Metro Beijing

Is preparing for study abroad another Chinese gaokao?


Long Wanting, a high school senior in China, just sat her Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) exam in Hong Kong on December 2.

Jazz lands in China

One of the oddest things in the music biz in recent years has been the institutionalization of one of the greatest American arts, jazz. The music is leaving clubs and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 17:13:40

Whitewashing? Not for today's China

The news that Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, will star as Hua Mulan, a woman disguising herself as a man to join the army in her ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 17:13:39

Word matters

“I drove back to the hospital where I found the bag and gave it to the old woman; I wanted to share the kindness I had received from others.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 17:08:39

'Color, Way of Love' provides art for all

On November 27, the campus of Yangfan Primary School in Henggouqiao township in Xianning, Hubei Province was filled with the sound of students' cheers and laughter.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 16:33:39

Spotlight falls on energy and technology through the B&R initiative

Cooperation in energy and technology along the Belt and Road initiative countries was put under the spotlight as the eighth International Capital Conference – Chinese Academy of Sciences Interactive Innovation ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 15:03:39

Singles in China's metropolises spend big bucks on dating apps and services that promise to help them find mates

It's late at night in Beijing, and Yu Hong (pseudonym), 29, is standing on the roadside, trying to get a taxi to go home.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 14:58:39

Sino-Swiss agreement sparks ties in geriatric needs

The non-profit nationwide social organization in gerontology and geriatrics research China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (CAGG) and the Swiss social impact enterprise for supporting personalized care for healthy aging ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:23:39

18th Asiania Parachuting championship

The closing ceremony of the 18th Asiania Parachuting Championship was held in Ji'an, Jiangxi Province on November 27.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:18:40

Dalian stage show 'Silk Road and Youth'

On November 24th, the grand stage show Silk Road and Youth produced by Dalian Art College was performed in the Great Hall of the People.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:18:40

Marathon closes in Guangdong Province

The 16th Asian Marathon Championship & 2017 Dongguan International Marathon ended in Dongguan, Guangdong Province on November 26.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 17:18:39

Chinese students regret their decision after matriculating into US universities

Two years ago, Roy Zhang's lifelong dream was to go to a university in the US. However, despite finally realizing his dream and attending one of the top 30 best ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 16:58:39

Figuratively speaking

23 – the number of robberies by two men surnamed Li and Wang. The men have been accused of 23 cases of burglary and one case of swindling.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 16:48:39

Word matters

“Police! Stop! He's a suspect!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 16:43:40

Brands abroad lack Chinese engagement

Chinese outbound travelers are the biggest tourism market in the world for international high-end brands. Last year, more than 135 million people in China took trips abroad, and by 2021, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 16:43:39

China's computer science education wins more recognition worldwide

Thiago De Sousa Silveira, a Tsinghua University student from Brazil, has been busy interviewing for IT jobs recently. He started reading for a master's in advanced computing at Tsinghua in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 5:03:40

Netherlands' deputy ambassador hosts domestic violence report

On Thursday, the Asia Foundation and SynTao Co Ltd, a leading consulting firm on corporate and social responsibility, jointly launched the report Impact of Domestic Violence on the Workplace in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 5:03:40

Chilean ambassador bids China farewell

On November 11, China and Chile officially signed the upgrade of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 5:03:40

Tradition turmoil

I just saw the news that Sinterklaas came to Hong Kong and caused much controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 5:03:40