Metro Beijing

Beijing sees remarkable drop in home transactions in 2017


Beijing's commercial housing transactions significantly shrank in 2017 due to effective controls, according to a white paper issued Tuesday.

Menstruation frustration

Drink more hot water" is the last piece of advice that women want to hear during menstruation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/26 9:26:32

Stop the hate speech

Tik Tok, or Douyin in Chinese, an app where you can make short video clips documenting your hidden talents or capturing hilarious moments, has become a phenomenon in the domestic ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/26 9:26:32

Word matters

“The money I received for the removal of my mom's house is mine, and I can spend how I like. It has nothing to do with you, a man who ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/26 9:26:32

Word matters

“I was hit at least 10 times. It felt like he was trying to kill me.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 19:28:41

Personal security prime concern for Chinese students eyeing studying in the US

On May 18, school shootings in Texas and Georgia in the US left 11 people dead and 12 injured. As the number of school shootings continues to rise, safety concerns ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 19:28:40

Bordering on abuse

Xu Yilong, a 27-year-old medical worker who lives in Beijing, calls herself a "true cat lover." She has four cats, two American Shorthair cats and two street cats she took ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 19:13:41

2018 Shenzhen Kunlun Redstar comes to a close

After nine days of competition, the 2018 Shenzhen Kunlun Redstar “Olympic Development Camp” and “LONGGANG Cup” Women's Ice Hockey Invitational Tournament drew to an end in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 18:53:41

The Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai to open in June

Bvlgari Hotels and Resorts is proud to announce the opening of The Bvlgari Hotel Shanghai on June 20. Located on the banks of Suhe Creek, a riverside urban revitalization project, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 18:53:40

Greece welcomes more Chinese visitors

Greece and China are two of the most ancient civilizations, both of which boast long histories and a significant influence on the West and the East.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 18:48:40

Ways to protect your hearing

As more and more children use earphones and headphones to video or voice chat and listen to music, damage from everyday loud noise among the younger generation has seen a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 11:48:39

More Chinese parents sign their kids up for equestrian classes to learn discipline, love for animals and other soft skills

While some of the Chinese born in the 1970s and 80s grew up learning Western instruments, such as the piano and violin, nowadays studying such instruments are much more commonplace ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 19:08:39

Jia Chinese Restaurant launches 'Warm Sunlight' menu

Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi stated that “time is warm and beautiful, yet it's also fleeting.” Since opening Jia Chinese Restaurant three years ago, NUO is delighted to present an exciting and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 19:03:42

Buick LPGA Shanghai to be a global women's golf flagship event

SAIC-GM Buick Brand and WME | IMG China announced at a press conference on May 17 that the prestigious LPGA Tour will be in Shanghai from October 18 to 21 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 19:03:41

Word matters

"We agreed on the 298 yuan ($47) deal, but in the end, the cost doubled and the quality of the photos was far lower than my expectations."
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 18:58:40

Beijing United Family Hospital livestreams da Vinci robotic surgeries

It is the third year that Pier C. Giulianotti has been livestreaming da Vinci robotic surgery at Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU).
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 18:58:40

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.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 19:33:39

word matters

“Officer, I work the lottery station. A man came to collect his winnings with a large number of lottery tickets, and I suspect he stole them.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 19:23:40

Dating horror story

Everyone has had dates that are so bad that while feeling miserable in the situation, you will laugh about how ridiculous it was afterward.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 19:18:40