The fun, the strange, and the what-on-earth-is-this: a wrap-up of top stories in Beijing as told by the trending hashtags, local press, and general power of the internet.   1) If you can only choose three ingredients to put in your hotpot, what will they be? The Chinese internet is asking truly important questions this week, and […]

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Our sister magazine beijingkids dedicates its latest issue to the makers of Beijing – the entrepreneurs, crafters, and the movers and shakers who provide new ways of experiencing this great city.  Gael Thoreau, Beijing Sideways You might have been to Beijing’s many famous landmarks, but how about going beyond the usual and cruising in the […]

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Regional government bodies at Zhongguancun, a district in Beijing which is well-known for software innovation and R&D, aim to help introduce over RMB 15 billion (USD 2.2 billion) private capital to tech projects in the area by providing pilot government financial support, Beijing Daily reports (in Chinese). By doing so, the area hopes to ensure that fundamental […]

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Our Events Watch series aims to highlight happenings that aren’t focused on alcohol and drinking, but instead take a more educational or productive approach. Events include comedy, talks, networking events, markets, and dinners. Tuesday, Nov 20 “Invisible City” Literature-Recreation Sharing and WorkshopThis talk and workshop organized by BOOKU’Msia, an “architects initiated, non-profit library committed to the […]

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Back in our home countries, reinventing ourselves might not be easy. But if you’re in Beijing, considered by many as the land of exciting opportunities, transformation can be sudden as long as you’re willing to take a chance. People who have successfully reinvented themselves have reached new heights in their careers and connections, and their […]

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Beijing Beats brings you the best in Beijing nightlife each weekend so that you can soothe the woes of a long and stressful week with some out-of-body gyrating and some experiences you’d rather forget come Monday. Check the weekend’s full list of nightlife events here.  Friday, Nov 16 Kayzo at One ThirdThis LA-based DJ has built […]

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Now that the delicious eats have all been gobbled down, and the diners have partied down at the post-feast event at East hotel, it’s time to tally up the funds raised for this year’s Chi Fan for Charity. The annual dining oriented goodwill campaign raised hundreds of thousands of renminbi for this year’s recipient, Educating […]

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