Beijing Olympic organizers Friday started construction on the media village for the 2008 Games.
The media village, situated to the northeast of the Olympic Green and the Olympic Forest Park in the north of the city, will be within ten minutes drive from the Main Press Center and major Olympic competition venues, according to the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games (BOCOG).
The media village will provide up to 6,000 rooms to accredited media during the Games. The whole project is due for completion at the beginning of 2008.
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