Articles tagged beijing

Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future

A up-close account of a city—and a world—at a thrilling and confounding moment in history, in which nothing can be counted as stable, from the sidewalk underfoot to Western assumptions about democracy and progress.

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22 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

Beijing Coma by Ma Jian

This book should be essential reading to students in Iran and across the world who need a manual on student activism.

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25 Aug 2008 // 3:50 AM

Beijing Olympics end, and focus turns to London 2012

BEIJING—The most expensive and lavish Olympic Games in history came to a close Sunday as Beijing officially passed the Olympic flame to London, and

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BEIJING—The venues were great, the competition was exciting and no major international incident stained the Olympic Games that concluded here Sunday. Yet was that

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BEIJING - Seven years ago, when Beijing was awarded the 2008 Olympic Games, China set out to sow gold, following the old proverb that says, “To

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BEIJING - There’s a famous Chinese saying, first spoken by the old revolutionary Deng Xiaoping, that people here repeat all the time. It goes

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BEIJING—Television viewers around the world are tuning into the Beijing Games in record numbers, and it’s likely to fill the coffers of the

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18 Aug 2008 // 3:18 AM

Time to clear the air: That’s not smog hovering over Beijing, swallowing entire office buildings like a mighty python. It’s just “a funny

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BEIJING—A week into the Summer Games, athletes brim with praise for the Olympics venues, rain has mercifully cleared the skies of smog and China

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14 Aug 2008 // 3:02 AM

BEIJING - Situated in the heart of Olympic complex, the Games can’t help but pass through the “Today Show” set. Of course, it is

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13 Aug 2008 // 3:51 AM

BEIJING - Police in Beijing dragged away and roughed up a British television journalist Wednesday as he observed a group of foreigners holding a demonstration

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BEIJING - China late last month announced that individuals or groups wanting to demonstrate during the Olympics could go to “protest pens” in three public

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8 Aug 2008 // 2:41 AM

Swimmer Michael Phelps may collect more gold medals than all but a handful of countries. Host China, spurred by wildly enthusiastic crowds, may leapfrog the

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8 Aug 2008 // 2:27 AM

NBC’s sports biggies held a satellite news conference from Beijing with TV critics last month, and Bob Costas talked about the complicated anticipation for

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7 Aug 2008 // 2:14 AM

Amelia Lam, a 36-year-old teacher’s assistant, emigrated from Hong Kong to San Jose five years ago. When she talks about how proud she is

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7 Aug 2008 // 2:03 AM

BEIJING - All it takes is one step into this city’s brand-new, massive, futuristic airport to realize the world is about to witness the

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Martin Atkins China Dub Soundsystem: Made in China

In effect, Pigface has changed continents and absorbed a few dozen new members.

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21 Aug 2007 // 1:59 AM

China prepares to welcome world to 2008 Olympics

BEIJING—Hosting the Summer Olympics is a coup for any country, but China regards the 2008 Beijing Games as nothing short of a historic marker of

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10 Jul 2007 // 2:00 AM

TRAVELOGUE: Beijing’s Olympic bubble

Wang Hai Xia, who knows Beijing pretty well, had to ask directions twice to find the Dashanzi Art District in an industrial area outside the

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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