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.


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/16 14:18:40

Pianist Lang Lang unveils 15-city touring plan for new album as restrictions ease

Lang Lang, China's virtuoso pianist will embark on a 15-city domestic tour for his new album, Bach's Goldberg Variations. The album focuses on some of the most difficult pieces in ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/16 0:36:02

Japanese musician Sakamoto Ryuichi's first solo exhibition at Chinese art museum postponed after worker dies in accident

The largest solo exhibition of Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who has won multiple awards including Oscars and Grammys, was originally set to open at a Chinese art museum on Monday, ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/15 22:42:26

Will an overseas release allow director Jia Ling's 'Hi, Mom' to surpass Patty Jenkins' 'Wonder Woman' to become the highest-grossing film directed by a solo woman?

Chinese film Hi, Mom, which recently became the second highest-grossing film in China, is set to be released overseas, but Chinese film experts say they are not optimistic about its ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/15 18:57:14

Chinese-Scottish actress Katie Leung silenced by publicists while suffering racist attacks during 'Harry Potter' filming

Katie Leung rose to fame as Cho Chang, the very special girl who gave Harry Potter his first on-screen kiss. After being silent for years, Leung recently told another story ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/15 18:28:04


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/15 16:18:39


Happy birthday: If you open your mind to new possibilities, it will lead to amazing opportunities. Go out of your way today to take part in activities that are a ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/15 16:08:40

Broadway sees light at end of summer

"We will be back!" a dozen singers proclaimed in the middle of New York's Times Square, in a pop-up event commemorating the one-year anniversary of Broadway going dim. A clear ...
Source: AFP | 2021/3/15 16:08:39

Chinese netizens show support for Greece's request for UK to return Parthenon relics, challenge British Museum's ownership of looted Chinese relics

Chinese netizens showed support for Greece's request that the UK return Parthenon marble sculptures on Sunday, going on to question whether the looted Chinese relics displayed at the British Museum ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/14 19:01:17

China's train-riding 'story stealer' Wang Fuchun dies at age 79

Wang Fuchun, a Chinese documentary photographer who spent more than 40 years taking snapshots of people from different walks of life as they traveled by train, passed away on Saturday ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/14 18:09:33

New 'ukiyo-e' exhibition in Beijing represents major cultural exchanges between China and Japan

A series of Japanese ukiyo-e artworks went on display at Beijing's Today Art Museum on Friday as part of a new major cultural exchange program between China and Japan amid ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/14 17:33:39


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/14 16:53:40


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/14 16:48:40

Video of thousands of Indians bathing in the Ganges during Maha Shivaratri sparks COVID-19 concerns among Chinese netizens

A video showing thousands of Indians gathering together to bathe in the Gange to celebrate the Maha Shivaratri festival went viral on Chinese social media on Sunday. The sight of ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/14 16:48:40

Chinese 'national security' drama comes under fire for overly dramatic plotlines

The broadcast of Chinese TV drama Storm Eye, a rare TV show about China's State Security Ministry, has been questioned on social media due to its "dramatic plots," but the ...
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/11 19:45:06

Pepe le Pew absence from 'Space Jam 2' prompts 'cancel culture' debate

French skunk Pepe le Pew will not appear in an upcoming Space Jam sequel and is not planned to feature in any new Looney Tunes cartoons, sources familiar with the ...
Source: AFP | 2021/3/11 18:33:40

New exhibition show focuses on emotions of young artist

Emotions exist as we live. However, we seldom notice that they can be expressed through art installations.
Source: Global Times | 2021/3/11 18:28:40


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Source: Global Times | 2021/3/11 17:23:40