Not bad for a centre-half. The International Champions Cup clash between AC Milan and Inter Milan in Beijing was turning into a rather dull affair. Milan's Philippe Mexes changed all that in the 62nd minute. What a hit! [Twitter] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Art lovers—as well as people in general—were appalled by a sculpture depicting a fallen angel in gruesome detail that was unveiled in Beijing earlier this week. [ more › ]
This is 'Angel', a hyper-realistic sculpture created by Beijing artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu to resemble their concept of a fallen angel. Well I can certainly see why the angel fell -- it doesn't have any feathers. You can't expect to...Show More Summary
This. Is. Sparta China! And in Beijing, unlike ancient Greece or the bedroom walls of sexually confused frat boys, a giant crowd of scantily clad beefcakes is going to cause something of a commotion. That’s what salad delivery company (just salads?!) Sweetie’s Salads was hoping for, anyway. They hired a big group of Western (read: white) models […]
China on Friday dismissed a call from Japan to stop drilling in the East China Sea, saying it has every right to continue oil-and-gas exploration close to waters claimed by both nations.
Key markets close weaker as soft data out of Beijing hurts miners, growth prospects.
Global progress on gender equality has been slow and insufficient. 20 years ago, The Beijing Platform for Action, a global framework for women’s rights, laid out 12 critical areas to address to bring about gender equality. While some progress has been made in education, political participation, and labor participation, in terms of economic progress (i.e…
By Pepe Escobar, TomDispatch Interlocking security guarantees between Tehran, Beijing, Moscow, Islamabad, and New Delhi cemented at a summit in Russia mean that the War Party in Washington and assorted neo- and neoliberalcons breathing hard over the Iran deal will sweat bullets as their narratives about how the world works crumble.
A horde of lean white men scantily attired as Spartans in capes and short shorts descended on downtown Beijing on Wednesday, in a marketing stunt that was meant to promote an online salad delivery service. Appropriately, the invading male models were seen handing out packaged salads to bewildered pedestrians in China's capital. Show More Summary
BEIJING -- At first the footage seems like standard state media fare: a dutiful update on military drills in Inner Mongolia, replete with soldiers, smoke, and guns. But the People's Liberation Army fighters featured in the July 5 clip from China's state broadcaster, CCTV, are not storming sand dunes, but a building that bears a […]
London (AFP) — Usain Bolt insisted Thursday he would be ready for the challenge of toppling the in-form American Justin Gatlin at the World Championships in Beijing next month. The Jamaican track king made the pledge on the eve of his...Show More Summary
China has started assembling the world’s largest radio telescope, which will have a dish the size of 30 football pitches when completed, state media reported as Beijing steps up its ambitions in outer space. The five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) nestles in a...
BEIJING (Reuters) - A former senior associate of China's jailed one-time security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for suspected corruption, the government said on Friday, the latest official connected with Zhou to come under suspicion.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday the United States was trying to influence a South China Sea arbitration case filed by the Philippines after a senior U.S. official said China would be obligated to abide by the tribunal's decision.
The Beijing International Music Competition has called off its violin contest in September after it ‘encountered serious financial difficulties’. BIMC goes on to state that ‘the governmental reform on cultural activities are inevitably beneficial in a long run however, this leads us into financial plight.’ Make of that what you will. The cello competition is […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities in the eastern coastal city of Wenzhou have arrested two "violent terrorists", state media reported on Friday, and accused them of being part of a criminal gang in the city.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it had every right to drill in the East China Sea close to waters disputed with Japan, adding that it did not recognize a "unilateral" Japanese median line setting out a boundary between the two in the waters.
A commentary in the Communist Party's flagship publication yesterday suggests the mainland government is prepared to intervene in the stock market again if turbulence returns. The article in People's Daily, which says that maintaining...Show More Summary
A pincer movement threatens the future of China's manufacturing industry but Beijing has a plan.
Myanmar’s jailing of scores of Chinese allegedly caught illegally logging is deepening a rift between Beijing and Yangon.