Metro Beijing

Sexless millennials

China's post-90s might not be so prudish after all.

Chinese families sending children abroad share experiences, concerns

December was a very important month for many Chinese middle-class families who applied to universities in the United States. Top US schools often announce the results of early applications in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 19:03:39

No slap on the butt

When 11-year-old Lu Siqi climbed on a chair to reach the top shelf with all the candy in it, her heart was beating like a drum. Good thing that her ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 20:13:39

Celebration countdown

Wiping the slate clean and starting fresh, the New Year gives everyone a new calendar to fill in. No longer holding on to what were lost and unfortunate failures, another ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 19:38:39

International Regimen Ice and Snow Festival opens in Arxan

The opening ceremony of the 13th China Arxan International Regimen Ice and Snow Festival was held in Arxan, Hinggan League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on December 21.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 16:48:39

Preventing stomach cancer in advance

The stomach is the first stop in the digestive tract before food and drink passes onwards into the intestines. It is a muscular bean-shaped sack about the size of a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 16:38:39

Skiing hype in China: How to avoid injuries

Alpine skiing is gaining enormous popularity in China, and the present reported number of 1.2 million skiers will further increase with the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022 coming around the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:18:40

Word matters

“She would have fallen from the 32ed floor if she would have taken one more step backwards.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:18:40

Reporter versus security guard

As a reporter, my relationship with the Baoan, the Chinese security guards, is complicated. I used to have a secret crush of admiration for their tireless service to the public, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:13:39


When money cannot rule a workplace, it must be one of the biggest nightmares for the boss. As much as I appreciate my team members' life attitude that they do ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:08:40

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu, Etro jointly introduce afternoon tea hand in hand

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu and the Italian luxurious brand Etro jointly create Paisley fashionable afternoon tea, which unveil the curtain of a wonderful warm winter. The fashion elements of new traditionalism ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 17:38:39

From Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City

Beijing is in the heart of its winter season. Sitting beside a window complete with twinkling lights and Christmas decorations in his restaurant, Crazy Town, 40-year-old US citizen Doron Reshen ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:58:39

Word matters

“We have been married for over ten years and have two kids. She never tells me what she does outside. If she did, I would never ever let her do ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:48:39

'Living Confuciusly'

I thought to myself the best way to exist as a quality Beijinger is to start living as a Confucian, or at least adopt the Confucian philosophy as I continue ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:43:39

Differences in communication

Coming to China, it was totally obvious that Americans and Chinese have different ways of communicating. How will an American choose to communicate and how will a Chinese choose to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:33:39

Fairfield by Marriott makes first entrance in Taiwan

On December 12, Marriott International Inc. announced that Fairfield by Marriott debuted in Taiwan, with the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Taichung. Its opening also marks the rapid development and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:18:39

New York City – a target market for new investors: Richard L. Jordan

As one of the most expensive cities in the world, New York City has become increasingly attractive to international investors in recent years. Well-known international property consultancy Douglas Elliman Knight ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 22:48:39

2018 Women's Esports Championship gears up with domestic machines

The 2018 Women's Esports Championship took place in Chengdu from December 14 to 16, drawing the participation of over 126 top women electronic sports players from both China and abroad ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 22:43:39

Special Treatment?

But one client decided to take the fast track. After waiting for over a month after he applied for a refund without success and numerous unanswered calls to Ofo's customer ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 18:58:40