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  • Jul 27, 2021 17:58 PM
    Gallery: Thousands Evacuated From Flooded City in Henan
    Stranded residents were being relocated Monday to safe places across Xinxiang, Central China's Henan province, after the torrential rains caused destruction in 132 towns and affected over 2 million residents, resulting in more than 4 billion yuan in estimated damages. Although the rain stopped Sartuday, some towns remain flooded, and 240,000 residents have been moved to safe places. In the province as a whole, the heavy rainfall has killed 69, damaged 1,558 towns, and affected over 12 million people
  • Jul 26, 2021 17:36 PM
    Gallery: Typhoon Torments East China
    Typhoon In-fa has brought heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to Shanghai and cities across East China’s Zhejiang province. The typhoon landed in Zhoushan on Sunday with wind speeds reaching 85 mph, damaging farmland and disrupting normal life. Rains and high winds are expected in the coming days as the typhoon made its second landfall around 9:50 a.m. Monday in Pinghu, Zhejiang
  • Jul 23, 2021 17:17 PM
    Gallery: No Respite From the Rain
    Heavy rainstorms hit parts of Xinxiang, Central China’s Henan province, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The storms, which lasted until 4 p.m. Thursday, affected over 770,000 residents and caused water levels in multiple reservoirs in the area to rise above warning levels. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the city has evacuated approximately 13,070 people from their homes, according to local authorities
  • Jul 22, 2021 17:20 PM
    Gallery: Central China Rains Wreak More Havoc
    Rain continued to batter central China's Henan province Thursday, turning streets into rivers. In Xinxiang, flooding has caused overflows of seven midsize reservoirs, affecting over 470,000 residents as of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. In Zhengzhou, cars, roads and other infrastructure have been damaged. More heavy rain is expected in cities like Luoyang, Jiaozuo, Hebi, and Xinxiang of Henan, according to the Henan Meteorological Services
  • Jul 21, 2021 16:34 PM
    Gallery: Rain Swamps Streets in Central China
    Heavy rains have flooded roads, inundated the subway system, and caused power outages in Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan province. The provincial capital halted the subway and train services Tuesday, and raised its emergency response to the highest level Wednesday morning, following a continuous downpour that began Sunday
  • Jul 20, 2021 17:15 PM
    Gallery: Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc Across China
    Incessant downpours continue to lash parts of China, resulting in flooding. In Henan province, precipitation in multiple areas has exceeded 7 inches, and the rain is expected to last until Thursday. Two dams in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region collapsed due to heavy rains Sunday, affecting thousands of residents. The National Meteorological Center predicts more rainfall in the next few days, with two typhoons expected to make landfall along the coast Tuesday night
  • Jul 19, 2021 15:31 PM
    Gallery: Lining Up to See the Stars
    The Shanghai Astronomy Museum opened Sunday to lines of visitors waiting to get inside its planetarium. The museum, which covers about 14 acres in the China Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area, comprises an observatory, garden, solar telescope and youth observatory base, making it one of the world’s largest planetariums
  • Jul 16, 2021 19:32 PM
    Gallery: Surfer's Paradise in Hainan Back in Business
    Houhai, a small fishing village of less than 3,000 inhabitants in scenic Sanya, South China’s Hainan province, is bustling with surfers following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions across China. The village accounts for 40% of the country surfing clubs, which are an important source of income for the locals
  • Jul 14, 2021 17:48 PM
    Gallery: ‘Teahouse’ Returns to the Beijing Stage
    Beijing People’s Art Theatre is once again presenting the classic Chinese play ‘Teahouse’ at the Capital Theatre after a two-year hiatus, attracting huge interest from fans. Tickets for the premiere were sold out within five minutes online. Written in 1956 by Lao She, a Chinese novelist and dramatist, the play presents the social reality of the time through characters’ interactions in a teahouse in Beijing
  • Jul 13, 2021 21:52 PM
    Gallery: China Says Goodbye to Crypto Mining
    Dozens of cryptocurrency mining centers were shuttered last month in Southwest China’s Sichuan, the country’s second-biggest Bitcoin mining province, in the wake of a June 18 clean-up notice from local authorities as the country intensified its crackdown on cryptocurrency mining
  • Jul 13, 2021 16:21 PM
    Gallery: Collapsed Hotel Leaves Eight Dead
    Rescue operations are continuing at the site of a collapsed hotel building in Wujiang district in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province. Fourteen people have been rescued, eight have died and nine remain missing as of 10 a.m. Tuesday. The cause of the accident, which occurred around 3:30 p.m. Monday, is still under investigation
  • Jul 12, 2021 17:50 PM
    Gallery: Downpours Disrupt Life in China
    Heavy rains have swept across China, deluging roads and disrupting traffic. Before Beijing was hit by a thunderstorm early Monday, Bazhong in Southwest China’s Sichuan province endured constant heavy rain from Friday to Sunday that affected 384,295 residents, causing estimated economic losses of more than 1.56 million yuan
  • Jul 09, 2021 18:38 PM
    Gallery: Zaha Hadid Marvels on Display in Shanghai
    Some of the ground-breaking architectural designs by famed Zaha Hadid Architects are on display at the Modern Art Museum in Shanghai. The retrospective presents the evolution of their buildings over the last 40 years. The exhibition runs until Aug. 29
  • Jul 08, 2021 17:17 PM
    Gallery: Giant Pandas No Longer ‘Endangered’
    With the beloved animal now numbering over 1,800 in the wild, China has decided to downgrade their conservation status from ‘endangered’ to ‘vulnerable,’ an official said Wednesday. Since 1963, China has built 67 conservation areas for giant pandas, according to the National Forestry and Grassland Administration
  • Jul 07, 2021 18:03 PM
    Gallery: Nine Whales Rescued in East China
    Nine whales were rescued Tuesday after they became stranded on a shoal near the port of Toumen in Taizhou, East China’s Zhejiang province. Three other whales died before the rescuers arrived. Of the nine that survived, two were released into the ocean while the others were sent to local aquariums
  • Jul 06, 2021 18:16 PM
    Gallery: Highway That’s Closed Most of the Year Reopens
    The Duku Highway in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region reopened Sunday for summer. The 561-kilometer highway, which connects Dushanzi in the region’s north to Kuqa county in the south, is usually only open in the summer months because the snowfall during the rest of the year makes it too dangerous to drive
  • Jul 05, 2021 17:29 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Astronauts in Action Outside Tianhe
    Wearing upgraded Feitian spacesuits, astronauts Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo installed equipment on the Tianhe core module. The spacewalk lasted about seven hours
  • Jul 02, 2021 19:44 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Rebuilds Landmark Stadium
    Construction of the new Worker’s Stadium began last year, with the aim of creating a world-class soccer venue and restoring the Beijing landmark to its original appearance from the 1950s. The home of the Beijing Guoan soccer team has hosted a number of key events over its history and has been renovated three times since the 1990s
  • Jul 01, 2021 18:41 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Communist Party Celebrates Centenary
    Over 70,000 people participated in a grand ceremony at Tiananmen Square to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China. The celebrations included flyovers by military aircraft, a singing performance, and a 100-gun salute
  • Jun 30, 2021 16:55 PM
    Gallery: Landmarks Turn Red for Party Anniversary
    City landmarks, stadiums and public venues across China have been lit up in the run-up to the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China on July 1. Light shows in some cities like Hangzhou started Friday and will run until Monday
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