List/Grid Tag Archives: Beijing

The red planet: China sends vines into space in quest for perfect wine

Cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir vines sent into orbit to develop strains that can survive countrys harsh climates In its bid to produce a world-beating wine, China has looked ...

Paralympics day 4: Tatyana McFadden begins gold rush, Brazil has new heroes

(CNN)Day four of Rio 2016 saw another 54 gold medals on offer. Tatyana McFadden continued her quest to win a medal in every race she’s entered… and there’s seven ...

#MyTokyo: Your city, your views

(CNN)In a new series called #MyTokyo, airing later this month on CNN International, four well-known Tokyo-based Instagrammers introduce their city to the world. From ...

Magical Mo Farah bags another Olympic gold and earns his place in history

Britains Farah, 33, streaks clear of field to clinch double double of 5,000m and 10,000m The years and opponents might change, but for Mo Farah some things remain ever present: that ...

Usain Bolt: The greatest athlete of all time?

(CNN)Who is Usain Bolt? A showman. A superhuman. The greatest track and field athlete of all time. Jennifer Bolt: The gold medal mom “I would ...

Why North Korea’s capital is the ‘perfect science fiction film set’

(CNN)French photographer Raphael Olivier is constantly in search of arresting visual stories — and travels far to see them in person. Between commercial work, the Singapore-based ...

Wayde van Niekerk smashes Michael Johnson’s record to claim Olympic 400m gold

South African beats Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt to win 400m in a world record time of 43.03sec Wayde van Niekerk is a special, special athlete, the first ever to have run under ...

South China Sea: Beijing calls KFC, Apple protests ‘irrational’

Beijing (CNN)Nationalist sentiment has swept China in the wake of last week’s international tribunal ruling over the South China Sea, with protests targeting KFC, Apple and Filipino ...

Friend, not food: Why China needs to stop dog meat festival

(CNN)Every year during the summer solstice, residents of Yulin, a city in southeast China, take part in a festival created by dog meat traders to boost the sale of dog meat. It’s ...

China’s LGBT community still fighting for their rights

Shanghai, China (CNN)China has come a long way since homosexuality was declassified as a mental illness 15 years ago. In 2014, courts finally ruled against therapy to “correct” ...

Chinas Love Boats in Disputed South China Sea

As President Obama offers support to Vietnam and Japan against Chinas aggressive claims, Beijing puts on a kinder face with tourist trips.”> Meanwhile, in the South China Sea, ...
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