Metro Beijing

Chen Jialing: Patriotic paintings

Chinese painting, as a genre of art, has evolved into a phase that looks at ways to develop and create contemporary art forms in the context of globalization. Chen Jialing’s recent exhibition at the China National Museum (CNM) sheds light on this important subject and gives an answer, a direction and a path.

Brewer advocates smart drinking culture in China

Moments before Hong Kong superstar Eason Chan stepped on stage to promote the importance of drinking responsibly, he sat in the front row and talked to Jean Jereissati, the president ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 16:53:39

Finding meaning in travel

I was at dinner recently when a friend shared stories from his two-month holiday. Everyone at the table looked at him with a mix of awe and jealousy, but my ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 16:38:39

‘Different does not mean wrong’

When he said it, it jarred me. Winston Sterzel, the “original China vlogger,” is a white guy from South Africa who has lived in China for over a decade. When ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 16:33:39

Word matters

“This is just a vending machine with some tables and chairs. Nowadays people like to promote everything with the gimmick of ‘smart,’ ‘sharing’ or ‘unmanned.’”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 16:28:39

The flip side of Chinese app expansion

Shopping in Tokyo is becoming mundane, not because I go there often, but due to the ubiquitous blue and green stickers affixed to the glass doors of every major shopping ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:33:39

Schooled by cockroaches

After a month of battling with southern roaches, I finally admitted defeat. I moved to Shenzhen from Beijing a few weeks ago and discovered that the insects here are enormous ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:33:39

Word matters

“The water here does not look deep, but the current has made some deep holes over time.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:28:39

Locals and expats weigh in on S.Korean market in China as THAAD rift continues

"I think as talks about THAAD go on, my shopping habits haven’t been affected much,” said Wu Zhongbin, 24, a policy manager with the China Chamber of International Commerce. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 18:18:39

Celebrated Dutch Michelin chef to visit Conrad Beijing

The Conrad Beijing is thrilled to welcome famed Michelin-star, Dutch chef Syrco Bakker of Pure C to join its culinary team from September 27 to 28. He will be presenting ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:03:39

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou welcomes guest chef Bill Fu

Master chef Bill Fu from the Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau will present his distinctive dishes at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou from September 21 to 23, teaming up with ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 16:58:40

Dyson publishes study on dust in Chinese homes

British technology company Dyson launched its 2017 report on interior dust conditions in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou in Guangdong Province on August 31.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 16:58:39

Figuratively Speaking

100,000 – the amount of money in yuan ($15,154) that more than 70 percent China’s women would like their future husbands to earn per year., an online dating website, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:43:39

China’s noon nap culture

Over the past few years, I constantly find myself in need of a noon nap. It could be because I often work overtime or because I’m reaching that age.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:33:39

Word matters

“Now every batch of scallion entering the market has to be examined.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:23:39

Bulgari hotels to open in Beijing, Shanghai and Dubai

Niko Romito, one of the world’s most celebrated chefs, runs a three-star Michelin restaurant Reale in Abruzzo, Italy. It is ranked number 43 among the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Chef ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 16:43:39

Fire breaks out at refrigeration warehouse in southern Beijing

A fire broke out at an abandoned refrigeration warehouse in southern Beijing Tuesday morning, but caused no casualties, the Beijing fire fighting authority said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/5 14:53:20

Should expats buy apartments in China?

When I came to live in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province two years ago and my Chinese husband told me about the price per square meter to buy an apartment, I was ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 17:48:40

Expats from a war-torn country make the most out of life in work and study while living in China

Ehab Ghanem walked into the cafe with a briefcase in hand. He ordered a cup of espresso, then sat down beside the casement window facing towards the street and turned ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 16:18:39