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Seattle's air quality 'worse than Beijing' as wildfires scorch eastern Washington

Added: 15.08.2018 23:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

As wildfires continue to rage throughout eastern Washington, officials said on Tuesday that air quality in Seattle was worse than that of Beijing.


A decade on, Beijing 2008 Olympic venues being reclaimed by nature

Added: 15.08.2018 16:46 | 17 views | 0 comments

While some of the Beijing Games' most iconic venues remain in use, others are slowly being reclaimed by nature.


Chinese oil importers shun U.S. crude despite tariff reversal

Added: 15.08.2018 9:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

Chinese oil importers are shying away from buying U.S. crude as they fear Beijing's decision to exclude the commodity from its tariff list in a trade dispute between the world's biggest economies may only be temporary.

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China's most famous tree is in danger of being 'loved to death'

Added: 15.08.2018 8:05 | 12 views | 0 comments

Beijing is increasingly focused on environmental issues — a marked shift from its traditional growth-at-all-costs philosophy.

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Beijing Olympics and the hopes of a freer China

Added: 15.08.2018 6:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Ten years ago the Games energised a rising China, but do locals still feel a legacy of hope?

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[Opinion] How long can Bulgaria keep facing both East and West?

Added: 15.08.2018 6:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

Sofia may be wearing out its welcome with Western democracies by playing both sides - seeking closer integration in Europe while cosying up to Moscow and Beijing, claiming to work towards hitting EU targets while putting its own interests first.

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The Chinese street's view of the trade war: some say they won't buy U.S. products

Added: 14.08.2018 20:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

Chinese officials have been mostly measured and moderate in their response to U.S. President Donald Trump's ratcheting up of a trade war with Beijing in recent weeks through his announcement of a series of punitive tariffs. They have generally avoided adding to tensions, allowing the Communist Party's official media to make the most bellicose comments.


From laboratory in far west, China's surveillance state spreads quietly

Added: 14.08.2018 17:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

Filip Liu, a 31-year-old software developer from Beijing, was traveling in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang when he was pulled to one side by police as he got off a bus.


Furore over HK activist speech

Added: 14.08.2018 10:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

A lunchtime talk from local separatist Andy Chan has drawn Beijing's anger - and worldwide attention.

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