Metro Beijing

Competition, cooperation and friendship, 5th Sino-Nordic Cup held successively

A total of eight teams from the embassies of the five Nordic countries—Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, China Football Association, and Beijing Sports University were divided into two groups and performed in China Agricultural University's Olympic-level stadium.

All-women online gaming community established in China to provide friendly and comfortable spaces for female gamers

Seeing the online gaming world dominated by men and the unequal treatment toward female gamers, a group of Chinese woman gamers have established an all-female online gaming community on Douban, ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/8 23:18:32

Chinese netizens call for end to animal exploitation after pet shop opens 'kitten-sharing service'

"Borrow a kitten to keep you company for 9.9 yuan [$1.50]," a slogan on a pet shop's commercial board in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, has made this seemingly ordinary ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/8 18:49:36


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/8 18:18:39


Happy birthday: Someone's behavior may make you uncomfortable today. Gather your courage to talk about it, otherwise they are likely to continue to do so in the future. A friendly ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/8 18:03:40

Paris Latin Quarter booksellers feel the squeeze

Battered by COVID-19 and online sales, one of Paris's best-known booksellers Gibert Jeune is to shut up shop in the city's historic literary and intellectual heart, a stone's throw from ...
Source: AFP | 2021/3/8 17:33:39

Netizens demand apology after Chinese star nabs K-pop idol's cover photo idea

One of promotional images for popular Chinese female star Song Zuer, also known as Lareina Song, has recently been involved in a plagiarism scandal, stirring up criticism from Chinese netizens. ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/8 17:20:17

Delivery co-op seeks to serve decent work conditions for riders

It may have taken a cracked rib, but Bruno Giraud is now joining a growing number of French riders trying to challenge the business model of meal delivery platforms.
Source: AFP | 2021/3/8 16:58:40

New Yorkers rediscover city's pandemic-deserted tourist spots

New Yorkers are taking advantage of the absence of tourists during the pandemic to visit iconic sites in the Big Apple that they would normally avoid.
Source: AFP | 2021/3/7 17:58:39


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/7 17:53:39


Happy birthday: Today will be an excellent time for setting new goals. However, careful planning will be necessary if you want to eventually reach these goals. Patience is not just ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/7 17:43:40

Xinhua Dictionary with English translation updated to latest version, hit market

China's Commercial Press announced on Saturday the release of its latest version of the Chinese-English edition of the Xinhua Dictionary, which hit the market after major updates.
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/6 17:20:38

Chinese netizens rush to defense of border Martyr's mother following comments calling her 'selfish' and 'thoughtless'

A recent post by a popular military blogger has stirred up quite a bit of turbulence on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo, not only because it touched on the moving speech ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/4 19:18:37


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/4 18:43:39


Happy birthday: Don't be too quick to jump on the bandwagon of the latest trend. If you jump in blindly, you may end up stuck in a situation from which ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/4 18:38:40


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/4 18:23:40


Happy birthday: Proceed with caution this weekend. Someone may be dangling promises in front of you, but promises mean nothing until they are fulfilled. Education will be highlighted. Your lucky numbers: ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/4 18:13:40

Rome's Mausoleum of Augustus is set to reopen, yet no instant access

For the first time in its more than 2,000-year history, the Mausoleum of Augustus fully opened to the public on Tuesday. But Roman history buffs may have to wait a ...
Source: Xinhua | 2021/3/4 16:28:40

Turkey reopens most restaurants, schools

Turkey reopened most restaurants for indoor dining and allowed more students to return to school as it rolled back tough coronavirus restrictions earlier this week .
Source: AFP | 2021/3/4 15:48:39