The New Beijing:
20 Olympic Photos
View photos of Beijing's ambitious new stadiums, subways, and high-rises, all slated for completion in time for
launch the slide show
China Menu DecoderNEW!
Print out this handy decoder that lists common food terms and popular dishes—like zhájiàng miàn
, yellow bean paste with noodles—in Chinese characters, pinyin, and English.
Tibet: Were We Wrong to Cover It?
Readers complained about our story on the new Sky Train
from Beijing, China, to Lhasa, Tibet. They say we shouldn't have written about it, because the train can be seen as one more way China is subjugating Tibet. Share your view on our blog. post a comment
Are You Bound
Share your plans and opinions with other readers by posting to our blog.
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Arranging transportation to and within China isn't as complex as you might think. Find out how.
How to Travel to the
Jean Tang reports on how to get tickets, book a hotel, and obtain a visa. read more
5 Hot New Beijing Attractions
The National Stadium—shaped like a "bird's nest"—is just one of many new landmarks.
"They Give Medals for What?!"
Here are five unusual Olympic events that leave us scratching our heads. Number one: Badminton.