China / Beijing

Beijing hosting world's top riders

[2014-04-15 07:17]

The Longines FEI World Cup Jumping China League will celebrate its fourth year by welcoming the cream of the international riding crop to the equestrian venue at Beijing's Chaoyang Park from April 25 to May 3.

German company opens 1st Asian branch in Beijing

[2014-03-17 14:20]

RAL, a German-based indoor color coordination company, opened its Beijing office on Thursday, its first in Asia.

5 cities apply for 2022 Winter Games bid

[2014-03-16 07:08]

Five bidding cities for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games all met the deadline of March 14 and submitted their application files, formally kicking off the bidding procedure, announced the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday.

Beijing upsets defending Guangdong to reach CBA finals

[2014-03-14 11:52]

Stephon Marbury led the Beijing Ducks to beat eight-time champions Guangdong Hongyuan 110-102 in Game 5 of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league semifinals on Tuesday.

Lawmaking role now shared by all city delegates

[2014-01-20 01:39]

Beijing's legislature plans to exercise its lawmaking role more through plenary session congresses of deputies rather than solely relying on its standing committee.

Capturing 'beautiful Beijing'

[2013-12-09 00:33]

Organizers of an international photo contest say it is helping to build the Beijing brand and give foreigners a deeper understanding of this ancient and ever-evolving city.

Court upholds bomber's verdict

[2013-11-29 10:31]

A court in Beijing on Friday upheld the verdict in the case of a man who was sentenced to six years in prison for setting off explosives at airport.

Marbury benched for knee surgery

[2013-11-29 08:44]

Beijing Ducks' former NBA player Stephon Marbury is flying back to the US on Saturday for knee surgery after getting injured in a game with Jiangsu on Nov 20.

Man appeals, gets 2nd trial in toddler's death

[2013-11-19 14:31]

The man who was sentenced to death for grabbing a 2-year-old girl from a stroller and causing her death stood trial again on Tuesday.

CCTV tower gets award

[2013-11-10 15:37]

CCTV headquarters in Beijing, a popular subject of online mockery for its outlandish shape, recently won some applause.

More drivers

[2013-11-11 10:39]

As of Saturday, more than 1.77 million people have registered with Beijing's vehicle license plate lottery system to get a purchase permit. The total, more than 80,000 above October's, is the highest number in 32 months. The increase in applicants is due to the city's new license plate lottery policy, which will slash its new car quota by 37.5 percent beginning next year.

'Locust' passengers

[2013-11-11 09:33]

The Beijing Subway ignited public anger after it criticized uncivilized passengers as "locusts" on its official micro blog on Sunday morning. "After the locusts passed through Line 10, waste is everywhere," the post said, with a photo of rubbish on a subway carriage floor.

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