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Tea tops Laowai's shopping list
Chinese tea was the most purchased commodity among foreign visitors to Beijing in 2012, according to the 2013 Beijing Tourism Green Paper published July 9 by the Social Sciences Academic Press of China.
'Etho,' the house of the future
Apart from using renewable solar power, the house is equipped with automatic control and remote control systems, making it an intelligent dream home that can "communicate" with its occupants.
Folklore Society explains Dragon Boat customs
China's Dragon Boat Festival is an ancient celebration with an influence across East Asia, said Beijing Folklore Society Secretary-General Gao Wei on Thursday.
A sip of Chinese tea culture
Nearly 100 expats in Beijing, including staff from embassies and chambers of commerce and international students, learned how to make Chinese tea June 22 at the Maliandao Tea Culture Street in Beijing.
Wushu Carnival for diplomats launched
Wushu has opened its arms to the foreign diplomats as the Wushu Carnival with the Diplomatic Corp in China kicked off at the China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) on Wednesday.
Screenwriting contest winners announced
A total of 15 winners were announced during the award ceremony of the 2013 Beijing International Screenwriting Competition held in Beijing on June 9.
Hutong life inspires French artist
An art exhibition currently underway at Yishu 8 by young French painter July Ancel, was inspired by Beijing's hutongs during her three-month visit in China.
Weibo draws more than just locals
Micro-blogging site has 500 million users — not all of them from China.
Invitation to 'My China Story' Contest
China Foundation for Peace and Development (CFPD) is initiating a contest themed "My China Story" in the second half of 2013. We sincerely hope that you could join in by sending us stories about your experience in China.
Heart in the hutong
American author's fascination with people in Beijing's traditional courtyard homes inspires passion for an ancient lifestyle.
Beijing-Paris Vintage Car Rally passes through Mongolia
2013 "Beijing-Paris Vintage Car Rally" reached Mongolian capital Ulan Bator Sunday.
Experiencing Beijing: Expats make Chinese knots
More than100 expats in Beijing learned how to make Chinese knots, a traditional decorative handicraft artwork, at Tianbao Runde Antique Exhibition Center in Beijing, on May 26.
Vision Beijing 2013 opens in Fengtai District
The 2013 Vision Beijing international photography event opened at the Garden Expo Park of Fengtai District on May 22.
Annual Danish embassy climate race
A few hundred cycling lovers participated in the third Climate Race organized by the Danish Embassy on May 19, 2013, in Beijing.
Beijing cultural event gets expats soaring
Nearly 200 expats in Beijing learned how to make traditional Chinese kites at Yuanmingyuan on April 28, 2013.
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