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.

Czech: Embassy reveals cooperative events for the year

The first deputy minister of Foreign Affairs, Lukáš Kaucký, hosted the opening ceremony of Czech Days in Dongbei 2019 at the Czech Embassy in Beijing, during which the events for ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 17:23:40

UN: Event held for 2019 International Women's Day

The event themed "Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovative for Change" took place at the Dutch Embassy in Beijing on March 11.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 17:18:41

China's feline craze boosts the national cat economy

There is no doubt that the most populous country in the world is in love with cats. Recent sales data shows that Chinese are definitely "cat people," and the number of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 18:21:52

Making combating virtual desertification real

Planting and seeing a real tree through virtual planting games may be most of Ant Forest users' dreams. The new program launched by Alibaba's Ant Forest shed light on this ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 17:38:39

There will be blood

The stigma and taboo around menstruation is a global issue. The feeling of shame and embarrassment are written into almost every girl's development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 19:58:20

Russia: Ceremonial event marks Maslenitsa

The Russian Cultural Center in Beijing hosted a ceremonial event on Tuesday to celebrate Maslenitsa ("Butter Week" or "Pancake Week"), the Russian holiday that marks the end of winter.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 14:58:40

China advances in AI with big data development

Most of the achievements in the industrialization of artificial intelligence (AI) are closely related to big data. Analysts believe that China has the exclusive advantages in the industrialization of AI ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 14:53:39

Italian embassy names Chinese actor Liu Haoran as tourism ambassador

The Italian Embassy to China named Chinese pop star Liu Haoran as the 2019 Official Chinese Ambassador of Tourism in Italy on Thursday. Liu, 22, is known for films and TV ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/1 20:11:40

SCO Press Club debuts

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)'s Press Club organized a small meeting gathering media from the SCO member states for a discussion on the SCO's plans and agenda for 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 16:38:40

Sparkling masculinity

A young woman with a cosmetic brush in hand applied shimmering purple-tinted powder to a man's face. The 20-year-old man surnamed Shi sits in front of a mirror and one ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/26 20:48:40

New blood banks and regulations for blood donations taking place Beijing

Seven blood banks will be built in the inner and outer suburbs of Beijing this year
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/25 16:58:40

Calling for awareness of regular colon cancer screening

Colon cancer is a common cancer and, sadly, many people die each year of the disease. Colon or colorectal cancer is preventable and treatable and taking part in a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/25 16:53:39

Argentine Ambassador strengthens relations with China

The current Argentine Ambassador to China Diego Ramiro Guelar (Guelar) has been an active figure in deepening the bilateral ties through culture, tourism and investment. The Global Times (GT) sat ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/21 16:56:50

When modern fandom meets traditional folk arts

Something you wouldn't ever expect to see occurred on the evening of October 21, 2018. More than 2,700 people, mostly young women, from the audience sang the traditional Chinese Ping ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 20:13:40

PepsiCo's microfilm wins Chinese hearts for 8th consecutive year

The Chinese New Year has always been an important playground for businesses. Before Spring Festival is when Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) promote their brands with a family-oriented strategy. How to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/18 17:58:39

China, EU setting good example in tackling climate change

China and the EU, important partners in combating global climate change, face similar opportunities and challenges in decarburization and have much to learn from each other in designing their long-term ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 17:45:37

Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is a costly expenditure for working class

If you are still struggling to go back to work following China's seven-day Spring Festival holiday, your overdue bills and empty wallets may give you a wake-up call. On Monday, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 16:48:40

Family reunion

The Spring Festival travel rush, or Chunyun, is how Chinese people coin this annual migration. According to the Xinhua News Agency, about three billion trips have been made via China's ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 20:53:40