Metro Beijing

Employees share their attitudes toward overtime working culture


The “996” overtime schedule – working from 9 am to 9 pm, six days a week – has been the topic of heated debate for days after a few IT industry staffers complained about their long working hours earlier this month with the slogan “996 ICU.”

Word matters

“Go back home! You are so fat that you have interfered the others. Why not just take a taxi?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 19:53:40

My love for Chinese sayings, stories

"Long time no see", is a saying everyone is familiar with. Most people do not realize that this saying originally comes from China. The Chinese language is very rich in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 19:48:43

Second annual Creative China Festival creates cultural show

The second annual Creative China Festival (CCF) that takes place from September 2018 to March 2019 in several large cities in the US has become an exclusive cultural show that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 19:48:42

BJU experts work together to battle lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the main causes of death on this planet, and by the time symptoms are recognized, it might be too late. In China, lung cancer is ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 19:43:42

W Hotel opens up with a ceremony of “Shine in Xi'an”

The unique luxurious brand W Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc held the grand premiere of W Xi'an on November 15, thus bringing a brand new sensory feast to Xi'an, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 20:13:40

Cycares dedicated to solving health problems for new wealthy in China

At the China-ASEAN investment promotion seminar, held in Beijing on October 29, 2018, Cycares CEO Xiong Juan said that the healthcare industries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 20:08:40

Word matters

"The person in the video was not me. It was just someone who looks similar to me… There are many people who look alike. Some even said I look like ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 18:23:41

China Post stamps: epitome of China's 40-year reform and opening-up

The National Science Congress which was first held in Beijing from March 18 to 31, 1978 marks the beginning of China's reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:53:39

How China's general public perceive D&G racism row

"I was just being a decent human being," said Michaela Phuong Thanh Tranova on her Instagram, explaining that her intention when she exposed the screenshot of the racist and derogatory ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:43:03

Word matters

“I hope the last customer has recovered now.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:38:39

Ambassador honors individual contributors in bilateral relations

The Swiss Ambassador to China Jean-Jacques de Dardel hosted a dinner reception at the ambassador's residence on November 19, to commend individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the development ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 8:33:39

Cultural promotional event sparks people-to-people ties

A cultural interactive event between Russia, China, and Tajikistan took place at the Beijing Russian Cultural Center on November 16, drawing the participation of government officials, diplomats, representatives, artists, academics, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 8:23:39

Word matters

"On this Thanksgiving Day, I want to thank god for granting us our child, who had spent 14 years of good time with us… and to fulfill his dream, we ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/23 17:28:39

Crazy for cooking shows

Eating alone used to be a sad story, but with the prosperity of online videos and dramas, it is not the case anymore. During meal times, more and more young ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 19:03:40

Word matters

“We think it is out of one's instinct to catch something when one falls. But Zuo was a distance away from Feng, which makes his reaction unreasonable,”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:53:08

Pondering Chinese delivery quirks

Living in China for six years has allowed me to observe many cultural differences between China and my home country, the US. I've recently been intrigued and curious about the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:53:06

Expats living in China celebrate the traditional holiday in a thankful and creative way

When the Halloween pumpkins are gone, turkeys and napkins are ready to be placed on tables. A national holiday, Thanksgiving is celebrated in Canada on the second Monday in October ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:53:40

Word matters

“You were three years old at that time… and now I can no longer hold you up…”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 18:53:41