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  • Dec 07, 2021 18:21 PM
    Gallery: Scenic Western Hunan Gets High-Speed Rail Link
    The Zhangjiajie-Jishou-Huaihua high-speed railway in Central China’s Hunan province began operation on Monday. The railway connects several popular tourist destinations, including Zhangjiajie, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Fenghuang ancient town, with major cities in the region. The link aims to give a boost to local tourism
  • Dec 06, 2021 21:33 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Athletes Shine at Big Air World Cup
    China’s Su Yiming and Eileen Gu triumphed Saturday at the International Ski Federation Freeski and Snowboard World Cup in Colorado, the U.S. Su, 17, won the men’s snowboard event, becoming the first Chinese athlete to win the competition. Gu gained the top spot in the women’s Freeski by being the first woman to land a double-cork 1440. Both of the athletes will compete for China at the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
  • Dec 03, 2021 19:29 PM
    Gallery: Historic Shanghai Lanes Revamped
    The Inlet, a new cultural, artistic, and commercial complex, became Shanghai’s newest go-to hub on Tuesday when the area opened to the public with eight renovated old lanes and over 60 restored traditional stone buildings in the central commercial zone of Hongkou district, also known as ‘the birthplace of Shanghai-style culture’
  • Dec 02, 2021 19:43 PM
    Gallery: China-Laos Railway Set to Begin Operation
    The over 1,000-kilometer China-Laos railway is set to open on Friday. Running from Kunming, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, to Vientiane, Laos, it is China's first international railway under the Belt and Road Initiative. The railway will cut travel time between the Chinese border town of Mohan to Vientiane to less than three hours, compared to 20 hours by bus
  • Dec 01, 2021 19:50 PM
    Gallery: Love Beyond Covid’s Borders
    Families and couples split by Covid-19 travel restrictions on the Chinese mainland-Hong Kong border came to Heung Yuen Wai border area to see each other from a distance. The border has been closed for nearly two years due to the epidemic. New cases of the omicron variant in Hong Kong have poured cold water on the prospects of a reopening anytime soon
  • Nov 30, 2021 17:42 PM
    Gallery: Nearly 1.5 Million Sit China’s Civil Service Exam
    More than 1.42 million candidates sat the civil service exam Sunday for a total of 31,200 vacancies, according the State Council, meaning only one in 46 will win a position. China has set up 59,424 testing sites in 77 cities this year. The exam has attracted over 1 million examinees each year since 2009 as many young people go for government jobs perceived as particularly stable
  • Nov 29, 2021 17:32 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Nips Covid Flare-Up in the Bud
    A Covid-19 outbreak in Shanghai, which began on Thursday, has been brought under control within just days due to a quick response, including locking down high-risk residential communities, reducing the number of flights and launching mass testing in affected locations. No new local cases were reported in the city on Sunday
  • Nov 26, 2021 17:52 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Gets a View of Maurizio Cattelan’s Art
    Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is holding his first solo exhibition in China at the Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, with a display of 29 conceptual pieces that reflect his attitudes toward art, social norms and death. Cattelan, one of the most controversial and popular post-Duchampain artists, is widely known for the work he created with banana and tape that sold for $120,000 at Art Basel Miami Beach in 2019
  • Nov 25, 2021 16:45 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Table Tennis Legend Bags Global Role
    Liu Guoliang, president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, was elected as an executive vice president of the International Table Tennis Federation on Thursday. From 2003 to 2017, Liu served as the coach of the national team, winning more than 30 world titles and assuming a legendary status. Before that, he played for the national team between 1991 and 2002, bagging over 45 championships
  • Nov 24, 2021 17:04 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Rebuilt Fengtai Railway Station
    The rebuilt Fengtai Railway Station in Beijing inched closer to re-opening after a test train was flagged off from the station early Tuesday. The reconstruction of the station began in mid-2018. It covers an area of 400,000 square meters and contains 17 platforms and 32 rail lines. It is one of the Chinese capital’s oldest railway stations, and will become one of Asia’s largest after the expansion
  • Nov 23, 2021 15:06 PM
    Gallery: Four Killed in East China Dorm Collapse
    Part of a six-floor dormitory collapsed at about 6:45 pm Monday in Ganjiang New District of Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi province, causing four deaths. Rescue efforts involving 111 firefighters, 15 fire trucks, two excavators and six rescue dogs continued through the night and finished around 4:30 am Tuesday, according to district authorities. The cause of the accident is under investigation
  • Nov 22, 2021 15:38 PM
    Gallery: Chill Sweeps Across China
    A cold wave is hitting most parts of China, bringing freezing wind and snowfall to many northern regions. In Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, temperatures have plunged to below -10 degrees Celsius, with over 100 weather alerts issued. The cold weather is expected to spread further south over the coming days, according to the country’s meteorology bureau
  • Nov 19, 2021 18:03 PM
    Gallery: Symbolist Art on Display in Shanghai
    Painter Zhang Ben opened his new exhibition on Nov. 6 at Shanghai's M50 Art Zone. Zhang, born in Huangshan, East China’s Anhui province, in 1984, is now working at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Known for his Symbolist oil paintings, Zhang presents a surrealistic space that reflects his inner self, including religious elements. Xiangwai Artha, an art-sharing platform, contributed to today’s gallery
  • Nov 18, 2021 18:18 PM
    Gallery: Dense Fog Descends on Parts of China
    Heavy fog enveloped cities across China Thursday morning, causing low visibility in several regions. The fog started to appear in cities like Wuhan in Central China and Urumqi in Northwest China earlier this week, creating traffic jams. On Thursday, Beijing authorities shut down multiple highways to avoid accidents, while the northeastern city of Shenyang issued the highest-level alert as visibility reduced to less than 20 meters in some areas
  • Nov 17, 2021 16:58 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Driver to Join F1 Team
    Zhou Guanyu is set to become the first Chinese racer to join a Formula 1 team, after Alfa Romeo announced Tuesday it had signed him to team up with Valtteri Bottas for the 2022 F1 World Championship. The up-and-coming 22-year-old is currently ranked second in the F2 championship with three wins
  • Nov 16, 2021 17:28 PM
    Gallery: Ice Floes Appear on Songhua River
    The section of the Songhua River in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province has begun to freeze, with temperatures plunging to around -10 C, leading to the formation of ice floes. The floating ice, which appears twice a year, is a special attraction for the city’s residents
  • Nov 15, 2021 18:17 PM
    Gallery: North China’s Dalian Battles Covid Surge
    Dalian, a port city in Northeast China’s Liaoning province, is battling a spike in Covid-19 cases, with more than 200 new infections recorded since Nov. 4. The local government has designated over 30 Covid-19 risk areas, and locked down parts of the city. Curbs have also been imposed on university students in the nearby town of Zhuanghe, where cluster infections have been detected
  • Nov 13, 2021 17:27 PM
    Gallery: Caixin Summit Draws Big Names
    Attendees including former Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming spoke Saturday on the second and last day of the 12th annual Caixin Summit. The topics of the talks ranged from China’s new economic growth drivers, global asset management and environmental and social governance
  • Nov 12, 2021 17:52 PM
    Gallery: Caixin Summit Welcomes Thought Leaders
    Leading figures in politics, business, finance and medicine attended Caixin’s 12th annual summit, which was held partially online because of the pandemic. The event, which is taking place in both Beijing and Singapore, featured speeches, forums and roundtables on the theme of Building a Community of Shared Future. Caixin Media Publisher Hu Shuli delivered an opening speech at the event Friday morning in Beijing
  • Nov 11, 2021 19:35 PM
    Gallery: Inside Hong Kong’s New M+ Museum
    The M+ Museum, a new landmark that showcases the contemporary visual culture of Asia, is set to open to the public on Friday in Hong Kong, with over 50,000 pieces of art. As one of 17 venues of the city’s West Kowloon Cultural District, the museum contains 33 galleries, as well as shops, restaurants, and multifunction spaces. It’s also an ideal place to view the city's skyline