PHOTOS: David Beckham arrives in Beijing for Breitling photocall

The former England international and H&M underwear model attended a photocall for watchmaker Breitling on Thursday, as a squad including several of his former teammates headed to Brazil...

by Joe McGee, 13 June 2014

Beijing hands out biggest air pollution fine yet

Following months of promises to clean up the notoriously smoggy city, Beijing has handed out its biggest fine for air pollution yet: 300,000 yuan ($48,100) to a US joint venture boiler...

by Joe McGee, 15 May 2014

Facebook announces plans for sales office in Beijing

Facebook has announced plans to open a sales office in Beijing within the next year, prompting speculation over the company's future in a country where it has been blocked since 2009....

by Joe McGee, 13 May 2014

Beijing performance artist removes own rib in front of audience

Beijing-based performance artist He Yunchang has divided opinion with his one of his works, which saw him slice open his torso and remove one of his ribs in front of a live audience....

by Joe McGee, 12 May 2014

Primary school teacher arrested for raping 12 students

A 30-year-old male primary school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping 12 students in a school outside Bijie city, Guizhou Province.

by Joe McGee, 30 April 2014

Expat falls to his death at Beijing airport

An unidentified foreign man fell to his death as he waited for his flight at Beijing Capital International Airport on Monday morning, Beijing Times reported.

by Joe McGee, 29 April 2014

Governor of Tokyo hopes to 'mend ties' with Beijing visit

The governor of Tokyo told reporters in Beijing on Thursday that he hoped his trip to the capital would mend ties between China and Japan, which have been strained recently by several...

by Joe McGee, 25 April 2014

Uber car booking app launches in Beijing

Premium car booking service Uber has launched in Beijing, eight months after making its mainland China debut in Shanghai. The capital's launch marks the company's presence in 100 cities...

by Joe McGee, 24 April 2014

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