'Voice of China' star Li Daimo arrested in drug raid

Beijing police announced Tuesday they had arrested eight people for taking drugs. Among them was Li Daimo, a 25 year old singer made popular in the first season of 'The Voice of China'....

by Stefan Van Assche, 19 March 2014

Beijing is almost 'uninhabitable for human beings'

A new study of 40 cities worldwide found Beijing to be the second unhealthiest city to live in, but very socially inclusive.

by Stefan Van Assche, 13 February 2014

China's smog will 'defend it from US lasers' says admiral

China's thick layer of smog may be its best defense against the US Navy's Laser Weapon System, providing a smokescreen that would render the technology almost useless, according to a...

by Stefan Van Assche, 26 February 2014

Beijing pollution levels spike with holiday fireworks

Severe smog (even for China) in Beijing cleared up yesterday after two days of off-the-charts pollution.

by Stefan Van Assche, 17 February 2014

Panasonic to pay employees in China extra because of smog

Panasonic has announced it will pay employees sent to work in China a bonus to compensate for the country’s poisonous air, according to the Financial Times.

by Stefan Van Assche, 15 March 2014

Xi Jinping makes 'surprise' visit to popular Beijing tourist zone

Chinese President Xi Jinping took a stroll along Nanluoguxiang, one of Beijing's most well known streets, on Tuesday.

by Stefan Van Assche, 26 February 2014

New US ambassador to China Max Baucus outlines main objectives in Beijing

Max Baucus, the new US ambassador to China held his introductory press conference in Beijing on Tuesday. He spoke about the bilateral ties between the countries and what he sees as his...

by Stefan Van Assche, 19 March 2014

Second annual 12th CPPCC session begins in Beijing

The second annual session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee opened in Beijing on Monday.

by Stefan Van Assche, 03 March 2014

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