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?

Yunnan Culture Festival held in Beijing

Crowne Plaza Beijing Sun Palace successfully held the 9th Yunnan Culture Festival on June 3. The festival started with a traditional Yunnan welcoming dance and a famous bamboo dance. During ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 16:03:39

Life after the gaokao

Close to 10 million students participate in the national college entrance exams. Here’s a rundown of what’s happening.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 14:23:39

Marrying into the in-laws

“If I can’t get along with his parents, should I marry him?” My friend Lisa is pondering on this question.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 14:23:39

Word matters

“She told me that doomsday was coming, and if I donate money to renovate a pagoda, I could escape from the Earth by the doomsday in December 2012.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 14:18:39

Chinese who ‘fled’ to Shenzhen chasing blue skies and better living conditions find it’s not what it was cracked up to be

Among China’s four big first-tier cities, Shenzhen in Guangdong Province is perhaps the most appealing to young Chinese seeking a better quality of life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:58:39

Market catches fire

Xindi Market in Huilongguan area in Changping district caught fire at night on June 5. According to the firefighting department, no one was hurt in the fire, the Beijing Youth ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:53:39

House seller sentenced to prison

A woman surnamed Ren was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the crime of contract swindling on June 5. She sold a house before it was confiscated by the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:48:40

Fake friends turn out to be swindlers

Two women surnamed Song and Wang were swindled out of 20,000 yuan (2,943) and 40,000 yuan respectively on June 3. The swindler used their friends’ Sina Weibo portraits and nicknames ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:48:39

Fur babies and owners learn how to deal with new additions to the family

Kong Qin, a 32-year-old white-collar worker in Beijing, recently noticed that Cheese, her cat, had been acting oddly since she gave birth to her son several weeks ago. The cat ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:48:39

BJU holds first SuperPATH operation live broadcast in China

On June 3, Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics (BJU) held a live broadcast seminar of a minimally invasive hip replacement surgery. Suleman Qurashi, an expert in hip replacement from ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:33:39

Out of the friend circle

Last month, I did something rather shocking that made many of my friends question my loyalty toward them – I closed my WeChat friend circle. Officially it is called “Moments,” ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 13:53:39

Wedomé launches The Bread Fairytale fashion show

A special fashion show themed The Bread Fairytale took place at the 751 Art Square in Chaoyang district on June 2, drawing the participation of hundreds of guests including diplomats, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 13:48:39

Where are the tourists?

Iwent on a trip to Jeju Island, South Korea last week. Unlike what I imagined, business there was quite bleak.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 13:48:39

Word matters

“You are a fool who refuses to accept money!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 13:43:39

Famous Chinese animation The King’s Avatar picking up steam among anime fans around the globe

Every day at about 6 pm, 26-year-old Christopher Villasana watches an episode of animation, records his reaction to it and uploads the recorded video to YouTube.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 17:48:39

Element Kuala Lumpur marks Marriott’s debut in Southeast Asia

Marriott International, Inc. has recently announced the debut of the Element Hotels brand to Southeast Asia, with the opening of Element Kuala Lumpur. Designed by globally-acclaimed architects Foster+Partners, the welcoming, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 16:28:39

Like you have a choice

Recently, many of my friends have been watching a popular Chinese TV drama Ode to Joy 2.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 14:18:39


I had a conversation with my friends about a year ago to discuss whether a woman should propose to a man (Propose to your man, June 1). The trigger of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 14:13:39