Metro Beijing

China increasingly attractive to foreign professionals


It took Nikita Ermakov, a second-year Russian student at Peking University’s Yenching Academy, four months of job hunting and many interviews before he finally got an offer from the HNA Group, a Chinese conglomerate on the Fortune 500 list. He is currently negotiating the offer with them, and hopefully, he will start the job after graduation.

Greece: Greek cultural exhibit opens in Beijing

To mark China-Greece cultural exchanges and a year of cultural industry cooperation, the Eureka – Ancient Greek Science, Art and Technology Exhibition was opened at the China Science and Technology ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 5:03:40

Trolling for validation

If you have some screen time under your belt, you have probably seen more than your fair share of Internet trolling. The Chinese Internet slang term jiàn pán xiá, which ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 5:03:40

INBAR celebrates 20 years in the bamboo business

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR) celebrated its 20th anniversary with a ministerial forum in Beijing on November 6.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 5:03:40

Quit inviting us to your house!

As a white woman in China, dating is not the easiest. In fact, if white girls in China were a city, we would be Chernobyl – an abandoned radioactive wasteland ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 5:03:40

Kazakhstan: Book launch highlights new level of exchange

The launch of the Chinese edition of the book Nursultan Nazarbayev: The Founder of Kazakhstan, took place at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on November 6. Published by the People’s ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 5:03:39

China, EU deepen ties on environmental policies and natural capital accounting

The Delegation of the European Union and Chinese authorities launched a new project called Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Beijing on November 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 5:03:39

2017 International Forum on Life Rehabilitation Medicine opens

The 2017 International Forum on Life Rehabilitation Medicine was held in Beijing on November 8. It was organized by health newspaper Life Times, Hangzhou Financial Investment and Luke Medical. Many ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/10 16:13:39

Eleven reasons why Singles’ Day is the world’s raddest shopping holiday

Video blogger Yanzhi Biao (“attractiveness-obsessed B*tch”) sits in front of a pile of cardboard boxes filled with items she ordered online. “I’m worth it” by Fifth Harmony plays in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 16:58:39

Figuratively speaking

40 – the proportion of films produced in Beijing in percentage. Beijing produces over 300 films annually, which accounts for 40 percent of the national total.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 16:28:39

Marriott and Yao Foundation pair up for youth education

The 2017 Marriott Yao Foundation Charity Gala Dinner in Beijing raised 1,340,802.56 yuan ($202,492) on October 27. The funds will be used to educate youth in underdeveloped areas in China. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 16:23:40

Women hold up more than half of the sky in China, says Indra Nooyi

What are the characteristics that make a company exceptional for women, and how to promote a company culture that values women’s contribution?
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 16:23:39

Word matters

“I liked the bronze qing (chime stone) very much and wanted to take it home and play with it.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 16:23:39

Why I love Beijing more than Shanghai

As someone who lived in both Beijing and Shanghai the question I’m asked the most is, “Which do you prefer, Beijing or Shanghai?” While I will always remember both cities ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 16:18:39

‘My love, I decide’

As Double 11, or Singles’ Day, approaches, crowds of lonely hearts are crying out on social media, calling themselves “miserable single dogs” and asking how to find someone special. These ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 18:43:39

Smitten with Beijing

“Beijing makes me look small. This city is way too big for me,” I thought the first day I landed in Beijing. Everything was so different, so wide, so enormous, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 18:08:40

Intl equine summit held in Qingdao

The 2017 International Horse Industry Summit Qingdao China was held from October 24 to 26 in Qingdao, Shandong Province. The summit was organized by the Qingdao municipal bureau of sports, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 18:08:40