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China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

CHINA SENDING TRADE ENVOY TO WASHINGTON FOR TALKS

BEIJING - China is sending a trade envoy to Washington in a renewed effort to end a worsening tariff dispute that has raised worries...

Y Combinator is launching a startup program in China

Y COMBINATOR IS LAUNCHING A STARTUP PROGRAM IN CHINA

U.S. accelerator Y Combinator is expanding to China after it announced the hiring of former Microsoft and Baidu Qi Lu who will develop...

 
 
 
China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

CHINA'S XI BESET BY ECONOMIC, POLITICAL CHALLENGES

BEIJING - As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. Chinese...

Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

TAIWAN'S TSAI TRAVELS IN FACE OF CHINA DIPLOMATIC ONSLAUGHT

BEIJING - When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited...

 
 
 
Dongshang in Beijing / Imafuku Architects

DONGSHANG IN BEIJING / IMAFUKU ARCHITECTS

© Ruijing Photo Interiors Designers: Imafuku Architects Location: 18 Workers' Stadium E Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing City, China Lead...

Airbnb ends offer of stay at Great Wall

AIRBNB ENDS OFFER OF STAY AT GREAT WALL

US home-sharing platform Airbnb has suspended a plan to provide lodging on the Badaling Great Wall in Beijing amid concerns that it...

 
 
 
Airbnb axes competition to win a stay on the Great Wall of China

AIRBNB AXES COMPETITION TO WIN A STAY ON THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

The holiday rentals site had worked with historians and designers in Beijing to turn one of the landmark's ancient watch towers into...

Taiwan's got a new cruise missile, and it's got mainland China's coastal strongholds in its sights

TAIWAN'S GOT A NEW CRUISE MISSILE, AND IT'S GOT MAINLAND CHINA'S COASTAL STRONGHOLDS IN ITS SIGHTS

Wally Santana/AP Taiwan has reportedly developed a new cruise missile suitable for stand-off strikes on China's coastal strongholds. Tensions...

 
 
 
Beijing's response to Japan's new destroyer shows its authoritarian endgame in the South China Sea

BEIJING'S RESPONSE TO JAPAN'S NEW DESTROYER SHOWS ITS AUTHORITARIAN ENDGAME IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

Japan launched a new destroyer with top-of-the line US missile defense technology earlier this month. Japan's military is a self-defense...

Courtyard House in the North Cashijiang / xian Architects

COURTYARD HOUSE IN THE NORTH CASHIJIANG / XIAN ARCHITECTS

© Ting Bai Architects: xian Architects Location: Beijing, China Principal Architect: Yanshi Wang Structural Engineer: Su Liu Area:...

 
 
 
Ai Weiwei's Beijing studio is being torn down

AI WEIWEI'S BEIJING STUDIO IS BEING TORN DOWN

Workers began demolishing renowned artist Ai Weiwei's Beijing studio on Friday, shattering the windows while many of his works were...

Ai Weiwei's Beijing Studio Gets Bulldozed Unexpectedly

AI WEIWEI'S BEIJING STUDIO GETS BULLDOZED UNEXPECTEDLY

Artist Ai Weiwei recently shared on his Instagram scenes of his Beijing studio being demolished without any prior notice. He stated,...

 
 
 
'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

'HAZARDOUS' SMOKY AIR SHUTS YOSEMITE IN PEAK TOURIST SEASON

Yosemite National Park's iconic cliffs are shrouded in so much smoke from nearby wildfires that the air quality is worse than anywhere...

‘Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

‘HAZARDOUS' SMOKY AIR SHUTS YOSEMITE IN PEAK TOURIST SEASON

SAN FRANCISCO - Yosemite National Park's iconic cliffs are shrouded in so much smoke from nearby wildfires that the air quality in...

 
 
 
Chinese relatives of missing MH 370 passengers reject report's findings, demand search be restarted

CHINESE RELATIVES OF MISSING MH 370 PASSENGERS REJECT REPORT'S FINDINGS, DEMAND SEARCH BE RESTARTED

BEIJING - Relatives of Chinese passengers who were aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Friday they refuse to accept the...

Starbucks partners with Alibaba on coffee delivery to boost China business

STARBUCKS PARTNERS WITH ALIBABA ON COFFEE DELIVERY TO BOOST CHINA BUSINESS

Starbucks is palling up with Alibaba as it seeks to rediscover growth for its business in China. China has been a bright spot for some...

 
 
 
US may slap China with higher tariffs, Beijing vows to retaliate

US MAY SLAP CHINA WITH HIGHER TARIFFS, BEIJING VOWS TO RETALIATE

Seeking to adjust the US trade imbalance with China, Washington could more than double the pending tariffs on Chinese imports. Beijing...

Wall Street rebounds as US & China hold talks to prevent full-blown trade war

WALL STREET REBOUNDS AS US & CHINA HOLD TALKS TO PREVENT FULL-BLOWN TRADE WAR

US stocks recovered on Tuesday following the publication of a report that Washington and Beijing are seeking to de-escalate the trade...

 
 
 
In 10 years, Beijing Olympic Park welcomed over 500 million visitors

IN 10 YEARS, BEIJING OLYMPIC PARK WELCOMED OVER 500 MILLION VISITORS

Since it opened in 2008, the Beijing Olympic Park has received 500 million visitors. The 500 million visitors received honorary certificate...

China says still committed to Hong Kong semi-autonomy

CHINA SAYS STILL COMMITTED TO HONG KONG SEMI-AUTONOMY

BEIJING - China's foreign minister said Monday that his country remains committed to the “one country, two systems” governing framework...