Metro Beijing

The new generation of Chinese women would prefer to be single rather than stay in an unhappy relationship

The romantic comedy Ex File 3 (2018) has drawn millions of Chinese to the movie theaters. It tells the story of two male friends whose blissful single lifestyle is shattered when their ex-girlfriends re-enter the picture and put a wrench in their casual dating escapades.

BJU holds health talk at Total

In December, Melissa Rodriguez, a naturopathic physician at Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU), gave a talk to the employees of multinational oil and gas company Total on the topic of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 15:43:40

Xiaomi and Oculus unveil next-gen VR product

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi and the US virtual reality (VR) technology company Oculus on January 8 jointly announced the launch of a new VR all-in-one product named Mi VR ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 15:43:39

Foreigners cannot dodge legal sanctions when defaulting on payments and loans in China

When Sammy, a French who now lives in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, heard about the recent case involving founder of technology company LeEco Jia Yueting, who was put on a national ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 17:16:24

Pakistan: MoU signed with China

The Foreign Service Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on education and research in Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 21:21:10

EU: EU-funded Hohhot Energy Efficiency project agreement signed

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and the promoter Hohhot Gas Ltd jointly signed an agreement to support the Hohhot Energy Efficiency project at the Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 21:21:10

Chile: New ambassador holds art display

The works of the Chilean artist Jose Venturelli were exhibited at the Chilean Embassy in Beijing on January 11, marking the Second Ministerial Meeting of China-CELAC (the Community of Latin ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 21:21:09

Japan: Embassy hosts adult ritual

The 2018 Sino-Japan Friendly Adult Ritual took place at the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on January 13, celebrating Japanese students in China's entry into adulthood.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 21:21:09

Bulgaria: Ambassador marks EU presidency

EU Ambassador to China Hans Dietmar Schweisgut and the Bulgarian Ambassador to China Grigor Porozhanov held a press conference at the Beijing office of the Delegation of the European Union ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 21:21:09

Expats, stop saying 'they'

Recently, I have been growing more and more aware of an ugly trend in my expat friend groups. It seems innocent, but my body tenses and my hands get clammy ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 17:16:23

Star Wars' tai chi links

A couple of days ago, I went to watch the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 17:16:23

Word matters

“The company asked for up to 71 percent interest every month, which was too much for Zhang to repay.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 17:16:22

Huawei completes 5G core network technical verification test

Huawei completed its 5G core network technical verification test at China Mobile's Research Institute on January 9. The test is based on the latest 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) specifications ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 17:18:40

Vivo mobile unveils in-display fingerprint technology

The Chinese mobile company Vivo showcased its first ready-to-produce smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanning technology at the recent Consumers Electronics Show, demonstrating its continued commitment to bringing a superior user ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 17:18:39

WeChat's Jump Jump is scarily addictive

I am not a fan of online games. So, I didn't expect to become addicted to a simple online game when I tried Jump Jump, an online game on the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 16:03:39


After trying in vain to get a license plate number from the plate lottery in Beijing for five consecutive years, I talked to my husband about one of us switching ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 15:58:40

Word matters

“I thought it was okay for old people to eat some expensive vegetables to keep healthy. So, I ordered the vegetables.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 15:58:39

Creating poetry through artwork

Artist Zhou Yansheng has been pursuing a beautiful and splendid state of mind, which is different from the ancient artists. What Zhou pursues belongs to the modern era and has ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 16:28:39

Word Matters

“We are not allowed to wear thick down jackets or even a mask!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 19:48:39