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Place.png Beijing
Forbidden City, Beijing
The capital of China.

Beijing or 北京 is the capital of China since the People's Republic of China won the Chinese Civil War in 1949 . The city has grown to over 21 million citizens.


Founded in 1045 BC or BCE, Beijing had gone through dozens of name changes, but was under Chinese rulers since 221 BC.[1]

Weather Manipulation

Beijing's Weather Modification Office created is a special unit of the Beijing Meteorological Bureau engaging in weather manipulation. They have created sandstorms, firing rockets into clouds with chemicals, creating rain storms and snow storms as well since 1997.[2]

2008 Olympics

In 2008, the Beijing Weather Modification Office was ordered by the Chinese government to ensure that the 2008 Summer Olympics were free of rain, They broke up clouds headed towards the capital and forced them to drop rain on outlying areas instead.[3]


Beijing's Citizens Offer Clarity on Air Quality Levels - Bloomberg

During the enormous growth of the economy of China in the 2000s and the 2010s, the city suffered enormous pollution, on top of natural occurring sandstorms. China’s capital was often covered in dense smog, so thick it shrouded nearly everything from view causing people to lock their windows, donned face masks and cranked air purifiers on high to escape what became known as Beijing’s “air-pocalypse.” [4] Development in better regulations in the 2020s, caused the average citizen to live 2 years longer.[5]

Deep Lobbying


After the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine in late February 2022, The New York Times published a report alleging that China requested Russia to delay the invasion until after the 2022 Winter Olympics to avoid damaging the Games' public image.[6]

Boycott calls

As with 2008, activists, human rights groups, and diplomats have made calls to boycott the Olympic Games when they are hosted by China arguing a 2019 leak of the Xinjiang citizens and their mistreatment, the 2019–2020 Hong Kong protests, and the treatment of Uyghurs.[7]

Extreme Surveillance

Beijing artist dodges CCTV cameras for project created in defiance of China’s surveillance system - South Morning China Post

China's national surveillance system, humourlessly dubbed "Skynet," is a widespread network of cameras and mass surveillance equipment utilised by law enforcement for crime resolution, monitoring of dissidents, tracking of "unauthorised" protests, and maintaining public security. This surveillance infrastructure had authorities in Beijing in 2015 claiming 100% coverage in the city. According to a report in the state-run People's Daily newspaper, The system has aided the police in solving more than 1,500 criminal cases this year.

"Skynet" is employed without irony in this context and has raised apprehensions concerning privacy and civil liberties due to its extensive coverage. Chinese laws permits authorities to monitor the actions and whereabouts of individuals on a massive scale. The assertion that Skynet has contributed to the resolution of over 1,500 criminal cases aligns with the intended purposes of these surveillance systems, which are designed to support law enforcement in identifying suspects and thwarting criminal activities.[8]

Even more absurd, TechinAsia reported that the smog even made all the cameras useless.[9][10]



2022 Winter Olympics24th Olympic Winter games
Marco Polo incidentThe official start of the Asian theatre of World War 2, and chronologically, World War 2 as a whole.


Groups Headquartered Here

Beijing Foreign Studies University1941“Cradle of Diplomats"
Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology1958Technological university
COSCOHuge Chinese shipping and logistics services supplier company.
ChinaThe most populous nation state in the world
China Global Television Network
Chinese Communist Party1921Ruling party of China
People's Bank of China12 January 1948China's central bank.
Renmin University1937one of the leading humanities and social science-focused universities in China
Ruder Finn1948PR agency known for its close ties to Israel and its decades of work for Philip Morris. It was also the main agency used to create war propaganda during the Croatian, Bosnian wars and Kosovo wars in the 1990s.
Tsinghua University1911Important Chinese University that took part in the 2021 Monkeypox Tabletop Exercise
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