Metro Beijing

An African singing a breathtaking rendition of a famous Chinese ‘red song’ blows crowds away

When Takunda Rukanda from Zimbabwe broke out to a Chinese song called “Wo ai ni zhong guo” (“I love you, China”) in a beautiful baritone with articulate Chinese lyrics at a concert which took place at Beijing Institute of Technology, the crowd burst into cheers.

Russia: Ambassador gives talk ahead of BRICS summit

The Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov hosted a media conference at the embassy on August 28, revealing Russia’s participation in the BRICS summit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 5:03:40

Japan: Environmental Goods Agreement seminar opens

The Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) Beijing Symposium took place at the Beijing Four Seasons Hotel on August 29, drawing the participation of around a hundred guests from business chambers, embassies, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 5:03:40

An increasing number of Chinese students are heading to the world’s second largest continent to gain their higher education

Liu Xin is one of the over 60 Chinese students at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Two and a half years ago, when she started her master’s degree program, there ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 5:03:40

Argentina: Beef and wine promoted

The Argentine Embassy in Beijing hosted the 2017 Malbec Wine World Day and Argentine Beef celebration at the embassy on August 31, showcasing the top wine and meat of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 5:03:39

Chile: Embassy hosts trade and investment seminar

A seminar themed Chile and China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Opportunities for Trade, Investment and Financial Connectivity took place at the Beijing Four Seasons Hotel on August 30. The event ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 5:03:39

The Modern Man

When people learn that Fang, a 30-year-old English teacher, and his wife both teach on the same campus, some people might look down on him for working in education, which ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 17:23:39

Kempinski Hotel Beijing a local icon

Every city has its icons. They can be symbolic buildings or impressive services. Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center is both. As one of the very earliest international hotels in town, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 16:28:39

China World Summit Wing, Beijing stages 5th vertical run

Over 900 athletes competed in the fifth edition of the China World Summit Wing, Beijing Vertical Run on August 26. Local and international runners conquered the colossal skyscraper by running ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 16:28:39

The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou holds wedding showcase

More than 300 guests gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou on August 27 for the hotel’s 2017 Autumn wedding extravaganza.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 16:23:39

Word matters

“Lady’s Street occupies such prime real estate; it’s kind of a waste.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 15:38:39

Picture perfect overdone

Beauty is skin deep, but outer beauty seems to have subtly nudged out what lies beneath. People are judged by every digital outing they take on social media’s shores.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 15:38:39

Give your kid some space to learn

When I was pregnant, I asked myself if I would prefer to have a boy or a girl. There were many reasons for either one, but I was a little ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 15:33:39

Word matters

“Twelve accidental drowning deaths occurred here last year. We must take it seriously.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:03:40

My love for my two cultures

I am teaching at a Chinese company that asked me to help them practice their English because they will have to go to a conference in London in November to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 18:58:39

More modern toilets, fewer malls

A Chinese friend traveling to India recently asked me if she needs to carry rolls of toilet paper since they are not readily available in shops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 18:53:39

Expats share their dos and don’ts when it comes to making necessary cross-border treks to renew their paperwork

For some expats living in China, there is a small chore they must complete every 60 or 90 days depending on the type of visa they have – the visa ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 18:48:39

Le Méridien holds Ai Mei Midsummer exhibition in Hong Kong

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of the Marriott Group, staged the Tracing-Ai Mei Midsummer traveling exhibition in Hong Kong from August 21 to 27.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 14:38:39

Sino-Indian rivalry a hot topic in US classrooms

After my freshman year, I felt that my Indian classmates were very knowledgeable about China
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:53:39