Beijing Scene, Volume 5, Issue 10, May 28 - June 3

  Summer Shapes up!
Get into shape for summer! Many of the health clubs listed below can arrange personalized training programs. All of them have enough fitness equipment of one kind or another to keep you sweating well into the next millennium, if you can afford the fees.

In Short: May 28 - June 3, 1999
Pyongyang to Peking, Shanghai'd, cyberwar, Chinese hacker, drug smugglers arrested, Russian navy chief in China

FYI: In the swim!
Cheap clean swimming pools do exist outside of expensive hotels. Here is a list of some of Beijing's best public swimming pools.

Yanghunzi vs. Shudaizi

Ask Ayi: Richard Simmons eat your heart out

Doctor Doctor: An ounce of prevention...

Best Bite: Alamuhan Xinjiang Restaurant
by Jeremy Goldkorn
Enough music, food and colored lights for a Uighur wedding

Book Scene: Climbing Beijing
by Jon Otto
Climbing around Beijing provides an outlet for the pioneer spirit, both in the physical challenge of ascending rockfaces and in actually finding the best sites.





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