Beijing named mainland China's 'most global city'

A smoggy backwater in northern China has been named the country's 'most global city' by a major management consulting firm.

by James Griffiths, 15 April 2014

Huge Sinkhole Reopens in Beijing's Chaoyang District

A sinkhole measuring more than 20 square metres (215 sq ft) opened up in Beijing's Chaoyang district, the second in the same location in just five months.

by James Griffiths, 08 April 2014

13yo hacked to death by father because she was 'obsessed' with Kpop group EXO

A Beijing man has been charged with hacking his 13 year old to death over her 'obsession' with South Korean band EXO.

by James Griffiths, 04 April 2014

Extinct Animals Commemorated in Beijing Cemetery

A cemetery in Beijing has erected a monument to animals which have gone extinct, and those at risk of extinction.

by James Griffiths, 04 April 2014

Company decides time isn't right for movie about plane to Beijing crashing into the ocean

A film about a plane to China which crashes into the ocean has been postponed due to similarities to missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

by James Griffiths, 27 March 2014

Heavy smog expected in Beijing for rest of March

Beijing is due for several days of heavy smog, China Daily reports.

by James Griffiths, 24 March 2014

Man robs five star Beijing hotel with toy gun

A man who used a toy gun to rob a guest and threaten security guards at a five star Beijing hotel has been arrested, the Beijing Times reports.

by James Griffiths, 21 March 2014

Beijing metro and bus fares may rise this year, official

Beijing authorities are mulling raising metro and bus fares in the city, CRI reports.

by James Griffiths, 21 March 2014

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