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  • Apr 01, 2020 17:20 PM
    Gallery: Battling the Blaze
    Firefighters continue their battle against the wildfire in Sichuan province that has left 19 dead, including 18 firefighters. One hot spot has been a forested mountainside near the city of Xichang as the fire approaches the city center. Although the cause of the blaze remains under investigation, a local fire official noted the recent dry weather and strong winds played a part
  • Mar 31, 2020 16:56 PM
    Gallery: Derailed Train Leaves One Dead, 100-Plus Injured
    At least one person has died and 127 more have been injured after a passenger train derailed Monday in Central China. The train, which was on a cross-country trip from the northeastern city of Jinan to the southern metropolis of Guangzhou, derailed after running into a landslide in Yongxing county. Although the train’s driver took emergency breaking measures as soon as he saw the landslide, the train did not have time to stop in time. The train’s first car caught fire and the second through sixth jumped the track
  • Mar 30, 2020 16:12 PM
    Gallery: Life in Wuhan Steps Closer to Normal
    Life has begun to gradually get back to normal in Wuhan, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak. Bus and subway services have been partially restored since the local government announced last week that it will lift the months-long lockdown on the city
  • Mar 28, 2020 14:17 PM
    Gallery: Bereaved Families of Wuhan Finally Allowed to Collect Their Loved Ones’ Remains
    On Monday, the virus-scarred city of Wuhan reopened its funeral homes, allowing the bereaved to collect the remains of those who perished in recent months. On Thursday morning, people were queuing for hundreds of meters outside Hankou Funeral Parlor to retrieve the ashes of their loved ones. The Covid-19 epidemic that began in the city killed more than 2,500 Wuhan residents.
  • Mar 26, 2020 18:10 PM
    Gallery: Old Shanghai Street Art on New Walls
    As the coronavirus outbreak eases in China, street artists have come back out to showcase their talent and creativity. In the heart of Shanghai, a row of renovated old houses has become a hotspot for murals
  • Mar 25, 2020 19:41 PM
    Gallery: Great Wall Reopens
    A section of the Great Wall in Beijing reopened to the public on Tuesday. The popular Badaling section, which once saw 60,000 visitors in a single day, was closed on Jan. 25 amid efforts to control the coronavirus. Authorities have temporarily capped the number of visitors to this part of the wall at 30% of full capacity for safety and health reasons
  • Mar 23, 2020 18:09 PM
    Gallery: Cherry Blossoms at Wuhan University
    At this time of year, crowds of sightseers usually flock to Wuhan University’s campus to enjoy its cherry blossoms. However, the campus is quiet this year amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, with the administration announcing on March 12 that it would remain off-limits even as the flowers bloom
  • Mar 20, 2020 16:46 PM
    Gallery: Spring Sand Storm
    Beijing experienced its strongest winds of the year Wednesday, with wind speeds rising as high as 72.9 mph in some areas, according to the China Meteorological Administration. The powerful gusts picked up grit and dirt, causing air quality readings to fall
  • Mar 18, 2020 18:27 PM
    Gallery: Opening After the Outbreak
    The Shenyang Palace Museum, one of three former palaces in China that have been converted into museums, reopened Tuesday after being shuttered for two months due to the coronavirus outbreak. The museum reopened on the same day as seven others in Shenyang, Liaoning province. All the museums require visitors to register in advance and present identification at the entrance. Visitors are limited to 4,000 a day
  • Mar 17, 2020 18:54 PM
    Gallery: Masked in Class
    Hundreds of thousands of junior high and high school students in western China returned to class Monday following a postponed start to their spring terms due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Ministry of Education has estimated that a total of 1.5 million students in Guizhou province and the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have now gone back to school
  • Mar 15, 2020 22:00 PM
    Gallery: The Fatal Impact of Coronavirus Lockdown
    Travel restrictions to curb the coronavirus epidemic have hit China’s nomadic beekeepers hard, as they cannot take their swarms to where flowers are blooming. Liu Decheng, a 45-year-old beekeeper, killed himself in February after many of his bees starved to death
  • Mar 10, 2020 16:45 PM
    Gallery: After the Collapse
    At least 20 people had been confirmed dead as of Tuesday morning after a hotel used as a coronavirus isolation facility collapsed in Quanzhou, East China’s Fujian province. The cause of the collapse remains under investigation, though it did occur after the hotel, named Xinjia, had undergone renovations. After a two-day rescue effort, 10 people remain trapped under the debris, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management
  • Mar 09, 2020 17:10 PM
    Gallery: Cherry Trees Blossom in Wuhan
    Every year, travelers flock to Wuhan in March to April to visit a spot famous for its cherry blossoms, the aptly named East Lake Cherry Blossom Park. That’s a not happening this year because the coronavirus has left much of the city, the epicenter of the outbreak, on lockdown
  • Mar 08, 2020 20:05 PM
    Gallery: Quarantine Hotel in South China Collapses
    A hotel in Quanzhou, a city in the southern province of Fujian, collapsed on Saturday evening, with 71 people trapped in the debris, according to local authorities. The hotel was being used as an isolation facility for people who need to be quarantined. As of Sunday 4 p.m., 37 people who were trapped in the debris were being treated in hospital, and 11 people have been confirmed dead. A Caixin photographer captured the scene as the rescue team continues to search for the other 23 trapped
  • Mar 06, 2020 16:05 PM
    Gallery: Still Serving
    To keep their businesses running during the coronavirus outbreak, some restaurants in Beijing have come up with a novel way to serve customers — outdoor food stands. Dishes are prepared outside and handed over for takeout
  • Mar 03, 2020 18:42 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Empty Streets
    China’s capital might be officially back to work, but it would be hard to tell from walking around the normally congested city. Tourist sites and other popular destinations remain unusually free of sightseers, customers or pedestrians
  • Feb 29, 2020 19:32 PM
    Gallery: Life in a Makeshift Wuhan ‘Shelter Hospital’
    Rest and time are the only cure for Covid-19. In Wuhan, people with mild forms of the disease are quarantined in converted cultural and entertainment centers until they recover, relieving pressure on emergency rooms and intensive care where more severe cases are handled. Caixin photographers captured daily life inside one such facility, the 1,461-bed Fangcang hospital
  • Feb 28, 2020 19:01 PM
    Gallery: Keeping a Healthy Distance
    In China, people are still going out during the coronavirus outbreak, but some are taking steps to keep a little distance between themselves and everybody else. In some cities in Central China, stores have even taken to marking the ground to remind queueing shoppers to stay away from each other
  • Feb 27, 2020 19:20 PM
    Gallery: Ticket to Work
    A special one-off train carrying nearly 600 migrant workers to China’s manufacturing capital of Guangdong province set off Wednesday from the southwestern city of Chengdu. All work for companies in the Guangdong city of Foshan. The government-sponsored train was commissioned to help workers get back on the job sooner rather than later amid the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Feb 25, 2020 16:59 PM
    Gallery: Delivering the Goods
    Amid the coronavirus outbreak, a lot more people in China are buying everyday necessities online and having the items delivered. As of Saturday, nearly 70% of China’s major express delivery companies had resumed operation. Of those companies, the delivery services of China Post, JD.com and SF Express were running at full capacity, according to the central government
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