Metro Beijing

Why a mobile romance game has managed to sell wet dreams to millions of women in China

You are a pretty girl with your own production company, courted by four handsome, tall, Chinese men: a scientist, a special agent, a CEO and a famous singer. Would you pay for this experience?

2018 New Year concert at China World Summit Wing, Beijing

China World Summit Wing, Beijing invites guests to celebrate the start of the New Year in style at The Summit New Year Concert 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 14:03:39

FIFA partners with Mengniu Group

Chinese dairy company Mengniu Group has formed a partnership with FIFA, the international governing body of football, to become an Official Sponsor for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 16:13:39

Shenzhen International Marathon 2017 ends

The Shenzhen International Marathon 2017 started in Shenzhen on December 17. About 30,000 runners from different countries and regions participated in the competition, marking the end of the Run China ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 17:28:39

Foreigners who have lived in or visited Beijing and Taipei compare life in the two metropolises

A recent release of salary levels in different cities across China has unwittingly pitted Beijing against Taipei.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 16:13:39

Chinese TV wows Koreans

The other day I was complaining about how difficult it was to get along with some female colleagues when my Korean colleague suddenly replied in Chinese, “To rise, you need ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 15:33:39

Four tips to avoid gym promoters

They are usually young men wearing long, black, coats, black sweatpants and black sneakers. Their facial expression is somewhere in between aloof and sneaky. They cluster in groups, have a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 15:28:39

Word matters

“I raise these pigs and sheep for fun, and also to eat.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 15:18:39

Word matters

“I am afraid to go home. What if I ran into a thief in my house? He might hurt me.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:40

UK: the 9th Sino-UK economic talk kicks off

A new phase in the Sino-UK relations saw over 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) in trade and investment agreed on at the 9th UK/China Economic and Financial Dialogue in Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:40

Japan: Wang Xiaoxian receives award

An award ceremony took place at the China-Japan Friendship Association on December 18, during which the Japanese Ambassador to China Yutaka Yokoi presented a special award to the former Deputy ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:40

Nepal: Embassy hosts cultural exchange program

Echo of Civilization – China-Nepal Culture Salon took place at the Nepalese Embassy in Beijing on December 21, drawing the participation of many people including government officials and scholars.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:40

Facial recognition extends to toilet paper

Ever heard of facial recognition toilet paper dispensers? I kid you not. You can find one here in Beijing. Just visit the Temple of Heaven Park and look for the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:40

My Christmas in Beijing

“Christmas, Christmas time is here, time for joy and time for cheer!” While we would all like to believe in the fantasy of a perfect, loving, soul-warming Christmas, chances are ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:40

EU welcomes launch of China's carbon market

China officially set out the plan for the launch of its national emissions trading scheme.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 5:03:39

Four reasons why expats and Chinese don't want to spend holidays at home

“I'll be home for Christmas. You can count on me,” go the words to a classic Christmas tune. For many, the holidays are a time of year where everyone is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/22 16:58:39

It's not a midlife crisis

There is no rush to announce that you are having a midlife crisis. Recently, there has been so much discussion about a mid-life crisis, mid-career crisis, middle-class anxiety and things alike. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 17:03:40

Let's make breakups costly

There are numerous articles teaching people how to make a relationship more “stable,” and most writers exhaust their wisdom on teaching couples to forever usher in “freshness” to their marriage. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 17:03:39

Word matters

“When I saw the charge for 5,938 yuan ($902), I thought the cashier might have made a mistake and the customer still paid.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 16:58:39