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Learn to Make Beef and Soy Sauce Rice

Soybean rice is a popular dish and easy to cook. Some people think soy sauce is too dry and they add beef and soup to make it softer. If you have leftover beef and rice, this dish is the best way to avoid wasting...


Police Bust Gambling Ring Based on FishingJoy App

The iOS and Android game FishingJoy has become a new tool for gamblers to earn money, Beijing police said. The recent bust of a gambling ring with some 30 participants in Fangshan District resulted in six being arrested on charges of illegal gambling. FishingJoy...


Beijing Subway Cuts Ticket Fares for Early Commuters

The Beijing Subway Company began discounting tickets by 50 percent for commuters who board before 7 am on January 1. The subway said its new policy was intended to incentivize passengers to board early to relieve pressure during the morning commute. However, it has...


Families Seeking to Birth Children Abroad Face Unexpected Troubles

For much of the last decade, Chinese mothers have been heading to the US to give birth to their children. The number of Chinese children claiming US citizenship has been steadily rising. Before recent reforms to China’s family planning policies, many moms headed abroad...


Chinese Police Begin Crackdown on Child Porn

Hidden deep below the underground world of common pornography in China is something illegal in all but a handful of countries: child pornography. In recent weeks, Chinese police have caught a number of organizations, websites and people involved in the production and distribution of...


Jack Ma Meets Trump for Expanding Business

On January 10, Jack Ma, the chairman of the board of directors of Alibaba had a meeting with Trump, the elected president of America. The meeting last for 40 minutes. The meeting is mainly about the development and employment of middle and small-sized enterprises....


Stores Fold Under Pressure of E-commerce

The end of 2016 brought sweeping closures to brick-and-mortar retailers throughout the capital. Shoemaker Red Dragon announced plans to close its retail outlet at Jiaodaokou, Dongcheng District – formerly its busiest store. The manager surnamed Guan told Beijing Youth Daily reporters that the company...


Angang’s National Tour Stops in Beijing

Angang is a technique in Mahjong: it’s also the name of a one-man band. Indie singer-song writer Angang released his first two albums You’ai and Chang Yao in 2013, which brought him some attention in China’s indie circle. Last year, Angang crowdfunded the pressing...


Beijing Scientists Short on Child Cadavers

Luo Yixiao, the five-year-old girl whose father drew public attention with a column designed to encourage her, passed away in January. After her death, Luo’s father donated her body to the Health Science Center at Shenzhen University. Luo’s body was the 53rd donated for...


City’s Overfilled Kindergartens Create Opening for Training Schools

As Chinese families begin having their second children, kindergartens and daycare centers are struggling to keep up with the growth in enrollment. Training organizations have seized on the opportunity to expand their business, offering classes similar to public kindergartens. But few such schools are...