Social Class Is the Silent Killer in Beijing’s Heatwaves
By Li Zhao
The urban poor living away from the city center are the most likely to suffer under extreme heat – and also the ones most likely to face it.
A Return to Beijing in the Age of ‘Zero COVID’
By James Maclaren
What is it like to arrive in the Beijing airport, still in the throes of zero-COVID?
Xiongan New Area, 5 Years on
By Dan Macklin
The much-touted mega-project is a fitting symbol for China’s political-economic transition under Xi Jinping.
A Lockdown in Central Beijing
By Bonnie Girard
The Chinese capital locked up tourists and business travelers will little advance notice, all for a parade rehearsal.
Boozing in Beijing
By Layne Vandenberg
Exploring hybrid concepts in the Beijing food and beverage space.
The Changing Face of Beijing
By Henry Reilly
Hubs of commerce and community life undergo a controversial makeover.
Is China Forging a New Tripolar World Order?
By N. Janardhan
We could soon have a new tripolar world order, with China joining the United States and Russia at the helm of global affairs.
Beijing’s Heavy-Handed Solution to Urbanization
By John Pabon
Beijing's attempts to push out migrant workers will have economic consequences.
Beijing Launches Strict Security Checks for the 19th CCP Congress
By Charlotte Gao
Railway passengers, metro riders, and even those mailing packages will undergo increased scrutiny.
Chinese National Media Downplays Indian Official's Visit to Beijing
By Charlotte Gao
Amid China and India’s standoff in Doklam, Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval arrived in Beijing on July 27
12 Regions of China: The North China Plain
By John Lee
The heartland of ancient China is fittingly home to the modern-day capital.
Understanding the India-China Standoff at Doklam
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
India and Chinese troops are currently gridlocked in one of the most serious border standoffs in decades. Why?