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Chinese Mandarin is the official language both in Beijing and other cities in China. But like in many other cities, people in Beijing also have their own Beijing Dialect which is closely related to Mandarin.

 Telephone Call

There are various options for making international and domestic telephone calls in Beijing and the rest of China, and two basic kinds of phone cards: IP cards and IC cards. These international phone cards can be bought at tobacco shops, supermarkets, hotel lobbies etc. throughout Beijing. Otherwise you can make calls from your hotel room, public phones or telephone bars known as 'Huà bā' (话吧).


With the fast development of the computer and internet, you can keep contact easily and conveniently with your families and your friends at anytime by using a computer to get on line. Beijing is no exception. When you come to Beijing for travelling, you can easily find many net bars. The price for you to get on line in Beijing is about CNY3 to CNY10 per hour, depending on the different situation of the facility and environment.

 Post Office

The post office in China runs the whole week. The Beijing International Post Office (Tel: 010-65128107) is located in Yabao Lu, Jianguomen Beidajie, Chaoyang District.

 Practical Tel


Fire Alarm: 119
Police Need: 110
Ambulance: 120
Phone Number Inquiry: 114
Weather Forecast: 12121
EMS Postal Service: 11185
Tour Complain: 010-65275315 (China National Tourism Administration)

Transportation Inquiry

Train Inquiry: 962585
Train Ticket Booking: 962586
International Aviation Inquiry: 962580
Air Ticket Booking: 962581

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Comments and Questions

I send a registred mail in China (tracking id RA 0379 1604 7 SI)and i cant track it.The recepient said that he still dont get it.Can you see,where is mail now?Can you help please,?

Reply6/24/2015 4:13:48 AMSandi,   Slovenia

Larry :6/24/2015 4:50:01 AM

Sandi, here is the latest info I can track:
2015-05-14 00:00
SILJUA, Odprava v naslovno državo, [Podatek prispel iz mednarodnega sistema]

Hello. I sent a parcel from United Kingdom to China on 20/02/2015. Tracking number is RU749385328GB. Can you please check why it takes so long to reach final destination. I can see that my parcel was opened in Beijing and then in Shanghai. Can you explain for what reason it has to be checked in a few places. Thank you.

Reply3/11/2015 10:38:26 AMYi,   United Kingdom

The parcel I am looking for entales 2 tablets and a computer! The item we received was a 1894 silver dollar! Where are my other items? Tracking number is still RG103391524CN. I paid 100 dollars for those items. Please help

Reply12/31/2014 9:24:13 PMLisa,   United States

Lisa :1/2/2015 7:59:27 PM

I found that your parcel has successfully arrived. Here is the info for your reference:
2014-12-30 14:03, LAKE ORION, MI 48362, Delivered, Your item was delivered at 2:03 pm on December 30, 2014 in LAKE ORION, MI 48362.

Tracking number RG103391524CN still can't be tracked and it has been 22 days! Please help

Reply12/30/2014 5:37:59 PMLisa,   United States

Kina :12/31/2014 2:25:28 AM

I just checked that your parcel has arrived on Dec. 30, so you have received it, right?

Anyway, here is the latest info:
2014-12-30 14:03, LAKE ORION, MI 48362, Delivered, Your item was delivered at 2:03 pm on December 30, 2014 in LAKE ORION, MI 48362.


I sent a parcel from South Africa to China on the 2nd of December. It was received at Beijing post office on the 9th of December. The recepient still has not gotten it and no one seems to know where it is. Please assist me locate it. Tracking number is CN035893958ZA

Reply12/17/2014 11:19:19 PMmemory dziripi,   South Africa

Susie :12/21/2014 10:55:09 PM

Sorry, it is hard to locate it. I tracked it on different websites and all only showed the info on Dec. Just ask the recipient to call China Post for consultation.

Tracking number RG103391524CN can't be tracked. My post keeps getting deleted with no responses returned to me. Please help

Reply12/12/2014 8:57:55 PMLisa,   United States

Jackie :12/14/2014 2:57:15 AM

I just searched and found your parcel. It was collected by China Post in Beijing and it takes 20-30days to arrive. Just wait!

RA043893402CN this package was sent to me on September 12 from china its almost going to be a month i havent received the parcel. The status of the packet it shows it still in Beijing but the date is sep 29. please any one can help. how can i know if the packet has reached India or not?? pls help its urgent. thanks.

Reply10/8/2014 6:40:42 AMshubh,   India

Joe :11/8/2014 9:42:35 PM

Here is the latest info about your order:
2014-10-13 17:45, INDIA, KOLKATA FOREIGN LCAO, Send item to domestic location (Inb), Air, CRC (Non-TD) Kolkata RMS

So you may have received it.

Rajasekar ( India ) :12/5/2014 1:08:08 PM

You received your product from china buddy. My item also stuck in CRC(Non-TD) Kolkata RMS

Please can someone help.I sent a parcel with the following tracking number-CN031612881ZA.
Please find out where the parcel is.it was suppose to reach Jinan, Shandong long ago.

Reply11/24/2014 3:28:03 AMalekha,   South Africa

Julie :11/26/2014 8:55:50 PM

You'd better recheck your order. I just tried and nothing presented. The number may be not correct.

Hi please help me locate my parcel from china to South Africa. Tracking number is RI090279382CN. Thanks

Reply9/6/2014 6:03:13 PMAmeera,   South Africa

Shun :9/11/2014 3:31:36 AM

It was delivered to Guangzhou Airport, CAN, for customs check on Aug. 24. Now, it should have left China for the destination. Just wait!

can you check my package RD354514761CN

Reply8/28/2014 6:29:25 AMAsya,   Bosnia And Herzegowina

Nadia ( India ) :9/2/2014 9:30:26 PM

Here is the latest status of your parcel:
2014-09-02 13:08, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, BASJJA - SARAJEVO 71003, Otprema pošiljke na Carinu - IZVOZ2014-09-02 12:53, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, BASJJA - SARAJEVO 71003, Prispijeće pošiljke u Izmjeničnu poštu - UVOZ2014-08-30 07:50, GERMANY, DEFRAA - FRANKFURT/FLUGHAFEN, Otprema pošiljke u inostranstvo (EDI poruka )

According to this, we shall see it has arrived in your country. I believe you will get it in days.
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