“Symbiosis Of Working And Living”: Claustrophobic Homes Of Beijing In Stunning Photographs By Alina Fedorenko

Alina Fedorenko is an professional photographer and traveler who was born in 1985 in Lviv, Ukraine and currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Alina studied Fashion Design in London. Continue reading »

This Guy Collected Beijing’s Smog And Made It Into A Brick

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This Chinese artist took is upon himself to help the world understand just how polluted Beijing’s air has truly become. So in order to visualize the problem, he collected the air pollution with a vacuum and then formed a brick with is. Pretty gross, right? Continue reading »

Beijing Marathoners Don’t Face Masks to Battle Smog

“An international marathon has gone ahead in China’s capital despite heavy pollution over the city. The 34th Beijing International Marathon began Sunday morning at Tiananmen Square with many of the tens of thousands of competitors wearing face masks. An update Saturday night on the marathon’s official microblog said “there might be slight or moderate smog” on Sunday. It asked competitors to pay attention to the conditions and to take measures according to their own health, and advised elderly athletes and those with respiratory diseases to carefully consider whether to participate. The Beijing News reported that postponing the marathon would be difficult because of the huge organization that had gone into it. About 30,000 people were expected to take part in the marathon and the half-marathon, according to the Beijing News”. – The Associated Press

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A runner, wearing a mask to protect herself from pollutants, looks at her smartphone as she and others jog past Chang’an Avenue near Tiananmen Square shrouded in haze at the start of 2014 Beijing International Marathon in Beijing, China Sunday, October 19, 2014. (Photo by Andy Wong/AP Photo)
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Ni Hao, Auto-Bots! Transformers Greet Fans in Beijing

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The Auto-Bots stand stalwart against the forces of evil on June 24, 2014, at a popular tourist spot on Qianmen Street in Beijing to herald the coming Chinese release of “Transformers: Age of Extinction” this coming Friday, June 27. The Auto-Bots attracted a wave of attention and pictures from Transformer fans and visiting tourists. (Photo: CRIENGLISH.com / Song Xiaofeng)
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The Color Run Beijing

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Participants try to cover themselves from color powder sprayed by volunteers as they run through a “color station” during a five-kilometer color run event held in Beijing, China Saturday, June 21, 2014. (Photo by Andy Wong/AP Photo)
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Tough Training at Beijing Bodyguard Camp


Four female future bodyguards walk to attend a shooting class under the guidance of an instructor in Beijing, March 14, 2014. A total of 65 trainees, 7 of whom are women, take part in the bodyguard training session in Beijing’s suburban Shunyi district. All trainees, aged from 18 to 30, mostly special troops and retired athletes, undergo training to develop sufficient skills to become bodyguards. The courses include martial arts, FBI mind reading, anti-terrorist training and international business etiquette. The graduation rate is low – only a few of them will become private bodyguards after a series of grilling tests. (Photo: CFP)
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Beijing Pants Run


This picture taken on February 23, 2014 shows participants wearing dresses running half-naked in the annual 3.5 km Undie Run held in the Olympic Forest Park smog-covered Beijing. Some 200 participants took part in this event, many of them with gas masks, as dangerous smog blighted swathes of northern China in recent days. (Photo by AFP Photo/STR) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Heavy Smog Hits Beijing


The LED screen shows the rising sun on the Tiananmen Square which is shrouded with heavy smog on January 16, 2014 in Beijing, China. Beijing Municipal Government issued a yellow smog alert this morning. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

China Fashion Week in Beijing


Models showcase designs by Chinese designer Zhang Jingjing on the runway at Zhang Jingjing Haute Couture Collection show during Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 at 751 D-PARK Central Halll on October 26, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Giant Pandas in Beijing Zoo

In photographs by Chinese photographer Lintao Zhang. Continue reading »

China Fashion Week in Beijing

Models present creations by university graduates at China Fashion Week in Beijing. (Vincent Thian/Associated Press) Continue reading »

Apple iPhone 4S Sale Cancelled in Beijing Amid Chaos

Apple cancelled its scheduled sale of iPhone 4S in one of its stores in China’s capital Beijing on January 13.

Crowds outside the store in the Sanlitun district were waiting on queues overnight. There were incidents of scuffle between shoppers and the store’s security staff when shoppers, hundreds of them, were told that the sales had been cancelled. Some of people waiting outside the store pelted eggs. The police intervened later and took away some of the shoppers.

A woman is dragged away by police after she refused to leave from the front of the Apple store in the Beijing district of Sanlitun. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Piaget: Official Timekeeper of Beijing International Polo Open Tournament

For the third Beijing International Polo Open Tournament, luxury watch-maker Piaget has been announced the official timekeeper of the event. Beijing Polo Open Tournament has officially cooperated with World Polo Tour for the very first time, thus becoming the one and only top tier polo tournament in China which can register the international ranking points.

The event is organized at the foot of the twisted and splendid Great Wall Badaling Section, along with an assembly of famous polo players across the world. The Piaget polo wristwatch collection comes in cases and bands delicately crafted together, interlaced with gloss and matte.

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Elaborate Makeup and Costumes from 18th Century Art Form Brought Back to Life in Beijing

A performer plays a game on an iPad while waiting for a Beijing opera performance, ahead of the closing ceremony of the 1st young Beijing Opera Actors’ arena contest in Beijing, China. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Lego Sports City Recreates 2008 Beijing Olympics

Lego Sports City Recreates 2008 Beijing Olympics
Lego Sports City Recreates 2008 Beijing Olympics
Created by The Hong Kong LEGO Users Group within 100 hrs. +7 images. Continue reading »