Metro Beijing

Zhongguancun offers express Chinese green cards for foreign spouses of high-level Chinese talent

Diana, a 28-year-old Chinese woman who previously worked for a big online education company in Zhongguancun Science Park, also known as Beijing's Silicon Valley, has recently started looking for a job. She married Chris, a 28-year-old from the US, in 2016.

Word matters

“During the fight, I tried to pull the dogs apart, afraid they would hurt each other, but Ai and her mother started to beat one of my dogs with a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 15:03:40

Marrying Chinese men means less talk, but more respect and more help in the household

Being with a Chinese man is fundamentally different, yet rewarding, and brings great joy to Kathy De Leye, an entrepreneur in the health business who comes from Belgium.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 15:33:39

Give Blood at Beijing United Family Hospital

Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU) is holding a blood drive from 10 am-3 pm, March 9. The event is a plea to residents to donate their blood and contribute to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 15:28:40

Chasing the same dreams: Hilton and China's Olympic athletes

When the 23rd Winter Olympics ended in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 25, representatives of Hilton Group, the only transnational hotel partner of the Chinese Olympic Committee, were privileged to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 15:28:39

Striking the right tone with my in-laws

I'm very fortunate. My wife and I have been married for almost a year and we both get on really well with each other's families. A huge part of this ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 14:13:39

Love China, love trains

Whenever I tell people about the problems of the German rail system, they give me a puzzled look.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 14:08:40

Word matters

“I did not know I had been robbed until I went to pay my staff.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 14:08:39

Chinese-Indian cross-cultural couples face family and cultural road blocks when fighting for their own happiness

When Zheng first announced to her parents that she was dating a guy from India and they were going to get married, her mother cried for an entire year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 18:23:40

Dianping Pearls outshine Michelin stars

Let me start this off by saying I love food and am the true epitome of a “foodie”. I eat out almost every day at a variety of restaurants in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 18:13:40

Word matters

“I was standing here, watching him stab the victim with a knife.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 18:13:39


The other day, I was invited to visit the US. My dad teased that, “American people have guns. Aren't you scared?” (China's gun controls won't work in the US, February ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 18:08:39

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou celebrates 10th anniversary

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou will celebrate its 10th anniversary on March 11, 2018 with a series of activities to commemorate this memorable, monumental occasion.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 12:48:39

Dogged by bad luck? Beat some imps

This Chinese Lunar New Year, I got a special gift from a friend: a pair of red socks. They are not your ordinary socks. On each side there is an ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 14:43:39

Pets are getting the royal treatment as Chinese owners spend thousands on apparel and upkeep

While buying new clothes is a custom in China during the New Year, 25-year-old Sun Xun was stunned to find that while shopping for new clothes for the Year of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 16:13:39

Indian media warm toward China?

India is a land of surprises.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 14:38:40

The Ritz-Carlton Beijing to hold South Korean food festival

The Ritz-Carlton Beijing will host “Seoul Taste, Soul Mate,” a South Korean food festival, from March 9 to 18, when visiting chefs from Seoul Jin Soo-Bang and Seok Choel-Lim will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 14:38:40

The Peninsula Beijing achieves prestigious five-star rating

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list recently, announcing the Peninsula Beijing as a new Forbes Travel Guide five-star hotel.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 14:38:39

Figuratively speaking

6,000 – the amount of money in yuan ($946) that the average Chinese tourist spent overseas during the Spring Festival holidays.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 14:33:40