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Beijing

Dynasty warriors: Ming vs. Qing smackdown

Sinica brings you a little levity for this Thanksgiving weekend: In one of the last live events taped at the…

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A walk down Chang’an Avenue, with Jonathan Chatwin

Can one street tell China’s story? Jonathan Chatwin, author of Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern China, takes listeners…

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Reinterpreting Beijing and its history

Jeremiah Jenne, history teacher, writer, and the man behind Beijing by Foot, is in the guest seat this week. He…

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#17 Artful Entrepreneurs: Running a Cultural Venue in Beijing

This week on the Middle Earth Podcast, Aladin sits down over a pint with Sun Yao (孙遥), the proprietor of…

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Ep. 20: Are Startups Behind the Rising Rents in Beijing?

In episode 20 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma look into the alleged causes behind the recent…

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Lost in Beijing: Forgotten wastelands of China’s capital

Beijing is a shiny metropolis, but below the gleaming skyscrapers and busy thoroughfares are desolate amusement parks and abandoned neighborhoods,…

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Beijing’s new highway network connects urban zone twice the size of New York

"Another ring of highways that extends 1,000 km [620 miles] has been built around Beijing, becoming the seventh ring road…

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Beijing haze

A heavy smog hangs over the Chinese capital as residents commute by car, bicycle and motorbike. Rising vehicle ownership, coal-burning…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Ma Tianjie on toxic heavy metals, bourgeois culture and more

Ma Tianjie, the guest on this week's Sinica Podcast about Chinese public opinion, talks about the roots of his interest…

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Bicycle sharing in Beijing

A public bicycle station in Beijing’s Wangfujing district offers a convenient transportation option for residents of the traffic-clogged Chinese capital.…

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A rush to board

Passengers pack a station in Beijing as they prepare to embark for Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province. The number of people…

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Resting at the train station

A tired family sleeps in the waiting area of a railway station in Beijing. Trains remain people’s primary mode of…

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Andrew Ng on artificial intelligence and startup culture

A leading researcher in AI and the chief scientist of Baidu speaks about technology and the internet in China and…

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Snow over the Forbidden City

The vast walled compound, totaling hundreds of buildings, was built in the early 15th century during the Ming dynasty and…

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The Great Wall at sunset

The Jinshanling portion of the Great Wall was built in the 14th century during the Ming dynasty. It is about…

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