Metro Beijing

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito appointed foreign River Chief in Fujian Province

Carlos Brito will never forget the first time he laid eyes on the Shouxi River in Fujian Province.

Awesome geographic jokes

As a Shandongnese, I have enjoyed the recent popularity of Shandong scallions on the Chinese Internet. After a Net user posted some photos of the scallions her neighbor stacked on ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 17:13:40

I want a real Christmas celebration

Christmas is coming! I have already chosen my Christmas tree and other decorations on Taobao. Chinese do not celebrate, but I try to explain to my husband that it is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 17:13:39

Word matters

“I believed that having a military officer ID was prestigious, so I made a fake certificate and bought a fake suit online out of vanity.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 17:08:40

Artist Chen Yongqiang sees the glory of life in even the smallest things

Bird-and-flower painting holds a special place in the modern development of traditional Chinese painting.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 16:48:39

Opening of Song Art Museum

Founded by the CEO of Huayi Brothers Media Corporation Wang Zhongjun, Song Art Museum was opened formally to the public on September 27.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 15:33:39

Huawei receives award for its achievements

Huawei 3GPP 5G Pre-commercial System was awarded as one of the World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements at the fourth World Internet Conference opening on December 3.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 15:33:39

Press conference for the 2017 CAITA

The press conference for the 2017 China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly (CAITA) and China-ASEAN Journalists Rally was held at the Marriott Hotel, Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on December 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 15:28:39

Thailand: Embassy remembers the late King

On the occasion of the National Day of Thailand, the birthday anniversary of the late King Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej and Thailand's Father's Day, a ceremonial event took place at JW ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:41

Peru: Ambassador bids China farewell

The farewell event for the Peruvian Ambassador to China Juan Carlos Capuñay took place at the Hilton Beijing on December 7.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:41

Mexico: Concert by Mexican conductor held

As a part of the cultural promotional program by the Mexican Embassy in Beijing, the music performance by the renowned Mexican music conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto took place at the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:41

Denmark: Embassy marks the year end

The Danish Embassy in Beijing organized a small gathering of media and cultural partners at the Embassy on December 7.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:40

To my future mother-in-law

Dear ayi (auntie), I have been dating your son for almost five years now, and I have known you for more than half that time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:40

Saying goodbye to envy

I hear a “ding” and my phone shows me my colleagues latest holiday pictures; it truly looks like paradise.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:40

China increasingly attractive to foreign professionals

It took Nikita Ermakov, a second-year Russian student at Peking University's Yenching Academy, four months of job hunting and many interviews before he finally got an offer from the HNA ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:40

Finland: Santa Claus visits local school

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Independence of Finland, the Finnish Embassy invited a Santa Claus from Finland to bring Christmas gifts and blessings to some 80 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:40

Maldives: Presidential visit marks deep ties

During the visit of the President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen to China, the grand ceremonial event marking the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Maldives took place ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:40

Word matters

“We worried that carrying so much cash would attract attention, so we hid the money in brick piles and chicken houses near where we stole it.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 5:03:39

In Memory of George Wong

THE HONG KONG PARKVIEW GROUP Ltd. (collectively, the “Group”) is saddened to announce that Mr. George Wong, Chairman of THE HONG KONG PARKVIEW GROUP, passed away peacefully in his sleep ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/8 14:58:39