Metro Beijing

More Chinese families enroll their children in Southeast Asian schools

As Peggy Wang positioned her smartphone to take the photo, her daughter, a grade five student, and her son, who is in grade one, smiled into the camera, their white and blue school uniforms standing out against the colorful playground behind them.

Argentina: Mining sector promoted

The Embassy of Argentina in Beijing hosted a special event named Argentine: the Development of the Mining Industry is a National Strategy at the embassy on September 20.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 5:03:41

An African singing a breathtaking rendition of a famous Chinese ‘red song’ blows crowds away

When Takunda Rukanda from Zimbabwe broke out to a Chinese song called “Wo ai ni zhong guo” (“I love you, China”) in a beautiful baritone with articulate Chinese lyrics at ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 5:03:41

Mexico: Independence Day commemorated

The Mexican Embassy in Beijing marked the 207th anniversary of the country’s independence with a grand ceremony at Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel on September 15.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 5:03:40

Germany: German Unity celebrated

The German Embassy in Beijing hosted its annual Day of German Unity celebration on September 21. Guests from various sectors, including government officials, diplomats, entrepreneurs, media and locals attended the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 5:03:40

Nepal: Embassy celebrates National Day

The Nepalese Embassy in Beijing hosted a ceremony to celebrate its National Day at Swissotel Beijing on September 20. Government officials, diplomats, media and friendly groups attended the event. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 5:03:39

Peru inks deals worth $138m at Asia Fruit Logistica

The Peruvian delegation signed business deals worth $138 million in sales orders at Asia Fruit Logistica 2017, a three-day trade fair that concluded on September 8 in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/22 16:58:39

‘Wolf Warrior II’: a patriotic saga

I also watched as the audience gave a standing ovation when Wu Jing waved the Chinese flag through the war-torn African village to board the naval rescue ship. There is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 20:18:39

Word matters

“She lived on the 10th floor and was wheelchair-bound. Maybe she could not bear the pain.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 20:13:40


As a woman who is not in good physical shape, I don’t usually enjoy watching women on the catwalk (Not quite the same, September 18).
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 20:13:40

Battle of the bra

Zhang Qi, a 28-year-old girl from Beijing, has gone braless for nearly a year. She said it is the first time she has felt this comfortable since she started wearing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 19:03:39

Walmart and PepsiCo raise over 3M yuan for nutritious meals program

Walmart China and PepsiCo Greater China Region (GCR) announced on September 20 that more than 3.06 million yuan ($466,000) has been raised through the 2017 Together, Let Us Donate to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 17:38:39

Foreign celebrities tour Heilongjiang Province

A group of foreign celebrities from more than 10 countries, including Russia, Italy and the UK, visited Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China from September 2 to 5.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 14:53:39

Enjoy afternoon tea at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Afternoon tea in The Peninsula’s iconic Lobby has been one of Hong Kong’s most cherished traditions for generations, and the city’s grande dame is adding a new twist to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 14:48:39

Private companies ink food safety credit scoring deal

Beijing Guo Fu Tai Credit Management Co., Ltd (Beijing Guo Fu Tai Credit Management) and Shi An Cheng Shi Technology Co., Ltd (Shi An Cheng Shi) signed a credit scoring ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 14:48:39

Mexico stands strong

On September 19 at 1:14 pm (local time), an earthquake measuring 7.1 degrees on the Richter scale struck Mexico City and its surrounding areas.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 18:28:39

Suicide prevention awareness and an understanding of depression critical, Beijing expats say

Katherine Manser (pseudonym), 25, from the UK has a good life. She has a degree from a reputable university, a loving and supportive mother, an understanding boyfriend and a media-related ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 18:08:39

China’s haircut heavens

A haircut isn’t just a haircut in China. It is an almost otherworldly experience. Entering an establishment is always a rush. I am quickly escorted to one of a row ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 17:58:40

Pedestrian right-of-way in Beijing

In the turbocharged hustle and bustle of China’s capital, drivers are gripped by an often unreasonable urgency to get to their destinations as quickly as possible, throwing a pedestrian’s safety ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 17:53:40