Friends take a walk in the rain in Guangminglou, Beijing, China on September 25, 2012. (Jonathan Kos-Read/Flickr)
Unpredictable, not to say bizarre, restrictions ahead of the 18th Party Congress have inconvenienced pigeon owners and taxi riders, among other segments of the population.
With no script and no "big leader" in place for China's next act, both officials and ordinary citizens are in the grip of deep unease about the future.
After months of documenting China's air quality, Asia Society's China Air Daily project will now take its findings to an international photography festival in China's Shanxi Province.
An early morning sun peeks through the clouds above the Forbidden City in Beijing on May 24, 2012. (Greg Annandale/Flickr)
How a grassroots urban movement and a sister-city agreement with Denmark may make bicycling hip again in China's big cities.
The information the U.S. shares on air quality in China has a lot of value, even if it isn’t the most precise or comprehensive, writes Michael Zhao.
Maura Cunningham writes that French "elegantly recreates the world of Old Peking" as he tries to make sense of the bizarre unsolved murder of a 19-year-old British girl in 1937 Beijing.
Photographer Ryan Pyle discusses his wide selection of stunning black and white photos from China with the Asia Blog.
Air pollution in Beijing is nothing new. But this week international media has been reporting that the thick smog hanging over China's capital actually appears to be getting worse.
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