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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.

Merck announces collaboration with Xian Janssen to launch INVOKANA to treat Type 2 diabetes in China

On July 11, Merck, a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, signed an agreement with Xian Janssen Pharmaceuticals Ltd. in Beijing to launch INVOKANA ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:33:40

World Cup, world comradery

As an American, I never got into the World Cup. However, since I began to live both in China and the UK, I've been increasingly exposed to the sensation and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 16:58:39

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“The subway car was full of smoke, and I smelled a pungent odor. Then I saw a woman take a smoking portable charger out of her purse and throw it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 16:18:39

1st China Arabian Horse Show and Carnival comes to Beijing

On July 5, the committee of the 1st China Arabian Horse Show and Carnival announced that the Beijing Dashing Stable Equestrian Center would hold the show on August 4 and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 19:08:41

W Shanghai – The Bund celebrates 1st birthday

On July 1, W Shanghai – The Bund, situated in the heart of one of the world's most energetic cities, proudly celebrated its first anniversary. With limitless views overlooking the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 19:03:40

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“When I saw the number on the LED screen, I was shocked. I knew that parking at the railway station might cost more than other places, but I didn't expect ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 16:48:40

Conquering coffee in China

Coffee drinkers of the world, as you enter the land of tea, do not despair! With a little ingenuity and initiative, there is hope!
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 16:43:40

To speak up or shut up?

I believe the most unacceptable thing for a woman who has given birth is that while you are trying your best to hide the extra fat on your belly, there ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 16:18:40

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“Firefighters and police officers were all persuading the woman. After she calmed down, I took the rescue belt and approached her from behind.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 19:03:39

Why we should level university walls

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, which roughly translates into “community of teachers and scholars.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 19:03:39

Wedlock's revolving door

It used to be the “seven-year itch.” Now, it's more like the “three-year itch” or in some cases two.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:58:39

Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou gets 1st Michelin star

Lai Heen, the signature Cantonese restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou in Guangdong Province has earned its first Michelin star in the inaugural MICHELIN Guide Guangzhou 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:53:39

I'm on fire!

In China, shanghuo is a common health condition during the summer. What does it mean, and can foreigners suffer from it too?
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 17:33:39

BARC 2018 attains carbon neutrality

The Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2018) captured the world's attention when it announced that it achieved its carbon neutrality goal during its closing ceremony in Beijing on June ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:28:39

XCMG Information stands out with advanced platform

The 22nd China International Software Expo ended on July 2, marking the largest and the most influential expo in software and information technology services in China. Through this platform, both ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:25:08

Sounds of history

Ever since the beginning of humanity, we have lived in a world with sound both from nature and those we create ourselves. However, has anyone ever thought to compile these ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 17:13:40

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Peking University will launch a mini program in WeChat where visitors can make a reservation to tour the campus.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 16:13:39

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“One day I saw a young man cutting lotus flowers in the park. The next time I went there, I saw him selling lotus flowers at the gate.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 0:03:45