Gangs of Beijing: The Cosplayers

"People call us weirdos who enjoy dressing up in costume and creepy make-up... Some even call us traitors." Read more >>

Gangs of Beijing: The Anti-Imperialist Dancing Grannies

"Don't confuse us with the other dancing grannies, we are different." Read more >>

Crackdown on illegal motorcycles in Beijing leaves repair shop owners struggling

Repair business plummets about 90 percent

What to do this weekend, maybe (19-21 Sept)

Click for a list of the weekend's best events, curated by the experts at That's Beijing Read more >>

Gangs of Beijing: The Ultras

"A lot of people think that were are hooligans but we are still on the way to becoming real ultras." Read more >>

Maybe Mars turns seven with celebratory gig at Yugong Yishan (Beijing, Sep 20)

“What the f**k does 19th century music have to do with someone born in modern Beijing?” Read more >>

Citizens rejoice: 34 new night buses start running in Beijing

No more bargaining for black cabs

WATCH: CSL Beijing Guo'an Game Highlights Sep 13

Beijing Guo'an traveled to Nanjing to take mid-table Jiangsu Sainty in a five-goal thriller Read more >>

Century-old, Qing Dynasty bathhouse closes in Beijing

Increased water, electricity and gas costs shutter this ancient massage parlor Read more >>

Fraud, burglary cases increase in Beijing

Beijing's crime rate has risen more than 411 percent since 1997 Read more >>

Following the worst drought in 15 years, Beijing residents sink wells and siphon water

Over-population problems leave thirsty Beijingers drilling their own wells Read more >>

Punchline Comedy returns to Beijing (Sep 23 & 24)

We've got two tickets to give away to next week's gig featuring the hilarious trio of Tim Clark of 'Whose Line infamy', street magician turned comic John Lenehan and rising musical comedian Jonny Awsum. Read more >>

Pick of the week's art events, Beijing (September 15, 2014)

The Los Angeles Project at the UCCA, Zhanh Zhaohui's ink painting, Guo Hongwei's sythesis of varying media formats and leading Chinese cellist, Chu Yibing talks to us before his cello ensemble's ten year anniversary. Read more >>

Chinese urban dictionary: Huisanguan!

Modern Chinese thinking holds that a person’s entire belief system can be broken down into three parts – this word destroys all three. Read more >>

Town Crier: NFL HOME FIELD kicks off Sunday, September 14

After a successful debut, NFL China brings back NFL HOME FIELD to Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou. The festivities kick off this Sunday at Beijing Normal University. Read more >>

Beijing slaps 30% cap on foreign TV content streamed online

New law reduces foreign programming to just 30 percent Read more >>

Books: Running through Beijing

People's Literature editor Xu Zechen is one of the Mainland's most promising young writers, distinguished by his focus on characters that walk on the wild side. His latest work to be translated into English follows a DVD seller in Beijing shortly after being released from prison. Read more >>

Analysts skeptical as Tsinghua, UC Berkeley prepare joint institute

American-Chinese academic relationships spark questions over academic freedom and political neutrality Read more >>

Beijing subway fails 39 times this year

Doors are opening when they should be closing Read more >>


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