Students return to school in Shanghai and Beijing

Tens of thousands of students returned to school in Shanghai and Beijing on Monday (Apr 27) after months of closures intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as China's major cities gradually return to normality. …

Airbnb extends booking suspension in Beijing to May

Home rentals company Airbnb said today it has extended the suspension of bookings in Beijing until April 30 from February 29, as death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 1,113. "Beyond Beijing, local …

2nd Belt and Road Forum opens in Beijing

The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation has opened in Beijing today. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that the forum will be attended by some 5,000 participants …

Blast reported outside US embassy in Beijing

A single attacker detonated a bomb near the U.S. embassy in Beijing this morning, an embassy spokesperson said. There were no injuries, other than to the bomber, the official and Chinese police said. "There was an …

 Putin starts state visit to Beijing

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Beijing for a state visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Kremlin earlier reported that Putin would hold talks with his Chinese …