As the world's new number one auto market, China has also been witnessing a fast-growing motor vehicle theft problem. But despite authorities' focus on the increase of stolen motor vehicles, non-motor vehicle theft remains a problem in Chinese cities. BON's Kelda Yuen reports on a recent online crackdown in Tianjin.
With traffic and environmental problems in China not set to go away anytime soon, urban planners here are increasingly turning to public transport as a way to manage some of the less desirable effects of the country’s breakneck urbanization. However, each of the traditional forms of public transportation we’re all familiar with has its drawbacks, forcing those planners to make tough tradeoffs between cost and efficiency. One Beijing inventor claims to have come up with a solution though, an entirely new kind of vehicle that might change the game for urban transport as we know it.
China has become both the world's biggest producer and consumer of automobiles. But where do all those car manufacturers test out their products. Well some of them in one of the toughest vehicle endurance tests there is - the Dakar Rally.
In this episode of Trip tips Jonny is in Xi'an; he will give you tips on how to get to Shaanxi province. First stop, the ancient capital of Xi'an. Do you need to buy the tickets or book in advance? Who can help you? What should those foreigners who know little about Chinese do? Which is the best way to travel within the city? How to choose the hotel according to your own agenda? Jonny would like to tell you everything about them.