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.

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“I borrowed 150,000 yuan ($23,642) from the bank to fund my company but my business failed. I was eager to return the money to the bank, so I used Liu's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 14:33:39

MOUs for UNDP China National Human Development Report signed

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on February 28 – one with the State Information Center, the other with the China Institute for Development ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/2 21:10:55

Paris: brief encounters in the City of Light

“Beware of thieves and robbers in Paris!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/2 17:37:44

How the other half smells

I still remember those early days when I had just moved to China. I lived in Yangshuo, a tourist town in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Luckily, there was a decent ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/2 17:37:44

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“Shuaishuai, who is always docile, suddenly ran about wildly. He ran so fast that I could not catch him at all.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/2 17:37:43

China's lonely youth are creating a new industry that is pushing forward a 'loneliness economy'

Li Ruixing, a 27-year-old freelance interpreter and translator in Beijing, shares a 70-square-meter apartment with two other roommates, and they seldom have conversations. Today, Li's best friend is a virtual ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 15:23:39

Chinese makeup artists explain the secrets behind their transformations into Eastern and Western celebrities

Ding Lan is sitting in front of her smartphone camera, gently brushing makeup over the left half of her face and quickly applying shades and highlights under her nose, her ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 16:58:39

Purcotton and the synergy of soft power and hi-tech

PurCotton, China's leading supplier of cotton products and the county's leading e-commerce platform signed a new strategic cooperative agreement for 2018 at headquarters on February 26. At the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 13:33:39

Managing Chinese New Year expectations

Spring Festival is not just a time for joy but also a time for managing expectations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 11:53:39

Local haggling lessons

Back in my country, there are very few opportunities to haggle and therefore very few opportunities to learn how to haggle.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 11:48:40

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“Several other passengers told him not to smoke in English and showed him the 'No Smoking' sign in the carriage.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 11:48:39

The recent crackdown by the Chinese government exposes the plight of dual passport holders

On February 11, the Chinese Embassy in the UK issued a special reminder on its official website. It said that they recently found that applicants who already have a foreign ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 15:08:39


It seems that grandparents who want to help take care of their grandchildren bring their children a sweet-bitter dilemma (Foreign in-law dilemmas, February 13).
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 14:43:39

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“Both my legs are numb and I have no strength at all.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 14:38:39

Xi'an W Hotel hosts dazzling opportunity for local hospitality talent

Xi'an W Hotel recently held a local talent event and attracted over 900 eager participants from all walks of life. The two-day event took the form of a red carpet ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 14:03:39

Beijing issues yellow alert over air pollution

Beijing's air pollution emergency response office issued a yellow alert for smog Tuesday, forecasting the air pollution to persist until Wednesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:30:14

Beijing targets motor vehicle pollution

Beijing has made addressing motor vehicle emission a focus of this year's air pollution control work, according to a senior environment protection official Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:08:19

Offering the best experience

Every hotelier has unique experiences and a philosophy regarding the role of a hotel's leader. In Nicholas Emery's view, passion for excellence and creating “wow memories” for guest has been ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 16:48:39