Metro Beijing

Beijing’s parks come to life with lotus flower blossoms


Lotus flowers are in bloom throughout the country. As one of the most remarkable creations of nature, the lotus flower is a symbol of purity, beauty and majesty as well as knowledge and serenity in Chinese culture.

Beijing’s parks come to life with lotus flower blossoms

Lotus flowers are in bloom throughout the country. As one of the most remarkable creations of nature, the lotus flower is a symbol of purity, beauty and majesty as well as ...
Source: Xinhua–Agencies | 2017/8/17 17:38:39

Finding ‘real’ rappers in China

Recently, The Rap of China, a rap contest show aired on China’s streaming platform iqiyi.com, witnessed the thrilling moment when the mysterious contestant “you-know-who” took off his golden mask and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 16:58:39

Letters

Other options for studying abroad
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 16:53:39

Word matters

“After posting my second-hand high heels on Xianyu, five people asked me if I sell used silk stockings, one person offered me 200 yuan ($29.89) for a pair of used ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 16:48:39

Walmart and PepsiCo support Nutritious Meals program

Walmart China (Walmart) and PepsiCo Greater China Region (PepsiCo) announced on August 17 that they will support the Nutritious Meals program initiated by the China Foundation for Poverty-Alleviation (CFPA) to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 14:48:39

The Ritz-Carlton holds Singaporean food festival

To commemorate the 52nd National Day of Singapore, from August 16 to 23 guests can experience the true meaning of “Shiok” at Foods’ Sensational Singapore Food Festival at The Ritz-Carlton, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 14:43:39

2017 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Fair opens

The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin successfully held an eye-catching summer wedding fair on August 6.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 14:43:39

Chinese school trains crayfish masters to boost booming sector

Usually served spicy with a cold beer on hot summer nights in China, crayfish has now jumped from dining tables to classrooms.
Source: Xinhua – Agencies | 2017/8/16 16:03:39

Earthquake aftershock

I heard about the earthquake in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan Province on August 8, and I felt terrible for the people there. My husband is from Sichuan, and when we were there ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 15:53:39

Missing out on the arts

Beijing has many furniture markets located in different areas that sell all styles of furniture, making it easy for people to find exactly what they like. However, I was stuck ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 15:48:39

Word matters

“The molesters look just like ordinary people, but their eyes are different.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 15:38:39

Langham Hospitality Group holds Chinese culinary competition

The 2017 Langham Rising Star Chinese Culinary Competition of the Langham Hospitality Group was held in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province at the beginning of Autumn on the Chinese lunar calendar.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 15:33:39

World Youth Business Conference opens in Beijing

On August 12, the 18th International Youth Day, the 1st World Youth Business Conference 2017 took place in Beijing. Li Jinhua, the vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 15:18:39

Identity crisis

Two years ago, Davis from Canada used an agent from China to help him find a teaching job in Beijing and secure a work visa. Instead of finding his dream ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 17:58:39

Being alone is not being lonely

When I lived in the US I was constantly with my friends, family or coworkers. If I even had as little as two hours to spare, I would call a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 17:18:39

Railway, better way

I'm glad that the Chinese railways have developed so fast in recent years, which has brought great convenience to everyone. Of course, if the holiday tickets were also easy to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 17:18:39

Word matters

“These bikes are a disaster. They are a hazard for the handicapped because they block the sidewalk!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 17:13:39

Yanqi Hotel to hold international music festival

The 2017 Shake the Lake International Music Festival will be held from September 8 to 10 at Yanqi Hotel, managed by Kempinski. It is an extravaganza of music, which will ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 16:08:39