Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us Open in Beijing
Toys “R” Us, the world’s leading toy and baby products retailer, opened its first Beijing stores in both CapitaMall Taiyanggong and Chaoyang Joy City. The Beijing stores will feature one of the most comprehensive collection of educational toys in the city.
1) Daily 10am-10pm. Rm 52, B1/F, CapitaMall Taiyanggong, 12 Taiyanggong Zhonglu, Chaoyang District (8429 7072) www.toysrus.com.cn 朝阳区太阳宫中路12号凯德广场B1层52号; 2) Daily 10am-10pm. Rm 10, 5/F, Joy City Chaoyang, 101 Chaoyang Beilu, Chaoyang District (8552 2893) www.toysrus.com.cn 朝阳区朝阳北路101号朝阳大悦城5F-10
3e Initiative Fuses Art and Recycling
The parent council at 3e International School is partnering with NGO Future Forest on a new recycling project. For the project, 3e students will paint a tree on out-of-use access cards, and their art will be available for families to purchase. All proceeds will be used to purchase trees that will be planted in Inner Mongolia and the cards will be hung on trees. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dulwich Debuts New Tennis Facilities
Dulwich College christened its new six-court tennis facility with a U19 boys doubles tennis tournament on October 13. The tournament started with a round robin, with winners moving to the final stages of the tournament. Students from the International School of Beijing (ISB) emerged as overall victors.
Motherswork Launches Flagship Store at Solana
Motherswork announces the debut of its first store in China: Motherswork Mother, Baby & Kids at Solana. Motherswork is a one-stop shop for parents at different stages of parenthood, and offers exclusive merchandise from Australia, Europe, and the US. Motherswork carries an exclusive range of products from Bugaboo, Boori, Stokke, and more. Daily 10am-10pm. Store L-VDM-20, Block 2, Solana Lifestyle and Shopping Park, 6 Chaoyang Gongyuan Lu, Chaoyang District (925 6905, email@example.com) www.motherswork.com.sg 朝阳区朝阳公园路6号蓝色港湾国际商区2号院L-VDM-20
BCIS Roots & Shoots Receives the Annual Achievement Award
On Saturday, November 3, Beijing City International School (BCIS) student April Xu, founder of the BCIS chapter of Roots & Shoots, and Gurkriti Singh, Animal Committee student leader, represented the group to receive the annual Roots & Shoots Achievement Award from Dr. Jane Goodall (pictured with Xu). The award was presented at the gala dinner event “An Evening with Jane Goodall,” and eight other BCIS students and teachers also attended. Inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall’s speeches at the Gala Dinner and her visit to the school on the following Monday, Roots & Shoots BCIS will continue to extend its influence.
HKIMC Re-Opens After Renovation
Hong Kong International Medical Center (HKIMC) has reopened its outpatient clinic in the Swissotel-Hong Kong Macau Center. The re-opening coincides with HKIMC’s 20-year anniversary. HKIMC’s renovation created a new layout and added advanced equipment. HKIMC continues to offer quality health care with a full rance of outpatient care including OB/GYN, dental services, dermatology, ophthalmology, and more, including expert consultations.
BSB Sanlitun Are ISAC Football Champions
On Saturday 3rd November, 3 teams from BSB Sanlitun took part in the U11 Boys & Girls ISAC Tournament. There were over 40 teams competing, with all the schools from Beijing and Tianjin for what turned out to be an incredibly exciting (and also extremely wet!) day. The Boys A team won the Division 3 title and the Girls team won the Division 2 title.
International SOS Announces ISO 9001 Accreditation
International SOS has announced that its clinics and medical facilities in North Asia – which include their China facilities – have been certified by the International Organization for Standardization at the 9001 quality level. Adriaan Jacobz, Group Director of Medical Services, International SOS says: “Whilst we already have extensive internal processes and audits for quality, ISO brings external focus and benchmarking. It shows we have the right procedures in place to maintain consistency in our medical facilities and supplies, medical treatment, information systems and data management as we employ best practices in healthcare globally.”