Gulf Times - Beijing
Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Suppressing Hong Kong's democracy movement is a priority for China, even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, a top pro-democracy leader said on Sunday, a day after police arrested him and 14 others ...

Coronavirus 'new reality' bites deep into Beijing eatery chain

Coronavirus 'new reality' bites deep into Beijing eatery chain

The worst of the Covid-19 outbreak in China may be over, but one Beijing-based restaurant chain is struggling with a "new reality" -- fewer customers, reduced seating capacity,

China orders quarantine for all international arrivals

China orders quarantine for all international arrivals

Beijing on Wednesday ordered people arriving in the city from any country to go into 14-day quarantine as China reported an increase in imported coronavirus cases, threatening its progress against the epidemic.

China sure of slaying "devil" virus, toll passes 106

China sure of slaying "devil" virus, toll passes 106

The new strain of coronavirus spreading across China claimed its first victim in Beijing, officials said on Tuesday, as the death toll climbed to 106, the United States warned citizens against trips to the country ...

Chinese spy seeks asylum in Australia after Beijing espionage claims

Chinese spy seeks asylum in Australia after Beijing espionage claims

A Chinese spy who defected to Australia says he is seeking asylum after reportedly revealing details of political interference operations by Beijing to Australian intelligence.

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing's new futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish -- opened days before the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of communist rule -- promises to transform the Chinese capital into a major Asian aviation hub.

Beijing unveils chubby panda, lantern as 2022 Winter Olympics mascots

Beijing unveils chubby panda, lantern as 2022 Winter Olympics mascots

An ice panda and a Chinese lantern are the mascots of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games, as unveiled in a ceremony in Beijing on Tuesday.

Confiscated Bejing skyscraper sold via online auction

Confiscated Bejing skyscraper sold via online auction

A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million)

Qatar's pavilion at Beijing exhibition welcomes delegation

Qatar's pavilion at Beijing exhibition welcomes delegation

Qatar's pavilion at the ongoing 2019 International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing recently received a delegation of persons with special needs from China.

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy's founding, a senior commander said on Saturday ...

Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school

Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school

A hammer-wielding man wounded 20 children in an attack at an elementary school in Beijing Tuesday with three suffering serious injuries, local authorities said.

Nadal withdraws from Beijing and Shanghai tournaments

Nadal withdraws from Beijing and Shanghai tournaments

World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal will miss two upcoming tournaments in China to recover from knee problems.