Metro Beijing

Nihao, new son-in-law

German-born Thomas Derksen can still recall his extreme trepidation the first time he met his Chinese father-in-law.

Beijing Russia Art Week kicks off

Beijing Russian Art Week was launched at the Beijing Russian Cultural Center on August 23, drawing the participation of diplomats, artists, media and other friendly groups.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/31 23:28:04

Word matters

“Congratulations, sir! You're our 500 millionth visitor!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/31 23:28:03

Tencent Music Entertainment Video & Audio + Alliance Established

On the afternoon of August 27, the Summit Forum on Video & Audio Cooperation sponsored by Tencent Music Entertainment Group was successfully held in Beijing. At the summit forum, Tencent ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 20:08:40

Word matters

“I don't know how to express my gratitude to the warm-hearted bus conductor.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 19:43:41


“The communication with Chinese students also provides access to Chinese students' opinions on China-Japan relations and history, which cannot be learnt in textbooks.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 19:43:40

China through Kazakh eyes

As an important partner to the Belt and Road initiative, Kazakhstan's economic, cultural and personnel exchanges with China have been rapidly increasing and Chinese investors' footprint on its Central Asia ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 19:48:40

Word matters

“We are the same major, same class and same dormitory. What a coincidence!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 19:38:41

My speed dating with foreigners

As a so-called “leftover woman” in my 30s, I attended a speed dating event in Beijing on the rainy summer night of June 28.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 19:38:40

Figuratively speaking

23 – The number of illegal housing intermediaries disclosed by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-rural Development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 19:33:40

English education brand

PalFish, an online children's English education brand, held a product cooperation conference in Beijing on August 21 with the theme “Let Technology Empower Education.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:48:44

Luxurious Trump International Hotel & Tower New York to be Refurbished

Trump International Hotel & Tower New York is located in the prime position of Manhattan. A fine view of Central Park can be overlooked and it is a luxury hotel ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:43:42

Grand Opening of W Xi'an

W Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., announced on August 21 that the remarkable W Xi'an is open. W Xi'an is the seventh W Hotel in China, and its opening ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 19:13:39

A glimpse of Kazakhstan

When I told my boyfriend that I had the opportunity to travel to Kazakhstan for a press trip, he was so concerned that he suggested I ask another colleague to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:53:40

Word matters

“We were locked outside by the couple for more than one hour.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:48:40


As a bookworm, the most enjoyable thing to do in my spare time is read books in a library or a bookstore. Living in Beijing, where reading spaces can be ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:48:39

Rent Squeeze

When Pakistani Syed Akbar and his siblings signed the contract for their new three-bedroom-apartment in Beijing, they thought they had the deal of a lifetime. 6,400 yuan a month was ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:38:40

Sky Race

The last 20 floors are the hardest, said Suzy Walsham. “You're starting to get really tired,” Walsham says. “You know you are close, but you know you are not quite ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 19:43:39

Word matters

“I'm like the matchmaker for two white tigers.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 18:23:40