Metro Beijing

Home-court advantage

Pierre Do from France, a PhD student majoring in hydraulic engineering at Tsinghua University, is certain that he wants to work in China after he graduates. His only challenge is deciding where. Should he apply to a Chinese company or to the Chinese branch of a multinational?

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts holds Ai Mei Midsummer exhibition tour

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts recently announced the launch of Ai Mei Midsummer exhibition tour in XU Gallery at Le Méridien Shanghai, Minhang. During the exhibition, each Le Méridien Hotel ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 15:58:39

‘Love dolls’ become life partners

I went to a sex doll exhibition in Tokyo the other day. Well, officially they are called “love dolls.” The show was to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the company ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 15:33:39

Paying for stinginess

Several days ago, a friend told me that she overheard two men talking about a blind date and she was surprised at their conversation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 15:23:39

Word matters

“It was the first time I saw a child wearing the same baccalaureate gown as his parents and posing for a graduation photo.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 15:18:39

Foreigners who choose to live and work outside of their home countries experience pressure from friends and family about living far away

Recently, Annabelle Woolwine, a 31-year-old expat who has been living in Beijing for over a year, shared an article she wrote on Facebook that ruffled a few feathers. In ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 19:13:39

The ethnocentric expat

Moving abroad has taught me a lot about ethnocentrism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 18:13:40

Word matters

“The two children were going to use the shared bikes, but two men came out of the restaurant, asked them to lock the bikes and forbade them to use them.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 18:08:39

The hair tie black hole

There is no doubt a black hole for hair ties in this world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 18:08:39

Lithuanian Culture Minister talks about art and people

A Lithuanian Art Exhibition is being held at the National Art Museum of China from May 13 to July 2. The exhibition is within the frame of the project 2017 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 5:03:40

What do Chinese kids think of adults in their 20s and 30s?

Young Chinese in their 20s and 30s are fast becoming the backbone of the society.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 5:03:40

Snoring is a relationship hazard

I recently read somewhere that some people are tired of their pets’ constant snoring.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 5:03:40

Figuratively speaking

3 – the number of specialized routes that are being promoted in Shunyi district to pick cherries until June 20 to celebrate the cherry-picking festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 5:03:39

Word matters

“After I asked the express delivery company many times, they finally told me that the delivery vehicle caught a fire and my package was destroyed.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 5:03:39

Females who make it out of poverty struggle to take care of the families that supported their rise

Lin Xi, 26, works for a financial company in Beijing, but she wasn’t always a big city gal. She grew up in a small county in Jilin Province that is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 16:48:39

Customer sues beauty app

A woman surnamed Li sued Helijia, an app that offers in-home beauty services recently, saying the product the cosmetologist used during a facial treatment injured her eyes, the Beijing Youth ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 16:13:39

Outdoor barbecue stalls shut down

According to The Beijing Urban Management Bureau, 207 outdoor barbecue stalls were shut down in May, and the stall owners were fined 178,100 yuan altogether, the Beijing Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 16:08:40

Patient injures pregnant nurse

A man surnamed Gong got drunk and was sent to a hospital in Tongzhou district in October. He lost his temper and kicked a pregnant nurse surnamed Wang. Recently, Gong ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 16:08:39

Favoritism and discrimination

“It’s just unfair,” sighed Lei Chen (pseudonym), who was rejected in a job interview because of his zodiac sign. “Later, I found out that they prefer Gemini and Libra, but I’m ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 16:08:39