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  • Aug 13, 2019 16:31 PM
    Gallery: Destructive Typhoon Lekima Moves On to Shandong
    Typhoon Lekima has left at least five dead and seven missing in East China’s Shandong province. It arrived at the coastal province on Sunday evening.
  • Aug 12, 2019 16:58 PM
    Gallery: China’s Typhoon-Ravaged Coast
    Typhoon Lekima has left at least 39 people dead and nine missing in East China’s densely populated Zhejiang province as of Monday afternoon, state broadcaster China Central Television reported. The typhoon made landfall on Saturday.
  • Aug 09, 2019 17:37 PM
    Gallery: Typhoon Lekima Bears Down on Mainland
    With winds faster than 51 mph, or 82 kph, Typhoon Lekima is expected to make landfall in East China’s Zhejiang province on Saturday. Authorities declared a red alert on Friday morning as people brace for likely impacts on transport and power.
  • Aug 07, 2019 17:32 PM
    Gallery: It’s Chinese Valentine’s Day, Again
    “Qixi,” the seventh day of the seventh Chinese lunar month, falls this year on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The day is considered Chinese Valentine’s Day and is also the annual girls’ festival.
  • Aug 05, 2019 17:02 PM
    Gallery: East China’s Worst Drought in Decades
    The northern part of East China’s Jiangsu province is in the middle of its worst drought in 60 years. Since May, total rainfall in the area has fallen to the lowest in 70 years, leaving the lakes and rivers dry
  • Jul 26, 2019 17:42 PM
    Gallery: Astronomical Achievement
    Beijing Interstellar Glory Space Technology Ltd. has become the first private Chinese company to launch a rocket into orbit, marking an important milestone in the development of the country’s commercial space industry. Two previous launches by other Chinese companies had failed, triggering concerns about the health of the nation’s commercial space industry
  • Jul 25, 2019 20:03 PM
    Gallery: Staying Cool Amid Record Heat Wave
    People around China are trying their best to stay cool during the summer heat wave. Data released by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that this June was the hottest on record for the world
  • Jul 24, 2019 19:50 PM
    Gallery: Guizhou’s Deadly Landslide
    At least 11 people have died in a landslide that occurred late Tuesday in Shuicheng county in Southwest China’s Guizhou province. Although 11 people have been rescued, 34 were still missing as of 11:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to state media
  • Jul 23, 2019 18:25 PM
    Gallery: China’s Bin Boom
    Shanghai’s new trash sorting rules — expected to roll out shortly in 45 other cities — have annoyed many. But for bin-makers they've been a boon. One Zhejiang province factory received a $3 million order for trashcans
  • 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.