Beijing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20140/all en On Location: Beijing Classical Music http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5677817 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Western conservatories look to China for the next generation of classical musicians.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jocelyn Ford </div> </div> </div> <p> BEIJING &mdash; As Western music students lose interest in classical music, Chinese musicians dream of taking their place.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="Western Classical Music Looks East" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/00fe1a78dce09-original_1.jpg?1318519294" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:10:30 09:05</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("00fe1a78dce09", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Beijing East On Location Western Classical Music Entertainment China Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:05:47 +0000 Jocelyn Ford 5677817 at http://www.globalpost.com Powerland Beijing: From Fries to Fuel http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5682187 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Powering cars with used cooking oil</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jocelyn Ford </div> </div> </div> <p> Beijing &mdash; When Lu Xirou goes to a Chinese restaurant, he&rsquo;s not thinking about food. The Beijing biofuel executive thinks of gas stations, and climate change.</p> <p> &ldquo;China produces 3 million tons of waste cooking oil a year,&rdquo; Xirou said over a recent meal. &ldquo;This can be recycled into 3.5 million dons of bio-diesel. This can reduce Carbon dioxide emissions by 7 million tons. That&rsquo;s a huge number.&rdquo;</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="Powerland Beijing: From Fries to Fuel" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/1dc1017b3a22a-original.jpg?1321974093" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:11:22 10:05</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("1dc1017b3a22a", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5682187" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beijing Bio Biofuel Powerland used cooking oil China Video Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:05:33 +0000 Jocelyn Ford 5682187 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: China's Small Business Woes http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5683196 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>China's economy is still growing, but entrepreneurs say they can't tell.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sharron Lovell </div> </div> </div> <p> Small business owners in Beijing say they can&#39;t make ends meet.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/9d5f69bb7726b-original.jpg?1322860773" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:12:04 20:34</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("9d5f69bb7726b", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Beijing China economy On Location Emerging Markets China Global Economy Mon, 05 Dec 2011 01:34:00 +0000 Sharron Lovell 5683196 at http://www.globalpost.com Beijingers battle pollution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111207/beijing-air-pollution-health <p> BEIJING &mdash; China doesn&rsquo;t measure the same fine particulate as international standards, so its own pollution assessments are far rosier than what&rsquo;s actually happening.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111207/beijing-air-pollution-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beijing Pollution Travel/Tourism Green China Health Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:58:42 +0000 Kathleen E. McLaughlin 5683582 at http://www.globalpost.com Ni Yulan, disabled Chinese activist, put on trial in Beijing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111229/ni-yulan-disabled-chinese-activist-trial-beijing <p> Ni Yulan, 51, appeared in court lying on a bed and breathing through an oxygen machine, according to her daughter, Dong Xuan, who testified at the hearing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111229/ni-yulan-disabled-chinese-activist-trial-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beijing human rights China Thu, 29 Dec 2011 13:54:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5685378 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: China's Western culture crackdown http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5691083 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>What's really going on?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathleen McLaughlin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/e126fc3294b1c-original.jpg?1328804203" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:02:13 06:33</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("e126fc3294b1c", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Beijing crackdown On Location Western culture China Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:33:51 +0000 Kathleen McLaughlin 5691083 at http://www.globalpost.com Beijing firm that guarantees 3 billion Yuan worth of loans is on the verge of collapse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120814/beijing-firm-guarantees-3-billion-yuan-worth-loans-the-verge-collapse When investors talk of a Chinese hard-landing they're referring to either four consecutive quarters of below 5 percent GDP growth, or, as China expert Patrick Chovanec points out a financial crisis. And as loan guarantee company Zhongdan Investment Credit Guarantee Co. that has over 3 billion yuan in loan guarantee contracts stands on the brink of bankruptcy according to Caixin Online, concerns about a financial crisis are beginning to surface too.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120814/beijing-firm-guarantees-3-billion-yuan-worth-loans-the-verge-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bankers Beijing China economy Business Asia-Pacific China Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:55:00 +0000 Mamta Badkar, Business Insider 5716016 at http://www.globalpost.com Beijing police warn women to cover up if they don't want to be groped http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130605/beijing-gropers-public-transport To thwart voyeurs, female passengers should stop sitting on the upper levels of buses, and "shelter their bodies with bags, magazines and newspapers."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130605/beijing-gropers-public-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beijing Strange But True China Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:32:17 +0000 Benjamin Carlson and Jessica Phelan 5851281 at http://www.globalpost.com Beijing airport bomber sentenced to 6 year jail term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/131015/beijing-airport-bomber-sentenced-6-year-jail-term A disabled man who set off a bomb in Beijing's international airport in July has been sentenced to six years in prison, as some in China expressed sympathy for his stated protest against police brutality. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/131015/beijing-airport-bomber-sentenced-6-year-jail-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beijing Need to Know Asia-Pacific China Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:28:30 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5961577 at http://www.globalpost.com