Beijing cuts tariffs on 187 imports

The restructuring of the economy sought by Beijing — with the core growth drivers shifting ... to ski equipment — will fall from 17.3 per cent to 7.7 per cent, the ­Finance Ministry said. Many of these products, when imported from Australia, already ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing’s 20 best restaurants

(CNN) — As recently as the 1980s, Beijing had only a meager portion of privately-owned restaurants. Fast forward three decades and the capital of the world's most food-obsessed country is back on its A-game. Whether you're craving artfully carved Peking ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing’s 20 best hotels

(CNN) — As Beijing marches ahead in the global power stakes, its armory of world-class hotels strengthens year on year, if not month on month. It's not all flashy five-star high-rises either; the city's timeworn alleyways are home to secluded boutique ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing Razes Migrant Neighborhoods, Evicting Tens of Thousands

BEIJING — At night on the edges of Beijing, the migrant workers who keep China’s capital city fed, cleaned, swept and supplied wait in fear of a knock on the door that could ruin their hopes of finding a better life. Far from the skyscrapers and ... ( read original story ...)

China: Nursery abuse probe provokes widespread distrust

According to its own website, the company runs more than 1,000 facilities across China. It said it "deeply apologises" for a matter it said had caused "severe disquiet". RYB is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and when news of the allegations broke ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Xi praises Obama’s efforts to build US-China ties

The official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday that Obama met on Wednesday with Xi at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing and discussed bilateral ties. Xinhua said Xi "made positive comments" about Obama's efforts to develop relations between the ... ( read original story ...)

China: Kindergarten abuse provokes widespread distrust

According to its own website, the company runs more than 1,000 facilities across China. It said it "deeply apologises" for a matter it said had caused "severe disquiet". RYB is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and when news of the allegations broke ... ( read original story ...)