Metro Beijing

Human-body embroidery dangerously draws teenage followers in China


The silver sewing needle is not typically used to prick and pierce human skin, which is far more resilient than cloth. You Ling (pseudonym) had to push harder, yet still gently, to make the needle break through his skin, with a red thread trailing it. As he continued stitching, the thread silently crawled across his hand, forming a string of arrows.

Sherpa’s tops in China’s high-end takeaway biz

China’s food delivery industry is booming, and the competition is increasing as more companies get into the sector to try to get a piece of the pie. However, one company ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 18:33:39

Human-body embroidery dangerously draws teenage followers in China

The silver sewing needle is not typically used to prick and pierce human skin, which is far more resilient than cloth. You Ling (pseudonym) had to push harder, yet still ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 18:28:40

Figuratively Speaking

1,366 – the number of drug cases that have been cracked in Beijing since last year. The figure shows that the drug situation remains grim.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 15:13:39

Word matters

“The seventh-leaf eggplant is the most suitable produce for Beijing dishes such as braised eggplant and stewed salty eggplant.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 15:08:39

Is short hair less feminine?

For a girl who had kept her hair long for 27 years, can you imagine how she would feel at the first sight of herself in the mirror? Whatever you are ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 15:03:39

Word matters

The Palace Museum kept in touch with He over the years, and on June 22, a memorial service for him was held at the museum to pay tribute to his ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:28:39

There’s no shame in being brilliant

So, next time you come across someone who mocks you because you are hardworking, tell them plainly, “I will not stop fighting for my dream just because you are hypocritical ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:23:40

The perils of studying abroad

Zhang Yingying, a visiting scholar has been missing for more than 10 days in Illinois in the US. While members of the public pray for her return, the safety of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:23:40

Prepping for placement

When Angad Chandel, a fifth-year student reading for an integrated bachelor’s and master’s degree in biotechnology, got accepted to the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, a public engineering institution in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 17:38:39

Finnair enhances in-flight service in China

The Finnish airline company Finnair has announced improvements to all its in-flight services for passengers for the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The upgrades for Hong Kong will ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 17:28:39

French holiday village brands target China

French holiday village brands Sunparks and Pierre & Vacances jointly announced their official introduction to the Chinese market in Beijing on June 16, aiming to provide a world-class platform for ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 17:28:39

Three foreigners share their take on what China is all about and what you take with you when you leave

Beijing means something different to everyone. Many expats seem to have a bit of an eye-roll toward the city, a sense of “oh, Beijing, you're so silly.” This feeling may ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:43:02

US: Visa application site changes

According to the US Embassy in Beijing, the visa application service will be closed temporarily at the embassy from June 19 to 30, during which time the visa branch office ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:43:01

Australia: Ambassador tours in Lanzhou

The Australian Ambassador to China Jan Adams AO PSM paid a visit to Lanzhou, Gansu province, during which she met with the deputy governor of Gansu Yang Zixing and toured ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:43:01

Argentina: 10-year visa for Chinese Citizens issued

A 10-year visa for Chinese citizens travelling to Argentina for tourism or business was officially launched on June 15, according to a press release from the Argentine embassy in Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:43:00

Ireland: Farewell party for ambassador held

A farewell party for the Irish Ambassador to China Paul Kavanagh took place at the Irish Embassy in Beijing on June 19. The party featured a sculpture exhibition themed In ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:43:00

A parent’s kindergarten conundrum

I hope the government can make a greater effort to build more affordable kindergartens.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:42:59

Your husband’s manager?

No wonder Harvard Business Review published the classic “Managing Your Boss” and not a book on managing your spouse.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:42:59