Steven Holl’s first building in New York is packed with the architect’s signature, whimsical flourishes. After designing buildings all over the world, from Helsinki to Beijing, the New York-based architect Steven Holl has finally completed his first freestanding structure in the city. Show More Summary
Top North Korean envoy meets China's Xi Jinping in an apparent effort to mend fences between Pyongyang and Beijing.
A senior North Korean military official says his country is willing to resume dialogue after a meeting in Beijing.
The world is in a tizzy about Beijing's penis-shaped building currently under construction, buy why? As Jimmy Kimmel showed on Thursday night, there's absolutely nothing...
BEIJING (Reuters) - As evidence mounts that China's economy is losing momentum, economists are fast abandoning their rosy recovery forecasts and bracing for what could be the country's slowest growth rate in 23 years.
DETROIT/BEIJING (Reuters) - Henrik Fisker is working with an investor group to salvage Fisker Automotive, the "green" car company he co-founded nearly six years ago that is now struggling to stave off bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said th...
Economist Dambisa Moyo snickers when she hears talk that the Chinese are trying to take over Africa. What they want, as she argues forcefully in her latest book Winner Take All, are natural resources, which are in abundant supply around the African continent.
Beijing Cream spotted this video of a foreigner in Chengdu losing his shit at a bus driver for failing to stop / slow down when he saw him running (which begs the question of how he got on the bus in the first place). [ more › ]
Beijing Art Show Confronts Climate Change Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore, May 23, 2013 (Wall Street Journal) “Residents of this smog-choked city are uniquely prepared for an impassioned discussion of the environment…[and the] nonprofit Cape...Show More Summary
(BEIJING) — A North Korean envoy, on the second day of his fence-mending visit to ally China, heeded Beijing’s wishes by offering to renew nuclear disarmament talks, Chinese state media said. The accounts depicted Thursday’s meetingShow More Summary
World Challenge Beijing results on Tuesday: Men Triple jump 1. Cao Shuo (CHN) 16.72 m 2. Chris Carter (USA) 16.69 3. Karol Hoffmann (POL) 16.57 Long Jump 1. Li Jinzhe (CHN) 8.31 m 2. Ignisious Gaisah (GHA) 8.13 3. Ngonidzashe Makusha (ZIM) 8.04 200m 1. Show More Summary
Like every luxury label and its mother, Stella McCartney is expanding in Asia, where she spent the past week boosting her profile with a multicity tour through Japan and China. She celebrated a new flagship store in Beijing (in an ecofriendly building, no less!), hosted a black-tie dinner in Shanghai, presented ... More »
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's civil aviation regulator on Thursday formally approved Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner for use in the country, clearing the way for Chinese airlines to start operating the aircraft, which has been plagued with problems.
Residents of smog-choked Beijing are uniquely prepared for an impassioned discussion of the environment, whether it’s the state of the air or the fears about food and water safety.
Manufacturing activity in China contracted in May for the first time in seven months, HSBC said. ||| Beijing - Manufacturing activity in China contracted in May for the first time in seven months, HSBC said Thursday, in another sign of the weakness of recovery in the world's second-largest economy. Show More Summary
This post is an extract from the Danwei Bulletin, a briefing of company and market news collected from the Chinese news and social media before the information appears in English language reporting and sent to premium subscribers of the FT’s China Confidential and Danwei. Show More Summary
Alibaba-owned Taobao, China’s most influential online retail site, is widely known as a place where one can buy everything and anything under the sun. Now, in cooperation with Guahao.com, a... Keep reading ?
Beijing police have taken 13 people into custody on Tuesday on suspicion of gossiping and disrupting public order following a protest over a young woman's recent death, reports China Daily. [ more › ]
Ai Weiwei is one of China's preeminent contemporary artists, having won numerous worldwide accolades for his architectural feats (such as that awesome Beijing National Stadium from the 2008 Olympics). Problem is, Ai isn't what you'dShow More Summary
(BEIJING) — A survey shows China’s manufacturing contracted this month, adding to signs a fragile economic recovery is slowing. HSBC Corp. said Thursday the preliminary version of its monthly purchasing managers index fell to a seven-month low of 49.6 from April’s 50.4 on a 100-point scale. Show More Summary