The 1960s

 

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1969, October: First line of Beijing's subway is completed.

 

The 2000s

 

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2001: Beijing is awarded the 2008 Olympic Games.

 

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2008, August: China welcomes the world to the Beijing 2008 Olympic games.

 

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2010, November: China starts 2010 population census.

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china-profile.com - 30 Sept. 2012