Posts tagged Beijing

Photos: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama Tries to Build Bridges on Visit to China

Terracotta warriors, table tennis, and the Forbidden City — halfway through Michelle Obama’s goodwill visit to China, a slideshow captures highlights of the First Lady’s itinerary to date.

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Photo of the Day: Walking on A Busy Street in Beijing
An old man walks along a bustling street at night in Beijing, China on January 12, 2014. (Zhou/Ding/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: Walking on A Busy Street in Beijing

An old man walks along a bustling street at night in Beijing, China on January 12, 2014. (Zhou/Ding/Flickr)

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Photo of the Day: A Snowy Morning in the Forbidden City
On a snowy day tourists stop for photos at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on February 8, 2014. (Nathan Quarles/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: A Snowy Morning in the Forbidden City

On a snowy day tourists stop for photos at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on February 8, 2014. (Nathan Quarles/Flickr)

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Interview: Blue Skies So Rare in China They Are Considered ‘Tourist Attractions’
With China’s air quality once again making headlines in recent weeks, we check in with China Air Daily’s Michael Zhao to see if there’s any reason for hope.
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Interview: Blue Skies So Rare in China They Are Considered ‘Tourist Attractions’

With China’s air quality once again making headlines in recent weeks, we check in with China Air Daily’s Michael Zhao to see if there’s any reason for hope.

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Video: Can Beijing Clean Up its Air the Same Way New York and London Did?

The video “Fresh Air by 2030” is the latest offering from our partner site China Green, a production of the Center on U.S.-China Relations.

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Could Beijing’s Air Today Really Be Worse Than Ground Zero’s After 9/11?
As we pause to reflect on this somber anniversary, Emily Brill over at ChinaFile poses a rather unusual question: “Beijing’s Air in 2013 or Ground Zero’s After 9/11: Which Was Worse?” Her findings may surprise you.
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Could Beijing’s Air Today Really Be Worse Than Ground Zero’s After 9/11?

As we pause to reflect on this somber anniversary, Emily Brill over at ChinaFile poses a rather unusual question: “Beijing’s Air in 2013 or Ground Zero’s After 9/11: Which Was Worse?” Her findings may surprise you.

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Interview: Globe-Trotting Musician Alex Zhang Hungtai on ‘Living Life’ for His Art
The Taipei-born, Berlin-based Dirty Beaches frontman chats about making music in Beijing, his love of Wong Kar Wai movies and his own forays into filmmaking.
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Interview: Globe-Trotting Musician Alex Zhang Hungtai on ‘Living Life’ for His Art

The Taipei-born, Berlin-based Dirty Beaches frontman chats about making music in Beijing, his love of Wong Kar Wai movies and his own forays into filmmaking.

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Interview: Great Leap Brewery Founder Taps Into China’s Thirst for a Good Microbrew

"There is no magical way to do business in China," says American expat and Great Leap Brewery founder Carl Setzer. "There is only case-by-case experience and know-how."

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Video: Beijing Water Cube Translates Entire Spectrum of Emotions Into Colored Light

Feeling blue? Or red? Or green? The Beijing Water Cube can tell! Using micro-blogging site Weibo, a custom installation analyzes the mood of the day and generates an appropriate color scheme for a light display on the Water Cube.

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Interview: Food Writer Diana Kuan Gets Creative with Chinese Cuisine

The author of “The Chinese Takeout Cookbook” dishes on trying new flavors, from New York City to Beijing.

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