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  • Aug 09, 2021 16:54 PM
    Gallery: Central China City Tries to Spray Covid Away
    The city of Zhengzhou deployed over 680 trucks with mist cannons Friday night to sanitize over 1,700 streets, including areas near hospitals, shopping malls and bus stops, to control the Covid-19 outbreak. The mass sanitization drive involved over 3,200 people. As of 11 a.m. Monday, the city has confirmed 81 cases, including 40 local and four asymptomatic cases in its most recent flare-up
  • Aug 06, 2021 17:03 PM
    Gallery: China’s Young Olympians Dive for Gold
    Young divers of China made their presence felt at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, with 14-year-old Quan Hongchan, the country’ youngest athlete at the Games, winning gold, and 16-year-old Chen Yuxi claiming silver in the women’s 10-meter platform final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. Quan won with an overall score of 466.20 points, including three dives that received the highest score. It was the diving team’s sixth gold of the Games
  • Aug 05, 2021 16:13 PM
    Gallery: More Lockdowns as China Tries to Tame Delta
    Cities across the country further tightened restrictions to contain the current Covid-19 outbreak. The country reported 85 cases, including 23 imported cases and 62 local cases, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday. Cities such as Beijing, East China’s Nanjing and Central China’s Zhengzhou have locked down more neighborhoods to fight the epidemic
  • Aug 04, 2021 17:10 PM
    Gallery: Panda Mom Dotes on Twin Cubs
    Huanhuan, a female giant panda on loan from China, gave birth to twin cubs at the Beauval Zoo south of Paris on Monday around 1 a.m. local time. The pair had mated, but artificial insemination was also used to increase the chances of pregnancy. The two cubs, weighing 149 grams and 129 grams, will stay in France for few years then move to China. Huanhuan came to France with Yuanzi, a male giant panda, in 2012 and gave birth to Yuanmeng, the first panda ever born in France, in 2018
  • Aug 03, 2021 17:33 PM
    Gallery: A Village Ravaged by Heavy Rain in Henan
    The torrential rain in Central China’s Henan province has damaged 150 cities and 1,663 towns, affecting over 14 million people. So far, 302 people have been killed and 50 are missing, authorities said at a news conference Monday. The village of Wangzongdian in Zhengzhou is among the hardest hit places, where landslides triggered by the heavy rain have turned houses into rubble, resulting in at least eight deaths as of Thursday
  • Aug 02, 2021 17:10 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Athletes Shine in Tokyo
    China’s Gong Lijiao and Su Bingtian had a memorable day Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics. Gong won gold with a personal best of 20.58 meters in the women’s shot put, which helped China’s track and field team bag its first medal at the Games. Meanwhile, Su broke the Asian record for the men’s 100-meter, running the semifinal in 9.83 seconds, making him the first Asian man in 89 years to qualify for the 100-meter final
  • Jul 30, 2021 17:46 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Cities Beef Up Measures to Control Covid
    Many areas across China have upgraded epidemic controls and expanded testing as the outbreak has spread from Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, and Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province. Beijing and the southwestern city of Chengdu have quarantined some neighborhoods. China has reported 64 cases, including 21 locally transmitted infections, as of Thursday
  • Jul 29, 2021 16:41 PM
    Gallery: Nanjing Tackles Covid Outbreak Head On
    Local authorities ordered a third round of mass Covid-19 testing Thursday after closing part of the public transportation system Tuesday, as the eastern Chinese city struggles to contain the spread of the highly contagious delta variant that was first detected on July 20. The city has reported 171 cases, including two that were asymptomatic, as of Wednesday. The flare-up has spread to 11 cities in six provinces, infecting at least 170 people
  • Jul 28, 2021 11:39 AM
    Gallery: Mourning the Zhengzhou Subway Victims
    Residents lit candles and laid down flowers Monday outside a subway station in Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan province, to mourn 14 people who drowned after the subway flooded on July 20. By Tuesday, the bouquets had stretched along the road, drawing more mourners
  • Jul 27, 2021 17:58 PM
    Gallery: Thousands Evacuated From Flooded City in Henan
    Stranded residents were being relocated Monday to safe places across Xinxiang, Central China's Henan province, after the torrential rains caused destruction in 132 towns and affected over 2 million residents, resulting in more than 4 billion yuan in estimated damages. Although the rain stopped Sartuday, some towns remain flooded, and 240,000 residents have been moved to safe places. In the province as a whole, the heavy rainfall has killed 69, damaged 1,558 towns, and affected over 12 million people
  • Jul 26, 2021 17:36 PM
    Gallery: Typhoon Torments East China
    Typhoon In-fa has brought heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to Shanghai and cities across East China’s Zhejiang province. The typhoon landed in Zhoushan on Sunday with wind speeds reaching 85 mph, damaging farmland and disrupting normal life. Rains and high winds are expected in the coming days as the typhoon made its second landfall around 9:50 a.m. Monday in Pinghu, Zhejiang
  • Jul 23, 2021 17:17 PM
    Gallery: No Respite From the Rain
    Heavy rainstorms hit parts of Xinxiang, Central China’s Henan province, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The storms, which lasted until 4 p.m. Thursday, affected over 770,000 residents and caused water levels in multiple reservoirs in the area to rise above warning levels. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the city has evacuated approximately 13,070 people from their homes, according to local authorities
  • Jul 22, 2021 17:20 PM
    Gallery: Central China Rains Wreak More Havoc
    Rain continued to batter central China's Henan province Thursday, turning streets into rivers. In Xinxiang, flooding has caused overflows of seven midsize reservoirs, affecting over 470,000 residents as of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. In Zhengzhou, cars, roads and other infrastructure have been damaged. More heavy rain is expected in cities like Luoyang, Jiaozuo, Hebi, and Xinxiang of Henan, according to the Henan Meteorological Services
  • Jul 21, 2021 16:34 PM
    Gallery: Rain Swamps Streets in Central China
    Heavy rains have flooded roads, inundated the subway system, and caused power outages in Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan province. The provincial capital halted the subway and train services Tuesday, and raised its emergency response to the highest level Wednesday morning, following a continuous downpour that began Sunday
  • Jul 20, 2021 17:15 PM
    Gallery: Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc Across China
    Incessant downpours continue to lash parts of China, resulting in flooding. In Henan province, precipitation in multiple areas has exceeded 7 inches, and the rain is expected to last until Thursday. Two dams in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region collapsed due to heavy rains Sunday, affecting thousands of residents. The National Meteorological Center predicts more rainfall in the next few days, with two typhoons expected to make landfall along the coast Tuesday night
  • Jul 19, 2021 15:31 PM
    Gallery: Lining Up to See the Stars
    The Shanghai Astronomy Museum opened Sunday to lines of visitors waiting to get inside its planetarium. The museum, which covers about 14 acres in the China Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area, comprises an observatory, garden, solar telescope and youth observatory base, making it one of the world’s largest planetariums
  • Jul 16, 2021 19:32 PM
    Gallery: Surfer's Paradise in Hainan Back in Business
    Houhai, a small fishing village of less than 3,000 inhabitants in scenic Sanya, South China’s Hainan province, is bustling with surfers following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions across China. The village accounts for 40% of the country surfing clubs, which are an important source of income for the locals
  • Jul 14, 2021 17:48 PM
    Gallery: ‘Teahouse’ Returns to the Beijing Stage
    Beijing People’s Art Theatre is once again presenting the classic Chinese play ‘Teahouse’ at the Capital Theatre after a two-year hiatus, attracting huge interest from fans. Tickets for the premiere were sold out within five minutes online. Written in 1956 by Lao She, a Chinese novelist and dramatist, the play presents the social reality of the time through characters’ interactions in a teahouse in Beijing
  • Jul 13, 2021 21:52 PM
    Gallery: China Says Goodbye to Crypto Mining
    Dozens of cryptocurrency mining centers were shuttered last month in Southwest China’s Sichuan, the country’s second-biggest Bitcoin mining province, in the wake of a June 18 clean-up notice from local authorities as the country intensified its crackdown on cryptocurrency mining
  • Jul 13, 2021 16:21 PM
    Gallery: Collapsed Hotel Leaves Eight Dead
    Rescue operations are continuing at the site of a collapsed hotel building in Wujiang district in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province. Fourteen people have been rescued, eight have died and nine remain missing as of 10 a.m. Tuesday. The cause of the accident, which occurred around 3:30 p.m. Monday, is still under investigation
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