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  • Nov 29, 2022 20:01 PM
    Gallery: ‘Psychic’ Pandas Tip World Cup Winners
    Qatar’s giant pandas Thuraya and Suhail, gifted by China earlier this year, went viral for predicting match results in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Since Paul the Octopus gained fame by predicting eight straight outcomes in the 2010 World Cup, animals from camels to otters have joined the ‘psychic’ animal group to pick game winners
  • Nov 29, 2022 16:40 PM
    Gallery: China Feels Winter’s Bite
    Heavy snowfalls, bitter winds, and dense fog descended on cities in the country’s northern reaches. A blizzard poured snow down on Northwest China’s Xinjiang region for several days, leading to seven deaths. Even in the more southerly coastal regions, the temperature is expected to fall to a low of 20 degrees Celsius this week, the national weather service forecast
  • Nov 28, 2022 20:29 PM
    Gallery: Living Behind Barriers
    Thousands of residents in Guangzhou are living in fenced-off communities as the southern Chinese metropolis reported more than 136,000 infections from Oct. 22 to Sunday. The local government has relaxed Covid-19 testing, sparing some home-bound residents in seven districts from the requirement
  • Nov 28, 2022 18:11 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Marathon Back on Track
    The race kicked off Sunday after a two-year suspension due to the pandemic. Around 18,000 runners participated in the event, which has been held annually since 1996. Before this year’s marathon, all the runners had to stay in the city for seven days and pass a Covid test for three consecutive days
  • Nov 25, 2022 20:39 PM
    Gallery: Covid Curbs Bite Across China
    Strict containment measures are popping up across the country, including mass testing, lockdowns and quarantines as the Chinese mainland reported 32,695 new local cases for Thursday, the highest daily count since the pandemic began. Beijing, one of the multiple cities facing their worst outbreaks, reported 1,860 new infections that day, with 400 found outside quarantine areas
  • Nov 25, 2022 18:07 PM
    Gallery: Ronaldo Makes World Cup History
    Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo became the first man to score in five World Cups after converting a penalty in the 65th minute in his team’s opening Group H match against Ghana on Thursday. The controversial call by the referee helped the Portuguese get a leg up, but Ghana proved spirited competitors, scoring two goals in what turned out to be a 3-2 thriller. On the same day, five-time champions Brazil beat Serbia 2-0, but the match left Brazilian fans fearful about the future of star striker Neymar, who got injured late in the game
  • Nov 24, 2022 20:43 PM
    Gallery: Zhengzhou Readies for ‘War’ on Pandemic
    Residents are stocking up on food and other necessities as the central Chinese city prepares to enter a ‘five-day anti-pandemic war’ on Friday. During the lockdown, a total of 6.88 million residents in its eight districts will be required to take nucleic acid tests every day and reduce their movements, with some confined to their homes. With a population of nearly 13 million, the provincial capital reported 153 symptomatic cases and 521 asymptomatic cases for Wednesday
  • Nov 24, 2022 19:05 PM
    Gallery: Japan Tackles Germany in World Cup Upset
    Japan beat four-time champion Germany 2-1 in a Group E match on Wednesday in Qatar, giving soccer fans another surprise the day after Saudi Arabia broke Argentina’s long-undefeated streak with a 2-1 victory. Japan’s two substitutes Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano sealed the win by scoring two goals within eight minutes. Japan will face off against Costa Rica on Sunday, while Germany will battle it out with Spain the following day
  • Nov 23, 2022 19:38 PM
    Gallery: World Cup Watchers Left Out in the Cold
    Soccer fans in Guangzhou have found themselves with fewer places to watch the tournament. The southern Chinese city ordered restaurants and bars in Tianhe, its main business district, to temporarily stop serving dine-in customers from Monday as officials battle its latest Covid flare-up. The order, which also shut down other businesses in the district, led many bars that had prepared for the World Cup to close. Home to nearly 19 million people, Guangzhou reported more than 8,000 new Covid cases for Tuesday
  • Nov 23, 2022 18:13 PM
    Gallery: Saudi Arabia’s Stunning Victory Over Argentina
    The Gulf state’s team scored a monumental upset on Tuesday with a 2-1 victory in a Group C match in Qatar, ending the South American team’s 36-game undefeated streak. It is the first time that the Saudi team won their first group match in the tournament since they qualified for the World Cup in 1994. The Argentinian line-up, which boasts global star Lionel Messi, ranks as FIFA’s third best team in 2022, while Saudi Arabia ranks 51
  • Nov 22, 2022 20:55 PM
    Gallery: Factory in Flames
    A fire at a factory in Anyang, Central China’s Henan province, has left 38 dead. Local authorities said the blaze was triggered when a welder’s torch set some flammable material on fire, state media reported. It took almost seven hours to completely put out the blaze, which was first reported at 4:22 p.m. Monday. Police have detained an unspecified number of people believed to be responsible, according to Xinhua
  • Nov 22, 2022 17:08 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Worst Covid Outbreak
    Authorities have urged Chaoyang district’s nearly 3.5 million residents to remain at home after it became the worst-hit area in the capital’s latest Covid flare-up. Since this past weekend, many restaurants in the district have stopped serving dine-in customers, and other business have been told to temporarily shut down. Local authorities identified 274 symptomatic infections and 1,164 asymptomatic cases Monday, with 783 detected in Chaoyang alone. It was the first time that Beijing recorded more than 1,000 new cases since the pandemic began
  • Nov 21, 2022 20:56 PM
    Gallery: Unique Venues for the Beautiful Game
    The 2022 World Cup, which began with Qatar’s 2-0 loss to Ecuador, is taking place in eight stadiums around the Gulf state. One of the venues, the 80,000-capacity Lusail Iconic Stadium, was built jointly by China and Qatar. It will host the final match of the tournament
  • Nov 21, 2022 20:16 PM
    Gallery: Chengdu’s Marathon Returns
    Thousands of runners on Sunday took part in this year’s 42-kilometer race, which was suspended in 2021 due to Covid-19. This year, only people living in Chengdu were allowed to participate and the organizer limited the number of runners to 30,000 to avoid potentially exposing people to the virus. Established in 2017, the event in 2019 became the only Chinese candidate race for the Abbott World Marathon Majors, which consists of the world’s six most renowned marathons
  • Nov 18, 2022 21:45 PM
    Gallery: Global Solutions Discussed at Caixin Summit
    The second day of the 13th Caixin Summit Dialogue saw panel sessions kickoff in Singapore, with guests including China Vanke founder Wang Shi and Singapore Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. The guests shared insights related to multilateralism, climate change and carbon neutrality. Friday’s summit also played an APEC session in its Beijing venue, which was hosted by Caixin Media Publisher Hu Shuli and featured government and business leaders, including Chile’s President Gabriel Boric
  • Nov 18, 2022 19:26 PM
    Gallery: Xi Attends APEC in Bangkok
    President Xi Jinping arrived in the Thai capital Thursday to attend the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders’ Meeting, the first in-person meeting of APEC economic leaders since 2018. The two-day event runs from Friday to Saturday under the theme of ‘Open, Connect, Balance.’ Xi’s visit to Bangkok follows his trip to the 17th G-20 Summit in Bali, where he met with leaders from the U.S. and Australia
  • Nov 17, 2022 20:55 PM
    Gallery: Caixin Summit Opens
    Business leaders, academics and government officials graced the stage on the opening day of the 13th Caixin Summit. Guests, including Jorge Toledo Albiñana, the European Union ambassador to China, and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, spoke and attended panels on topics ranging from the green transition to Sino-U.S. relations, and investment in Asia. Themed ‘New Development, Shared Opportunities,’ this year’s summit features online and in-person forums hosted in Beijing, Shenzhen, Bangkok and Singapore. It runs through Saturday
  • Nov 17, 2022 19:51 PM
    Gallery: Chinese High-Speed Train Arrives in Indonesia
    A train designed and manufactured in China completed a trial run on Indonesia’s first high-speed rail line on the second day of the G-20 summit. The Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway connects the Indonesian capital with the nearby city to its southeast. The 88-mile line, which can accommodate trains running up to 217 mph, will reduce travel time between the two cities from as much as five hours to roughly 40 minutes. The railway, considered a landmark project of the China-led Belt and Road Initiative, is expected to be officially up and running by June
  • Nov 16, 2022 19:53 PM
    Gallery: World Population Reaches 8 Billion
    The number of people on Earth hit a milestone on Tuesday, according to U.N. estimates. China and India remained the world’s most populous countries with more than 1.4 billion people each, and India is set to overtake China next year. Although the pace of growth is slowing, the number continues to climb, with sub-Saharan African countries expected to contribute much of the growth in the years ahead. The global population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050
  • Nov 16, 2022 16:02 PM
    Gallery: Covid Drives iPhone Factory Exodus
    Workers at the largest iPhone assembly plant in the city of Zhengzhou are continuing to flee the factory amid fears of a worsening Covid outbreak on site. Employing around 200,000 people, the plant has been dealing with a virus flare-up since mid-October. Some village cadres in Central China’s Henan province have been deployed to help Apple supplier Foxconn recruit workers, as the plant needs some 10,000 new employees for production to resume, state media reported