Metro Beijing

Sexless millennials

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

Word matters

“The translations will be updated with modern English and provide more convenience to foreigners in Beijing.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 18:23:40

Chinese children are divided on the issue of Santa Claus' existence, yet they all have good wishes for the holiday season

The myth of the old, jolly, fat man dressed in red, bearing gifts for all the well-behaved children of the world, has made its way to China in recent years. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/21 20:38:40

Pakistan: 8th JCC on CPEC congregates in Beijing

The 8th meeting of the Join Cooperation Committee (JCC) on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held in Beijing on December 20, co-chaired by Pakistan's Federal Minister for Planning Development & ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/21 18:33:40

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“I want to go back to my work as a food deliveryman, and I also want to participate in one marathon.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/21 17:38:40

Cantopop star Joey Yung's new album tour ends up at Tsinghua University

Hong Kong singer Joey Yung gave a concert at Tsinghua University on December 11, which marked the end of her 2018 campus tour.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 20:16:49

'Hygge' Christmas time at Danish Embassy

More than 600 Chinese and Danish visitors had found their way to the Danish Embassy for an evening filled with music, and that special kind of cozy atmosphere is called ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 19:58:40

Gore looks to grasp opportunities in China's industrial upgrading

China, with its rapidly developing economy and vast market demands, is gradually becoming a land of promise for overseas companies, especially those with high-end technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 19:43:41

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“It's these times that give me the chance to develop this interest, and my interest also becomes a part of the history.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 18:43:40

Figuratively speaking

12 - the number of people winning the title of "Outstanding Craftsman of Dongcheng District."
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 20:18:41

The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen holds 'The Opera Night' Christmas tree lighting ceremony and 'Gingerbread House' charity event

Christmas is among those important holidays to spend with our family, friends and loved ones. The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen treats guests to a night of delight with an opera performance, ballet ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 20:18:40

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“I love hutong culture and the lifestyle of Beijingers. I've been living in Beijing for nearly 10 years and I'll keep taking photos in this city.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 20:03:40

Bettering Christmas in Beijing

Christmas time has arrived, oh what a joy! Who doesn't love this season?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 19:58:40

Starting with greetings

If you ask a Chinese born after 1980 about his or her memories of their first English class, they may probably tell you two names: Li Lei and Han Meimei. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 19:53:40

Down quilts for e-bikes, snow pears, woolen long johns and other ways to survive the frosty season in Beijing

When the street vendors of Beijing start selling sugar-coated hawthorn and people are wearing face-masks even on a crystal clear sunny day just to keep warm, the Beijing winter has ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:18:39

Word matters

“Why is it so hard to get a refund online? Why must I come to the headquarters in such cold weather to get my deposit back?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:51:29

China's new driving force

In the brief time that I've been here in Beijing, I have noticed there are a few major differences in the kinds of styles, brands, and, in particular, driving habits ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:48:40


It's hard to imagine how much effort it took to build such a “magical” school.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:48:39

Mouthwatering brunch at N'Joy's all-day dinner restaurant, NUO Hotel Beijing

N'Joy's all-day dinner restaurant at NUO Hotel Beijing (NUO) has upgraded its Sunday brunch menu recently and allows the guests to enjoy a gourmet voyage of discovery. The brunch begins ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 17:41:12