Metro Beijing

Breaking up with idols

She described her feelings as being very complicated: sad, disappointed, regretful, angry, and hard to let it go.

Word matters

“We tried to find the donator for three years but failed. Then we realized that he or she might not want to be found. We respect our donator's intention. We'll ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 18:43:40

Figuratively speaking

73 – the number of countries in which Chinese tourists can travel to without applying for a visa in advance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 18:43:39

AB InBev promotes traffic safety together with local governments

This year's National Traffic Safety Day was marked by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) in collaboration with the Shanghai Public Security Bureau in Shanghai on Friday and with the Public Security ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 20:33:40

Word matters

“It was not until I received the text message from the bank that I realized my daughter had lent money out.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:08:40

Helpless living far away from home

I am sure people who have ever lived abroad or traveled abroad have run into a situation where they have felt helpless. Whether it was due to cultural differences, language ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:08:39


As I've learned, you are your own origin of power and strength to tackle all the problems in life.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:03:39

'We're free'

China's generation Z, or linglinghou (post-millennials) coined in Mandarin, is a hot topic in the local media. Finding out more about them means getting a glimpse of China's future through ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 17:43:39

Word matters

"[The baggage fee] was altogether 578 yuan ($83.23) which was much higher than the worth of my baozi. I thought for a second about abandoning the steamed stuffed buns, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/30 16:28:40

First Ritz-Carlton “Stellar Dining Series” to launch in Beijing

The first Ritz-Carlton "Stellar Dining Series" is on tour in cities in the Asia-Pacific region from November 1 to December 1, 2018. Beginning at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia in Singapore, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/30 14:17:02

Eastern European, Central Asian countries promote tourism under BRI

The tourism promotional event for Eastern European and Central Asian countries that was themed in accordance with the Belt and Road initiative (BRI), took place in Beijing on November 26, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 21:03:40

Norway: Ambassador bids farewell to his post in China and moves on

The farewell reception for the Norwegian Ambassador to China Geir O. Pedersen took place at the ambassador's residence on Tuesday. Diplomats, government officials, entrepreneurs, media and friends were invited to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 20:58:41

Greece: Contemporary art show kicks off in Beijing

The opening ceremony for the exhibition named "At the beginning was the word: Concepts-images-script" took place at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 20:58:40

4th Sino-Nordic Cup Football Tournament held successively

After an intense competition, the 4th Sino-Nordic Cup Football Tournament successfully came to a close at the National Olympic Sports Center on Saturday, and the team of the Danish Embassy ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 20:43:41

Many people find themselves counting down the last 30 days of 2018 with guilt or accomplishment

Tearing off another page from the calendar, you may suddenly realize that there are only 30 days left in 2018. So then you may suddenly think of the goals and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 19:48:40

Word matters

"What happened? How could I be given a 'fine' for my car if I have parked it in the garage?"
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 18:13:40

Cultural bonding between China and India

One peak-hour evening, as I waited in a long queue for some driver from Didi to accept my request to take me home, I spotted an old driver of a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 17:48:40

Confusing sexual orientation

"Never," the girl surnamed Hu said who was sitting to my left in a taxi. She looks out of the window with eyes going out of focus slightly after answering ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 19:58:40

Word matters

“Go back home! You are so fat that you have interfered the others. Why not just take a taxi?”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 19:53:40