Metro Beijing

A British man has spent countless hours recording and researching the art found in Beijing subways


If you take metros in Beijing, especially late at night, there is a good chance you may run into a tall British man walking around with a camera taking pictures of all the art and decorations within the stations. Passersby look at him strangely and curiously, but his passion for history and desire to learn about and capture every artistic element of the public transport system, keeps him going on his quest to document it all.

A British man has spent countless hours recording and researching the art found in Beijing subways

If you take metros in Beijing, especially late at night, there is a good chance you may run into a tall British man walking around with a camera taking pictures ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 18:53:45

Read a book why don’t you

Dong Qing’s hot new hit show Readers has certainly struck a chord with viewers, reminding them of the value of a good book and reading.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 14:28:40

Balancing duty and freedom

Recently my social media account was dominated by a Guangzhou Daily news report titled, “Parents sold house to send only daughter to study abroad, only to be heartbroken when she ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 14:28:40

Word matters

“I stole fake money once, so I bought a fake money detector to check the money I steal.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 14:23:40

More Chinese are giving up their overseas permanent residency and returning to China

Zhu Dan, 27, who works as a general manager of a technology company in Beijing, was once envied by many of his friends for being able to obtain a permanent ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 13:03:40

Fake charity scams old people

Beijing and Tianjin police arrested a gang of crooks who posed as a charity to scam people recently, the Beijing Morning Post reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 18:43:42

Woman falls off bridge

Police are investigating the circumstances around a woman falling from the Dongzhimen Bridge into oncoming traffic recently, the Beijing Morning Post reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 18:43:41

Gang of crooked car salesmen arrested

A total of 49 swindlers were arrested by Fangshan district police recently. The gang claimed to sell cars at a lower-than-market price. However, after the agreement is signed they would ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 18:43:41

News that Beijing’s willow and poplar catkins will disappear by 2020 has many locals recalling their fun childhood memories with the trees’ seeds

Hearing the news that Beijing will say goodbye to the willow and poplar catkins by the year 2020, Han Chunhua has mixed feelings.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 18:43:41

More people are becoming overly concerned with their looks, causing depression, anxiety and mental health conditions

From her first childhood memories, Lemon Li has been struggling with the feeling that she is not pretty enough, even ugly.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 15:28:40

When popularity ruins it

When something becomes “popular,” it is no longer cool.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 15:08:40

Word matters

“Do you have any rich friends? Do daddy a favor and ask one out so that I can kidnap him or her.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 15:03:40

Never ride drunk

What is your worst nightmare after you get drunk?
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 15:03:40

Changping storehouse catches fire

A storehouse in the Xiaotangshan township of Changping district caught fire at midnight on April 24. No one was hurt, the Beijing Morning Post reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 17:48:39

Freak accident kills woman

On April 24, strong winds caused a scaffold in Chaoyang district to fall over, hitting a 37-year-old woman who was walking under it. She died on the spot, the Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 17:48:39

Owner trapped trying to save dog

A woman got trapped on a steep mountain slope while trying to save her dog recently. The woman and the dog were both rescued by firefighters, the Beijing Morning Post ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 17:48:39

Word matters

“I did not set out to use the public space to earn money, but I hope the property owners will give the project a chance.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 16:18:39

My husband, the star

I read an article earlier this week entitled I am the only officially recognized girlfriend of Edward Norton on the east side of the planet. This article annoys me, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 16:18:39