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  1. News - China

    Man runs naked through Beijing airport

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 02:35pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li A western man went streaking at Beijing Capital International airport on Tuesday afternoon after arguing with another passenger over seats,  Chinese media reported on Wednesday. The man had allegedly occupied two seats on an airport shuttle train. He had refused to let a Chinese passenger sit down and got into an altercation with him, the report said. The man, who ...

  2. Beijing airport chief admits bribery charges

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Zhang Zhizhong, the former head of Beijing Capital International Airport, has stood trial, charged with taking nearly 5 million yuan (HK$6.12 million) ... aircraft maintenance and job promotions for others while he served as chairman of the biggest airport giant in China. The hearing lasted just half a day, and Zhang looked calmed and confessed all ...

  3. Langham Place Beijing Capital Airport Hotel

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke While most hotels suffer from space deficiency syndrome, the recently opened Langham Place Beijing Capital Airport Hotel is at the opposite end of the spectrum, with the roomy ... highlights include a 24-hour cardio studio and even a small art gallery. Address 1 Er Jing Road, Terminal 3, Capital International Airport Telephone +86 (10) 6457 5555 ...

  4. Ai Weiwei 'detained' at airport

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with his studio in the capital city raided by police afterwards. Political activist Ai (pictured) was barred from boarding the Hong Kong-bound flight at Beijing Capital International Airport ... the airport],' the assistant said. 'He would certainly have called us if he were free. But no, he has not phoned us yet. He may have been detained.' An officer at the airport branch ...

  5. Gusts rip roof of Beijing airport and raise questions over design

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Staff at Beijing Capital International Airport scrambled to fix the roof of Terminal 3, part of which was badly damaged on Friday by strong winds that swept across Beijing. ... third-largest building by area at 986,000 square metres, and the second-largest airport building- only Dubai airport's own T3 is bigger, at 1.5 million square metres. Beijing was named ...

  6. Beijing Airport seeks bigger share of freight

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Beijing Airport plans to halt the erosion of its share of air cargo flown in and out of northern China and reclaim its role as the natural air-freight hub of the region, according to Desmond Shum, a vice-chairman and chief executive of the capital's Airport City Development. For years, Beijing had been overlooked in favour of larger mainland rival Shanghai ...

  7. Beijing Airport may tap HK for more cash

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Firm plans H-share sale after listing in Shanghai Beijing Capital International Airport will consider issuing more H shares after its A-share debut next year as it seeks funds to buy Terminal 3 from its parent firm and a new airport near the capital. The size of the Shanghai initial public offering would surpass an original plan and would be followed by a share sale ...

  8. First fall of snow overwhelms capital's commuter networks

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... which came much later than usual this year, delayed more than 100 flights for at least an hour at Beijing Capital International Airport, China News Service reported. Airport authorities were ... attributed much of the delay to precautionary measures such as the imposition of longer intervals between takeoffs and the additional time needed to remove snow from the planes. Airport management ...

  9. Beijing airport's soaraway prices brought down to earth

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing's Capital Airport has slashed the cost of more than 70 products after coming under heavy criticism for its exorbitant food and beverage prices, which rival those of Hong Kong's five-star hotels. Soft drinks, fast food and souvenirs are among the items that will be immediately reduced in price. High prices are common at airports around the world as retailers try ...

  10. Airport buzzes as visitors depart

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing's international airport was bustling yesterday, one day after the Olympics closing ceremony. More than 12,000 foreign athletes and Games officials left the host city on 260 international flights, including 24 chartered ones, airport officials said. The number of international travellers leaving Beijing after the 17-day Olympics reached 32,600 ...




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