Metro Beijing

A rose for a rose


Once a traditional Chinese festival during which young women pray for wisdom and good weaving and embroidery skills, Qixi has become another version of Valentine's Day, filled with gifts and flowers, especially roses. It is a day when young Chinese work up enough courage to express their affection for each other.

Art defining new ideas of travel

Art and travel each have their own charms.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:48:40

A rose for a rose

Once a traditional Chinese festival during which young women pray for wisdom and good weaving and embroidery skills, Qixi has become another version of Valentine's Day, filled with gifts and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:33:40

Word matters

“It was normal to be blocked by parked vehicles for up to half an hour. Now, residents can pass through the hutong in five minutes. When the traffic is good, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 15:33:40

Chinese Valentine's Day

China's most romantic holiday, the Qixi Festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day, is celebrated on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar. This year, that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 15:33:39

Why do we love players?

Do you like players? Have you ever been with a player? Has your heart ever been broken by a player? I believe for every girl who has had at least ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 15:28:39

Sign up for the Beijing Marathon at BJU

Running enthusiasts, this one is for you! If you are into big large running events then there is no doubt know that the Beijing Marathon is coming up. The event ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 15:09:35

Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center appoints Brice Péan as managing director

Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Brice Péan as their new managing director. As a hotelier with a wealth of experience championing hotel preopenings ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 11:08:39

Preserving tradition

Despite the rain, a group of readers gathered inside a Dongcheng district public library to share their passion for traditional culture. Housed in a historical building, the public library shares ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:58:39

2018 Devil's Ridge - China Mountain Trails kicked off in Yumen

The 2018 Devil's Ridge - China Mountain Trails running competition took place at the Yumen Moshan Park in Gansu Province on August 11. Hosted by Yumen Municipal government and organized ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 16:03:39

Word matters

“In the past, residents and tourists had to make a detour due to illegal buildings. After cleaning up, the environment has become much better.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 15:53:39

Figuratively speaking

8 min – the amount of time drivers are allowed to temporarily park their cars on the road outside the departure and arrival floor of Terminal 3 at the Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 15:48:39

Character conundrum

Giving oneself an English name has been in fashion among the Chinese for decades. However, as Chinese language and culture become more known among foreigners, the reverse – foreigners getting ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 19:08:39

China's national pull-up competition is officially underway

China's national pull-up competition, known as Up-China, was officially launched on August 10 at the General Administration of Sport. According to the official release, the competition will kick off in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:58:40

China Overseas Cup kicks off in Qingdao

The China Overseas Cup, also dubbed the Electronic Sport China Cup West Coast International E-sports Tournament and the West Coast International Digital Entertainment Carnival, opened in Qingdao, Shandong Province on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:58:40

The Ritz-Carlton and Hearst Magazine collaborate on innovative short film series

The Ritz-Carlton recently announced a global collaboration with Hearst Magazines Digital Media on "The Stay," a groundbreaking digital campaign that explores the infinite possibilities offered by a stay at The ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:53:40

Tips for expats

Moving across the world to a place that is completely foreign in language, customs and day-to-day life is challenging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:43:39

Word matters

“As soon as I stepped into the subway carriage, a kind person saw me with the badge and gave me his seat immediately.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:38:39

What Chinese want

As a journalist increasingly focusing on video production for social media, this summer's cinema season has taught me an important lesson about the Chinese audience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:33:39