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  • Nov 26, 2021 17:52 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Gets a View of Maurizio Cattelan’s Art
    Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is holding his first solo exhibition in China at the Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, with a display of 29 conceptual pieces that reflect his attitudes toward art, social norms and death. Cattelan, one of the most controversial and popular post-Duchampain artists, is widely known for the work he created with banana and tape that sold for $120,000 at Art Basel Miami Beach in 2019
  • Nov 25, 2021 16:45 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Table Tennis Legend Bags Global Role
    Liu Guoliang, president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, was elected as an executive vice president of the International Table Tennis Federation on Thursday. From 2003 to 2017, Liu served as the coach of the national team, winning more than 30 world titles and assuming a legendary status. Before that, he played for the national team between 1991 and 2002, bagging over 45 championships
  • Nov 24, 2021 17:04 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Rebuilt Fengtai Railway Station
    The rebuilt Fengtai Railway Station in Beijing inched closer to re-opening after a test train was flagged off from the station early Tuesday. The reconstruction of the station began in mid-2018. It covers an area of 400,000 square meters and contains 17 platforms and 32 rail lines. It is one of the Chinese capital’s oldest railway stations, and will become one of Asia’s largest after the expansion
  • Nov 23, 2021 15:06 PM
    Gallery: Four Killed in East China Dorm Collapse
    Part of a six-floor dormitory collapsed at about 6:45 pm Monday in Ganjiang New District of Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi province, causing four deaths. Rescue efforts involving 111 firefighters, 15 fire trucks, two excavators and six rescue dogs continued through the night and finished around 4:30 am Tuesday, according to district authorities. The cause of the accident is under investigation
  • Nov 22, 2021 15:38 PM
    Gallery: Chill Sweeps Across China
    A cold wave is hitting most parts of China, bringing freezing wind and snowfall to many northern regions. In Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, temperatures have plunged to below -10 degrees Celsius, with over 100 weather alerts issued. The cold weather is expected to spread further south over the coming days, according to the country’s meteorology bureau
  • Nov 19, 2021 18:03 PM
    Gallery: Symbolist Art on Display in Shanghai
    Painter Zhang Ben opened his new exhibition on Nov. 6 at Shanghai's M50 Art Zone. Zhang, born in Huangshan, East China’s Anhui province, in 1984, is now working at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Known for his Symbolist oil paintings, Zhang presents a surrealistic space that reflects his inner self, including religious elements. Xiangwai Artha, an art-sharing platform, contributed to today’s gallery
  • Nov 18, 2021 18:18 PM
    Gallery: Dense Fog Descends on Parts of China
    Heavy fog enveloped cities across China Thursday morning, causing low visibility in several regions. The fog started to appear in cities like Wuhan in Central China and Urumqi in Northwest China earlier this week, creating traffic jams. On Thursday, Beijing authorities shut down multiple highways to avoid accidents, while the northeastern city of Shenyang issued the highest-level alert as visibility reduced to less than 20 meters in some areas
  • Nov 17, 2021 16:58 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Driver to Join F1 Team
    Zhou Guanyu is set to become the first Chinese racer to join a Formula 1 team, after Alfa Romeo announced Tuesday it had signed him to team up with Valtteri Bottas for the 2022 F1 World Championship. The up-and-coming 22-year-old is currently ranked second in the F2 championship with three wins
  • Nov 16, 2021 17:28 PM
    Gallery: Ice Floes Appear on Songhua River
    The section of the Songhua River in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province has begun to freeze, with temperatures plunging to around -10 C, leading to the formation of ice floes. The floating ice, which appears twice a year, is a special attraction for the city’s residents
  • Nov 15, 2021 18:17 PM
    Gallery: North China’s Dalian Battles Covid Surge
    Dalian, a port city in Northeast China’s Liaoning province, is battling a spike in Covid-19 cases, with more than 200 new infections recorded since Nov. 4. The local government has designated over 30 Covid-19 risk areas, and locked down parts of the city. Curbs have also been imposed on university students in the nearby town of Zhuanghe, where cluster infections have been detected
  • Nov 13, 2021 17:27 PM
    Gallery: Caixin Summit Draws Big Names
    Attendees including former Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming spoke Saturday on the second and last day of the 12th annual Caixin Summit. The topics of the talks ranged from China’s new economic growth drivers, global asset management and environmental and social governance
  • Nov 12, 2021 17:52 PM
    Gallery: Caixin Summit Welcomes Thought Leaders
    Leading figures in politics, business, finance and medicine attended Caixin’s 12th annual summit, which was held partially online because of the pandemic. The event, which is taking place in both Beijing and Singapore, featured speeches, forums and roundtables on the theme of Building a Community of Shared Future. Caixin Media Publisher Hu Shuli delivered an opening speech at the event Friday morning in Beijing
  • Nov 11, 2021 19:35 PM
    Gallery: Inside Hong Kong’s New M+ Museum
    The M+ Museum, a new landmark that showcases the contemporary visual culture of Asia, is set to open to the public on Friday in Hong Kong, with over 50,000 pieces of art. As one of 17 venues of the city’s West Kowloon Cultural District, the museum contains 33 galleries, as well as shops, restaurants, and multifunction spaces. It’s also an ideal place to view the city's skyline
  • Nov 10, 2021 18:46 PM
    Gallery: Northern China Battles Blizzard
    The heavy snowfall that started Saturday continues to batter parts of northern China. The blizzard in Tongliao in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region has lasted for about 46 hours as of Tuesday, bringing 59 centimeters of snow, the highest since 1951. As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the snowfall has affected the lives of thousands of residents, leaving one dead, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The snowstorm has caused estimated direct economic losses of 34.46 million yuan
  • Nov 09, 2021 18:37 PM
    Gallery: Northern China Hit by Heavy Snowfall
    A cold wave swept across many parts of China over the last few days, bringing heavy snowfalls and plunging temperatures. From Monday to Tuesday, Inner Mongolia autonomous region in the north and Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces in the northeast are estimated to have received 20 to 36 millimeters of snowfall, according to the China Meteorological Administration
  • Nov 08, 2021 20:21 PM
    Gallery: Shenzhou-13 Crew Completes First Spacewalk
    The astronauts finished their first extravehicular operation Monday after six and a half hours of work outside China’s Tiangong Space Station. Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping carried out the spacewalk while Ye Guangfu worked inside the Tianhe core module to aid their work. Wang has become the first Chinese woman to walk in space. The Shenzhou-13 mission consists of two to three planned extravehicular operations for astronauts to construct the space station and conduct scientific experiments
  • Nov 05, 2021 20:19 PM
    Gallery: Artistic Expressions of Environmental Crises
    A World Meteorological Organization report released during COP26 says that 2021 is set to become one of the seven hottest years on record, highlighting the rising global risks of climate change. Caixin has compiled photos of artworks by artists and environmental groups around the world aimed at drawing people's attention to the environmental crises that threaten the planet
  • Nov 04, 2021 19:39 PM
    Gallery: Thick Fog Disrupts Traffic Across China
    Dense fog has enveloped cities across central and northern China, disrupting air and road traffic since early this week. In the region around Beijing, the fog reduced visibility to less than 200 meters in some areas Wednesday, resulting in traffic restrictions and highway closures. In Zhengzhou on Tuesday, the fog pushed the AQI in the city to above 180, which is categorized as unhealthy. The National Meteorological Center issued a third-level yellow alert Thursday morning, predicting that the fog will last until Saturday afternoon
  • Nov 03, 2021 18:50 PM
    Gallery: Northeast China Tightens Covid Curbs
    China reported 93 local Covid-19 cases Tuesday, with more than a third found in Heihe city of Heilongjiang province, prompting officials to step up control measures. Heihe has deployed more than 10,000 officials, medical workers and volunteers, locked down multiple communities, and conducted over five rounds of mass Covid-19 testing since Oct. 27
  • Nov 02, 2021 19:17 PM
    Gallery: Bangkok Reopens to Vaccinated Visitors
    Suvarnabhumi Airport welcomed the first group of international travelers Monday after Thailand allowed quarantine-free travel to fully vaccinated visitors from over 60 countries, including China, the U.K., and the U.S. The Grand Palace, Bangkok’s most famous landmark, reopened to the public on the same day, after being closed due to Covid-19. The vaccine policy is aimed at reviving the country’s tourism industry which has reportedly lost more than 3 million jobs