Metro Beijing

Home-court advantage


Pierre Do from France, a PhD student majoring in hydraulic engineering at Tsinghua University, is certain that he wants to work in China after he graduates. His only challenge is deciding where. Should he apply to a Chinese company or to the Chinese branch of a multinational?

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

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

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

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

Word matters

“We asked him to stop cursing, but he did not stop. Instead, he started cursing us.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:42:58

Home-court advantage

Pierre Do from France, a PhD student majoring in hydraulic engineering at Tsinghua University, is certain that he wants to work in China after he graduates. His only challenge is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 18:28:39

Word matters

“I swear by heaven that I won’t steal anymore.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 16:23:39

Car seats not optional

I am a mother of a 23-month-old daughter. Like every mom out there, I always try to give my little girl the best I can provide. The most expensive thing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 16:13:39

My happiest 5K ever!

Now that I have one 5K under my belt, I feel empowered enough to try another. Perhaps I will get help to improve my running technique and run the next ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 16:08:39