Metro Beijing

Guide to Beijing's most LGBTQ-friendly locations


Where do LGBTQ groups hang out in Beijing? That may be an interesting question for both LGBTQ people as well as straight people since Beijing, China's capital city, is seldom associated with the term queer.

Beat air pollution, recharge Mother Earth

On June 5, to celebrate the 48th World Environment Day (WED), AB InBev inaugurated its renewable energy project at Budweiser's world's largest brewery in Foshan, South China's Guangdong Province. More ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 18:18:03

Ci·Park exhibition kicks off in Beijing

The exhibition "Brilliance of time -- Ci·Park" kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 12:45:26

Croatia: Ambassador visits Shanxi Province

The Croatian Ambassador to China Dario Mihelin and his delegation visited Shanxi Province on June 2
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 18:03:40

The United Arab Emirates: Embassy hosts event for children

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to China Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri attended the International Children's Day celebration held by Beijing Xing Xing Yu Education Institute on June 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:58:41

Ghana: Ambassador meets Tsinghua University students

Edward Boateng, the Ambassador of Ghana to China, visited Tsinghua University to enhance cultural and people-to-people exchanges on May 30, during which he gave a speech and talked with students ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:58:40

India: Roundtable held over bilateral relations

The Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri participated in the roundtable discussion on the future prospects of Chinese and Indian relations under Modi's new government on June 1, according to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:53:40

PepsiCo supports Water Cellar for Mothers-Green Village program in China

The "Water Cellar for Mothers-Green Village" is an extension of the Water Cellar for Mothers project implemented by China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF), which will carry out projects to improve ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:50:40

Norway: Bestselling author meets Chinese readers

The StoryDrive 2019 hosted 16 international leaders in media from five countries and regions from May 31 to June 1 in Beijing, during which 16 keynote speeches, master classes and ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:43:40

When in China…

As the old saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” It is so true that every country and region has their own unique culture of manners.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 18:53:37

'Colors of the World' showcases ambassadors' spouses artworks

The opening of the charity exhibition named "Colors of the World" hosted by the spouse of the Serbian Ambassador to China Dana Bacevic took place at A.C. Art Museum Hotel ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 16:33:39

Beijing's largest reservoir supplies water to dried-up river

Miyun Reservoir, Beijing's largest, has supplied over 4 million cubic meters of water to a dried-up river in its downstream over the past two weeks, the publicity department of Miyun ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/1 13:59:40

Int'l forum on counter-terrorism to be held in Beijing

China's armed police forces will hold the Great Wall-2019 International Forum on Counter-terrorism in Beijing from June 18 to 22, the Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:28:16

Celebrate like a child

June 1 is International Children's Day. Besides children, who are the main focus of the holiday celebration, a number of adults in China, mostly the post-1980s and the post-1990s generations, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 18:39:04

Guyanese Embassy in China celebrates Independence Day

To mark the 53rd Anniversary of Independence of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, a reception took place at the Guyanese Embassy in Beijing on May 27.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 17:38:40

China and Norway mark stronger ties

The ceremonial event of the Constitution Day of Norway took place on May 23, drawing the participation of several hundred guests to review friendship while tasting Norwegian seafood in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 17:33:40

Songs from Danish author's hometown come to Beijing

The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir performed their special show at the Danish Embassy in China on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 17:28:40

Skills game

The Belt and Road International Skills Competition kicked off in Chongqing on Monday and will last until Thursday. A total of 700 people from 44 countries and regions have been ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 19:53:40

Beijing to host int'l cultural, creative industry expo

Over 700 companies from across the world will take part in the upcoming 14th China Beijing International Cultural & Creative Industry Expo (ICCIE), the organizers said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/25 21:46:00