Author Archives: Su Derui

Zaijian, Beijing!

It’s with sadness that we at Beijing Today say goodbye. For the last 774 weeks, our reporters have chronicled life in the Chinese capital and across the country, and it has been an honor to serve the city’s English-speaking community. Beijing Today’s final print...


Legendary Demons of the Beijing Subway

Sliding Door Demons (挡门妖) These monsters haunt the subway during rush hour. Even when there is ample space behind them, the two have a secret agreement to stand in the middle of the doorway and block mortals from boarding the train. Tortoiseshell Demons (龟壳妖)...


Beijing Today Crossword (January 30, 2014)

(From Issue No. 711 of Beijing Today) Download a Printable PDF Across Malicious cowards Charge Say again, forcefully Pass slowly, as a day Broker’s customer Break a promise Daring deed Strong glue Sharpen Ragwort variety Hit the slopes Cut off Pinch Corn unit Buddhist...


Beijing Today Crossword (January 16, 2014)

(From Issue No. 709 of Beijing Today) Download a Printable PDF Across 1. China’s favorite chat 7. Language of the Koran 13. Hokkaido’s capital 14. Stink 16. Take to the sky 17. Dumplings (pinyin) 18. Rent out 19. First Emperor 22. ___ Zeppelin 23....


Hanzi Picross: Ai

(Originally published in Issue No. 707 of Beijing Today) Picross is a logic puzzle that challenges you to use the number clues to color in consecutive black squares in each row or column. The puzzle has only one solution Each number tells how many...


Beijing Today Crossword (January 2, 2014)

(From Issue No. 707 of Beijing Today) Download a Printable PDF Across 1. Wine containers 6. Objectives 10. The “Way” 13. Residence card 14. Highland hill 15. Spud once of the NBA 17. Even a little 18. Ghost’s greetings 19. Between ports 20. Spinning...