Blog Author - Steven Schwankert

Beijing to Spend USD 2.6 Billion on Pollution Alleviation in 2017, but Sets Air Quality Goal at Twice WHO Standard
Beijing will spend RMB 18.2 billion (USD 2.6 billion) on pollution alleviation in 2017, although the municipal government has only set its PM2.5 a
White Collar Boxing Returns to Beijing; Brawl on the Wall Registration January
We're halfway through the first month of 2017 and let me guess: you're still working on those resolutions.
Lang Lang to Join Metallica for Beijing Show; Reprise of Grammy Performance?
Beijing Conservatory of Music graduate Lang Lang will reunite with unlikely collaborators Metallica when the lat
Fast Food Watch: Chicken and Shrimp Burgers from McDonald's, Just in Time for the (Chinese) Holidays
I can see the television commercials now: the young man walking through the snow with a heavy bag over his shoulder.
Watch a Beijinger Kick Ass in the New 'Star Wars' Movie, Opening January 6
Once described as "the Beijingiest of all Beijingers" (he was born in nearby Tangshan, technically), ...
Trump Hotels in China; Fly Virgin to Australia; Air China's New No-Check Baggage
Will Trump Hotels come to China?
We Got Our E-Channel Authorization for China Immigration and You Can Too
About six weeks ago we reported that fore
Talking Travel: New NUO Hotel; Ctrip Buys Skyscanner; Beijing Capital Airlines Flies to New Places
Geez, step away from the Talking Travel desk to work remotely from Koh Samui and the local travel industry lights up.