Metro Beijing

Sexless millennials

China's post-90s might not be so prudish after all.

Word matters

“At first I felt fear too, but gradually I found that wolves can also be gentle.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 18:03:40

Finding winter wonder in Harbin

The longer I live in Beijing, the more I wonder if loving the city life and enjoying the winter season may be mutually exclusive ideas. Winter in Beijing means smog, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 17:58:40

Beijing's broad-stroke overview

When I first came to China, I had no idea what to expect. After having lived in China for a year I wasn't entirely prepared. Also if you've traveled overseas ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 17:53:40

Numbers don't lie

Yang, who now runs several memorial museums called Good One that collect old furniture and domestic appliances, finds himself lucky to be able to experience the tremendously fast development over ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 20:13:41

First Ritz-Carlton 'Stellar Dining Series' comes to an end in Beijing

The first Ritz-Carlton "Stellar Dining Series" has been held in cities in the Asia-Pacific region from November 1 to December 1, 2018. Beginning at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia in Singapore, then ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 19:02:03

Word matters

“We tried to find the donator for three years but failed. Then we realized that he or she might not want to be found. We respect our donator's intention. We'll ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 18:43:40

Figuratively speaking

73 – the number of countries in which Chinese tourists can travel to without applying for a visa in advance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 18:43:39

AB InBev promotes traffic safety together with local governments

This year's National Traffic Safety Day was marked by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) in collaboration with the Shanghai Public Security Bureau in Shanghai on Friday and with the Public Security ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 20:33:40

Word matters

“It was not until I received the text message from the bank that I realized my daughter had lent money out.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:08:40

Helpless living far away from home

I am sure people who have ever lived abroad or traveled abroad have run into a situation where they have felt helpless. Whether it was due to cultural differences, language ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:08:39


As I've learned, you are your own origin of power and strength to tackle all the problems in life.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:03:39

'We're free'

China's generation Z, or linglinghou (post-millennials) coined in Mandarin, is a hot topic in the local media. Finding out more about them means getting a glimpse of China's future through ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 17:43:39

Word matters

"[The baggage fee] was altogether 578 yuan ($83.23) which was much higher than the worth of my baozi. I thought for a second about abandoning the steamed stuffed buns, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/30 16:28:40

First Ritz-Carlton “Stellar Dining Series” to launch in Beijing

The first Ritz-Carlton "Stellar Dining Series" is on tour in cities in the Asia-Pacific region from November 1 to December 1, 2018. Beginning at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia in Singapore, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/30 14:17:02

Eastern European, Central Asian countries promote tourism under BRI

The tourism promotional event for Eastern European and Central Asian countries that was themed in accordance with the Belt and Road initiative (BRI), took place in Beijing on November 26, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 21:03:40

Norway: Ambassador bids farewell to his post in China and moves on

The farewell reception for the Norwegian Ambassador to China Geir O. Pedersen took place at the ambassador's residence on Tuesday. Diplomats, government officials, entrepreneurs, media and friends were invited to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 20:58:41

Greece: Contemporary art show kicks off in Beijing

The opening ceremony for the exhibition named "At the beginning was the word: Concepts-images-script" took place at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 20:58:40

4th Sino-Nordic Cup Football Tournament held successively

After an intense competition, the 4th Sino-Nordic Cup Football Tournament successfully came to a close at the National Olympic Sports Center on Saturday, and the team of the Danish Embassy ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 20:43:41