Metro Beijing

It pays to be aware

In recent years, China has eased its employment policies to attract the best brains from overseas. No matter when you choose to get a Chinese work visa, knowing the application process can always be helpful. Metropolitan pulled together some tips on how to avoid snafus when applying for a Chinese work visa.


Forming long-term relationships is definitely no easy task.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 18:28:40

Word matters

“I just packed a small bottle of mosquito repellent. Sadly, it was confiscated by the subway staff.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 18:23:40

Huawei, Audi develop intelligent connected vehicles

Leading information and communications technology company, Huawei, signed a memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation with German automobile manufacturer Audi on July 10, gaining a new partner in the development ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 18:23:39

Why do we have irrational fears?

I am sure I'm not the only one in China that has met foreigners who are irrationally picky about their food and constantly question the quality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 18:03:39

PepsiCo donates additional $1 million plus new Quaker Kids Nutrition products to China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

PepsiCo announced a $1 million donation to the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) on July 23 to continue the PepsiCo Nutrition in Action (NiA), aiming to improve and enhance ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 15:38:39

Thailand: Embassy welcomes Chinese rescue team home

Minister Counselor Banpoth Ujjin represented the Thai Embassy in Beijing in welcoming the Chinese rescue team's return to China with Thai Airways' manager Anan Budkaew at the Beijing Capital International ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 0:03:41

Russia: 2018 Sino-Russian Film Festival kicks off

The press conference for 2018 Sino-Russian Film Festival took place at Russian Cultural Center in Beijing on July 12, unveiling the festival which will be held in Beijing and Wuhan, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 0:03:40

Maldives: Embassy releases stamps marking 45 years of bilateral relations

A special ceremony was held on July 18 to officially release stamps commemorating the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Maldives.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 0:03:40

Kazakhstan: Ambassador meets with Xi'an mayor

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China Shakhrat Nuryshev toured Xi'an, Shaanxi Province on July 12 and met with its mayor Shangguan Jiqing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 0:03:40

Word matters

“Last Friday, a guy asked me for money at the subway transfer station, explaining that he had no cash to top up his metro card. He showed up again in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 0:03:39

A gentleman's guide

Skincare products, perfumes, shampoo and gels, trendy clothes, accessories, cosmetics... These things are no longer limited to women, at least not in China. More and more local men are investing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 19:03:40

Swissôtel to host Swiss Food Festival

The first thing that might come to mind when talking about Switzerland is the Alps, Lake Geneva or Swiss watches and army knives.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 18:36:52

China's meat divide

In recent years, a special type of celebrity has captured young Chinese girl's hearts. The fans call them xiao xianrou – “little fresh meat.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 18:13:39

Figuratively Speaking

6.5% – the estimated GDP growth rate of Beijing in 2018, which is slightly lower than that of 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 17:53:39

Word matters

“The eight clocks show different times. Which one should I believe?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 17:48:39

Regional stereotypes deny access to jobs?

Among the many types of groundless discrimination that deny people fair access to employment opportunities, regional stereotypes are one of the most absurd.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 17:43:40

PKU poser sneaks pics

He was eager to have photos of foreigners and explained that he could not meet so many foreigners on the streets of Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 18:38:39

Priority for property

Purchasing real estate troubles many young Chinese who struggle with whether to rent or to buy, it is also not an easy issue for foreigners who plan to stay in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 18:33:39