Beijing

NBA legend Yao Ming named Chinese basketball chief

NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming called for "urgent" reform and said he was facing a multitude of problems as he was elected president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Possible MH370 debris found in Mozambique

Experts following the disappearance of MH370 say it is likely that a new piece of debris found on a Mozambique beach came from the missing plane.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Chinese concept bus that drives over cars

This concept bus The Transit Elevated BUS (TEB) is an elevated bus capable of driving over cars in moving traffic.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

China jet ‘intercepts’ US spy plane

Two Chinese fighters have carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon says.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

FEATURE: Beijing glass sightseeing platform is out of this world

This is what it's like aboard Beijing's "UFO", the world's largest glass sightseeing platform that opened in the capital's suburban Shilinxia scenic spot on April 30.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Beijing is new 'billionaire capital'

Beijing overtakes New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm Hurun says.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

China economic growth slowest in 25 years

China's economy grew by 6.9% in 2015, compared with 7.3% a year earlier, marking its slowest growth in a quarter of a century.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

China rejects Vietnam protest over flight test

Beijing has rejected a protest from Vietnam after a Chinese plane landed on a contested reef in the South China Sea, saying the operation took place within Chinese territory.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

Beijing issues second ever pollution "red alert"

Beijing authorities have issued a second pollution "red alert", little more than a week after its first ever such warning.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

China gives currency largest boost in a decade

China raised the central rate for its yuan currency by the largest amount in a decade on Monday, officials and reports said.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

China to sign UK nuclear plant deal

China's leader Xi Jinping is expected to put the seal later on its contribution to what will be the first UK nuclear power plant to be built in a generation.