Beijing Seniors Won't Need Smartphones to Show Health Codes Anymore

​Beijing is piloting a scheme which will allow the city’s elderly residents to show their health code without a smartphone.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 22 December 2020

Beijing Plans to Build 1300 Community Centers to Care for Elderly

Because of Beijing's rapidly aging population and lack of facilities, authorities have announced plans to build 1,300 new centers.

by Justine Lopez, 15 November 2016

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 Elderly Residents Invade IKEA for Free Heat

Ever since IKEA turned on its heaters, an increasing amount of Beijing's senior citizens have been flocking to the store.

by Justine Lopez, 11 November 2016

Ask a Laobeijing: On Moving the Elderly Out of Beijing

Li, 63, on the city's plan to offer elderly people money to move out of Beijing.

by Emma Huang, 25 August 2016

Beijing Plans to Move Elderly Out of Capital

Last month, a trial program was launched in Beijing to move elderly residents to Tianjin and Hebei province.

by Justine Lopez, 06 July 2016

China's Life Expectancy by Province Mapped

In which Hunan is likened to the Bahamas for probably the first and only time.

by Ella Wong, 24 November 2015

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