Metro Beijing

True feelings from people and land

Wang Youzheng is a master of figure painting with a unique and stable art style. His perseverance and obsession with art have allowed him to create new art for several decades. He has many works but keeps a low profile and refuses to pursue a glorious reputation.

Wheat or rice?

Newly published research by Hu Yang, a lecturer at Lancaster University in the UK, makes a bold claim: Chinese attitudes towards sex might be explained by their modes of agricultural ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 18:43:40

Beijing United Family Hospital hosts intl forum on preterm infant care

A dozen neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) experts from the US and China presented their research to around 150 local NICU doctors during an international forum at Beijing United Family ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 18:43:39

The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui opens

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced the newest addition to its collection of renowned global properties with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui. Located on the tropical island paradise of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 18:33:39

A mother’s honor

In terms of feminism, the issue of the family name has been one thing that Chinese women can brag about amid all the sufferings inflicted on us. Since 1950, China’s ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:28:39

The ease of less is more

Born in the early 1980s when food coupons were still issued in China, sometimes I still find the variety of cuisines served in the thousands of restaurants in Beijing hard ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:13:39

Word matters

“The 12110 text message number provides a platform for people with hearing and speaking disabilities to report incidents to the police.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:03:39

Seeking a linguistic edge

Lei Yuqing, 28, enjoyed teaching Chinese to American children while pursuing her postgraduate degree in education in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 17:33:39

PepsiCo releases fifth edition sustainability report in China

PepsiCo Greater China Region (PepsiCo GCR) released its sustainability report on October 24, which is the fifth edition since its initial launch in China in 2008. As one of the world’s ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 17:23:39

Lavish ‘Western’ weddings

After being abroad for almost a decade, most of the weddings I have attended have taken place in China. Most were familiar to me in the sense of their seemingly ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 16:08:39

An English affair with WeChat

I just moved to Beijing from England, and one month here has left me amazed at how the use of apps makes life so convenient. The all-encompassing use of WeChat ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 16:03:39

Word matters

“Previously, we would take walks at a park that was two kilometers away from our home. But now we can do our exercises right downstairs!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 15:58:39

Michelin Chef week at Cépe, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street

From The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street’s award-winning fine dining Italian restaurant Cépe comes great news for gourmet dining aficionados of Beijing. From November 21 to the 24, Cépe has invited ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 13:43:39

Time for lunch in China

Once I started working at a Chinese company, I noticed things at lunchtime were a bit different. I have never worked at an office that had its own canteen in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 16:38:39

A family of many tongues

I am Danish and my husband is Italian. Two of our children were born in Italy, but all three of them grew up in Belgium and are now living in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 16:33:39

Word matters

“My wife and I have traveled to a lot of places. We have been to Shanghai, Hong Kong and Paris. But I love Sanlitun the most.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 16:28:39

Finding a place to stay

Dressed in black sweatpants, no makeup, and glasses, she smiles revealing a set of crooked “double teeth,” a look that is considered cute and fashionable in Asia. Her hair falls ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 16:03:39

Vanke finds new company in Xiongan

Xiongan Vanke Business Investment Co., Ltd. (Xiongan Vanke) was officially established on October 10, with total registered capitals of 2 billion yuan ($301 million), marking the ambition for the leading ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 15:43:39

JW Marriott’s steakhouse reopened

CRU Steakhouse reopened this October allowing foodies to indulge in premium steaks at JW Marriott in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 15:38:39