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.

Speak out your love

Recently on the Chinese microblog platform, Sina Weibo, users compete to show their abilities of speaking tuwei qinghua – the cheesy pickup lines. “Do you have a lighter?” “No.” “Then ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:18:42

Online education brings about change with AI

In an age when good educational resources are limited, students are desperate to enter good schools so that they can have good teachers and a better future. With the development ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:18:41

Outside the ring

In the capital city of Beijing, there is an unspoken concept among local dwellers that the farther away one stays from the city center, the more likely he is to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/12 19:28:40

Peak Sport launches its new brand for kids

The domestic leading sports brand, Peak Sport, officially launched its latest brand Peak Kids on September 11.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/12 18:43:41

SKYE Suites Sydney opening soon

SKYE Suites Sydney's grand opening is to be held in Sydney CBD in October. This is the first exquisite service-oriented apartment hotel set up by SKYE Hotels Suites in Sydney ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/12 18:43:40

Word matters

“Imagine a world without elephants, lions, giraffes and chimpanzees. What would it be like?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/12 17:08:39

The 10th Anniversary Contribution of the Ritz-Carlton Yalong Bay, Sanya

Residing in the southernmost tip of the Hainan Island, China, Sanya is known as “the remotest corner of the globe.” The Ritz-Carlton Yalong Bay, Sanya lies on the shore of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 18:53:40

Word matters

“What should I do with the old boat tickets?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 18:28:41

The secret for old-age bliss

I am only 26 but I've already dreamed about where I am going to live once I am an old and content woman who has no aspirations in life other ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 18:28:40


I am surrounded by teachers. Many of my friends and relatives are teachers. They often complain to me about the pressure of upgrading students' behaviors, but most of the time ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 18:23:40

Brush up, Beijing!

With the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing approaching quickly, the city is again making sure to be as accessible as possible for the athletes and guests from all over the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 18:53:39

Figuratively speaking

27.9% – the percentage of the decreased number of “left-behind children” in China's rural areas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 18:43:40

The 8th Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters to kick off

The 8th Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters (LEBM) Press Conference took place at the Longines World Equestrian Academy, Dashing Stable, on September 2.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 18:43:40

Friendly Chinese make my days in China

I came to Beijing at the end of February from Bangladesh to attend a Chinese public diplomacy program for ten months. At first, it was difficult to move anywhere due ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 18:38:39

Word matters

“Please help post the information in your WeChat Moments. Elderly grandmother can't find her home!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 18:33:40

Memorial event held for the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression

To mark the 73rd anniversary of the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45), an event took place at the Russian Cultural Center in Beijing to commemorate this special occasion, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 7:10:05

Happy Teachers' Day!

Today is Teachers' Day in China. Foreign teachers are one of the largest, if not the largest communities among the expat population of the nation. To mark the occasion, Metropolitan ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/8 0:02:34

Beijing contemporary art expo closes

After four days, the first Beijing Contemporary Expo successfully drew to a close. As an important event to allow people to get a closer look at the latest forms of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/7 15:08:40