2015-02-17Chinese festivals are always linked with food. As Spring Festival approaches, Beijing's festive food culture is on full display everywhere, both in people's homes and in restaurants.
2015-02-17China's annual Spring Festival gala TV show is ready to go international.
2015-02-16In a small, 10-square-meter room, a dozen women wearing heavy makeup and short dresses rest on chairs. Cosmetics, food and clothes are scattered on tables around them.
2015-02-15It's - 2 C outside in a suburb of Beijing, and Dang Jiani is leaning against a black luxury car with a smile on her face.
2015-02-13If you have not made plans for the evening, this last minute guide may help you to make a decision without starting from the scratch.
2015-02-13When Liu Han thinks of coffee shops, "luxurious" is the word that always springs to mind. "They weren't very popular 10 or 15 years ago, and we spent most of our time talking about Shakespeare and our futures at food stalls or in shabby diners near the campus," she said, recalling her "treasured four years" as a student at Peking University.
2015-02-13Isabella Greene, a US student in Beijing, regards Harney & Sons, a coffeehouse near Beijing Language and Culture University, as the definitive cure for homesickness.
2015-02-12The small cubes of ganache are black and rich, and melt with the sweetness of Belgian dark chocolate, German cream and rum.
2015-02-12Sips and nibbles
2015-02-11A collection of Jack Ma’s ink and wash paintings was published in January 2015.
2015-02-11Passage to China, a large-scale documentary series produced by the Chinese Ministry of Culture and Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP), was released in Beijing on Feb 9.
2015-02-10Famed writer Lao She and his wife were notable collectors of 20th-century Chinese art, and many of those works are now on show, Lin Qi reports.
2015-02-10A gray, five-story building on the southeast corner of Beijing's Second Ring Road is one of the city's burgeoning "cancer hotels", where Sun Yu, from a small village in Hebei province, and her husband pay a daily rent of 40 yuan ($6.40) for one of the 10-square-meter windowless cells.
2015-02-10I have a close friend back in California who came to Beijing as a tourist in the 1980s. His impressions of what the city was like then are similar to mine today.
2015-02-10But experts have dismissed the idea that gold flakes will add flavor to the spirit or enhance its quality. Mike Peters and Dong Fangyu report.