Most Shared Stories Tagged: Beijing

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer

For today's geoquiz we were looking for the Shangrila Express and we found at least two. The first is a new railway that runs from Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet. The other can be found on the streets of Brooklyn, New York. It's a food cart run by street vendor, Namgyal Gompa who sells traditional Tibetan cuisine.

Global Politics

North Korea talks hit wall

The latest round of nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea ended today without an agreement. That means North Korea joins the list of unresolved foreign policy issues waiting for President-elect Barack Obama. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Geo Answer

Today's answer is China. The country is sending its navy to the coast of Somalia to conduct anti-pirate operations there. The World's Matthew Bell tells anchor Katy Clark that it's the first time in 600 hundreds years that Chinese ships will venture into east African waters.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning. About 1000 entrants taking China's civil service entrance exam have been caught cheating. In Liaoning, authorities found elaborate schemes involving fraudulent test guides and wireless technology. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Chris Hogg.

Global Politics

Lounging at IKEA in China

Visitors to the IKEA store in Beijing, China treat the experience more like a vacation than a shopping trip. They dress up, have a meal, and spend the day relaxing. Anchor Katy Clark finds out why from LA Times reporter David Pierson.