Hebei is a coastal province in Northern China. The modern province was established in 1911 as Chihli Province. Its capital and largest city is Shijiazhuang. Its one-character abbreviation is "冀" (Jì), named after Ji Province, a Han dynasty province (zhou) that included what is now southern Hebei. The name Hebei literally means "north of the river", referring to its location entirely to the north of the Yellow River.
The death toll from China’s coronavirus epidemic climbed to 1,868 on Tuesday as 98 more people died while the total number of confirmed cases jumped to 72,436, officials said. Of the new deaths, 93.. WorldNews - Published
The northern Chinese province of Hebei will keep its schools shut until at least March 1 to control the coronavirus outbreak, the Communist Party-run People's Daily newspaper said on Sunday, citing the.. Reuters - Published
China's Beijing Public Transport Group said it will suspend the majority of bus services into neighboring Hebei province starting on Tuesday to contain the spread of coronavirus, according to a.. Reuters - Published
Tangshan, China's largest steelmaking city in northern Hebei province, announced on Tuesday morning that it is suspending all public transit within the city in an effort to prevent the further spread.. Reuters - Published
China’s Hebei provincial health authority said a patient infected with the new coronavirus has died, marking the first confirmed death outside Hubei province where the outbreak began. Reuters - Published
China's top steelmaking province of Hebei has issued an "orange" smog alert effective from Nov. 1, with pollution expected to be "severe", the local environmental bureau said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published