Gulf Times - Beijing
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.

Chinese relatives frustrated by MH370 report

Chinese relatives frustrated by MH370 report

The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished in March 2014 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people onboard, most of them from China.

Lone suspect in blast near US embassy in Beijing caught

Lone suspect in blast near US embassy in Beijing caught

A bomb exploded outside the US embassy in Beijing on Thursday, wounding the lone assailant, the embassy said in a statement, although police described the weapon merely as a "firework device".

Chinese tariffs on US goods take effect from midnight Beijing time July 6

Chinese tariffs on US goods take effect from midnight Beijing time July 6

China's threatened tariffs on $34 billion of US goods will take effect from the beginning of the day on July 6, a person with knowledge of the plan told Reuters, amid worsening trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.

China, EU agree to fight protectionism, but EU repeats complaints

China, EU agree to fight protectionism, but EU repeats complaints

Chinese and European Union officials both agreed to oppose unilateralism and trade protectionism during talks in Beijing on a bilateral investment agreement, taking a swipe at US President Donald Trump’s campaign of punitive tariffs.

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

The outing comes as China has sought to strengthen its role as a mediator between the US and North Korea, where Beijing claims compelling security and economic interests.