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Céline sees bright future catering to more sophisticated mainland clientele

The rush into China has been going for some time, but now the quieter, more austere luxury labels are increasingly making their presence felt.

30 May 2014 - 12:50AM

The rush into China has been going for some time, but now the quieter, more austere luxury labels are increasingly making their presence felt.

Céline sees bright future catering to more sophisticated mainland clientele
International education

The first overseas branch of a mainland university will open to undergraduate students next month, in Vientiane. And, as Patrick Boehler discovers, getting to grips with Laos and its authorities has taught the representatives from Suzhou a thing or two.

29 Sep 2012 - 11:49PM

The first overseas branch of a mainland university will open to undergraduate students next month, in Vientiane. And, as Patrick Boehler discovers, getting to grips with Laos and its authorities has taught the representatives from Suzhou a thing or two.

International education
Beijing auction house takes on rivals in Hong Kong
New Chinese film authority changes censorship rules

China's newly formed cross-media watchdog yesterday scrapped 20 items for government approval, including censorship of "general category" film scripts, in an apparent attempt to streamline bureaucratic functions.

18 Jul 2013 - 4:59AM

China's newly formed cross-media watchdog yesterday scrapped 20 items for government approval, including censorship of "general category" film scripts, in an apparent attempt to streamline bureaucratic functions.

New Chinese film authority changes censorship rules
Making tracks

As gridlock grips the capital's roads, Beijing’s subway system is feeling the strain. But what, asks Hannah Xu, is the government doing about it? Quite a lot, as it happens. Pictures by Simon Song.

19 Jan 2013 - 11:08PM

As gridlock grips the capital's roads, Beijing’s subway system is feeling the strain. But what, asks Hannah Xu, is the government doing about it? Quite a lot, as it happens. Pictures by Simon Song.

Making tracks
Postcard: Beijing
30 Dec 2012 - 3:19PM
Postcard: Beijing
French photographer Thomas Sauvin salvages fascinating images of Beijing

A selection from half a million discarded old photos of Beijing rescued by a French photo collector will go on show in Hong Kong on Saturday.

11 Jun 2013 - 4:24AM

A selection from half a million discarded old photos of Beijing rescued by a French photo collector will go on show in Hong Kong on Saturday.

French photographer Thomas Sauvin salvages fascinating images of Beijing
Return of Old Summer Palace statues seen as Kering group PR exercise

In 2009, Christie’s auction house ignored protests from Beijing and put on the block two bronze statues looted by Anglo-French forces during the opium wars.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

In 2009, Christie’s auction house ignored protests from Beijing and put on the block two bronze statues looted by Anglo-French forces during the opium wars.

Return of Old Summer Palace statues seen as Kering group PR exercise