Beijing cancels New Year events to curb virus spread Beijing News

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM Print This Post

China’s capital city Beijing cancelled major public events including two well-known Lunar New Year temple fairs, the state-run Beijing News said on Thursday, as authorities try to curb the spread of a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Separately, the country’s railway operator, China State Railway Group, said passengers would be able to receive full refunds on tickets nationwide starting on Friday.

Beijing's Forbidden City -- which saw 19 million visitors last year -- is usually packed with tourists during the Lunar New Year festival (AFP)

Beijing’s Forbidden City — which saw 19 million visitors last year — is usually packed with tourists during the Lunar New Year festival (AFP)

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