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  • Mar 21, 2023 19:49 PM
    Gallery: Sandstorms Sweep North China
    Since March 10, residents across the region have had to endure haze and pollution amid multiple warnings from the weather authority. On Monday, a yellow wall of sand towering around 100 meters tall devoured Zhangye in Northwest China’s Gansu province. In Xinjiang’s Aksu, a sandstorm brought strong gusts that disrupted traffic. Weather China has reported that regions including Shaanxi, Jilin, and Inner Mongolia this week will continue to be affected
  • Mar 21, 2023 16:49 PM
    Gallery: Xi Lands in Moscow
    President Xi Jinping began a three-day state visit to Russia on Monday. The country’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko greeted Xi at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport with a welcome ceremony. China’s leader met his counterpart President Vladimir Putin later that day at the Kremlin. The pair will hold formal talks to discuss the future of the strategic partnership between the two countries
  • Mar 20, 2023 20:17 PM
    Gallery: Putin’s Surprise Visit to Ukraine
    The Russian president landed in the occupied port city of Mariupol on Saturday in his first trip to the Donbas region since Russia invaded Ukraine a year ago. Footage released by Russian state media shows him driving around the city, speaking with residents and inspecting rebuilding efforts. The trip came after Putin visited Crimea to mark the ninth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the peninsula
  • Mar 20, 2023 18:39 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Marathoners Outrun Record
    At the 2023 COLMO Wuxi Marathon on Sunday, He Jie and Yang Shaohui both beat the fastest time by a Chinese runner at a marathon in China, which was set in 2007. He finished second and Yang came in third. In the women’s race, Bai Li of China won with a time of 2:26:33. Over 30,000 runners participated in the marathon, which functions as a qualifier for the 2023 IAAF World Championships and the 19th Asian Games
  • Mar 17, 2023 19:13 PM
    Gallery: The Silk Road’s Artistic Legacy
    The Gandhara Heritage Along the Silk Road exhibit was unveiled at Beijing’s Palace Museum on Thursday. Jointly organized by the Palace Museum and the Department of Archaeology and Museums at the National Heritage and Culture Division of Pakistan, the exhibition displays 203 works, of which 173 were unearthed from archaeological sites in the ancient region of Gandhara, much of which is now part of Pakistan. The event will run through June 15
  • Mar 17, 2023 17:34 PM
    Gallery: New York Blaze Probed After Guo Wengui’s Arrest
    A fire broke out on the 18th floor of a Manhattan hotel where the exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui has an apartment on the same day of his arrest on multiple federal criminal charges. FBI’s New York Field office is working to determine whether the fire is linked to Guo’s arrest, according to ABC News. The fire was put out and no injuries were reported, a spokesman for the city’s fire department said
  • Mar 16, 2023 20:21 PM
    Gallery: Panda Cub Leaves China’s Internet Smitten
    Female giant panda cub He Hua, nicknamed Huahua, has shot to stardom after some of the fluffy two-year-old’s exploits were uploaded online. Fans are flocking to visit her at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Data from Chinese online travel giant Inc. showed that, from March 1 to 12, ticket sales increased by nine times compared to the previous year, ranking first among attractions in Southwest China’s Sichuan province
  • Mar 16, 2023 18:42 PM
    Gallery: Flying Fighters
    Five female cadet pilots completed their first solo flights in the cockpit of the Shenyang J-11B, becoming the first women to fly China’s third-generation fighter jet, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The pilots trained at the Xi’an Flying College of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force. This year, the five will receive training in aerial combat and flying in formation
  • Mar 15, 2023 19:36 PM
    Gallery: Big Business Gets Into Big Art
    A giant sculpture of a helmeted figure that looks to be playing with a real Porsche 911 appeared Saturday on the North Maoming Road Pedestrian Street in Shanghai. The installation is part of the German auto brand’s Art of Dream promotional campaign. The campaign is the latest by a consumer-focused company to advertise its brand using art installations. Well-known artists have produced many such works in recent years, some of which have graced the up-market shopping malls of Shanghai
  • Mar 15, 2023 18:45 PM
    Gallery: China’s Idling Truck Market
    Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks have slowed to a trickle despite signs of a broader economic recovery, leaving dealership employees with little to do. A total of 140,500 trucks were sold in the first two months this year, down 19.6% year-on-year and around 30% compared to the same period in 2019, according to data from Cui Dongshu, secretary-general of the China Passenger Car Association
  • Mar 14, 2023 19:46 PM
    Gallery: Red Panda Arrives in Mouse Kingdom
    Shanghai Disney Resort welcomed a new cast member on Friday as the Red Panda Mei from Pixar Animation Studios’ “Turning Red,” made her debut. Earlier this month, traditional close interaction with actors dressed as Disney characters, which was suspended due to the pandemic, returned, with guests and children once again able to hug their favorites and pose with them for photos
  • Mar 14, 2023 17:40 PM
    Gallery: Nobel-Winning Japanese Author Dies
    Kenzaburō Ōe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, publisher Kodansha announced Monday — 10 days after the novelist passed away of old age on March 3. Born in 1935, Ōe began to publish stories in 1957 as student at the University of Tokyo. His books delve into themes related to the horrors of war and fatherhood, the latter inspired by his experience raising his son Hikari Ōe, who was born with developmental disabilities. He is also known for his friendship with Chinese Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan whom he met on trips to China
  • Mar 13, 2023 19:33 PM
    Gallery: “Everything Everywhere All at Once” Sweeps Oscars
    Malaysian Chinese actress Michelle Yeoh was crowned the best actress for the seven-statue winner at the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday, becoming the first Asian actress to win the category. The surreal sci-fi film swept this year’s Oscars, bagging awards including best picture, best director, and best supporting actor and actress
  • Mar 13, 2023 16:49 PM
    Gallery: China’s Speed Skating Medal Haul
    China took home gold and silver on the closing day of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Seoul, South Korea. In the men’s 5,000-meter relay final on Sunday, Li Wenlong, Lin Xiaojun, Liu Guanyi and Zhong Yuchen topped the podium with a time of seven minutes and 4.412 seconds. Li and Lin also teamed up with Gong Li and Zang Yize in the 2,000-meter mixed team relay, sliding into second place in two minutes and 41.821 seconds
  • Mar 10, 2023 19:09 PM
    Gallery: Leaders Chosen at China’s ‘Two Sessions’
    On the seventh day of this year’s top political gatherings, deputies to the 14th National People’s Congress and the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference chose a slate of new leaders. On Friday morning, Xi Jinping was reelected for a third five-year term as president at a plenary meeting of the congress. That afternoon, Wang Huning was elected as the 14th National Committee’s chairman of the top political advisory
  • Mar 10, 2023 17:09 PM
    Gallery: Russia Bombards Ukrainian Infrastructure
    The latest wave of strikes across Ukraine killed at least nine people and disrupted power at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. The bombardment, which included the use of Kinzhal hypersonic missiles, comes less than a month after Russia hit Ukraine’s power grids during an advance in the east of the country. Heavy fighting persists in the region, focused on Kreminna and Bakhmut in Luhansk
  • Mar 09, 2023 19:41 PM
    Gallery: China’s Rural Women in Focus
    Photojournalist Hu Guoqing documented the stories of hundreds of women in rural China during a career spanning more than two decades. The photos, posted by Hu on social media, show the realities of being a woman in the countryside, covering issues from arranged marriages to migrant work
  • Mar 09, 2023 18:49 PM
    Gallery: Historic Compound Turned Art Hub
    Shanghai residents can get a taste of postmodern art at an exhibition inside the recently renovated section 140-year-old ‘shikumen’ residential area. The Zhang Yuan compound, established in 1882, is home to several historic buildings covered by a 2018 renovation and protection plan by the Shanghai government. The efforts have helped turn the western section of the compound into a trendy urban cultural center
  • Mar 08, 2023 20:51 PM
    Gallery: Young Lawmakers on the Rise
    More than 35 deputies born in the 1990s were elected to this year’s 14th National People’s Congress in Beijing. Their backgrounds range from nursing and construction to Olympic champion. One of the youngest is first-time deputy Xu Fengcan, 23, who serves as a helicopter pilot in the PLA 75th Group Army
  • Mar 08, 2023 19:56 PM
    Gallery: Empty Shipping Containers Pile Up
    A large number of unused containers is piling up at the world’s largest port by cargo tonnage — the Ningbo-Zhoushan port — as slowing economies weigh on global shipping demand. There were more than 5 million empty standard containers stacked at ports across China in early February, twice as many as pre-Covid, a teacher at Dalian Maritime University told Caixin. The loss has caused many truck drivers to lose income and live out of their trucks