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No stimulus from Beijing, so what's next?

No stimulus from Beijing, so what's next? China bears will giggle today when Beijing releases its much-anticipated first quarter GDP figure for 2014. The market consensus is between 7.2 and 7.3 per cent growth rate and a notch below the official goal of 7.5 per cent. Sluggish economic data … Full News here – Read […]

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Architect firm proposes building park domes in Beijing to protect from air

Architect firm proposes building park domes in Beijing to protect from air … Orproject has presented the idea to Beijing to build a lightweight dome on top of an area that would house a botanical garden. The air inside the park would be clean and the temperature and humidity inside would be controlled throughout the […]

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Beijing needs special help from Manila in rescue of kidnapped tourist, says

Beijing needs special help from Manila in rescue of kidnapped tourist, says … Two women, 29-year old Chinese tourist Gao Huayun and 40-year old Filipino hotel staffer Marcy Dayawan, were kidnapped by gunmen from a diving resort in eastern Borneo, Malaysia on Wednesday night. The raid was similar to the one that claimed the life … […]

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MH370 Crash: Families of passengers to be flown from Beijing to Australia

MH370 Crash: Families of passengers to be flown from Beijing to Australia A family member of a passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries after watching a television broadcast of a news conference, at the Lido hotel in Beijing March 24, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared over two weeks ago crashed in the … Full […]

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Hainan hasn't even started flying to Boston from Beijing and it's already

Hainan hasn't even started flying to Boston from Beijing and it's already … The summer season is a peak travel time for Beijing flights, Chusid says, and late August is a particularly busy period for college students and parents from both continents. Chusid says the airline will try to offer daily service at other peak […]

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Timeline: Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to Beijing missing from the radar

Timeline: Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to Beijing missing from the radar Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early on Saturday: Saturday, March 8. • Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Flight departs at 12 … Full […]

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RTHK's HK$5.3b plan to expand gains support from pro-Beijing lawmaker

RTHK's HK.3b plan to expand gains support from pro-Beijing lawmaker Bureau chief Greg So Kam-leung, who oversees RTHK, stressed yesterday it was lawmakers' lukewarm support – mainly from Beijing loyalists – that prompted his decision last month to withdraw the proposals for the station's HK$ 5.3 billion new headquarters … Full News here – Read more […]

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Traveling in China: Flying Solo from Ya'An to Beijing

Traveling in China: Flying Solo from Ya'An to Beijing When we landed in Beijing, our Road Scholar guide Hue greeted us once again. Since we had flown in on a domestic flight, we had no problems at the airport and were soon on our bus to our hotel which seemed to be at the other […]

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200 foreigners expelled from Beijing

200 foreigners expelled from Beijing About 200 foreigners have been deported from Beijing this year, according to the city's General Station of Exit and Entry Frontier Inspection on Thursday. Most of the foreigners were repatriated because they entered the country illegally, held illegal … Full News here – Read more on Chinadaily USA

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No one is immune from Beijing's 'gravity machine'

No one is immune from Beijing's 'gravity machine' China is commanding more influence over foreign corporate executives, national leaders and journalists alike. In the words of Orville Schell, director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society, Beijing has revved up its “gravity machine … Full News here – Read more on Financial […]

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Beijing bending away from Beckham

Beijing bending away from Beckham By chance a few years ago I met a young lady about to take up a job with the Foreign Affairs Office in Chengdu who was my interpreter for a day when I was in Beijing. Afterwards she asked if I would mind reviewing some of translations she was prepared […]

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Air pollution stretches from Beijing to Shanghai, as seen from space

Air pollution stretches from Beijing to Shanghai, as seen from space NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of a long belt of smog stretching from Beijing (in the upper third of the image) to Shanghai (in the bottom right corner). That distance is roughly 1,200 km or about the distance from Boston, MA to Raleigh, […]

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Riverdance Live From Beijing – River Dance – Beijing Video

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This man was just evicted from Beijing's underground heating system—and

This man was just evicted from Beijing's underground heating system—and … In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city's heating system for 10 years. On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese … Full News here […]

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Biden in Beijing: From diplomat to tourist on taxpayer dime

Biden in Beijing: From diplomat to tourist on taxpayer dime The vice president ended his two-day diplomatic visit in Beijing Thursday, but not before taking his son and granddaughter on an impromptu shopping excursion and a stop for afternoon tea in the capital city, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers. U.S. officials … Full News here – […]

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