Metro Beijing

Home-court advantage

Pierre Do from France, a PhD student majoring in hydraulic engineering at Tsinghua University, is certain that he wants to work in China after he graduates. His only challenge is deciding where. Should he apply to a Chinese company or to the Chinese branch of a multinational?

Word matters

“The security guard blocked us from entering the village, saying that we must each pay 30 yuan ($4.4) for water and sanitation fees.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 14:13:39

Sport mobile app seeks partnership abroad

The domestic online sport platform My Runners announced its strategic cooperation with the American navigation equipment supplier Garmin in Beijing on May 26, marking deeper and more intensive business opportunities ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 17:28:39

Shexian International Marathon kicked off

Shexian International Marathon took place in Shexian, Handan in Hebei Province on May 28, drawing the participation of over 10,000 runners from around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 17:28:39

BMW releases 18th Art Car designed by Chinese artist Cao Fei

Let there be light, and then there was light. When the lights came on, the latest BMW Art Car created by Chinese artist Cao Fei drove to the central stage ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 17:28:39

Foreign students face stiffer competition for scholarships to study in China

When Harem Sewaisi, a 22-year-old student from Kurdistan, Iraq learned that his application for a scholarship from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) was successful, he was very pleased. He had ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 16:43:39

Being ‘the other woman’

I was once “the other woman” in a relationship, but it was not my fault.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 13:38:39

Retired but not tired

A few months back, we had to bid farewell to one of my closest Chinese colleagues surnamed Li.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 13:38:39

Word matters

“If you want to gain my forgiveness, you must return the money first. Or, I will tell the court to give you a heavier punishment.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 13:33:39

Chinese gamers weigh in on Canadian brand Behaviour Interactive’s addition of new ‘Chinese’ characters to its insanely successful game Dead by Daylight

Canadian gaming brand Behaviour Interactive has found itself in uncharted waters with many Chinese gamers after the May 11 release of Spark of Madness, the new DLC (downloadable content) chapter ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:08:37

Papua New Guinea welcomes Chinese tourists

Located northeast of Australia, Papua New Guinea is a pearl of the south pacific region. The Global Times (GT) interviewed the Ambassador of Papua New Guinea to China Christopher Siaoa ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:08:37

Breaking up for all the wrong reasons

One of my good Chinese friends recently broke up with his girlfriend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:08:36

Figuratively speaking

6,100 – the kilograms of “0.5-yuan ($0.07)” snacks popular among children that were removed from store shelves in the city for having health risks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:08:36

Word matters

“The empty cans are used to can fake beer.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:08:36

Roca Beijing Gallery opens

The Spanish bathroom equipment supplier Roca established its 6th gallery in Beijing on May 25, marking its ambition for deepening its branding and marketing strategy in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 17:08:39

Feihe wins the 2017 Monde Selection award

The 2017 award ceremony for Monde Selection was held on May 29 in Valletta, the capital of Malta. The high-end infant milk powder “AstroBaby” subordinated to Feihe has been chosen ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 15:08:39

Word matters

“Don’t come out. I beat your step-father to death.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 14:48:40


When I was a college student many years ago, an older friend of mine saw I was dating a classmate (Mom, let’s talk about sex, May 25).
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 14:48:39

Chauvinists or men with issues?

Have you ever seen or come across a male chauvinist? A man who insults, belittles, criticizes and even physically abuses women.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 14:48:39