Spring has arrived and cottonwood poplar trees are releasing their annual bombardment of fluffy white seeds across the capital. So why is there so much of this sneeze-inducing white stuff?
Though China’s air quality, particularly that of Beijing, attracts global headlines, such problems are not unique to China in historical terms. Los Angeles, the second largest city in the United States, has battled pollution for more than 50 years.
Years ago the undisputed rulers of the streets of Chinese cities were bicycles. Are e-bikes the new King of the Road.
As the various bike-sharing apps have grown in popularity, they have started to face new challenges.
China’s capital is home to a vast array of architectural styles.
By Duncan Gordon When you think of China, maybe you think lots of people and big cities. There’s probably a city you’ve never heard of which is twice the