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A CNN reporter spent a day in Beijing, the capital city of China, without spending a cent from his wallet. The Mobile Payment has become so common in China, especially in the tier I cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
CHAN: As two hundred Beijing residents gathered in front of the Beijing city council, a reporter from the international Associated Press tried to interview the them. He was stopped by the police. Here's the full story. STORY: The residents were protesting about the forced confiscation of their properties by the Chinese Communist Party (or CCP). According to an eyewitness, the Associated Press (AP) reporter David Hu tried to interview the protesters. Two police then came out from the city council building and tried to confiscate the reporter's press ID. David showed his interview permit and relevant documentation from city council to the police. [Wong Jianping, Victim of House Confiscation]: (2nd quote, male) "After the police checked the reporter's ID, they waited for a reply f...
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And also in Beijing, authorities broke into a hotel room and assaulted three journalists on Friday night. The reporter, cameraman and their Chinese assistant work Japans Kyodo News. They were in Beijing during Friday nights rehearsal for the October 1 military parade. The parade will mark the 60th anniversary of the communist takeover of China. Kyodo says authorities kicked and beat the journalists, and quote hit their heads to make them kneel down. Their computers were then thrown from the room into the hallway. Its unclear why they were assaulted. But in recent weeks, authorities have verbally warned many journalists not to film, photograph, or even open hotel windows during parade rehearsals.
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WONG: An international reporter based in Beijing says when he went to interview Zeng Jinyan, plainclothes police arrested him. Zeng is the wife of Chinese rights activist Hu Jia, who is currently held by CCP authorities. When the police intercepted the reporter they refused to release him until they had erased all photos on his camera. He couldn't leave his real name with us as it could jeopardize his job and safety in the mainland. [Anonymous International Reporter, Beijing]: "What happened to me yesterday is not supposed to happen, but it still happens in China. We are supposed to have the freedom to shoot news here, but they come to interfere with us all the time." [Anonymous Japanese Reporter, Beijing]: "They were arrested in the police station for two or three hours. ...
The Beijing Central Business District, or Beijing CBD is home to over two thirds of the companies listed in Financial Times 500 based in Beijing. Covering about 4 km² on the east side of the city, the area has become a symbol of China’s fast development. Follow our reporter Liliana Worth to explore more.
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