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.

One world, one drama

There were cheers, tears and beer, in a bar in Beijing, where some 80 people gathered around two TVs and one projection screen. People from China, the US, France, India, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 18:58:40

Keeping good vibes

"Pop music is easier to popularize while gufeng music is easier to appreciate and relish," 23-year-old graduate at Beijing University of Technology surnamed Zhou told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 17:38:40

Ambassador sees potential in China-Lithuania ties

Lithuania is known for its world-ranking men's basketball team and its natural amber that decorates the necks of many fashionable ladies. The Central European country is gradually lifting its veil ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 17:38:40

Trees matter

Why are the bottom halves of tree trunks in China painted white? You may not expect this to be a question that puzzles a lot of foreigners when they first come ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 19:09:54

California's capital looks for more Chinese investors

For the purpose of promoting mutual understanding of the investment environment and related investable projects between Chinese and US enterprises, California state, the US, held Sacramento's promotional event conference "Smart ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 16:03:39

China, EU deepen environmental cooperation

A delegation headed by Karmenu Vella, the EU Commissioner of the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, visited China from April 1 to 3 to deepen China-EU environmental bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 15:58:39

'Death education'

"A decent woman like her could be a star in the starry night," Lin wrote in his memoirs. With the chilly spring wind and bright sunshine, the 77-year-old retired professor ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 9:31:40

The Nepalese Ambassador discusses relations with China

The Global Times talks with Leela Mani Paudyal, who was the Nepalese Consul General in Tibet Autonomous Region from 2003 to 2007, and is now the Nepalese Ambassador to China. ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/2 18:03:40

Korean trader becomes famous after acting in 'The Wandering Earth'

Simply by helping out a friend, Choi became part of The Wandering Earth's cast and was chosen as the only Korean actor with lines. Released on February 5, the Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 17:03:39

Metropolitan area development better serves regional development

Held in Boao, South China's Hainan Province, China's regional development was highly discussed during the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Among the discussions were building metropolitan areas by cultivating more ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/29 10:43:39

Serbia: Embassy marks Statehood Day

In honor of Serbia's National Day, which is also known as Statehood Day, the Serbian Embassy in China hosted a ceremonial event in Beijing on March 22, drawing the participation ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/28 17:03:40

Mexico: Ambassadors commemorate Benito Juárez

The Mexican Embassy in China hosted the ceremony in Beijing on March 21 to mark the 213th anniversary of the birth of the former Mexican president Benito Juárez(1806-72), during which ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/28 16:53:40

Bye, China

"When I saw the crooked name written by a four-year-old girl, I almost cried," Jonathan Paul Kolb said after opening a valedictory card that was given to him by ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/26 19:33:41

Pakistan: Embassy celebrates National Day

The Embassy of Pakistan in China held a reception in Beijing on Saturday, celebrating the 79th Pakistan Day and the 68th anniversary of the establishment of China-Pakistan diplomatic relations, during ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/25 17:33:39

LOVO celebrates 10th Anniversary, Tmall Super Brand Day at the Louvre

China's leading home furnishing company LOVO, in collaboration with China's largest e-commerce platformTmall.com, held the "LOVO 10th Anniversary Birthday Party and Tmall Super Brand Day" at the Louvre Museum in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 18:18:40

UK visa statistics show 11% growth in China last year

China contributed to a massive quarter of UK visas issued globally last year, according to the latest quarterly report on immigration statistics published by UK's Home Office.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 17:48:42

PepsiCo announces 50m yuan investment plans for community programs in China

PepsiCo, one of the world's leading food and beverage companies, announced on Thursday, its intention to invest a total of 50 million yuan for community programs in China during PepsiCo's ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 16:53:56

Breaking up with idols

She described her feelings as being very complicated: sad, disappointed, regretful, angry, and hard to let it go.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 18:53:49