This week on BJK online: Where to find a “Greek shipwreck” in Beijing, pet rescue from scratch, why next weekend will be “big”… and more!
From an antique collection from the Qing Dynasty to an exhibition of salvaged archaeological finds from an ancient Greek shipwreck, Beijing’s art scene this month is full of impressive masterpieces that families should see!
Beauty “challenges” have long been circulating on Chinese social media, which dare women to go to extreme lengths to be considered “beautiful”. But this pageant, now in its fourth year, is trying to challenge local preconceptions and stereotypes about plus-size women.
“In a scene reminiscent of a TV drama, I rushed to the middle of the road and stopped the cars to drive the dog to the pavement…” Our editor recounts his first-time experience of rescuing an animal on a very busy thoroughfare.
This charismatic space shuttle-esque robotic arm automation will shake up your order of iced tea with more than a little flair, making it the key attraction at Cosmo Mixology in Nali Patio.
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Photos: The Palace Museum, Andy Penafuerte III, courtesy of Cosmo Mixology and Miss Plus Size Global