Metro Beijing

Nihao, new son-in-law


German-born Thomas Derksen can still recall his extreme trepidation the first time he met his Chinese father-in-law.

Bilateral cooperation strengthened at UK-China Regional Leaders Summit

The 4th UK-China Regional Leaders Summit was held in Dalian, Liaoning Province from October 15 to 17. Together with 31 Chinese provincial and municipal governments, the 100 UK delegations led ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 22:26:21

Russian Cultural Center hosts exhibition of traditional handicrafts in Beijing

The small Russian handicrafts exhibition opened at the Russian Cultural Center in Beijing on October 15, showcasing to the audience various art collections that best represent Russian culture and tradition. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 22:26:21

PepsiCo sign multi-year supply agreement on sustainable plastic

Loop Industries, Inc., a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic, and PepsiCo, Inc. announced on October 9 that they have entered into a multi-year supply agreement that will enable PepsiCo ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 22:18:40

Word matters

“At first I only saw two antlers. I couldn't believe it was a deer until I stepped near it.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 18:24:42

Czech: Embassy celebrates launch of PU in China

The Czech Embassy in Beijing hosted a Pilsner Urquell (PU) Launch Party in China in cooperation with PU on Wednesday, drawing the participation of hundreds of guests to taste the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 18:24:42

Nihao, new son-in-law

German-born Thomas Derksen can still recall his extreme trepidation the first time he met his Chinese father-in-law.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 18:24:41

Women's Chinese Basketball Association gears up for the new season in October

The first tier professional women's basketball league in China, the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) is gearing up for its 2018-19 season. At the press conference hosted by WCBA in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 20:48:41

8th Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters ends

The 8th Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters (LEBM) came to an end at the National Stadium, "the Bird's Nest," on Sunday. Starting on October 12, the event featured six levels of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 20:48:40

Young shop owners

Presented with the opportunity to put their innovative ideas into practice and tap into their talents, China's young e-commerce entrepreneurs have brought various creative goods and individualized shopping experiences to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 19:08:40

Figuratively speaking

19 – the number of “city forest” projects that Beijing will launch by year-end.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:58:40

Word matters

“We appeal to every driver on the roads to make way for ambulances.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:43:41

My strange happenstance with China

It all started with a simple thought of indulging myself in reading about China one evening in 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:43:40

Full dining experience in Bali's Mandapa Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Ubud is the mysterious cultural and spiritual center of Bali Island, Indonesia, a vacation paradise. The Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is located along the magnificent Ayung River in Ubud and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:38:41

2018 Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon sets pace in Beijing

The Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon Beijing, sponsored by Wanda Sports China, opened its fire shot at Beijing Olympic Forest Park on Saturday. This is the fifth leg of the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:33:40

Expat bubble

If you are a foreigner living in China, you may find yourself trapped inside what has come to be known as an "expat bubble," where you mingle only with other ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:03:40

Word matters

“I hope everyone who wants to have a cat can be responsible. Don't abandon it. It is a life!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 17:53:42

Entering the Middle Kingdom for the first time

In America, we use the phrase “the Middle Kingdom” to refer to China. This is no doubt due to a direct translation of the Chinese into English, and it provokes ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 17:53:40

'Coopetition' the theme of Beijing's 7th McDonnell Academy International Symposium

The 7th McDonnell Academy International Symposium kicked off in Beijing on Thursday, gathering world scholars from 35 research universities. Co-hosted by Washington University in St. Louis and Tsinghua University, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:28:40