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The best things to do on a Beijing layover, visiting Korea Town to hiking the Great Wall

From touring the airport to tucking into Korean food, seeing the Great Wall or the 798 Art District, there are plenty of distractions in the Chinese capital for travellers with a little time on their hands

10 Apr 2018 - 12:46PM

From touring the airport to tucking into Korean food, seeing the Great Wall or the 798 Art District, there are plenty of distractions in the Chinese capital for travellers with a little time on their hands

The best things to do on a Beijing layover, visiting Korea Town to hiking the Great Wall
Why Beijingers love to hike China’s remote Tengger Desert

On the southern edge of China’s Gobi Desert, a group of young professionals from the capital are on a three-day trek through the dunes of the Tengger

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

On the southern edge of China’s Gobi Desert, a group of young professionals from the capital are on a three-day trek through the dunes of the Tengger

Why Beijingers love to hike China’s remote Tengger Desert
Why China needs to talk a lot more about gay sex and HIV

New HIV diagnoses have doubled since 2008, yet ignorance about the virus is widespread; with parents, schools and health authorities saying little, it’s left to NGOs to spread safe sex message

28 Nov 2016 - 5:33PM

New HIV diagnoses have doubled since 2008, yet ignorance about the virus is widespread; with parents, schools and health authorities saying little, it’s left to NGOs to spread safe sex message

Why China needs to talk a lot more about gay sex and HIV
Hugo-nominated Chinese author Hao Jingfang talks sci-fi, inner journeys and inequality

Hao has recently published her first non-genre novel, Born in 1984, which looks at the anxieties of her generation, facing an uncertain future in a rapidly changing world saturated with social media

13 Jul 2016 - 11:27AM

Hao has recently published her first non-genre novel, Born in 1984, which looks at the anxieties of her generation, facing an uncertain future in a rapidly changing world saturated with social media

Hugo-nominated Chinese author Hao Jingfang talks sci-fi, inner journeys and inequality