京B Daily | Headlines from the China week that was

Purr-fect | “Cat gets ‘double eyelid surgery’ in China, Internet goes wild” | Straits-Times

Take note | “China’s consumers have begun paying for music” | The Economist

Flare down | “Beijing drafts fireworks ban” | Xinhua

Crazy scary | “Horror film takes you into Beijing’s most celebrated haunted house” | Star2

Pack it in | “Two Years After Smoking Ban, Beijing Has Fewer Smokers” | Prensa Latina

Bonus time | “Beijing’s average life expectancy hits record high” | Global Times

Caff up | Starbucks bets big on China | NBC

Model citizens | “The ‘Fake Lives’ of Beijing Residents” | What’s on Weibo

Secret service | “China to launch unhackable quantum messaging service” | Telegraph

Roll call | “New Swiss school to open in Beijing” | swissinfo.ch

Anti virus | “Beijing police detain 9 people for spreading malware” | Global Times

Squeaky clean | “A Smog-Eating Bike May Soon Cruise Beijing’s Streets” | Hyperallergic

Tourist flap | “Beijing police bust theft ring targeting Tiananmen flag-raising viewers” | CGTN

Money flow | “How to make $100,000 a month in China, live-streaming your life | Washington Post

Hot stuff | “‘Anti-pervert’ flame-throwers for sale in China” | Telegraph

In the joint | “2 Canadian Cavalia employees jailed in China for smoking pot” – CBC

Own goal | “Chinese fans furious at Chelsea player’s insulting posts” | Shanghai Daily


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