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.

Swiss chocolate consumption melts away amid pandemic

Swiss chocolate makers were perhaps expecting a sweet spot as people turned to comfort food during the pandemic but are instead facing devastating 2020 figures showing consumption in Switzerland melting ...
Source: AFP | 2021/3/4 15:38:39

Spain's luxury ham makers hit by pandemic

The sun is shining as Salvador Pereira Menaut's pigs trot between the oak trees in search of acorns - but he does not look happy.
Source: AFP | 2021/3/3 19:18:40

World's largest planetarium to begin trial operations in Shanghai

The Shanghai Planetarium, a branch of the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, is scheduled to begin trial operations in June, local authorities have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2021/3/3 19:13:40

Reggae great Bunny Wailer dead at 73

Reggae icon Bunny Wailer, who co-founded The Wailers with Bob Marley in the 1960s and helped make the catchy Jamaican beat a global phenomenon, died on Tuesday. He was 73.
Source: AFP | 2021/3/3 18:48:39

World's first interactive panda-themed museum opens in Southwest China's Chengdu

The world's first interactive panda-themed museum opened on Wednesday in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, one of the major habitats for pandas.
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/3 17:53:40

Cute or body shaming? Fitting into UNIQLO children's wear new fashion trend

The "young girls" section of Japanese clothing brand UNIQLO has recently become particularly voguish in China, as young women have been trying to squeeze into these garments, not only because ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/3 17:43:50


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/3 16:58:39


Happy birthday: The opportunity for a career change is heading your way. Make sure you carry out meticulous research before making any commitments. You won't need to spend a lot ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/3 16:53:39

New Chinese film starring EXO idol Sehun signals return of South Korean wave to Chinese mainland

Chinese movie Catman, starring South Korean actor and singer Oh Se-hun in the lead role, has finally received a new release date of March 14 in the Chinese mainland. Filmed ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/3 14:33:39

Students launch chaotic Paris fashion week

Paris fashion week opened in unique style on Monday, with students cutting the virtual ribbon for women's ready-to-wear collections at a time of unprecedented chaos in the fashion calendar.
Source: AFP | 2021/3/2 19:03:39

Schools in China welcome students' return with patriotic 'first lesson'

Monday, the day that the majority of Chinese primary and middle schools kicked off a new term after the winter break, was particularly focused in 2021, since Chinese schools across ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/2 18:22:10

Churchill's 'most important' painting sells for 7 million pounds

A painting of Marrakesh by Britain's famed wartime prime minister Winston Churchill, owned by Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, smashed expectations to sell for 7 million pounds ($9.75 million) at auction ...
Source: AFP | 2021/3/2 17:38:39


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/2 17:28:39


Happy birthday: Money matters should be a major priority for you today. A review of your finances and budget is sure to reveal a number of areas in which you ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/2 17:23:39

Chinese actress Zhang Meng ignites debate over health versus fashion after too-tight dress sends her to hospital

As Chinese celebrities competed in fashion and social media influence at the Weibo Awards Ceremony on Sunday, one actress became the center of public debate not due to her winning ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/2 17:08:39


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/1 18:23:40


Happy birthday: Do not let others look down on you for not being overly ambitious. There is nothing wrong with setting reasonable goals. This is your life and you will ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/1 18:13:40

Hollywood, history combine in Churchill art auction

Hollywood's Angelina Jolie and Britain's iconic wartime prime minister Sir Winston Churchill, a keen artist who took inspiration from the Moroccan city of Marrakesh, are combining for a Monday date ...
Source: AFP | 2021/3/1 18:08:39