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.

Word matters

“The driver asked me where the goods were, and I replied 'I am the goods.'”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 18:23:39

YUN Summer Lounge in Wangfujing offers the season's best

Balmy summer evenings are back, and YUN Summer Lounge at The Peninsula Beijing is throwing open its doors for guests to enjoy glamorous sundowner drinks and post-dinner parties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 18:13:40

PepsiCo to sell Australian nuts in China

PepsiCo, Inc China has inked an exclusive trademark license and distributorship from Select Harvests, the largest nuts and healthy foods company in Australia. PepsiCo announced the cooperation on July 17. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 19:13:40

Chinese zodiac stamps echo nation's 40 years of reform and opening-up

January 5 is a big day for stamp collectors because it is the day new Chinese zodiac stamps are issued every year. In 1980, famous Chinese painter Huang Yongyu created ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 18:53:40

The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing welcomes new hotel manager Dale Parkington

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Parkington as hotel manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing on July 12.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 18:48:39

Word matters

“Last night I took the elevator from the 10th floor. When it got to the 5th floor, it suddenly began to drop. I was scared to death.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 17:33:40

A bite of the central axis

For foreigners who come to Beijing for the first time, the central axis is not only a classic route for traveling, but also a good choice to treat yourself with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 17:18:39

Word matters

“I sell motorcycles. So, I know the fuel tank capacity is 8.6 liters.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 17:03:39

Getting digi with it

I often wish I could own a dog, but there is no way I could with my crazy work schedule and tiny Beijing apartment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 16:58:39

Word matters

“The subway suddenly stopped moving after it arrived at Taoranting Station. After a while, the door opened, and we were told to exit the carriage. I did know that the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 0:03:39

Venezuela: Embassy celebrates national day

The Venezuelan Embassy in Beijing hosted a reception to celebrate the 217th anniversary of the independence of Venezuela and the 44th anniversary of diplomatic relations with China on July 5.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 15:13:40

UK: Healthcare MOU to boost cancer analysis research

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote academic research and knowledge sharing between the UK and China was signed during the two-day Oncology Congress on June 27, according to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 15:13:39

EU: Young musicians visit Shanghai

The second EU-China Orchestra Exchange Programme was held from July 5-13 in Shanghai, bringing together the brightest young musicians from the European Union and China to perform timeless pieces from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 15:08:40

Argentina: Ambassador visits Tianjin

The Argentine Ambassador to China Diego Ramiro Guelar and the director of the Binhai New Area Library in Tianjin had a meeting on July 6, in which both sides exchanged ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 15:08:39

Beijing promotes tourism along city's Central Axis

The Beijing International Youth Tourism Festival kicked off on July 10 with the festival launch at Beijing Fun in Xicheng District.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 14:58:39

The sports culture in Croatia

There has hardly been a conversation during my five years in China in which my Chinese friends do not ask how a country with a little more than 4 million ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 19:43:40

Bordering opportunities

After working in Beijing for over 15 years, Stephannie Tebow from the US decided to leave China, but instead of going home or to other Western countries, she decided to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:58:40

World's largest Budweiser brewery gives a behind-the-scenes tour

If beer is the medium, then Budweiser is the message. “We're here for the beer,” is the global brand's corporate motto.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:58:40