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  • Mar 07, 2022 18:37 PM
    Gallery: Thousands Flee South Korea Wildfire
    The blaze spread quickly along the South Korea’s eastern coast starting Friday, destroying 16,000 hectares of woodland and forcing thousands to flee from homes. The fire began in Uljin county and extended into neighboring Gangwon province during the weekend, damaging 343 homes. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered efforts to protect a nuclear power plant threatened by the wildfire. No casualties were reported
  • Mar 07, 2022 15:46 PM
    Gallery: Ukraine Ceasefire Falls Apart
    A deal between Russia and Ukraine to establish a humanitarian corridor for civilians to leave encircled Mariupol fell apart during the weekend as both countries blamed each other for breaking the terms. On Sunday, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced the failure to evacuate an estimated 200,000 refugees from the city after shelling resumed Saturday
  • Mar 04, 2022 16:44 PM
    Gallery: Oil Depots Smolder as Talks Take Humanitarian Turn
    Fire broke out in energy facilities and civilian settlements in Ukraine due to heavy Russian bombardment this week. Shelling turned buildings into debris in Kharkiv and Kyiv. Russia and Ukraine ended their second round of talks after intense discussion on Thursday in a city on the Polish-Belorussian border. The two sides agreed to hold a third round soon
  • Mar 03, 2022 20:03 PM
    Gallery: Hong Kongers Flock to Stores on Lockdown Fears
    The number of daily Covid-19 infections reached a new local record as Hong Kong reported over 55,000 cases, of which just 27 were came from abroad, on Wednesday. The soaring caseload and fears of a full lockdown led residents to flock to local pharmacies and supermarkets for Covid-19 test kits and daily necessities. Hong Kong officials reported 117 Covid-linked deaths of people between the ages of 58 and 100 on Wednesday
  • Mar 03, 2022 19:38 PM
    Gallery: Ukraine’s Children Caught Up in War
    The fighting in Ukraine has upended lives, forcing people to flee to neighboring countries or take shelter underground, including many of the country’s children. On Wednesday, Russia intensified attacks on cities such as Kyiv and Kharkiv, destroying civilian infrastructure, including railway lines. Over 1 million people have fled Ukraine, the United Nations said Thursday
  • Mar 02, 2022 19:25 PM
    Gallery: Russian Airstrikes on Ukrainian Cities Intensify
    A rocket hit the regional police department building Wednesday in Kharkiv, one day after an airstrike on the city’s administrative building, in which at least 10 were killed, according to Ukrainian officials. Russian airstrikes also hit the Kyiv TV Tower on Tuesday, killing five and knocking out television signals
  • Mar 02, 2022 19:22 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Olympic Venues Ready for Paralympics
    As Beijing gets ready to host the upcoming Winter Paralympic Games, red lantern-shaped mascot Shuey Rhon Rhon takes the place of Bing Dwen Dwen on the slopes, as accessibility signs and facilities are put in place. Athletes were seen training in some of the newly kitted out venues on Tuesday, and the Winter Paralympics torch relay kicked off Wednesday, two days before the opening of the Games
  • Mar 01, 2022 19:39 PM
    Gallery: Rockets Rain Down on Ukraine
    Fighting between Russia and its neighbor escalated Monday even as the two sides met for talks. In the fifth day of the conflict, civilians died in missile and rocket attacks across Ukraine, including near the capital Kyiv. Meanwhile, Russia and Ukraine sat down to six hours of inconclusive talks, discussing a ceasefire for the first time since Russia attacked. The two sides left with no agreement other than to continue the discussions later
  • Mar 01, 2022 16:19 PM
    Gallery: Building Hong Kong’s Makeshift Covid-19 Hospitals
    The city is gearing up to battle its worst outbreak of the virus so far, with the construction of facilities such as the makeshift Tsing Yi hospital. The facility was completed Monday to house the rising number of Covid-19 patients in the city. The roughly 60,000-square-meter site and can hold over 3,800 beds. The Chinese mainland is helping local authorities with the construction of eight isolation and treatment facilities, including Tsing Yi
  • Feb 28, 2022 16:20 PM
    Gallery: Fleeing War-Torn Ukraine
    Russia’s escalating attack on Ukraine has destroyed homes across the country and turned tens of thousands of people into refugees. According to the U.N. refugee agency Saturday, over 150,000 Ukrainians have fled to neighboring countries such as Poland, Hungary and Romania. The agency estimated the number of refugees could rise to 4 million. Those fleeing are mainly women, children and seniors as Ukrainian men between the ages of 18 and 60 have been banned from leaving so they can stay and fight
  • Feb 27, 2022 16:16 PM
    Gallery: Ordinary Ukrainians Amid Russia’s Attack
    The people of Ukraine are fleeing, taking shelter and taking up arms as Russia’s assault on its neighbor enters its fourth day. As of Saturday, 198 Ukrainians have been killed and 1,115 injured amid the escalating violence, according to China’s state-run Xinhua News Agency.
  • Feb 25, 2022 18:43 PM
    Gallery: Ukrainians Suffer Amid Russian Assault
    The Russian attack on Ukraine is already causing suffering, as ordinary residents cram into supermarkets, get stuck in traffic jams on highways, and queue for hours at public transportation hubs and gas stations as they decide to either stay put or leave the country. Fighting was reported Friday near Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, and fire and smoke were seen rising from the city's suburbs. On Thursday, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in a video that 137 people had died on the first day of Russia’s assault. Russia’s defense ministry said 74 military infrastructure facilities were destroyed
  • Feb 24, 2022 20:11 PM
    Gallery: A History of Escalation in Ukraine
    Explosions rattle cities across the country as Russia launches what it is calling military activities in its neighbor. Tensions between the two countries have been escalating since 2014 when Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula
  • Feb 24, 2022 15:59 PM
    Gallery: Rare Snowfall Blankets Southern China
    Residents got a rare taste of snow as flakes fell on regions unaccustomed to this particular kind of precipitation. The accompanying cold weather closed hundreds of miles of highway in provinces such as Yunnan and Guizhou due to icy conditions. The national weather bureau forecasts that temperatures will rise later in the week
  • Feb 23, 2022 16:21 PM
    Gallery: Hong Kong Steps Up Battle Against Covid-19
    Hong Kong has bolstered measures to cope with the surge in infections as the city reported 6,211 cases and 32 deaths on Tuesday. Authorities are building two isolation facilities in Penny’s Bay and the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal to house patients, while a plan to test all 7.4 million of the city’s residents will start in March. Hong Kong reported 44,341 new cases from Feb. 8 to Tuesday
  • Feb 22, 2022 19:13 PM
    Gallery: China’s Internet Gives Feb. 22 a Little Love
    Today, the 22nd day of the lunar new year, is Feb. 22, 2022, a day that Chinese social media is calling the most loving day of the year. Why? Because the Chinese word for “two” sorta sounds like the word for “love.” Many couples across China chose to register for marriage today. To mark the occasion, Caixin complied a series of photos of loving moments
  • Feb 21, 2022 15:36 PM
    Gallery: Skating Exhibition Gala Draws Online Crowds
    Celebrity figure skaters returned to the ice to present special performances with Winter Olympic mascot Bing Dwen Dwen in an exhibition gala on Sunday, the last day of the Games. Hugely popular Japanese skater Yuzuru Hanyu impressed his fans by dancing evocatively with Chinese athletes and the mascot
  • Feb 21, 2022 02:31 AM
    Gallery: Beijing Winter Olympics Close With Pageantry
    Closing ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Sunday at Beijing National Stadium takes the theme of ‘Together for a Shared Future,’ representing Chinese characteristics, and setting the stage for 2026 Winter Olympic Games in Italy
  • Feb 18, 2022 16:04 PM
    Gallery: Russian Figure Skaters Glide Into Gold and Silver
    Russian figure skater Anna Shcherbakova took gold in the women’s single skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics on Thursday, while her compatriot Alexandra Trusova bagged silver. Kamila Valieva, the doping scandal-struck skater who led the pack going into the event, fell repeatedly and finished fourth. Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto took bronze
  • Feb 18, 2022 14:49 PM
    Gallery: Eileen Gu Grabs a Second Gold in Beijing
    Eileen Gu finished her Olympic journey with a second gold medal Friday after winning the women’s freeski halfpipe. Gu sealed her victory by landing back-to-back corked 900s in her first run, and then scoring 95.25 points in her second, cementing her lead. Canadian skiers Cassie Sharpe and Rachael Karker won the silver and bronze. China’s Li Fanghui and Zhang Kexin took fifth and seventh place. Gu’s win brings China’s Winter Olympics gold medal tally to eight, a record for the country