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  • Jul 19, 2019 19:46 PM
    Gallery: A Scrap Heap of Shared-Bikes
    Many of China’s bike-sharing startups have gone bankrupt or merged with other companies, leaving their branded bikes abandoned. Heaps of impounded and broken bikes have become more and more common in big cities, where they have been left to the scrap recyclers. According to media reports, 99% of the materials in a bike can be reused
  • Jul 17, 2019 17:44 PM
    Gallery: Starbucks' Answer to Luckin
    Starbucks opened its first store dedicated to takeout and online orders in the heart of Beijing on Friday. The Starbucks Now is roughly half the size of a regular location with “limited” seating, much like its fast-growing local rival Luckin
  • Jul 15, 2019 16:50 PM
    Gallery: Carriages for Cuba
    A train made up of Chinese railway cars went into service on Saturday in Cuba, linking the capital city Havana with the island’s second-largest city, Santiago de Cuba. The railway cars are the first carriages imported to the country since 1975
  • Jul 12, 2019 17:45 PM
    Gallery: Street for Sale
    A street in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu province, is set to be sold at auction, a local court has announced. Hunan Road, a shopping area, is owned by Dongfang Datang Real Estate, which is over one billion yuan ($145 million) in debt
  • Jul 11, 2019 19:40 PM
    Gallery: The Dark Side of WeChat’s Microstore Platform
    For many in China, WeChat offers a straightforward path into e-commerce. The “Weishang” function allows users to sell products and services to their contacts. These are typically friends and acquaintances, which builds trust. But there’s a dark side. Poor product quality, marketing spam and nonexistent after-sales service top a litany of consumer complaints that have undermined trust in the platform.
  • Jul 09, 2019 19:54 PM
    Gallery: Firefighter Dies Saving Trapped Tourists
    Zhou Jinyong was one of a team of firefighters sent to rescue 15 tourists who had become trapped by a flooded river in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, on July 3. Zhou fell into the river while trying to save the tourists, who all ultimately survived. His body was found two days later
  • Jul 08, 2019 17:40 PM
    Gallery: Dangling Honey Hunters
    Gathering wild honey is not an easy job. In Dehong prefecture, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, ethnic Lisu honey hunters get stung over and over while suspended from makeshift ladders as they collect wild honey from cliff-side hives. The honey they collect can be sold for up to 300 yuan ($43.5) per kilogram — much more than ordinary honey. However, finding hives is getting harder
  • Jul 05, 2019 18:39 PM
    Gallery: A Solar Eclipse as Seen From Earth and the Moon
    A microsatellite in orbit around the moon, developed by the Harbin Institute of Technology in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, captures images showing how the Earth looks during a total solar eclipse. The eclipse occurred Wednesday Beijing time
  • Jul 04, 2019 16:37 PM
    Gallery: Tornado Kills Six in China’s Northeast
    A tornado ripped through Kaiyuan, a city in Northeast China's Liaoning province Wednesday afternoon, killing six and injuring over 190, the local authorities said.
  • Jul 03, 2019 18:32 PM
    Gallery: Strangled by Seaweed
    Winds have blown huge amounts of seaweed to the coast of Qingdao, Shandong province, covering more than 50,000 square kilometers last week. The seaweed can threaten marine life and choke waterways
  • Jul 02, 2019 19:34 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Launches Household Trash Regulation Backed by Fines
    In Shanghai, a new regulation which came into effect Monday makes sorting household garbage compulsory. The city requires households to sort their waste into four different categories — recyclable materials, hazardous waste, ‘wet’ or organic waste, and ‘dry’ waste — with punitive fines for noncompliance. But it’s left some residents complaining and others scratching their heads.
  • Jul 01, 2019 19:06 PM
    Gallery: Freak Summer Hailstorm Buries Cars
    A summer hailstorm hit Guadalajara, one of Mexico’s largest cities and capital of Jalisco state, on Sunday. In some places, vehicles were trapped in a 1.5 meter (5 feet) layer of ice. Governor of Jalisco Enrique Alfaro described it as “incredible,” AFP reported
  • Jun 28, 2019 18:35 PM
    Gallery: World Leaders Gather for the G-20 Summit
    Heads of state from China and the U.S. join leaders from 17 other countries and the EU in Osaka on Friday and Saturday for the annual G-20 summit, one of the main forums for global economic cooperation
  • Jun 26, 2019 16:56 PM
    Gallery: China Out of Women’s World Cup
    The China women’s national soccer team was knocked out of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Tuesday at the La Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southwestern France, after Italy beat them 1-0 to reach the quarter finals
  • Jun 24, 2019 18:56 PM
    Gallery: Surging Spectacle
    Xiaolangdi Reservoir in Luoyang, Central China’s Henan province, started discharging water into the Yellow River on Friday as part of annual flood-prevention efforts. Every year, thousands of people come to see the man-made waterfall
  • Jun 21, 2019 19:42 PM
    Gallery: Sharing Shared Bikes
    Schoolchildren in Yangon, Myanmar, recently received free bicycles from a project called “LessWalk.” The program, started by a local entrepreneur, buys second-hand bicycles from Chinese bike-sharing firms to help children travel to school more easily
  • Jun 20, 2019 19:05 PM
    Gallery: Earthquake Evacuees
    Hundreds of people have been relocated to emergency camps after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Yibin in Southwest China’s Sichuan province on Monday evening. The official death toll now stands at 13, with 199 injured
  • Jun 19, 2019 18:20 PM
    Gallery: Periods of Picasso
    The exhibit Picasso – Birth of a Genius opened on Saturday at the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. The exhibit, which runs until Sept. 1, breaks down the Spanish artist’s career into six periods. It features more than 100 works of art
  • Jun 18, 2019 17:28 PM
    Gallery: Aftermath of Deadly Earthquake in Sichuan
    Rescuers were searching rubble for survivors Tuesday morning after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Yibin, Sichuan province on Monday evening. The official death toll now stands at 13, with 200 injured
  • Jun 17, 2019 17:03 PM
    Gallery: A Marriage Market
    A matchmaking event was held on Sunday in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province. Tens of thousands of unmarried people and the parents of singletons came to look for spouses