Metro Beijing

Bordering on abuse

Xu Yilong, a 27-year-old medical worker who lives in Beijing, calls herself a "true cat lover." She has four cats, two American Shorthair cats and two street cats she took in off the street.

Word matters

“The cash totaling 90,000 yuan ($14,333) from inside my car was lost.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/7 16:58:39

Beijing fights to leverage talent

Is Beijing losing its charm to the nation's best talents? The capital cannot afford to complacently shrug off this alarming question when non-local young professionals are constantly haunted by skyrocketing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/7 16:48:39

Xueersi Online School introduces a new online English learning class

The domestic online education school Xueersi Online School, under TAL Education Group, launched a new online English learning class called Amazing English, introducing their new online learning approach for students.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 17:58:39

WeWork power engines the future of work

Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. The world's eye is on China while it transforms from a manufacturing powerhouse to an innovation-led economy. Chinese are now living ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 17:53:40

Figuratively speaking

4 – the number of deaths caused by a fire in Haidian district. At midnight on April 1, an e-bike shop in the Zhongguancun area caught on fire, burning an ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 17:18:39

Word matters

“I feel that I was forced to purchase the card. I was very uncomfortable.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 17:13:40

Chinese parents in their mid-20s and 30s increasingly play computer and video games with their children

Li Qi, a 33-year-old IT worker living in Beijing, has a 7-year-old son, Fengfeng. They have a good bond, and he thinks they are “much closer” than other fathers and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 17:08:39

Honoring Xue Tao

A promotional conference for the international copyright of Xue Tao's works was held on March 27 at the 55th Bologna Children's Book fair in Italy. Participants present at the conference ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 18:48:39

Huawei's Connected Car solution unveiled

The first car featuring Huawei's Connected Car solution – the DS 7, an all-new luxury car from DS automobiles, debuted at the Huawei Eco-Partner Conference 2018 in Qingdao, Shandong Province ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 18:43:40

Some expats in China consider staying in the Middle Kingdom for good

Cynthia Santana, an American who works for a Beijing-based educational firm, has been living in the capital for three years. From being completely ignorant about WeChat, Santana has made great ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 16:18:39

A free-spirited life abroad

I was single for a long time. During that time, I often heard people saying, “Oh, you cannot understand because you are not in a relationship.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 16:08:39

Word matters

“I thought that I could have saved a lot of money by buying the bus cards that are exclusively for subway staff online, yet they became invalid after a short ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 16:03:40

The war against pollution

“The orange alert of heavy air pollution in Beijing ends at 12 am on March 28,” Looking out of the window at the still surreal yellowish, dusty skies, I felt ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 16:03:39

Access to safe and painless care

The second China Anesthesia Week kicked off in China from March 26 to April 1. This year's theme is “A beautiful life starts with pain-free healthcare.” Painless and comfortable care ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/1 12:23:39

Japan: Mime performance

The popular Japanese entertainment group Gabez presented a show to a young Chinese audience at the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on March 29, drawing the participation of around 30 children ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/30 23:46:05

UK: The mayor of London's visit sparks cooperation on green finance

The City of London's Green Finance Initiative (GFI) announced the creation of a new UK-China Green Finance Centre on March 26 during the visit of London's mayor Charles Bowman.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/30 23:46:04

Bolivia: Day of the Sea

To mark the Day of the Sea, the Bolivian Embassy in Beijing organized an event at Beijing Jintai Art Museum on March 23, during which many diplomats from Latin America ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/30 23:46:04

Greece: Embassy celebrates Independence Day

A ceremonial event took place at Kerry Hotel, Beijing on March 26 for Greek Independence Day, drawing the participation of hundreds of people including diplomats, government officials, entrepreneurs, media and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/30 23:46:03