Metro Beijing

The new generation of Chinese women would prefer to be single rather than stay in an unhappy relationship


The romantic comedy Ex File 3 (2018) has drawn millions of Chinese to the movie theaters. It tells the story of two male friends whose blissful single lifestyle is shattered when their ex-girlfriends re-enter the picture and put a wrench in their casual dating escapades.

Beijing aims for high-quality growth

The acting mayor of Beijing said Wednesday that the city is expected to hit the economic growth target of about 6.5 percent this year, while achieving visible improvement in economic ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 8:09:57

Michelin-starred chef tables culinary feast at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou

From January 17 to 20, glitzy Michelin-starred chef Michelangelo Mammoliti hosted a four-day culinary extravaganza at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou's Limoni restaurant. Bringing the taste of home from La Madernassa Restaurant ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 15:58:40

The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street opens Thai food festival

Greenfish at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street brings the ultimate buffet feast of 2018 with Food Map Worldwide until February 13. The buffet service perfectly combines the delicacies of the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 15:58:39

Will the new tax policy attract Americans in China to return home?

President Donald Trump's new tax bill went into effect on January 1. Under the new tax bill, the corporate tax decreased from 35 percent to 21 percent, and the individual ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 15:18:39

Who pays doesn't matter

Recently an article accusing Chinese women of not truly being independent because they prefer men to pay for meals went viral online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 14:53:40

Enjoy being single while you still can

I was browsing through WeChat the other day when I came across a picture posted on a friend's Moments.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 14:53:40

Word matters

“I have had drills in the past, but it was the first time that I extinguished a fire.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 14:53:39

Beijing sets GDP growth target of 6.5 pct for 2018

The acting mayor of Beijing Wednesday said the city is expected to attain the economic growth target of about 6.5 percent this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 11:26:42

NUO Hotel Beijing prepares Chinese family reunion dinner

The traditional reunion dinner on Chinese New Year's Eve is a special occasion for the whole family. Between February 15 and 18, Jia, NUO Hotel Beijing's signature Chinese restaurant, will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 17:33:39

Why a mobile romance game has managed to sell wet dreams to millions of women in China

You are a pretty girl with your own production company, courted by four handsome, tall, Chinese men: a scientist, a special agent, a CEO and a famous singer. Would you ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 16:13:39

We are all 'real' China ambassadors

As a foreigner, you always look at the world around you with various perspectives. It starts to diffuse and vibrate upon our arrival in a faraway land.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 15:43:39

Word matters

“He created a private parking space for himself. Where should everyone else park their cars?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 15:38:39

Workout rules to live by

“2018, a new year, a new you,” Many of my friends have made new year's resolutions to get fit. They signed up for new gym memberships and bought new workout ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 15:38:39

Bally and Tang Yan launch exclusively designed Suzy bag

Swiss luxury brand Bally's free-spirited Suzy bag received a very sweet makeover this January with creative direction from the brand's first-ever Asia-Pacific spokesperson, Tang Yan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 17:43:39

Tencent hosts 2018 Snow Summit

Three hundred guests, including Beijing Winter Olympic Committee officials and Olympic gold winners, gathered in Beijing on January 15 for the 2018 Snow Summit. Hosted by Chinese internet service provider ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 17:28:40

Under Armour opens brand house in Wangfujing

The American functional sports brand Under Armour opened a brand house in Wangfujing, Dongcheng district in Beijing on January 18, cementing its commitment to further expanding in the Chinese advanced ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 17:28:39

Demand better quality food

I am a foodie, so I always love to eat out and try new things. But lately, I have started to hate eating out in China. I am getting more ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 14:53:39

Friendship custody battles

The room was tense. You could feel the anger radiating off of both of them. I was trying to figure out how much longer a relationship this unhealthy could last. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 14:48:40