Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:09
China to widen foreign access to A-shares
China's securities regulator said it will allow individual foreign investors working in the country to buy and sell yuan-dominated Chinese A-shares, the latest incremental step by Beijing to widen access to its long-cloistered equities markets.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:40
Top 10 busiest airports by passenger traffic in H1
Beijing Capital International Airport remained the world's second-busiest airport by passenger traffic, witnessing 49.38 million passengers in the first half of the year, said Civil Aviation Data Analysis, a civil aviation data platform based in Shanghai, on Aug 2.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:53
Mosque protest highlights China's shrinking religious spaces
Thousands of demonstrators gathered at a mosque in China to stop its government-ordered demolition, a participant said Saturday, as Beijing's increasingly harsh policies against religion heighten anxiety about Islam's future in the country.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
Ai Weiwei’s broken art
The artist's Beijing studio faces wrecking ball
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
Putting the classic into contemporary
Spend your time in the Chinese capital nestled in on of The Peninsula's luxury suites
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
China's new online cosmetics stars: men
Beijing - When Jiang Cheng first tried a bit of concealer during his first year of university in China it gave him self-confidence and he was instantly hooked.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:03
Dollar gains ahead of US inflation data; global stocks mixed
The dollar rose Thursday ahead of a key US inflation report as global stocks finished little changed amid ongoing trade conflict between Washington and Beijing.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:15
Beijing warns of protectionism, militarization
Growing protectionist sentiment and the fomenting of militarization by outside forces are two major negative factors plaguing East Asia, warned State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 06:54
Beijing promotes 'toilet revolution' in 5,000 restaurants
Beijing has issued a guideline for restaurant toilets, to improve sanitary conditions of the city's 5,000 restaurants this year, Beijing Youth Daily reported Friday.
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 01:00
Asian countries denounce 'real threat' of global trade war
Asian countries have voiced concern about the potentially devastating impact of a US-China trade war, with ministers calling for the acceleration of talks for a gigantic Beijing-backed free-trade deal that excludes the United States.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 06:19
US trade deficit expands in June amid growing tensions
The US trade deficit swelled in June by the largest amount in 19 months, reversing much of May's trade-war driven export bonanza, even as brinkmanship between Beijing and Washington worsened.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
A cash carrier’s lonely resistance in a ‘smart’ new world
People in Beijing no longer have to carry cash these days. Just hold your smartphone up to a QR code at a cash register, and the payment is automatically deducted from your bank account. Anything can be bought with an electronic “bleep”. There is nothing more convenient.
However, that’s a story about people other than me.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 06:48
US may raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25%: officials
The United States may jack up the tariff rate on the next $200 billion in Chinese imports it plans to target as it pressures Beijing to reform its trade practices, US officials said Wednesday.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:30
Latest : Chinese man sets off explosive outside US embassy: police
Beijing - A 26-year-old Chinese man set off a small explosive outside the US embassy in Beijing Thursday, sending smoke into the air and injuring his hand before security officials rushed to the scene and took him into custody, police said.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 13:38
Urgent : Explosion reportedly heard outside US embassy in Beijing
Beijing - A loud blast occurred near the US embassy in Beijing on Thursday, according to multiple eyewitness reports on social media.