Useful Resources While In Beijing
- Beijing is twelve (12) hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST) during DST. 13 hours ahead otherwise.
- Center for Disease Control - Information on China
- Beijing International (Official site of the Beijing Government)
- Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States
- Beijing Subway
- Beijing Traffic Management Bureau
- Helpful Visa Agency in Boston - many Emerson students who traveled to China used this agency to help obtain their Chinese Visa
U.S. Embassy in Beijing
No. 55 An Jia Lou Lu 100600
Tel: (86-10) 8531-3000
Fax: (86-10) 8531-3300
Emergency Contact Number: 8531-4000
Please be aware that many of your favorite social networking sites (Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, etc. ) are blocked in Mainland China. The government also blocks thousands of blogging platforms, international news sites, video and image sharing sites.