2014-01-17One of the United Kingdom's best loved dance companies, Northern Ballet Theatre, will bring its production of A Midsummer Night's Dream to Beijing. With Dior-inspired costumes, stylish black-and-white sets and a creative team, including artistic director David Nixon, set designer Duncan Hayler and music director John Pryce-Jones, the production is a stunning display of visual and musical delights. It is sure to bring out the comedy, romance and entanglements of this enchanting story.
2014-01-16Young musicians from South African and Chinese schools hit the right note together. Li Wenfang listens in.
2014-01-15Wandering through Yuyuantan Park in Beijing from 9:30 to 11:30 on any Wednesday or weekend morning, you can hardly miss the old-time chorus made up of hundreds of senior residents, mostly retired, from all over the capital.
2014-01-14Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Cung Le has some powerful advice for Chinese fighters as mentor in the Chinese version of The Ultimate Fighter, UFC's long-standing reality TV show. The advice is simple; brain is as important as brawn.
2014-01-13Regent Beijing has partnered up with payment provider Visa to launch a Visa Business Package.
2014-01-13With economic development and social progress, old Beijing is disappearing in the name of modernization.
2014-01-12Many buffet restaurants in Beijing offer lobster, yet most of them set a limit for the expensive crustacean: one for each customer.
2014-01-12The bird bomb detonates. Its payload - millions of yuan worth of pigeons - explodes out of the truck's door like shrapnel with wings. Win or lose the war they seemingly don't realize is before their beaks, they're instinctively flying home.
2014-01-11Qianmen is currently more a tourist destination than a hot spot for Beijing's on-trend set, but it may just change soon, especially with the opening of the Emperor Hotel.
2014-01-11A bun shop in Beijing had an unexpected visitor and is now enjoying an unexpected windfall in fame and fortune.
2014-01-10Pigeon racing’s popularity is soaring among China’s wealthy, producing sky-high bids for champion pedigree — and unintended consequences ranging from import-tax disputes to pirates who trap and ransom the birds.
2014-01-10Smartphone service based on WeChat provides competition for rival Alibaba
2014-01-09A kindergarten pupil is a media star and top of his class after his picture was taken with President Xi Jinping as the president visited a steamed bun restaurant in Beijing in December
2014-01-09The 2013 winners in the annual China Self-Driving Tour Route poll were unveiled recently in Beijing.
2014-01-09Actor Chen Sicheng's directorial debut Beijing Love Story has announced actress Yu Nan will be part of the cast.