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Apple Doesn't Have Exclusive Rights to the Name 'iPhone' in China, Court Rules

Apple no longer enjoys exclusive rights to the name “iPhone” in China, reports said Tuesday, after a court in Beijing denied the tech giant’s appeal to stop a local leather company from using the name on its products. 130 more words

China Set to Free Last Remaining Jailed Tiananmen Square Protester, Reports Say

The last person jailed in connection with Beijing’s 1989 pro-democracy Tiananmen Square protests may soon be released, according to a U.S.-based advocacy group.

Miao Deshun, 25 at the time of his arrest, was convicted of throwing a basket at a burning People’s Liberation Army (PLA) tank during the… 232 more words


April 4th – April 9th | 2016

  • Depart: Chicago O’Hare (ORD) direct to Beijing Capital Airport (PEK) American Airlines
  • Lodging: Courtyard Beijing Northeast
  • Return: Beijing Capital Airport (PEK) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) Stop at Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) Japan Airlines…
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Great Wall of China

I visited the Badaling section of the Great Wall, which is regarded as the best preserved section of the Wall. If you are unaware, the Great Wall of China is the longest defence wall in the World. 537 more words


Yuanmingyuan, Beijing

Yuanmingyuan is located just a couple of stations away from the Yiheyuan/ Summer Palace….Entry to this place cost about RMB25 per person…

The Garden of Perfect Brightness—Yuanmingyuan (圓明園)—is the name of one of China’s most iconic monuments and tourist destinations. 564 more words


Beijing With Pops: The Great Wall Edition

You would think that we would have learned our lesson the day before about leaving the hostel without eating but it wasn’t our fault this time. 35 more words

UIBE (Beijing) Cultural Festival

– Nothando Khumalo

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”, Marcus Garvey.

On the 21st of April, the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing hosted its 7th cultural festival, and I had the pleasure of attending as a guest of some South African friends. 228 more words