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  • Sep 22, 2021 16:30 PM
    Gallery: Mid-Autumn Festival Kindles Micro-Tourism
    Despite the recent delta flare-ups of Covid-19, travelers in China made over 88.51 million domestic trips during the three-day holiday, spending 37.15 billion yuan, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Cities across the country had launched different types of local tourism programs for the festival to encourage micro-tourism as the pandemic complicated long-distance travel
  • Sep 21, 2021 15:38 PM
    Gallery: Crowds Flock to Beijing Universal Resort
    Thousands of people visited the Universal Beijing Resort amid the rain for its grand opening Monday, the second day of the official three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. As the first global branded theme park in Beijing, the resort is expected to receive 10 million to 12 million visitors annually and bring tourism revenue to the surrounding areas, said Yu Xuezhong, vice general manager of Beijing Tourism Group
  • Sep 17, 2021 18:55 PM
    Gallery: Angry Investors Return to Evergrande HQ
    Investors waited outside Evergrande’s headquarters in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province, again on Tuesday after Sunday’s gathering to demand overdue repayment of loans and financial products. Two entrances of the Houhai Subway Station were closed to control crowds, and police with riot gear were stationed outside the company
  • Sep 16, 2021 19:02 PM
    Gallery: China’s National Games Open in Xi’an
    The opening ceremony for the 14th National Games took place Wednesday in the capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The ceremony featured parades, performances and light shows. The performers had practiced for months to prepare for the event. The ceremony was attended by over 10,000 student volunteers and sports stars such as Yang Qian, who won a shooting gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Sep 15, 2021 17:18 PM
    Gallery: Zhengzhou Metro Back on Track
    Parts of Zhengzhou Metro that were suspended due to flooding in July have resumed operation after more than 50 days of repairs. The capital city of Central China’s Henan province reopened Line 1, parts of Line 2, and the Chengjiao Line on Sunday, and then the remaining lines Wednesday. The flooding of the subway system had caused 14 deaths
  • Sep 14, 2021 18:00 PM
    Gallery: Fujian Tightens Covid Restrictions as Cases Rise
    East China’s Fujian province has imposed travel restrictions and launched mass Covid-19 testing as it tries to contain the latest delta outbreak, with the number of local cases surpassing 100 as of Monday. The government has tightened restrictions in Xiamen and Putian, the two worst-affected cities, including shutting down schools and stores, and locking down neighborhoods. The current outbreak began Friday when two positive cases were detected in a school in Putian
  • Sep 13, 2021 18:02 PM
    Gallery: Typhoon Darkens East China Skies
    China issued an orange alert as super Typhoon Chanthu approached the country’s east coast, bringing torrential rains Monday to cities like Shanghai and Ningbo. Chanthu swept through Taiwan on Saturday with the maximum sustained wind speed of up to 225 kph (140 mph), pouring down rain on the northeastern parts of the island. Some public transportation services and schools were canceled
  • Sep 10, 2021 20:05 PM
    Gallery: More Treasures Unearthed
    The Sichuan Provincial Cultural Relics and Archaeology Research Institute unveiled Thursday more than 500 newly found pieces from the Sanxingdui Ruins in Southwest China’s Sichuan province. The ancient treasures, which can be traced back to 3,000 years ago, include a complete gold mask that has drawn widespread attention online
  • Sep 09, 2021 18:05 PM
    Gallery: Mega Hydroelectric Plant Closer to Completion
    The development of the Baihetan Hydropower Station located on the border of Southwest China's Sichuan and Yunnan provinces moved a step closer to completion, with another of its 16 generators coming online Tuesday. The world’s second-largest power plant in terms of overall installed capacity is expected to be completed in 2022 and generate 60 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity annually. An essential part of China’s plan to generate cleaner energy, the project will offset 52 million tons of carbon dioxide a year
  • Sep 08, 2021 17:37 PM
    Gallery: Mass Vaccination Targets Seniors, Children
    More seniors and children aged 12 to 17 are receiving Covid-19 shots under the country’s inoculation campaign that began in January. As of Monday, nearly 970 million people had been fully vaccinated, with 16,228 doses getting administered to children aged 12 to 17, according to the National Health Commission
  • Sep 07, 2021 17:31 PM
    Gallery: Taliban Claim Control of Last Holdout Province
    Zabiullah Mujahid, the spokesperson of the Taliban, claimed at a press conference Monday that the war is over in Afghanistan as their fighters have taken complete control of Panjshir province, the last holdout of anti-Taliban forces. The Taliban, the militant group that ran Afghanistan in the late 1990s, have seized power across the country following the collapse of the Afghanistan government and withdrawal of the U.S. troops
  • Sep 06, 2021 17:05 PM
    Gallery: China Tops Tokyo Paralympics With 207 Medals
    China topped the medal tally at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with 96 gold, 60 silver and 51 bronze, marking the fifth consecutive year the country took home the most medals at the Games. The country’s athletes stood out in track and field, with Wen Xiaoyuan claiming three gold medals and Li Chaoyan setting a new record. Zhang Xuemei, China's wheelchair basketball player, was the flag bearer of the China delegation at Sunday’s closing ceremony
  • Sep 03, 2021 20:46 PM
    Gallery: Reborn Beijing Iron Factory Hosts Trade Fair
    Beijing’s Shougang park will host eight themed exhibitions and forums of the 2021 China International Fair for Trade in Services that started on Thursday. The park, which used to be an abandoned iron-producing site owned by China's largest steelmaker Shougang Group has been turned into a landscape complex after years of renovation efforts
  • Sep 02, 2021 18:46 PM
    Gallery: China’s Legendary Volleyball Coach Resigns
    Lang Ping, head coach of the Chinese women’s national volleyball team, announced her resignation Wednesday. Lang, also known as the ‘Iron Hammer,’ joined the national team at 18 and became one of its lead spikers. She started her coaching career in 1986, right after retiring as a player, and led her team to victory all over the world, making her one of the most respected athletes in China’s sporting history
  • Sep 01, 2021 17:36 PM
    Gallery: Stunning Views of Earth From Shenzhou-12
    The China Manned Space Engineering Office released a series of photos taken by Shenzhou-12 crew members on Tuesday, attracting great interest online. The aerial photos present overhead views of different continents as seen from space, including the Ethiopian highlands and the Pacific Ocean. Crew members completed their second spacewalk on Aug. 20. The three astronauts — Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng, and Liu Boming — are set to return to Earth in mid-September
  • Aug 31, 2021 17:31 PM
    Gallery: Some Schools Open as Delta Threat Wanes
    Some students at primary and middle schools are returning to classes for the new semester, after the latest delta outbreak has been brought under control in provinces like Jiangsu and Anhui. In some places, students must take Covid-19 tests before returning to school, while many campuses have disinfected classrooms and canteens. Besides, Beijing city has adjusted class times in response to new regulations on easing students' pressure, a local government spokesperson said Tuesday
  • Aug 30, 2021 16:41 PM
    Gallery: Chengdu Motor Show Draws 120 Auto Brands
    Over 120 domestic and foreign automobile brands with some 1,600 vehicles are attending the Chengdu Motor Show 2021, which opened Saturday in Southwest China’s Sichuan province and runs until Sept. 7. Launched in 1998, the show is one of the top four automobile exhibitions in China
  • Aug 27, 2021 17:32 PM
    Gallery: The Architect Devoted to Preservation
    Tsinghua University is running an exhibit on the work of Liang Sicheng, the famed Chinese architect. The exhibit, which runs until Oct. 20, focuses on his contributions to the protection of heritage buildings. It features 362 drafts, images, and pieces of writing related to the late architectural historian
  • Aug 26, 2021 17:06 PM
    Gallery: Fencers Push China to Second Spot at Paralympics
    China claimed second spot in the medals tally at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Wednesday, with five gold, one silver, and two bronze. After Wang Xiaomei won silver, the country’s first medal of the games, in women's individual track cycling, the wheelchair fencers swept saber terrain by winning four gold and two bronze. Zhang Li battled back from behind to win women's S5 200-meter freestyle
  • Aug 25, 2021 17:59 PM
    Gallery: Universal’s Beijing Theme Park Ready for Trial Run
    The Universal Beijing Resort is set to begin a trial run on Sept. 1, inviting guests to test entertainment facilities and services. Announced in 2014 and located in Tongzhou district of Beijing, the resort occupies an area of four square kilometers and features seven themed sections, two hotels, and one city walk, making it the largest theme park of Universal Studio
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