2015-04-30The Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park held a farewell ceremony on Wednesday for its ferris wheel which has been serving tourists for 29 years.
2015-04-30Want to get away from Beijing's traditional tourist attractions and do something different? Then why not try the Beijing International Mountain Walking Festival, an increasingly popular choice among those who like to take a break from the frenzied pace of big-city life.
2015-04-30Outdoor activity increasingly popular in capital as people enjoy sights, improve their well-being
2015-04-29Beijing's popular music channel Hit FM is working with live music and dining venue Blue Marlin to regularly bring popular independent western bands to perform at the brand's different locations in China.
2015-04-29Indie publisher Yang Xiaozhou campaigns for better culture in Chinese bookstores, Xing Yi reports.
2015-04-28What would archeologist discover about us through what we leave behind? Telofossil, an exhibition about future archeology currently showing at Unicorn Space, Caochangdi Arts, Beijing, poses that intriguing question.
2015-04-28W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, celebrated the opening of its newest property in Asia, W Beijing Chang'an, with an exciting international premiere.
2015-04-28Portuguese food is less-known across China than other European fare, but a transplanted chef is eager to change that in Beijing. Liu Zhihua tucks in for a tasting.
2015-04-28Beijing Tea festival
2015-04-28If Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan introduced Chinese kung fu to the world, then Chun Yi: The Legend of Kung Fu further explains the ancient philosophy behind the strength and muscle-defying feats of the martial art.
2015-04-28You know winter is dead and gone when ripe avocados appear in the market and on menus in force. We enjoyed their silky goodness last week at Happi Sake, the sibling of Beijing's more upscale Sake Manzo. Forty yuan ($6.40) got us a sushi handroll with a nice chartreuse fan of avocado slices and a mound of jewel-toned tuna chunks. The extensive sake menu is indexed in English by category, with light, medium and earthy offerings at many price points.
The exhibitionGeneva at the Heart of Time—The Origin of Swiss Watchmaking Cultureis now underway at the Capital Museum in Beijing.
2015-04-27It's a Friday afternoon in Beijing's Daguanyuan Theater.
2015-04-25Marketplaces provide upgraded service to consumers, as some of the shabby markets were moved to suburban areas and replaced with clean, neat supermarkets in Beijing. About 30 years ago, vendors rode tricycles waiting in line to buy fresh fruit and vegetables, as shown in the picture, taken in 1986.
2015-04-24Christie's auction house is set to bring works of "old masters", paintings from the 14th to 19th centuries, to the Asian market.