Briefing: US plans in place following China threats to cut off rare earth supply

US moves to reduce reliance on Chinese rare earths exports after Beijing…


Briefing: Beijing government issues first penalty for a bike-rental company

首开罚单!哈啰出行在京违规投放共享单车被罚5万元 - People.cn What happened: Beijing Transport Bureau on…


Ofo claims operations are 'normal' despite bankruptcy application

In a post on microblogging platform Weibo Tuesday evening, troubled…


Car-rental app Togo taken down from Mi Store as users await return of deposits

(Image credit: Togo) In the latest in a series of discouraging shared economy…


Courts instruct Ofo to pay RMB 150 million in debts and fines

Beijing court records published online yesterday show that last November,…


Briefing: China’s first AI pilot zone lands in Beijing

国家级人工智能试验区落户北京 - Beijing Evening News What happened: The government of Beijing…


Ziroom ex-employee accused of stealing customer data from company servers

On Feb. 20, a former employee of Beijing-based apartment rental platform…


Beijing begins introducing measures to protect gig-economy workers, starting with delivery drivers

(Image credit: JD.com) Beijing's municipal government announced today nine…


What social media says about China’s war on air pollution

A smoggy October day in Beijing in 2014. (Image caption:…