Most Shared Stories Tagged: Beijing

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit - Akram Khan

The World's Mary Kay Magistad introduces us to modern dance choreographer Akram Khan. He grew up in London, but his parents kept him in touch with his Bangladeshi roots. His latest piece examines the meaning of home in a globalized world.

Sports

Geo quiz

The answer to today's geoquiz is Aachen, Germany, where Japan's oldest Olympic athlete is preparing for the Summer Games in Beijing. Anchor Lisa Mullins explains.

Global Politics

Condoleezza Rice in China

The World's Mary Kay Magistad has details on Condoleeza Rice's visit to China, as today the Secretary of State urged China to use its influence to get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program.

Science, Tech & Environment

China's water battle

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Mary-Kay Magistad in Beijing about China's water problems: officials have redirected water from several Chinese provinces to the capital, Beijing, to prepare for this summer's Olympics

Conflict & Justice

Pressure on China

The World's Matthew Bell reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with the Dalai Lama in India today, and she called for an international investigation; it was the latest attempt to increase the pressure on China over Tibet.

Global Politics

Olympic package

The World's Katy Clark reports on past instances when politics intruded on the Olympic Games; some activists would like to see a boycott of the Beijing Olympics that China will host in August.