Good morning Beijing! Today is Thursday, January 16, 2014.

Weather forecast: Partly Cloudy. Today’s high will be 6℃, low of -4℃.

Air Quality Index (AQI) from the US Embassy as of 6am: 578 (Hazardous/Beyond Index)

License plate restrictions: 4 and 9.


Here’s The Event You Cannot Miss Today:

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

See all of the happenings in Beijing on our Events calendar.


The Blog Post You Shouldn’t Have Missed Yesterday:

Cui Jian Out for CCTV Spring Festival Gala

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The Classified Ad You Absolutely Must Read Today:

Car Rental in Beijing

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Photo: Laurent Hou