Merry Christmas



Christmas wraps up another year of surprises

Fireworks, 5,000 years of history, and giant whales swimming around the stadium all set the tone before the Olympians dazzled us with world records and feats of the fantastic.

Top 10 stupid Christmas gifts unveiled

Website, which claims finding a truly stupid gift is an art form, on Tuesday unveiled its second annual list of the top 10 "stupidest" holiday gifts for 2008.

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Dining Out

Jin Bao Jie: eat street of golden treasures

Jinbao Jie has been known as a hotel street because of the four and five star hotels assembled along it. But now it has also become a nice food street.


Christmas feast

The patisserie at the Grand Hyatt Beijing prepares a variety of deluxe chocolates made with authentic imported ingredients.


Festival treatment

Shun Feng Cantonese Restaurant is known in Beijing for its top quality but expensive Cantonese fare.

Shopping & Events

Richard Clayderman Piano Concert

Richard Clayderman; Guo Yue Tian Jiao Richard Clayderman has done what virtually no other French act has ever done.....


Carol of the Bells

The Sound of Spring Choir; Beijing International Children's Choir Program for Beijing International Children's Choir


The 12 gifts of Christmas, with true love

Last -minute Christmas can be a curse for busy expats. Danny Vincent reviews a dozen special gift ideas- most with Chinese characteristics.

Christmas Movies