Blog Category - Beijing People

Jane Su: Wisconsin Native Discusses What Moving to China in 1957 Was Like
Jane Su, a Wisconsin-native, made the move to China long before it was cool.
DP The Heartwarming Story of a 72-Year-Old Transgender Beijinger
After decades of dreaming about it, Xin Yue has finally transitioned into womanhood.
6th Annual Wow Awards Celebrate the Accomplishments of Beijing's Female Community, Mar 8
On March 8, which also happens to be International Women's Day, the FCGroup hosts their...
R Andy's Craft Sausages SLT Stand to Close Within a Month as Construction Near Yashow Ramps Up
Within the next month Sanlitun authorities are planning to build a brick wall on the small street west of the former...
Swedish Expat Transforms His 10sqm, RMB 400 per Month Beijing Dump Into a Cozy Apartment
If squeezing yourself, and all your stuff, into a claustrophobia-inducing 10-square-meter basement apartment sounds like a nightmare, then prepare
Rat Out Your Neighbors and Make Sweet Money With This New Chaoyang Masses App
You might remember one enterprising Chinese citizen who earned a reward of
Gilbert Van Kerckhove: The Belgian Engineer Who Played a Key Role in Beijing’s Olympic Dream
As an old China hand, Gilbert Van Kerckhove did more than just witness China’s meteoric economic growth; he in fact played a helping hand in pushi
An Interview With Isabel Crook: Anthropologist, Teacher, and Revolutionary
If you’ve ever studied China in any manner you’ll know that every statement and observation must be qualified as such: the country is astoundingly
R RIP Keith Wyse, Bread of Life Bakery Founder and Orphan Goodwill Worker,
Beijing's expat community is mourning the January 6 passing of Agape Family Life House director Keith Wyse, whose legacy of helping orphan Chinese
Did Beijing Seem Empty This Past Week? That's Because 8.48 Million People Left During CNY
After considerably placated attack from firecrackers and fireworks, Beijing seems much quieter than usual – shops and restaurants remain closed, t
Open Doors: Talking Beijing's LGBT Scene Outside of Apps and Bars
Beijing’s LGBT scene is pretty active, but where do you go if you’re not surfing the usual apps or meeting people in bars?
Throwback Thursday: A New Era For Buying Chinese New Year Fireworks in Beijing
Fireworks usage in Beijing is expected to decline once again this Spring Festival, a trend that shows a radical departure from just nine years ago
Xiaomi Exec Resigns Due to Beijing Air Pollution
One of Beijing's most prominent expats working in the technology sector is citing the city's poor air pollution as the main reason why he is quitt
R Ten-year-old, College Student Die in Separate Ski Accidents Near Beijing
Two tragic deaths of skiers in Beijing-area resorts over the past three days have called attention to safety on local slopes.
This Beijing Startup Connects China's LGBT Community for Marriages of Convenience
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