An Australian woman who had just arrived in Beijing was fired and is set to be deported after she broke the quarantine rule created to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Only identified by her surname as Liang, the woman is an executive for the German pharmaceutical giant Bayer and had recently returned to China on March 14, according to Shanghaiist.
Jeremy Lin helped lead the Beijing Ducks to victory for the second time this week, building on an impressive start in the 2019 season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).
Beijing scored 105-102 to beat the Shandong Heroes at the Cadillac Arena on Wednesday, with Justin Hamilton leading the former with 35 points.
After nine seasons in the NBA, Jeremy Lin is officially leaving to join the Chinese Basketball Association after signing with the Beijing Ducks.
In July, Lin had expressed his doubts at a church in Taiwan about his future in the NBA after remaining a free agent, saying he had hit “rock bottom” and that the “NBA has kind of given up on me.”
Former Chinese premier Li Peng, known as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the Tiananmen Square killings, has died at the age of 90 in Beijing on Monday, July 22.
Considered as one of China’s most influential but controversial political leaders, Li reportedly succumbed to an unspecified illness after failing to respond to medical treatment, South China Morning Post reports.
A father in Beijing made a dramatic entrance last week when he arrived at his daughter’s school in a helicopter.
In the video, the father, surnamed Chen, is seen landing on the schoolyard as some bystanders film the rare moment.
Unruly tourists in Beijing may soon find themselves unable to access some of the city’s attractions thanks to facial recognition technology.
According to China Daily, local authorities are now planning to install cameras with facial recognition features across the city’s hot spots, a move aimed at curbing tourists with bad behaviors.
Tsinghua University, a prestigious university in Beijing known as “the Harvard of China,” has finally reached the peak of a university rankings survey after years of inching its way to the top.
Based on the report released by Times Higher Education (THE), Tsinghua University is now the number one educational institution in the Asia-Pacific region.
Beijing’s Forbidden City Opens For the First Time at Night for Tourists to Celebrate Lantern Festival
For the first time ever, Beijing’s former imperial residence, the Forbidden City, has opened its doors to tourists at night for a spectacular light show to celebrate the Lantern Festival.
A smart car developed by a company many call “China’s version of Tesla,” NIO, shut down and locked itself during a recent test drive in Beijing.
The vehicle, which caused a traffic jam along the bustling Chang’an Avenue, trapped passengers inside for at least an hour.
A Beijing-based woman caught the attention of many netizens after posting a video campaign showing her looking for a sperm donor.
“I draw, I keep pet fish and grow flowers, I have three part-time jobs, I’m pretty stable,” the woman, only identified online as Alan, says.
Elon Musk, who was in China to break ground at the site of a future Tesla “gigafactory” in Shanghai earlier this week, has been spotted enjoying some hot pot at one of Beijing’s top hot pot restaurants.
In a video shared on Jan. 10 by The Global Times, the Tesla CEO can be seen dining at the highly-regarded hot pot spot, Qimen Shuanrou, according to Shanghaiist.
Juice – or Guozhi in Mandarin – who is regarded as one of the most famous dogs in showbusiness after starring in several movies and television productions, was just cloned by his owner.
Beijing-based animal trainer, and Juice’s owner, He Jun, wanted his dog to live on despite its growing age. He found the solution to this problem was to clone the mutt with the help of Sinogene, China’s first ever biotech company, according to Reuters.