Metro Beijing

The new generation of Chinese women would prefer to be single rather than stay in an unhappy relationship


The romantic comedy Ex File 3 (2018) has drawn millions of Chinese to the movie theaters. It tells the story of two male friends whose blissful single lifestyle is shattered when their ex-girlfriends re-enter the picture and put a wrench in their casual dating escapades.

Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Suning Universal opens

On December 29, Marriott International Group announced the official opening of Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Suning Universal. The 222-room hotel's ingenious blend of innovative technology, modern design and welcoming guest ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 16:28:39

The return of the Chinese military coat allows a classic style to be customized with personal flair

As many Chinese customers seek out down jackets made by expensive foreign brands, Benjamin Heisler from the US, who goes by the Chinese name Qiuzhang (the chief of his tribe), ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 16:08:39

My fascination with fragrances

My friends know that I love to wear new fragrances. But they don't know that once, during my dating days, a Chinese girl refused to sit for coffee with me ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 15:13:40

Figuratively speaking

88,000 – the number of requests from residents in Mentougou district that were dealt with last year on the livelihood 110 platform, an increase of 7.4 percent compared with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 15:13:39

Word matters

“I broke into my previous company to steal data four times since October last year.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 15:08:39

Fairfield by Marriott enters Shanghai

Marriott International Group announced the opening of Shanghai Jing'an Fairfield by Marriott on December 29. The opening marks Marriott International's rapid growth and constant expansion in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 15:23:39

Human life, safety trumps 'feral' dog

From the clamors for justice, you might think some innocent individual has met their fate in the most outrageous way. The victim at the center of the latest controversy sweeping ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 15:13:39

Spanish love grows in China

The Spanish influence can be seen in many places in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 15:08:39

Word matters

“If you only went there looking for a job, why did you take a knife along with you?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 15:03:39

An increasing number of Chinese males are becoming interested in makeup and body care

David Zhang, a 31-year-old man working as a public relations manager in Beijing, found himself changing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 17:08:39

Health China Forum promotes online TCM solutions

The 10th Health China Forum, a domestic health industry-oriented forum organized by the People's Daily Online and Health Times, took place in Beijing on December 29.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 16:58:39

As Sino-South Korean ties progress, will pop culture from this country make a comeback in China?

According to Rita, 18, a sophomore in agricultural studies, being a fan of a Korean idol is not something to be proud of among the youth right now.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 16:03:39

A luxury item or a travesty

It's not surprising that China has become one of the most important markets for luxury goods. Luxury brands, in their infinite wisdom, are trying their very best to cater to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 15:43:39

Word matters

“He said he needed 300,000 yuan ($46,247) to take care of his social strings.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 15:38:39

Beijing rolls out test road for automatic driving

Beijing's first road for automatic driving testing will be designed in the city's southeastern Yizhuang economic development area, the municipal traffic authority said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/6 14:08:35

Family physician system is developing in China

Song Shuli, a spokesperson with the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said a family physician is different from a private doctor.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/5 20:03:12

A new generation of foreigners is entering China

Cham Jia Shen, a 24-year-old Malaysian, thinks that he made the right decision to come to China to study and work.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/5 20:03:12

Post-baby family support is priceless

On January 1, while most foreigners in China were nursing their New Year's Eve hangovers, my wife and I mourned the end of a luxury that boggles the mind of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/5 20:03:11