A Brief History of Beijing's Toilet Revolution

It has been a wild year for Beijing's toilets.

by Noelle Mateer, 07 April 2017

Welcome to Huilongguan, Beijing's Hottest Neighborhood (Technically)

According to real estate agency 5i5j, the rental market in Huilongguan is booming. So, naturally, we travel north to see what's popping.

by Oscar Holland, 04 March 2017

The Battle Between Ride-Share Heavyweights Spills onto the Streets

A battle is taking place on our very streets – where a game of sabotage and subterfuge is playing out between riders, vandals and parking officers.

by Dominique Wong, 16 January 2017

Is Beijing's IKEA a Hunting Ground for Elderly Love?

Beijing's elderly flock to IKEA for free coffee and heat, but it turns out there might be more salacious reasons for their visits.

by Dominique Wong, 14 November 2016

Beijing's Tenants Fight Back Against Housing Agents

An aggrieved Beijing resident has created a blog – bluntly titled 'Don't Rent Courtyard007' – highlighting the dangers of renting.

by Dominique Wong, 27 September 2016

Can Public Funding Save Beijing's Bookstores?

​Beijing authorities have recently set aside RMB18 million to help the city's brick-and-mortar bookstores.

by Dominique Wong, 13 September 2016

Demand for Self-Defense Classes Surges in Beijing

Tales of the City: More and more women are learning how to fight back following Beijing hotel attack.

by Dominique Wong, 08 May 2016

Tales of the City: CSL–Cash Spent Liberally

The Chinese footballer-trading industry is in full swing.

by That's Beijing, 21 March 2016

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