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  1. News - China - Beijing

    Beijing air pollution soars off index as dust storm brews in west

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 10:20am by Ernest Kao

    ... Beijing air pollution levels soared off the charts on Thursday morning for the second time this week, as a wave of heavy smog engulfed the city. The haze will be compounded by a sandstorm brewing in northern China, which has already affected parts of Inne ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - Beijing

    Martial arts novelist Louis Cha earns doctorate from Peking University, say reports

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 01:43pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Hong Kong novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung – who wrote The Legend of the Condor Heroes and is better known by his pen name Jin Yong – will be adding another doctorate to his long list of scholarly and literary achievements, said mainland media reports. Peking University told the Beijing Youth Daily on Tuesday that the renowned writer of wuxia martial ...

  3. News - China - Beijing

    Half of the silk on sale in Beijing contains little or no silk, study finds

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:19pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Study finds some silk on sale in Beijing doesn't contain any silk Another product has been added to the list of unsafe Chinese exports, but consumers can breathe a sigh of relief because unlike ginger, cooking oil, milk powder and rice, this one is not to be ingested. At least half of the silk products on sale in China's capital do ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - Beijing

    Louis Cha's martial arts classic to become 'required reading' for Beijing pupils

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 06:02pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Renowned Hong Kong novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung – read by many Hongkongers growing up – will soon be incorporated as “required reading” for Beijing primary school students, the Beijing Evening News reported  on Tuesday. The 89-year-old Cha, better known by his pen name Jin Yong and as founder of Hong Kong daily  Ming Pao, will have his 1957 martial ...

  5. News - China - Beijing

    Exorbitant property prices reported in Beijing university district

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 05:24pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Property prices in Beijing’s secondary market have come under scrutiny once again after a tiny apartment in a university district recently listed a sell price of 3.5 million yuan (HK$4.4 million) - close to the very high levels in Hong Kong. The price of the 37-square-metre (400 sq ft), one-bedroom flat located in the city’s northwest Wudaokou ...

  6. News - China - Beijing

    Pet owner sues clinic after dog dies during 'facelift' to attract female mate

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 01:37pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Beijing prosecutors are investigating the death of a Tibetan mastiff that died while undergoing a 'facelift' to 'make it look better'. Last week, the dog’s owner, surnamed Yu, said he was suing the veterinarian he claimed was in charge of the operation for 880,000 yuan (HK$1 million) - the same price he paid when he bought the dog in March. Yu said ...

  7. News - China - Beijing

    Heavy smog grounds flights at Beijing airport

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 10:36am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Heavy smog has cancelled at least 20 flights at Beijing’s Capital International Airport on Wednesday morning. Nearly half of the cancelled flights were international arrivals and departures. These included flights to and from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw and Munich. Eighteen domestic departures were also grounded, according to the BCIA website’s flight schedule, which ...

  8. News - China - Beijing

    Carbon monoxide poisoning kills 10 in Beijing

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 04:12pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Concerns are again being raised over the widespread use of unsafe coal and gas boilers after at least 10 people died in Beijing this week from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, state media reported  on Wednesday. Neighbours found five university students unconscious in a rented flat in the city’s Chaoyang district on Monday.The students were rushed to Chaoyang ...

  9. News - China - Beijing

    Centuries old Beijing temples converted to high-end 'dining clubs'

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 04:03pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Beijing’s Municipal Bureau of Cultural Relics has come under fire after it allegedly allowed two temples to be transformed into upscale “dining clubs”, the Beijing Times reported on Tuesday. The two-hundred-year-old temples were designated as cultural heritage sites in 1984, entitling them to state protection.  Recent on-sight investigations by the bureau ...

  10. News - China - Beijing

    Beijing homeless sent packing after being 'robbed' by security officials

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 03:21pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Beijing security officials have been accused of “stealing” coats and quilts from homeless people in harsh winter cold as they were being moved from a bus terminus on Saturday. Dozens of “unidentified” people, alleged to be public security and urban management officials, raided a bus station on Saturday afternoon to remove a group of homeless migrant workers, who were ...




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