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Li Na-Djokovic charity match to unveil China Open

[2013-09-26 16:01]

A charity match between world No 1 Novak Djokovic and China's world No 5 Li Na will be held on Friday at 7:30 pm on Diamond Court.

Beijing Music Festival salutes Verdi and Wagner

[2013-09-27 07:09]

Yu Long, artistic director of the Beijing Music Festival, says music is an art that has passed from one generation to another.Art picks for the weekend and National holiday

Li Tianyi jailed for 10 years for gang rape

[2013-09-26 10:26]

The teenage son of a famous Chinese military singer was sentenced to 10 years for rape on Thursday.

Rubber duck adjusting to spot at Summer Palace

[2013-09-26 10:38]

The giant yellow rubber duck, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, meets with visitors at Summer Palace in Beijing, Sept 24, 2013.

Beijing's migrant population shrinking

[2013-09-18 13:30]

The population of migrants in Beijing was 416,000 less in 2012 than in 2011, a result mainly of the city's high cost of living, Beijing News reported Wednesday.

Beijing plans gas-fired future to solve problem

[2013-09-18 11:28]

China will reduce its consumption of coal and gradually increase the use of natural gas during the next few years, according to the Airborne Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan (2013-17).

The slow death of 'King Coal'

[2013-09-18 11:27]

Seeking to reduce air pollution, Beijing municipal's government has decided to cut coal consumption to 15 million metric tons by 2015, from 23.3 million tons in 2012, and to less than 10 million tons by 2017.

Beijing prepares for upcoming National Day holiday

[2013-09-17 15:51]

Beijing is boosting road capacity and transportation links as the capital prepares for the upcoming National Day holiday.

Baby-throwing man stands trial

[2013-09-16 10:30]

A man suspected of killing a 2-year-old girl after a dispute with the child's mother stood trial on Monday.

Signal failure suspends Beijing subway line

[2013-09-16 09:06]

Beijing's No 4 subway line suspended operation in the rush hours on Monday morning due to signal failure.

Faye Wong announces her divorce

[2013-09-15 08:09]

Singer Faye Wong announced on Sept 13 that she has divorced her second husband, former actor turned businessman, Li Yapeng. Divorce shocks fans

Beijing reduces holiday gardens for Tian'anmen

[2013-09-12 01:48]

National Day visitors to Tian'anmen Square will see smaller and simpler flower gardens than in previous years.

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