Xicheng District

Man stabbed to death in latest attack on foreigner

A man of foreign nationality was stabbed to death yesterday in Beijing amid a rising tide of anti-foreigner sentiment.

The attack occurred at the entrance of Qudeng alleyway in Xicheng district, south of Tiananmen Square, at around 3pm.

Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 12:00am

American stabbed to death at Beijing tourist spot

An American was stabbed to death yesterday in Beijing by an attacker described by police as having a history of psychological illness.

Howard Thomas Mills, 62, was stabbed at around 3.20pm in the Qudeng hutong, an alleyway close to the popular tourist area of Qianmen in the Xicheng district southwest of Tiananmen Square, Beijing police said.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Court bureaucrat faces probe after 20m yuan found

The head of Beijing's Xicheng District Court is under investigation for corruption after more than 20 million yuan in cash was found at his home, sources said.

Suo Honggang has been put under shuanggui - an internal party investigative procedure designed to make officials confess their wrongdoings - for 'failing to provide an explanation for a huge amount of assets'.

20 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Beijing offices face squeeze

Rentals for offices in Beijing will face downward pressure this year due to a sharp increase in supply, according to property consultants Colliers International.

At the end of last year, the supply of office space in the capital reached almost 250,000 square metres. Colliers expects that figure to almost double this year.

9 Apr 2003 - 12:00am