China / Beijing

No fairytale ending for amusement park

[2013-05-13 13:29]

The unfinished Wonderland Amusement Park in the Changping district of Beijing was demolished on May 10, 15 years after construction stopped.

Premier Li underlines Vietnam ties

[2013-05-11 00:51]

China and Vietnam on Friday agreed to properly handle the South China Sea issue, as Premier Li Keqiang met a high-ranking Vietnamese official.

Beijing medical emergency team helps out in Lushan

[2013-05-10 21:28]

A medical emergency team from Beijing provided medical services 1,462 times during their relief mission in Lushan county, Sichuan province, health authorities said on Friday.

New red alert on air quality

[2013-05-10 15:12]

The most serious level of air pollution is now a red alert rather than orange, according to a new guideline released by Beijing Meteorological Bureau on Thursday

Beijing earthquake info centers open to public

[2013-05-07 17:25]

Five earthquake stations in Beijing will be open to visitors for a week next month in a bid to disseminate earthquake information and raise public awareness about earthquake safety, Beijing Morning Post reported Tuesday.

Beijing offers plan to raise cabbies' income

[2013-05-07 12:37]

The starting taxi fare in Beijing is likely to be raised from the current 10 yuan ($1.60) to 13 yuan, in an effort to raise the income of taxi drivers.

Beijing wants to have a bite of heritage list

[2013-05-07 07:14]

The Chinese capital is trying to get its traditional snacks recognized as intangible cultural heritage items.

Secondhand-house turnover in Beijing tumbles

[2013-05-06 20:00]

The turnover of secondhand houses in Beijing during the May Day holiday hit a multiyear low as potential homebuyers waited for clarification of the personal-gain tax.

Police name man in fatal Beijing knife attacks

[2013-05-06 16:59]

Police have named a knife-wielding man they say fatally stabbed two people and injured another in downtown Beijing on Saturday.

Program launched to entice students to visit museums

[2013-05-06 15:29]

Beijing museums launched a program to encourage students to conduct immersion studies and visit museums in May.

Attacker named after killing two in Beijing

[2013-05-06 14:16]

An attacker who stabbed two people to death and injured another in downtown Beijing on Saturday has been named as Li Jinghui.

Wal-Mart pulls substandard cups from shelves

[2013-05-06 07:10]

Wal-Mart has withdrawn a batch of paper cup products labeled with its brand from Beijing after they failed quality tests, the company confirmed on Sunday.

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