foreigners in Beijing

Michael Meyer: See You Again, Old Beijing

The American travel writer Michael Meyer recently went on a book tour in China for the Chinese version of his book, “The Last Days of Old Beijing”. From The Slate Book Review: I’m nearing the end of a three-week...

Fear and Loathing at the China Daily

Mitch Moxley, who arrived in China in 2007 for a job at The China Daily, recounts the frustrations of working for China’s English language, Communist Party mouthpiece newspaper. He has recently published a memoir of his six...

Beijing to “Clean Up” Illegal Foreigners

Beijing authorities have announced the start of a 100-day campaign to “clean up” foreigners who fall into the “3 Have-Not” categories: no valid visa, no valid residence permit, or (where applicable) no...

Video: Capoeira Diplomacy

Sexy Beijing interviews two foreigners in Beijing who are sharing their love for capoeira with passersby in the capital’s public parks.

Inside the Olympics Food Security Apparatus

How is Beijing ensuring the safety of food supplies for Olympic athletes, and what are the issues surrounding the stepped-up security. Tim Johnson visits the farm of Lin Yuan, an Olympic vegetable supplier, for the Minneapolis...

Beijing Limits Foreign Home Ownership – AP

From AP: Foreigners in Beijing will be limited to buying a single home for their own use under new curbs imposed amid efforts to slow a surge in housing costs, newspapers reported Saturday… China’s government is trying to restrain a jump in housing prices and cool an investment boom that Chinese leaders worry could spark […]



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