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.

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Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 19:13:41

Ritz-Carlton, Beijing announces new leadership

Marriott International is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew C. Rogers as the multi-property vice president and general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing. Rogers will oversee The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 18:48:39

The Palace Museum and Phoenix Satellite Television jointly launch a modern exhibition

On the occasion of the 42nd International Museum Day on May 18, the launch of a high-tech interactive art exhibition based on the ancient Chinese painting Life along the Bian ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 19:08:39

Holly's International 2018 Spring Auctions opens

More than 1,300 pieces of exquisite work will be shown during the 2018 Spring Auction at the Nan Fung International Convention & Exhibition Center in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province from May ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 19:01:48

Figuratively Speaking

Figuratively Speaking for two cents
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 19:01:47

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Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 19:01:47

Foreigners learn the secrets to making popular Chinese recipes and serve them in restaurants abroad

Although he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, 26-year-old Adrian from the Philippines started to learn how to make Chinese Jinyun shaobing (clay oven rolls) from scratch ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 19:01:46

Blacklist unruly fans at airports!

If you are a frequent flyer, chances are you've already been disturbed by unruly fans who create ridiculous scenes at airports as they chase celebrities around. You might even have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 18:38:39

No shame in learning self-defense

Sadly, another female passenger was sexually assaulted this month.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 5:03:40

Please wear your helmet

I recently saw a grandmother retrieve her newborn grandson from his mother's arms and ride off on her motorbike.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 5:03:40

When the temperatures rise, zookeepers and pet owners step in to help their furry friends cope

As summer approaches and Beijing saw its first record high last week with temperatures reaching 34 C, those caring for both wildlife and domesticated pets have started to take measures ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 5:03:40

Word matters

“He claimed that he had fainted due to the electric shock and that his cell phone and 3,000 yuan ($472) in cash were also stolen.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 5:03:39

FESCO Adecco launches Xi'an Talent Hub

China's economy has reached a new stage of development where the need for high-level talent in different industries is very strong. To support China's increasing need for talent, leading human ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/18 15:38:39

Former New Zealand ambassador to China reflects on his time in Beijing

We first visited Beijing in October 1976, just a few weeks after the death of Chairman Mao and when the effects of the Tangshan earthquake earlier that year were still ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:38:41

Word matters

“In the beginning, I did not refuse to lend him money because the amount was not big.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 14:18:40

Conrad Beijing Gourmet Library offers spring eats

Chapter restaurant is a “gourmet library” where creative flavors are presented in a unique setting, similar to grand European libraries. The Chocolate Boutique at the entrance to Chapter restaurant welcomes ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 16:18:40

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou presents Qeelin Afternoon Tea

Chinese traditional artworks and modern art pieces filled with oriental sentiment are skillfully interspersed around the European interior of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, creating a vibrant atmosphere that coincides with international ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 16:13:40

Humiliating workers not the best way

Having worked in different Chinese companies as an HR professional, I have always advocated innovative ways of motivating employees to “walk that extra mile.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 14:43:41