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Beijing: From Hardship Post To Plum Assignment And Back Again

Beijing: From Hardship Post To Plum Assignment And Back Again As Beijing's notorious air pollution continues to take a toll on people's health, it's also making it much harder for foreign firms to attract staff there these days. Some companies are now offering more money, more vacation and shorter stints to lure … Full News […]

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Beijing subway provokes outrage with offensive post on 'locust' passengers

Beijing subway provokes outrage with offensive post on 'locust' passengers The Beijing subway's official Sina Weibo account has used the word “locust,” a pejorative term used by some Hongkongers to describe hordes of mainland tourists, in reference to passengers on the underground. “After a 'locust' invasion, line 10 is a … Full News here – […]

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The Sad Demise of Shawn Johnson – Post Beijing 2008 – Beijing Video

Footage is from the VISA 2011 Championships. Jordyn Wieber won. Shawn wasn’t even close (she placed 16th). What a tragedy. This is what happens to you when y… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Beijing strips Bo Xilai of parliament post – Beijing Video

Chinese legislators have stripped politician Bo Xilai of his last official post, formally expelling him from the country’s parliament and setting the stage for criminal proceedings against him. State news agency Xinhua said the Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress (NPC) removed Bo from his post late last month, but made the announcement […]

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After Beijing, Dawn Harper has her own shoes _ and high expectations for another gold – Washington Post

LONDON — Dawn Harper raced to the finish line in a pair of borrowed spikes at the Olympics four years ago. The 100-meter hurdler wound up wearing those shoes to climb to the top of the winner’s podium as well. A raw 24-year-old from the … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Guo Jinlong, Beijing Mayor, Set For Promotion Amid Flood Scandal – Huffington Post

BEIJING — Beijing’s mayor is apparently still on track to be promoted to China’s powerful decision-making body despite public questioning of the city government’s handling of floods that left at least 37 dead. Mayor Guo Jinlong and one of his … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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NBC Olympics coverage on Monday down from Beijing – Washington Post

NEW YORK — NBC has seen its first stumble in Olympics television ratings. The Nielsen company said Tuesday that overnight ratings from the nation’s largest cities for Monday’s prime-time broadcast were off 5 percent from the corresponding … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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U.S. women’s volleyball avenges gold medal loss to Brazil in Beijing Olympics – Washington Post

LONDON — To the outside, the U.S. women’s volleyball team should have looked across the net Monday evening, seen the green-and-yellow kits — that’s what they call uniforms here — of their opponents, and thought of nothing but 2008. Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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2012 Olympics: Dana Vollmer, after missing Beijing, returns with world record in London – Washington Post

LONDON — Dana Vollmer spent the last Summer Olympics in Fiji, swimming in the warm open waters of the Pacific Ocean. She did not feel good about herself. She did not feel good about her body. She did not feel good about her life’s pursuit, competitive … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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China Censors Beijing Storm Coverage – Huffington Post

BEIJING — The storm that ravaged Beijing nearly a week ago and killed at least 77 people remains a sensitive topic in China, with a newspaper ordered to cut its coverage and online discussions curtailed. Directed by propaganda officials … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing sees power reshuffle amid flood scandal – Huffington Post

BEIJING — The People’s Daily newspaper says Beijing’s mayor and a vice mayor have resigned in what is likely a routine reshuffling but which comes amid public questioning of the government’s handling of rainstorms that left at least 37 dead in … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Why Are Beijing and Moscow Backing Bashar? – Huffington Post

Most Western press reports and pundits characterized Wednesday’s suicide bombing that killed three top Syrian military-security officials (a fourth succumbed to his wounds later) as a deathblow to Bashar al-Assad’s government. The Obama … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Why Are Beijing and Moscow Backing Bashar? – Huffington Post

Most Western press reports and pundits characterized Wednesday’s suicide bombing that killed three top Syrian military-security officials (a fourth succumbed to his wounds later) as a deathblow to Bashar al-Assad’s government. The Obama … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing silver medalist Shane Rose withdraws from London Olympics due to horse’s leg injury – Washington Post

LONDON — Australian rider Shane Rose withdrew from the Olympic equestrian competition on Sunday because his horse, Taurus, was ruled out with a leg injury. Rose, a silver medalist in three-day eventing at the 2008 Beijing Games, will be replaced by … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Reid Priddy believes lessons from Beijing can help US volleyball in London – Washington Post

What outside hitter Reid Priddy remembers most about the U.S. march to volleyball gold at the Beijing Olympics isn’t any one play or any particular match. It’s what was happening when the world wasn’t watching, hanging out during the break … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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