Metro Beijing

Breaking up with idols

She described her feelings as being very complicated: sad, disappointed, regretful, angry, and hard to let it go.

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

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

Word matters

“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