This Day in History: Nelson Mandela's Changing Relationship with China

South African leader's close links with the Middle Kingdom.

by James Griffiths, 05 December 2020

5 photos of animals trying to keep cool as temperatures soar across China

Temperatures across China soared this week as several orange and red alerts were raised in cities around the country.

by James Griffiths, 30 May 2014

Beijing's chances of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics just got much better

''Nobody Wants to Host the 2022 Winter Olympics'' mourns Deadspin's headline, except that's not quite true, because one city would very much like to host the games: Beijing.

by James Griffiths, 28 May 2014

'Beijing From Above' takes you on a flyover of China's capital

Filmmaker Matthew Niederhauser just uploaded this incredible video of Beijing shot from above, giving a rarely seen angle of the city.

by James Griffiths, 28 May 2014

Moscow and Beijing residents 'least friendly to tourists', TripAdvisor

A new survey by travel site TripAdvisor found that locals Moscow and Beijing were the least friendly to tourists.

by James Griffiths, 26 May 2014

Outrage over disturbing video of gang attack on teenager

Police are investigating a shocking video of a gang of youths beating a teenager unconscious and urinating on him which was posted online this week.

by James Griffiths, 26 May 2014

Beijing's new subway security checks look absolutely miserable

Beijing has instituted airport style security checks at several subway stops around the city, leading to huge queues and delaying commutes.

by James Griffiths, 26 May 2014

Man falls to his death at Beijing airport in apparent suicide

A man in his 30s fell to his death at Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport, in an apparent suicide.

by James Griffiths, 26 May 2014

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