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  • Jun 01, 2020 17:10 PM
    Gallery: Cirque du Soleil Returns
    Famed circus producer Cirque du Soleil will reopen one of its shows in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou on Wednesday. This will be the first performance since the company canceled its circuses worldwide in January due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • May 29, 2020 16:50 PM
    Gallery: The Premier and the Press
    Premier Li Keqiang held a press conference Thursday after the closing of this year’s annual session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing. The government invited around 100 journalists to the event, about one-tenth of the number attending in previous years
  • May 28, 2020 12:40 PM
    Gallery: Fit to Reopen
    Fitness junkies in China are now able to get their fix as gyms have begun to reopen across the country. But there are strings attached - wear a mask and have your temperature checked
  • May 22, 2020 16:05 PM
    Gallery: CPPCC VIP
    China’s two most important political gatherings of the year — the ‘Two Sessions’ — kicked off Thursday with a meeting of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, whose members include famous people like former NBA star Yao Ming
  • May 20, 2020 19:29 PM
    Gallery: Political Conference Precautions
    A press conference for the third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference took place Wednesday, a day ahead of the official meeting’s start. The session, one of China’s two big annual political events, had been postponed for more than two months due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • May 19, 2020 21:01 PM
    Gallery: Earthquake Leaves Four Dead in Southwest China
    An earthquake in southwestern China has left four dead and 23 injured, according to official figures released early Tuesday. The 5-magnitude quake hit Qiaojia county in Southwest China’s Yunnan province late Monday, damaging to local roads and other infrastructure, local authorities said. Tremors were felt in neighboring regions
  • May 18, 2020 17:23 PM
    Gallery: A Donated Desk
    Ke Enya, a 7-year-old girl from Yichang, Hubei province, received a lot of attention after a photo of her studying under one of the tables of her parents’ food stall went viral. Ke had been taking her online classes in the confined space for about one month until her teacher visited the stall on April 29 and posted the photo on social media. Enya has since received a new desk and laptop from a local sponsor
  • May 15, 2020 15:26 PM
    Gallery: Social Distancing in the Stacks
    The south wing of the National Library of China has reopened to the public this week. To get in, visitors need to make reservations via the social media app WeChat or by phone and present QR codes verifying that they are healthy. The library has limited the number of visitors to 1,200 a day
  • May 13, 2020 17:56 PM
    Gallery: Winging It in Class
    About 100 elementary school students in the eastern city of Hangzhou have been outfitted with “wings” to help them stay one meter apart as schools have reopened across the country. Creation of these wings was an after-class assignment for students and their parents, who made use of whatever they could find lying around the house, including old boxes and stickers
  • May 12, 2020 16:40 PM
    Gallery: Nurses at Work
    Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University’s nearly 1,800 nurses were working on the day before International Nurses Day, which falls every May 12. After the coronavirus outbreak in the city, nurses from the hospital’s ICU were dispatched to Leishenshan Hospital, a makeshift hospital built to care for patients in critical condition
  • May 11, 2020 19:34 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Disneyland Reopens
    Shanghai Disneyland has reopened its doors to visitors after shutting down for months amid the coronavirus pandemic. Visitors can now enter the theme park with pre-booked tickets and QR codes verifying their health status. The number of visitors remains limited to 24,000 per day, about 30% of its normal capacity.
  • May 08, 2020 17:00 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Begins Sorting Its Garbage
    Starting May 1, Beijing residents are required to sort their household trash into four categories: kitchen, recyclable, hazardous and other waste. To help people dispose of it correctly, local communities have come up with some initiative ideas such as color-coded waste bins and comic book style instructions. Anyone violating the regulations can be fined as much as 200 yuan
  • May 07, 2020 20:48 PM
    Gallery: Silk Under the Sun
    Fields in the southern Chinese city of Wuzhou turned shades of brown and orange Tuesday as workers laid out long swaths of dyed silk fabric called ‘xiangyunsha.’ Workers begin laying out the fabric every spring as long hours exposed to the sun are required to create the vibrant patterns that the silk is known for in China. In 2008, ‘xiangyunsha’ was listed as a national-level intangible cultural heritage.
  • May 06, 2020 17:48 PM
    Gallery: Free Masks in Hong Kong
    Starting Wednesday, Hong Kong residents can apply to the city government to receive a new highly reusable face masks for free. Hong Kong’s Secretary for Innovation and Technology said Tuesday that the new masks can be used up to 60 times between washings
  • May 04, 2020 17:04 PM
    Gallery: Anywhere but Home for the Holiday
    The five-day Labor Day holiday, which started May 1, gave people in China the chance to travel after several months of lockdown. In Hangzhou, the popular tourist destination of West Lake drew more than 230,000 visitors in the first two days of the holiday
  • Apr 30, 2020 16:44 PM
    Gallery: Stuck at Port
    The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been limited to dry land. The fishing village of Zhangzhou on Wuyu Island in Fujian province is home to more than 10,000 people and 400 boats. Fisher folk there have found it difficult to recruit enough migrant workers to man their boats
  • Apr 28, 2020 16:51 PM
    Gallery: Breakfast Is Back in Wuhan
    With the end of the months-long lockdown in Wuhan, residents are free to enjoy some of life’s simpler pleasures, such as breakfast bought on the street. However, because the local government has yet to lift the prohibition on dining inside restaurants, customers for the time being will have to both buy and eat their breakfast on the street
  • Apr 27, 2020 19:35 PM
    Gallery: School Campuses Reopen in Beijing
    Nearly 50,000 high school seniors in Beijing went back to school on Monday after the coronavirus outbreak forced them to take classes online. Students in grade 12, who have to prepare for their college entrance exams in July, were selected to be the first allowed back in the classroom
  • Apr 24, 2020 18:12 PM
    Gallery: Books by the Heap
    A second-hand bookstore near Fudan University in Shanghai has become a popular hangout for fans of the printed word due to its rich selection and apparent haphazard approach to organization. On World Reading Day, the 60-square-meter space hosted visitors willing to hunt through the stacks and piles
  • Apr 23, 2020 17:26 PM
    Gallery: Return to the Wild
    About 10,000 captive-bred Chinese sturgeon get released into the Yangtze River on Wednesday in Yichang, Central China’s Hubei province. The release is an annual event held by the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute, which aims to prevent the critically endangered species from extinction. More than 5 million Chinese sturgeon have been returned the wild since 1984