Metro Beijing

The new generation of Chinese women would prefer to be single rather than stay in an unhappy relationship


The romantic comedy Ex File 3 (2018) has drawn millions of Chinese to the movie theaters. It tells the story of two male friends whose blissful single lifestyle is shattered when their ex-girlfriends re-enter the picture and put a wrench in their casual dating escapades.

Soaring Chinese tourism

Over Christmas holiday I was lucky enough to travel to Finland to experience a special visit with Santa Claus and to go on a tour to see the Northern Lights. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 17:08:39

Jeep (Beijing) Outdoor Leisure Club kicks off social interest activity

The car rally opening ceremony of Jeep (Beijing) Outdoor Leisure Club, sponsored by Beijing Xianghe Travel Agency, took place at the China National Convention Center on January 26, drawing the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 19:08:40

Foshan opened a new film center

The launching ceremony of the Southern Film and Television Center and the second-term project of Guo Yi Assets took place as scheduled in the second phase of the Xiqiao Mountain ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 19:08:39

Xinxing promotes Buddhism culture and tourism

The large-scale live-action performance themed “Chan Sect Sanctuary · The Sixth Patriarch Huineng”, presented with high-tech visual technology and digital music, took place in early February, marking the first large-scale ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 19:03:39

Irate viewers condemn BBC TV program 'Chinese Burn' for perpetuating negative stereotypes of women from the Middle Kingdom

A recent BBC TV program aired on BBC Channel Three is facing waves of criticism both locally and internationally for its portrayal of Chinese women in the UK. Titled Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:18:39

The slow drive downfield

"Ready, set, hike” are three distinctive play calls exclusive to the game of American football that have been echoing loudly throughout countless fields in China. The great American pastime has ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 16:33:39

Word matters

“I tried an electronic firecracker. It is very good. It is safe, environmentally friendly and also keeps our tradition.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 16:28:39

Accidental self-reinvention

I can still recall exactly how I felt at my going away party at work – standing there in my new stilettos, all teary-eyed while listening to my boss' speech. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 16:23:39

I will not raise a dog in China

On January 29, a dreadful piece of news made its rounds about a Chinese woman killing a pet dog in her village. Villagers caught her in the act. They tied ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 5:03:40

Foreign game players compliment Chinese PUBG players after the RegionLockChina incident

New York-based gamer Tkstar (pseudonym), 23, never gave any thought to learning about China until he began to play the game PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG) in December and met a lot ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 5:03:40

Global Times Diplomats' Forum discusses reform and opening-up

The Global Times Diplomats' Forum themed “the 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up” took place at the China World Hotel Beijing on January 31, during which over 100 guests including ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 5:03:40

Word matters

“Having a feast with your family on the eve of the Spring Festival is the most important tradition. But restaurants are requiring diners to be finished within two hours; it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 5:03:39

The future of payment technology is now

Recently, I was drinking with a biker. At the end of the evening, it came time to settle up. He was visiting from New York and got his yuan at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 5:03:39

Valentine's Day @ NUO Hotel Beijing

Treat your special someone to candle-lit culinary romance at NUO Hotel Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:40

Valentine's celebration @ Swissôtel Beijing

Treat your sweetheart to a night of romance with an exquisite and memorable Valentine's dinner at Café Swiss.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:35

New Shangri-La Mobile App offers triple points for Golden Circle members

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the new and enhanced Shangri-La Mobile App in January and are introducing an exclusive loyalty program offer for Golden Circle members.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:18:40

Do expats lose language proficiency after they come to China?

Paul Fleck, an American from Las Vegas, has a Level 4 certificate in HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, or Chinese Proficiency Test). The highest level of proficiency is Level 6, so ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 17:33:39

Letters

Fed up with married life
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 16:13:40