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.

International cities attract Chinese property investors

In recent years, countries all over the world have experienced a great deal of change in the property markets in their largest cities and Germany is no exception.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 15:58:39

India: Embassy hosts Colors

Colors of India, a cultural event, co-organized by the Indian Embassy and the Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions, took place at the Indian Embassy in Beijing on January 4
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/11 15:18:40

Russia: Young celebrities' visit marks further cultural exchange

A special welcoming event for the Russian popstar Dima Bilan and retired figure skater Yulia Viacheslavovna Lipnitskaia, Russia's youngest athlete to win a gold medal at the Olympics, took ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/11 14:48:40

Annual sports summit kicks off in Beijing

The 2018 Sports Money Annual Summit and Awards Ceremony took place in Beijing on Monday
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 15:28:39

Expat tax guide 2019

On January 1, 2019 the individual income tax (IIT) Law changes came into effect in China. The revisions have an impact on the taxation of expats, thus, posing a question ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 20:58:15

Chinese auto brand shines

The annually held technology event, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), kicked off in Las Vegas, the US on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 19:02:01

Wedomé introduces face-scanning payment service

As going cashless continues to be the common trend, mobile payment is no longer a fresh thing for Chinese consumers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 15:38:39

Huawei advances in home broadband

Huawei released the latest Wireless Fiber Solution (WFS), which is an enhanced WTTx solution, on January 3, focusing on how to maximize wireless network potential and quickly provide broadband services. ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/7 17:18:39

'Thousand Islands' seeks more Chinese tourists: Minister of Tourism

Nestled by the equator, Indonesia is dubbed the "Thousand Islands," which offers diverse natural landscapes and ethnic cultures. Although the island topography puts it occasionally in a tsunami zone, it ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/4 20:13:39

Chinese families sending children abroad share experiences, concerns

December was a very important month for many Chinese middle-class families who applied to universities in the United States. Top US schools often announce the results of early applications in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 19:03:39

No slap on the butt

When 11-year-old Lu Siqi climbed on a chair to reach the top shelf with all the candy in it, her heart was beating like a drum. Good thing that her ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 20:13:39

Celebration countdown

Wiping the slate clean and starting fresh, the New Year gives everyone a new calendar to fill in. No longer holding on to what were lost and unfortunate failures, another ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 19:38:39

International Regimen Ice and Snow Festival opens in Arxan

The opening ceremony of the 13th China Arxan International Regimen Ice and Snow Festival was held in Arxan, Hinggan League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on December 21.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 16:48:39

Preventing stomach cancer in advance

The stomach is the first stop in the digestive tract before food and drink passes onwards into the intestines. It is a muscular bean-shaped sack about the size of a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 16:38:39

Word matters

“She would have fallen from the 32ed floor if she would have taken one more step backwards.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:18:40

Skiing hype in China: How to avoid injuries

Alpine skiing is gaining enormous popularity in China, and the present reported number of 1.2 million skiers will further increase with the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022 coming around the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:18:40

Reporter versus security guard

As a reporter, my relationship with the Baoan, the Chinese security guards, is complicated. I used to have a secret crush of admiration for their tireless service to the public, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:13:39


When money cannot rule a workplace, it must be one of the biggest nightmares for the boss. As much as I appreciate my team members' life attitude that they do ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:08:40