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  • May 17, 2022 20:21 PM
    Gallery: When China Began to Open Up
    Italian photographer Andrea Cavazzuti captured life in China from 1981 to 1984, a period he considers a time of respite for China following the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976 and economic reforms of 1978. Having lived in China for more than 40 years, Cavazzuti’s photos are part of his first collection published in November 2021. Xiangwai Artha, an art-sharing platform, contributed to today’s gallery
  • May 17, 2022 19:49 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Slowly Unlocks
    Some stores reopened and transportation services resumed Monday in Shanghai as the city began lifting its strictest Covid-19 restrictions in stages, giving millions of residents hope for a return to normality after spending more than a month under lockdown. The city reported one additional death and 823 new local cases for the day
  • May 16, 2022 17:07 PM
    Gallery: 15 Natural Wonders of China
    Fifteen landmarks in China have been selected as part of a first list of natural wonders by the China Meteorological Service Association. Earmarked for their breathtaking environmental beauty, the sites include Damao Xianbei starry sky in Zhejiang and Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest in Inner Mongolia
  • May 16, 2022 16:19 PM
    Gallery: One Man’s Animal Sanctuary
    Luo Yingjiu, 82, has been running the sanctuary on his own for more than 30 years at the Phoenix Mountain Forest Park in Enshi, Central China’s Hubei province. Many of the sanctuary’s residents were rescued by Luo from animal dealers, and a number of them are sick or disabled. As the only staff of the sanctuary, Luo works as breeder, vet, director and janitor
  • May 13, 2022 20:57 PM
    Gallery: From the Phonograph to the IPod
    Tech giant Apple announced it will no longer produce the iPod Touch, marking the end of an era for a popular music player that transformed how many music fans consume their favorite songs, since its debut about two decades ago. From phonographs to portable music players, such devices have shaped a variety of consumer trends and people’s lifestyles over decades
  • May 13, 2022 16:32 PM
    Gallery: Lockdown Rumor Sparks Panic Buying
    Beijing residents snapped up groceries in supermarkets Thursday after rumors swirled about an impending lockdown. The local government denied the rumor at a press conference where it announced three days of mass testing in 12 districts. It’s encouraging people to stay at home during the period. The city reported 51 new cases Friday
  • May 12, 2022 20:22 PM
    Gallery: Jet Catches Fire on Runway
    A Tibet Airlines with 113 passengers and nine crew members aborted its takeoff before bursting into flames at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport on Thursday morning. There were no deaths among those onboard, but 36 people were injured during the evacuation, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Flight TV9833 is an Airbus A319 aircraft, which has been in service for nine and a half years
  • May 12, 2022 19:16 PM
    Gallery: Remembering Wenchuan
    Fourteen years ago today, a massive earthquake struck Southwest China’s Sichuan province, destroying homes and leaving at least 69,000 people dead. To mark the tragic moment and its aftermath, Caixin has compiled photos that capture the devastation and human heroism of a day that shook the nation
  • May 11, 2022 19:16 PM
    Gallery: Raising 10 Kids in China
    A couple with 10 children who have lived in the country for 23 years have garnered attention since the government decided last May to allow all families to have up to three kids. In 2021, China’s birthrate fell for the fifth straight year to 7.52 per 1,000 people, the lowest since 1949
  • May 11, 2022 18:03 PM
    Gallery: Testing Times Across China
    There should be a Covid-19 testing booth within a 15-minute walk from anywhere in a Chinese city, Vice Premier Sun Chunlan told a State Council meeting on Monday. As Covid-19 outbreaks ensnare megacities like Beijing and Shanghai, regular negative nucleic acid results have become a must for entering public spaces. The country reported more than 1,800 new locally transmitted cases on Tuesday
  • May 10, 2022 19:49 PM
    Gallery: Screen Star Qin Yi Dies at 100
    Chinese veteran actress Qin Yi died at the age of 100 on Monday. Born in what is now Pudong, Shanghai, in 1922, Qin began her acting career at 16 and played many memorable roles, winning her the honorary title of national ‘people’s artist’ at 97 in 2019
  • May 10, 2022 16:07 PM
    Gallery: The Sparse Streets of Beijing
    The streets of the usually bustling Chaoyang district remain muted as Beijing tightened Covid controls and added three more rounds of compulsory testing to battle the ongoing outbreak. The local government has suspended nonessential services in Chaoyang, forcing anyone who lives or works there to telecommute. Beijing reported more than 70 new local cases on Monday
  • May 09, 2022 19:13 PM
    Gallery: Ukrainian Mothers and Children Flee War
    Russia’s attack on Ukraine has forced many to flee their homes, most of them women and children. Mothers carrying children and possessions are seen at every western border crossing from the european country. According to the U.N., more than 5.7 million people have left for neighboring countries, and 7.7 million refugees have been displaced inside the war-torn nation
  • May 09, 2022 19:10 PM
    Gallery: Grand Canal Connected Again
    Dried-out sections of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal are being refilled, meaning the entire waterway is connected for the first time in a century. The Grand Canal, which is more than 1,700 kilometers long, runs through six provincial-level regions and serves as an important transportation artery. With a history of more than 2,500 years, it has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2014
  • May 06, 2022 20:15 PM
    Gallery: World’s Highest Weather Station
    China has set up the world’s highest automatic weather station on Mount Everest as part of the ‘Peak Mission’ scientific expedition launched April 28. The weather station sits over 8,800 meters above sea level on the world’s highest mountain, known locally as Mount Qomolangma. More than 270 researchers participated in the expedition, among whom 13 reached the summit on Wednesday. The team is the first to make the famous climb from China this year
  • May 06, 2022 16:15 PM
    Gallery: Hunting for Building Collapse Survivors
    The death toll from a building collapse in Changsha, Hunan province, has reached 53. Search and rescue efforts ended early Friday after 10 people were pulled from the rubble. The 10th survivor was saved on Thursday, after spending over 130 hours trapped. Several people have been arrested by the local authorities, who are continuing to investigate the disaster
  • May 05, 2022 19:21 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Metropolises Grapple With Omicron
    While Shanghai lifts Covid-19 restrictions ever so slightly by resuming courier services and allowing some residents to briefly leave their residences, Beijing steps up measures to stem the pandemic. The capital has suspended public transport in many areas and advised people to work from home. Fifty local cases were reported in Beijing on Wednesday
  • May 05, 2022 19:17 PM
    Gallery: Life in a Box
    Photographer Zhang Xinming documented life in a capsule hotel in Southwest China’s Chongqing, after being forced to stay there for 55 days in 2021 due to a Covid-19 outbreak. While the iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa, which in 1972 became the first practical example of capsule architecture, has fallen into disrepair, the idea of the capsule hotel is not outdated. These hotels have appeared in cities across China to provide people with a cheap place to stay overnight
  • May 04, 2022 19:09 PM
    Gallery: Workers of the World, Now and Then
    On the last day of the Labor Day holiday in China, Caixin has compiled photos documenting people at work today and in history. Labor Day is an annual celebration to mark the historical struggles and achievements of the world’s workers
  • May 04, 2022 15:50 PM
    Gallery: For Holiday, Beijingers Head to the Suburbs
    Short-distance rural tourism grew more popular in China’s capital during this year’s Labor Day holiday amid curbs on travel to control the pandemic. Bookings for hotels and homestays outside urban areas started earlier than usual for this year’s five-day national holiday, with volumes climbing since April 10. Despite Covid control measures, most scenic spots in suburban areas remain open, though visitors are required to present negative Covid-19 test results to enter
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