing and the world.

Read the Chinese version: 北京邀请外国人讲故事
Source: People’s Daily Overseas Edition; Author: Yu Ronghua

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