Metro Beijing

Nihao, new son-in-law


German-born Thomas Derksen can still recall his extreme trepidation the first time he met his Chinese father-in-law.

I love horoscopes

People who believe in horoscopes are naïve and suspicious, carry around healing crystals and constantly talk to a fortune teller. That's what it sounds like when listening to people talk ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:08:39

Letters

Beijing is like a treasure chest for travelers. With so many cultural relics and places of interest, one could never get bored touring this city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 18:03:40

Word matters

“Every year from October to November is the peak period of tourism in Xiangshan. To ensure the safety of visitors, we will implement a reservation system from October 1.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:42:14

What I think of Beijing metro

For the young, ambitious and non-local people that are about to start jobs in Beijing, the subway is the key to unlocking the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:42:13

Figuratively speaking

200 – the number of elderly service sites that will be established in Chaoyang district by 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:33:40

Halting homesickness

On September 7, Beijing Language University welcomed their new students from all over the world. For those post-millennial boys and girls, the new semester not only means a start to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:33:40

First meeting of the PPP and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia kicks off in Guiyang

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia and the Pacific was held in Guiyang, Guizhou Province on September 12.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:28:39

Bazaar Charity Stars supports children's art education

The 6th Bazaar Charity Stars fashion event took place in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, drawing the participation of dozens of celebrities gathering together to draw public attention over children in needs. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:23:39

Central African Republic joins INBAR

A flag raising ceremony took place at the headquarter of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR) on September 13, granting the Central African Republic as an official member of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:09:32

Spanish sinologist remembered

To mark the 400th anniversary of the death of the Spanish missionary and sinologist Diego de Pantoja, a session took place at the Cervantes Institute in Beijing on September 4. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:09:31

Macedonia Embassy celebrates Independence Day

On the 27th, Macedonia celebrates its Independence Day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:09:31

International Day of Older Persons 2018 arrives in October

To mark the International Day of Older Persons, which is commemorated annually on October 1, the EU-China Social Protection Reform Project (SPRP), a 7 million euro ($8,112,790) project supported by ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:09:31

Beijing in 144 hours

Since December 28, 2017, travelers from 52 countries have experienced 144 hours of visa-free transit in Beijing, Tianjin city, and Hebei Province. That equals to six days during which China's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:09:30

Word matters

“We had found a lost bag with jewelry on Subway Line 9.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:09:30

First meeting of the PPP and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia kicked off in Guiyang

The Public Private Partnership and Infrastructure Financing Network of Asia and the Pacific was held in Guiyang, Guizhou Province on September 12. This meeting was sponsored by the United Nations ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 14:48:39

Action on influencing social norm

In a white T-shirt and ice-blue jeans, Zhang Yishan, a young actor in China, stepped on to the stage to advocate anti-drunk driving among young adults. The occasion was the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:53:40

Word matters

“It's a pilot project now. If everything goes well, it will be promoted in more districts.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:28:41

Phone-schooled

When I was a student, I recall being quite the rascal especially in math class. I wish I had a smartphone that I could have stashed inside a textbook or ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:28:40