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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Real ale, prohibition cocktails among wealth of new Beijing drinking options

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham foodandwine@scmp.com Beijing has a variety of new food and drink options, writes Mark Graham A galaxy of bars A back-alley bar that serves real ale, a Prohibition-era- speakeasy themed lounge, a trendy lounge in the arts district and a gourmet restaurant with fabulous views of the Forbidden City are among Beijing's new drinking and dining options. The grim ...

  2. A cultural evolution

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Helena Iveson

    ... was literally nowhere else to go for a drink,' says its owner Frank Siegel. 'Back then, we only catered to expats and we could only accept FECs [foreign exchange certificates] ... strength, says Zhou Xiaoying, a recruitment consultant from Hong Kong on a one-year language course. 'Where else can you start a night at a place where drinks are less than 10 yuan, ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - Beijing

    Beijing researchers abstain from drinking city's 'deteriorating' tap water for 20 years

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 05:31pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Health Association Professional Committee for Drinking Water and along with her husband, a member of the Industry Committee of the National Development and Reform Commission’s Public Nutrition and Development Centre, are both self-proclaimed experts in water.  "Our family probably drinks the most water in Beijing. No other [family] is more particular about their water than ours," she ...

  4. Dream island bridges the strait

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... as Beijing has advocated. 'The island's 400,000 residents have long been tormented with frequent blackouts and insufficient drinking water, even when there's no large-scale factories,' Shiue said. 'Water supply had been suspended for 40 to 50 days just three months ago, and thirsty villagers were forced to dig wells for drinking water.' The boutique owner had ...

  5. Beijing backs Taiwan minister on cultural offices

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Mainland officials have backed a Taiwanese minister's idea to establish cultural offices in each other's territory, giving ... and Taipei to pave the way for the establishment of such centres. 'To fit in with the new situation following rapid cultural exchanges across the strait, we have actively promoted the idea ...


    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Baoguosi. One day a newspaper article said pre-Cultural Revolution photographs owned by the People's Daily had been thrown out by mistake. That Sunday in Panjiayuan he spotted some of them. He ... the circulation of non-confidential government cultural documents so it's all perfectly legal. Beijing's relentless razing of old buildings over the past decade has also played a key role. When ...

  7. An outsider's look at culture

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the park- any park- is a real chance for an education in Beijing culture, both old and new. It may be a vast place, home to 20 million people, but the central area is blessed with ample green spaces ... in particular the opportunity it affords to observe local culture and customs. The past month, viciously cold though it might have been, also offered the novel experience of running by (or across) ...

  8. Another Beijing Cultural Relic gone

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... since been torn down. The government also refused to make the city simply a political and cultural hub, instead making it the centre for everything- often blamed for problems such as traffic ... the residence from being harmed during the Lunar New Year [fireworks celebration],' Kong Fanzhi, director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Cultural Heritage, was quoted by Xinhua as saying. ...

  9. Food and drink stocks dive on price curbs

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Mainland food and beverage stocks sank yesterday after Beijing imposed curbs on their prices to combat rising inflation, and analysts said investors would continue to be unnerved by potential further measures. The National Development and Ref ...

  10. At 24, barman owns a hutong hot spot

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of culture: small, affordable and where people can come purely to drink and chat. Those who appreciate drinking can come; others who want to chase after handsome boys and pretty girls can go ... in the beginning? We decided to specialise in beer because we thought it'd be simpler. You can just drink beer without the need to eat, unlike wine. We also had whisky, and later absinthe. ...




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