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An artificial era


Could AI take our job in the future? This is not a new question, but it remains unanswered. Recently, Metropolitan interviewed people from various occupations and they shared their opinions about AI.

Mid-Autumn Festival at NUO

Discover authentic Chinese culture with NUO Hotel Beijing during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival. To celebrate China's rich cultural and culinary heritage, the hotel has designed a signature range of mooncakes, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 19:23:40

Chinese company finds its tune in children's market

Since 2017, anyone arriving at or departing from the Beijing Capital International Airport would have seen young travelers riding on suitcases in the shape of the famous cartoon character Shaun ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 19:18:39

Word matters

“I'm going to take a thermometer and record the temperature inside the subway carriage!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 18:18:39

VIPKID offers one-stop language learning services

On August 2, Chinese online English education company VIPKID made an official debut of all of its six brands during a press conference. On top of its well-known online one-on-one ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 17:58:39

The other side of Afghanistan

I slept on and off for 17 hours and woke up to find a few messages from my new Afghanistan friends I said goodbye to 48 hours before.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 17:33:39

PepsiCo continues to invest in China and announces investment of nearly $100m to expand its Shanghai Foods plant

On August 2, PepsiCo announced plans to increase investment of $100 million to expand and transform its Shanghai Songjiang Foods plant (PepsiCo Songjiang plant). This investment will establish new ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 13:58:39

Doting Chinese parents tend to do more harm than good

Even with the relaxing of the former one-child policy, Chinese parents continue to be known as doting and over-protective, sometimes even unreasonably and blindly so. A recent incident at Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 18:43:39

WeWork opens Beijing Fun location

The world's leading workspace, interactive community and service provider WeWork held an opening ceremony for its Beijing Fun location in Xicheng district on July 27.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 18:33:40

Kempinski Expands into Singapore with Exclusive Luxury Lifestyle Destination

Kempinski Hotels announces plans to open The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore at Capitol Singapore, the first luxury heritage lifestyle destination in the city-state's downtown Civic District, owned and managed by ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 18:33:39

Baring it all

Douyin, a hugely popular Chinese short video app similar to Musical.ly, is filled with women like her who are removing a full face of makeup to reveal their natural features. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:23:40

Regional discrimination in the workplace & Relaxation contributes to efficiency

Being treated fairly in the workplace has been discussed publicly thousands of times, but discrimination can still be seen everywhere in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:13:40

Word matters

“Starting August 1, taxis will cost 1 yuan ($0.67) more for fuel surcharges.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 17:08:40

Prospects of Nepal-China relations

Today is a historic day in the annals of Nepal-China relations. Exactly 63 years back on August 1, 1955, the wise and visionary leaders of both the countries reached a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 11:13:39

Goodbye old friend

After 15 years in the business, Beijing's Top Century Shopping Square will close its doors for the last time in August to make room for upgrades in Beijing's city functions ...
Source: Agencies – Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:48:39

Mariage D'amour wedding fair at The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing

In the ancient world, Cythera was thought to be the birthplace of Venus. Thus, the area became sacred to the goddess of love and seen as a place of pleasure ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:33:39

Word matters

“Who did the good deed? I really want to thank them!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 17:08:39

Chuanr for life

I couldn't have imaged that watching a documentary could eventually end up with me putting on weight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 16:43:39

China fatigue

Let me preface this by saying I love China, and I love living in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 16:18:39