Metro Beijing

The detention of two Irish women who were working side jobs at an unlicensed school in Beijing shines a spotlight on the illegal English education market in China


Chinese parents who pay more money for their children to be educated by native English speakers are often unaware of their kid's teacher's precarious legal situation.

The Palace Museum will add nursing rooms for mothers and a play area for children this summer to add convenience for visitors

The Palace Museum will open its first nursing room this summer.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 5:03:41

Cuba: Exhibition highlights bilateral friendship

The opening ceremony for the Cuban exhibition titled The Longest Journey took place at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center on April 20. Government officials, diplomats, media and friendly groups ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 5:03:40

Bulgaria: Center for Bulgarian Studies opens

The Bulgarian Ambassador to China, Grigor Porozhanov, and the head of the Beijing Foreign Studies University, Peng Long, opened the Center for Bulgarian Studies at the university on April 18. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 5:03:40

Switzerland: Swiss Gastronomic Week kicks off

The Swiss Embassy in Beijing, Hilton Beijing and the award-winning Swiss Kulm Hotel in the Alpine town of St. Moritz collaboratively inaugurated the first Swiss Gastronomic Week in China, presenting ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 5:03:40

Denmark: Chinese-produced album with Danish singers released

The Modern Sky Record label released the album Modern Times at the Danish Embassy in Beijing on April 26. The album is the first Chinese-produced album featuring Danish jazz musicians ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 5:03:40

Argentina: Embassy promotes Argentine painter in China

The Argentine Embassy in Beijing invited 25 Chinese students from the No.109 Middle School to paint with famous Argentine painter Milo Lockett on May 2. Since 2018 is the Year ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 5:03:39

2018 China Open Sailing to kick off in September

The 2018 China Open Sailing (COS) competition was officially launched at the Jiulongshan Tourist Resort in Zhejiang Province on April 28.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/4 16:08:39

Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London marks royal nuptials

To celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London is delighted to launch the Royal Botanical Afternoon Tea and The Royal Celebration Experience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:28:39

Word matters

“We searched the parking lot for over an hour but did not find her. So, we returned to town without her.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 13:48:39

A sensual journey with Michelin-starred chef Paolo Barrale

Michelin-starred chef Paolo Barrale's reinterpretation of traditional Italian cuisine excited guests' palates at Barolo, one of Beijing's top Italian restaurants, from April 20 to 22. He collaborated with Chef Amedeo ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:53:40

NBA China opens first lifestyle center in Tianjin

China and Hongkun Group announced the opening of the country's first NBA-themed lifestyle complex in Wuqing, Tianjin on April 25. Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, NBA China's CEO David Shoemaker, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 17:13:39

Protect yourself, know your rights

If a foreigner working in the Chinese entertainment industry gets injured or encounters rights infringements, what can they do to protect their rights?
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 14:58:39

Privacy or filial piety?

Would you add your in-laws as your WeChat friends if they asked?
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 14:38:40

Word matters

“The circuit tripped immediately after I turned on the light.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 14:38:39

Prenatal and postnatal care are not only for humans; many pet owners are seeking these services for their fur babies as well

Zhang Yu in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province opened a postnatal care center for pets this year, the first of its kind in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 14:33:39

Word matters

“We can return the mother dog, but the puppies belong to us.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/27 20:55:55

Global Destination Marketing Summit and World Culture and Tourism Forum open in Xi'an

Ctrip, the world's second largest and the leading online travel agency in Asia, held the first Global Destination Marketing Summit and World Culture and Tourism Forum in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/27 20:55:55

Le Méridien partners with Chutima Treearayapong to showcase Shenyang

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts recently announced the launch of its Follow Me Video Art Program 3.0. Adhering to the brand concept of “Exploring the World, Demystifying Destinations,” Le Méridien ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 18:58:40