Daily sales on Beijing's market up 17% during Olympics
27 august 2008 14:52Sales of 193 sample enterprises in Beijing averaged 190 million yuan (about 27 million U.S. dollars) per day during the Olympics, up 17 percent from the same period last year, said Beijing Municipal Bureau of Commerce on Tuesday.
Hotel rooms still available for Beijing Olympics
12 june 2008 16:13There are still plenty of hotel rooms available for the Beijing Olympics.
Tibetan exiles to kick off mock Olympics in India
21 may 2008 12:29Radical Tibetan exiles are to kick off their rival 'Olympics' in northern India on Thursday, less than three months ahead of the real event to be held in Beijing.
2010 organizers defend Beijing Olympics
20 march 2008 13:26The organizers of the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver spoke out Wednesday against a boycott of the Beijing Olympics over the violence in Tibet.
Rogge opposes Beijing boycott
15 march 2008 22:29IOC president Jacques Rogge opposes a boycott of the Beijing Olympics over China's crackdown in Tibet, contending such action would only hurt "innocent athletes."
Beijing told to improve air quality before Olympics
23 ferbruary 2008 15:13State owned media outlet, Xinhua, reported on Friday that the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau id working on a Blue Sky plan which will see a significant reduction in particulates, vehicle exhaust fumes and industrial emissions before the games in August.
China says linking Darfur to Beijing Olympics 'unfair'
14 ferbruary 2008 10:40Efforts to link China and the Beijing Olympics with the deadly violence in Darfur are "irresponsible and unfair," according to an official statement published in the state-run press here Thursday.
Steven Spielberg in Beijing Olympics snub
13 ferbruary 2008 09:25Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg is withdrawing as an artistic adviser to this summer's Beijing Olympics over the Chinese government's policy towards Sudan and the conflict in Darfur.
Beijing Olympics’ logistics firm endorses Singapore’s YOG bid
10 ferbruary 2008 00:19Singapore is capable of hosting the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010, said a logistics company involved in the Beijing Olympics this year.
Olympics speeds up Beijing transformation
6 ferbruary 2008 14:22The transformation of much of Beijing into a concrete jungle cannot be blamed entirely on the Olympics but the old city may have survived longer without the sporting extravaganza, according to experts.
Koreas discuss joint supporters squad for Beijing Olympics
5 ferbruary 2008 09:11South and North Korea resumed talks Monday on plans to send a joint supporters' squad to the Beijing Olympics by train across the heavily fortified frontier, officials said.
Beijing goes kosher as Olympics approach
31 january 2008 09:00The capital's only kosher restaurant opened 10 months ago, drawing the small Jewish expatriate community, tourists, curious Chinese and even a few Muslims.
Prince Charles will not attend Beijing Olympics
29 january 2008 08:16Prince Charles will not be attending the Beijing Olympics, his office confirmed on Monday, a move that was hailed by pro-Tibet campaigners but labelled "unfair" by Games organisers.
Russia sets gold medal goal for Beijing Olympics
19 january 2008 12:11Russia is hoping to win more gold medals in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing than in previous summer games, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov told the first meeting of the organizing committee for the upcoming summer Olympics.
Celine Dion to sing for Beijing Olympics
18 january 2008 12:16Celine Dion, the Canadian songstress famed for the Titanic theme tune, "My Heart Will Go On", will perform a song for the Beijing Olympics in a concert in April and submit an entry for the Games's theme song, organizers said.
Beijing 2008 Unveils Torch Relay Image
17 january 2008 12:57Beijing 2008 unveiled the image and look of the Olympic torch relay Wednesday at the Beijing Media Center.
Olympic City News – London 2012, Beijing 2008
27 december 2007 15:44APP reports that the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games will become a “public transport Games”. The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), the organization that oversees the construction of Olympic sites for the Games, has published a transport plan showing how the expected half a million sports and 50,000 athletes will travel around London.
Beijing Olympic sculptures well received in Fiji
14 december 2007 15:59Following their display in Chicago and Washington of the United States, the landscape sculptures of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games toured Suva, the capital of Fiji.
Lenovo will end top-level Olympic role after Beijing
6 december 2007 13:07Computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd (Áp·Q), China's only global Olympics sponsor, will end its top-level support after the Beijing Games, the company said.
Chinadaily.com.cn sharing the Olympic spirit
3 december 2007 16:07With the 2008 Beijing Olympics coming closer, more composers are submitting songs in the hope of becoming the official Olympic theme song.