Shoppers in Beijing

Chinese clothes store bans 'annoying' Chinese shoppers

One-Minute Read
Fri 28 Nov, AT 12:12

Sign on the Beijing clothes store reads 'Chinese people may not enter (except employees)'

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg 'stuns' Beijing with fluent Mandarin

Thu 23 Oct, AT 14:52

Founder of Facebook apologises to audience for his 'terrible Chinese' before holding full Q&A in Mandarin

A Chinese shopping street

How China shored up economic growth

One-Minute Read
Wed 16 Jul, AT 15:37

After months of gloomy figures, Chinese growth is accelerating again – slightly

A team of Chinese special police

Anti-terror units arrive on Beijing streets

One-Minute Read
Mon 12 May, AT 15:51

Chinese authorities ratchet up security after a series of bomb and knife attacks on civilians


Beijing air pollution like a 'nuclear winter', scientists say

One-Minute Read
Wed 26 Feb, AT 10:48

Air pollution in Beijing is now 20 times worse than levels the World Health Organisation considers safe

Hong Kong's Leung Chun-Ying hit by anti-Beijing protests

First Reaction
Wed 2 Jan, AT 11:28

Hong Kong's chief is under pressure over his home renovations and close ties to China's rulers

Hollywood bows to China by making its villains Korean

First Post
Thu 22 Nov, AT 12:07

Chinese bad guys air-brushed out of new action movie Red Dawn by producers fearful of upsetting Beijing

Olympic stadium - Beijing

Arsenal and Manchester City set for Beijing grudge match

First Post
Fri 27 Jul, AT 07:49

For Arsenal and Man City fans, all eyes are on the 2008 Olympic stadium for today's culture clash

Robert Fox

Diplomatic tit-for-tat betrays a lack of imagination over Syria

Wed 6 Jun, AT 07:41
Robert Fox

President al-Assad can count on Russian support, but social media means his internal repression cannot be ignored forever