Chinese Citizens Stand Up to Officials, Rescue Petitioners

April 4, 2013, 5:14 pm

Two groups of citizens in China rescued innocent petitioners from detention and likely abuse, one from a black jail in Sichuan and two from the clutches of hired thugs in Beijing.

Beijing Region Reels From Too Many People

April 1, 2013, 6:43 pm

A new report covering the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region shows that China’s capital cannot support its current population.

Beijing’s Gastronomy

March 3, 2013, 4:28 am

Meals in Beijing need to be solid, and rich in fat and nutrients, to help keep the body warm during the long and cold northern winters.

North-East China Hit by Sandstorms and Smog

March 1, 2013, 3:52 pm

The skyline of Beijing was once again darkened by dust on the morning of Feb. 28, and sections of highways were closed off to traffic with visibility at less than 1 kilometer [...]

Dinner Tab for Officials in Beijing? $1,605

January 31, 2013, 2:18 pm

As the Chinese New Year approaches, Chinese officials are not stinting on their meal expenses, despite a recent call by new Party leader Xi Jinping for thrifty living.

Amid Smog Deluge, China Environmental Reports Accused of Fraud

January 16, 2013, 7:41 pm

Widespread fraudulence and outright fabrications are rife in officially-sponsored environmental reporting in China, according to experts.

Extreme Smog in China Sparks Public Backlash

January 15, 2013, 6:53 pm

Chinese academics, bloggers, and even some state-run media have urged the ruling Communist Party to loosen its grip on state agencies to more accurately report on pollution [...]

NASA Releases Startling Image of Beijing’s Air Pollution (+Photos)

January 15, 2013, 4:12 pm

U.S. space agency NASA has released startling new satellite images that highlight the extent of the smog over Beijing.

There’s Something in the Water, Say Beijing Water Experts

January 9, 2013, 9:34 pm

A husband and wife team of water experts advise against drinking tap water in Beijing.

New Party Leadership Moves in on Strongholds of Old Faction

January 8, 2013, 11:27 am

The new Chinese Communist Party head and former leader have been hard at work reshuffling key officials to curtail a rival faction.

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