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  • May 04, 2022 19:09 PM
    Gallery: Workers of the World, Now and Then
    On the last day of the Labor Day holiday in China, Caixin has compiled photos documenting people at work today and in history. Labor Day is an annual celebration to mark the historical struggles and achievements of the world’s workers
  • May 04, 2022 15:50 PM
    Gallery: For Holiday, Beijingers Head to the Suburbs
    Short-distance rural tourism grew more popular in China’s capital during this year’s Labor Day holiday amid curbs on travel to control the pandemic. Bookings for hotels and homestays outside urban areas started earlier than usual for this year’s five-day national holiday, with volumes climbing since April 10. Despite Covid control measures, most scenic spots in suburban areas remain open, though visitors are required to present negative Covid-19 test results to enter
  • May 03, 2022 20:26 PM
    Gallery: Mariupol Evacuations Resume
    Evacuations for people trapped in Ukraine’s besieged Mariupol resumed after weeks of fighting. Refugees have fled to elsewhere in Ukraine during the past few days, including Russia-controlled regions. According to a U.N. report, more than 100 people trapped in the Azovstal steel plant have been evacuated to Zaporizhzhia. Some 200 civilians remain trapped inside the plant, a local police chief said on Monday
  • May 03, 2022 16:07 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Muted Labor Day
    Local authorities have tightened movement restrictions and added more Covid-19 testing for residents of the capital during the five-day Labor Day holiday. Restaurant dining was suspended from Sunday to Wednesday, while three more rounds of nucleic acid tests are to be conducted in 12 districts from Tuesday to Thursday. A growing number of public venues have closed in the city, including exhibitions at the Palace Museum. The capital reported 62 local cases Monday
  • May 02, 2022 17:44 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai’s Uniformed Workers
    Commercial photographer Qin Xiao focuses his lens on the variety of overalls people have worn on the streets of Shanghai, as part of efforts to showcase the diverse dressing styles of city dwellers. For this series, his subjects are typically people in their work attire. The 34-year-old photographer has been engaged in street photography since 2011, and held several exhibitions on the theme of ‘Senior Fashion Hub,’ a series on fashionable senior citizens.
  • Apr 29, 2022 21:00 PM
    Gallery: Search for Survivors in Changsha Building Collapse
    A search-and-rescue operation is underway in the central Chinese city of Changsha after a six-story building collapsed at noon Friday. More than 130 rescuers are combing the building, which housed retail stores and a hotel. The number of casualties and the causes of the incident are being investigated
  • Apr 29, 2022 19:23 PM
    Gallery: China’s Last Steam Locomotives
    Old steam locomotives continue to haul coal out of the deep pit mine in Sandaoling mining base, located in the Gobi desert in Hami prefecture, Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region — the last standard-gauge steam train operator in the world. China built steam engines, considered ‘living fossils of the industrial age,’ until the late 20th century
  • Apr 28, 2022 20:24 PM
    Gallery: Ukraine Tears Down Soviet Monument
    A Soviet-era monument in Kyiv representing friendship between Ukraine and Russia has been demolished. The 8-meter-tall statue was erected in the 1980s to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Soviet Union's founding. The city also plans to rename and illuminate the People’s Friendship Arch above where the statue stood with the colors of the Ukrainian flag
  • Apr 28, 2022 19:01 PM
    Gallery: Life in a Makeshift Hospital
    Quarantined in a temporary medical facility at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from April 10 to April 23, reporter Liu Xiaojing used his camera to show what it was like to live there. The facility was one of the earliest makeshift hospitals set up in Shanghai during the current Covid-19 outbreak, providing treatment for mild and asymptomatic patients. Shanghai reported 10,622 new cases Wednesday
  • Apr 27, 2022 20:57 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Targeted in Pakistan Attack
    Investigators and journalists are racing to find the perpetrators behind a suspected suicide bomb attack in Pakistan. The bombing took place at the entrance of the University of Karachi’s Confucius Institute, where a minibus was targeted. Three Chinese nationals were killed and one injured. A separatist group has claimed responsibility for the attack
  • Apr 27, 2022 16:18 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Expands Covid Measures
    Mass testing is underway in Beijing’s 12 districts as the capital battles an outbreak of Covid-19. On Tuesday, the local government added eight Covid-19 risk zones and reported 34 local cases. Authorities have closed multiple cultural venues, including the renowned Yonghe Temple and the National Centre for the Performing Arts, to prevent large public gatherings
  • Apr 26, 2022 16:47 PM
    Gallery: Storms Batter China’s East
    Dark clouds rolled over several of China’s central and eastern cities on Monday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds. In Shanghai, a storm blew over a Covid-19 shelter, injuring three. According to a Weather China report, the country will be hit by heavy rain from Sunday to Wednesday
  • Apr 25, 2022 19:37 PM
    Gallery: Hair Salon Hosts Portrait Exhibition
    The Fading Image, which opened at a hair salon in Beijing’s Sanlitun neighborhood, featured 50 paintings that delve into abstract concepts such as time, history and religion by way of an appreciation of the face. The show displays the works of the 15 artists until May 4. Xiangwai, an art-sharing platform, contributed to this gallery
  • Apr 25, 2022 18:42 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Braces for Battle With Covid
    Beijing is racing to control the spread of the virus with mass testing and tightened restrictions, after several infections were detected in the city Sunday. The local government locked down multiple compounds and required people who live and work in Chaoyang district to take three rounds of Covid-19 tests within the week. Following the announcements, residents were seen stockpiling groceries in supermarkets in preparation for a potential lockdown
  • Apr 22, 2022 20:43 PM
    Gallery: Fatal Blaze at Russian Defense Facility
    At least seven people have died after a fire engulfed a defense institute in Tver, Russia. Local media report that some people were injured after jumping out of windows to escape, while others inhaled harmful fumes. More than 240 firefighters rushed to the scene. An investigation into the cause of the incident is underway. Tver is about 160 kilometers northwest of Moscow
  • Apr 22, 2022 18:05 PM
    Gallery: Hong Kong Disneyland Reopens
    Theme parks and other businesses got back up and running as the city entered the first phase of its social distancing relaxation plan following a drop in new Covid cases. The local government plan from March 21 permits designated businesses to reopen in three phases. Hong Kong’s unemployment rate hit 5% amid the outbreak
  • Apr 21, 2022 20:11 PM
    Gallery: Grim Skies Over North China
    Residents of cities across northern China have been hit by yet another round of sandy and dusty weather. Citing the National Meteorological Center, local media report the sand and dust are brought by the Mongolian cyclone and a cold front. The bout of dust-filled skies is expected to end on Thursday night
  • Apr 21, 2022 19:37 PM
    Gallery: Mourning the Dead in Ukraine
    Intense fighting continues across Ukraine this week, leaving cities in ruins as Russia attempts to encircle the country’s east. Heavy street fighting and missile attacks in the besieged city of Mariupol have demolished residential districts and centers of culture as well as a commercial port. On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his forces to blockade the Azovstal steel plant, the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in Mariupol. Meanwhile, the U.N. called for a four-day ceasefire for Eastern Orthodox Holy Week to evacuate trapped Ukrainian civilians, as an estimated 13 million people remain stranded in war-torn areas
  • Apr 20, 2022 18:27 PM
    Gallery: 50 Years of Panda Diplomacy
    Two famous residents of the National Zoo in Washington celebrated half a century of animal-exchange diplomacy Saturday, marking the milestone in China-U.S. relations with a cake made from frozen fruit and vegetables. The first pair of giant pandas — Ling Ling and Hsing Hsing — arrived as a gift from the Chinese premier to Pat Nixon, first lady at the time, in April 1972. Here is a look back at 50 years of pandas living far from their native Sichuan province
  • Apr 20, 2022 18:04 PM
    Gallery: Stranded Whale Rescued in East China
    A stranded sperm whale was rescued from a beach in Ningbo, East China’s Zhejiang province, on Wednesday morning after a 20-hour operation. Whale strandings are caused by both natural and manmade factors such as aging, illness and environmental degradation, and such incidents are on the rise worldwide