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  • Oct 08, 2021 17:36 PM
    Gallery: Heavy Rains Batter North China Province
    Heavy rainfall hit North China’s Shanxi province, causing floods and landslides that damaged railways and devastated villages. The rain started on Saturday and continued through the National Day holiday. In Puxian county of Linfen, a landslide killed four and injured one on Tuesday; in Qixian county of Jinzhong, train services were interrupted after a railway bridge was damaged Wednesday; and in the ancient town of Pingyao, a 25-meter section of a city wall was damaged on Thursday
  • Oct 07, 2021 17:35 PM
    Gallery: Holiday Ends With Packed Highways, Train Stations
    Travelers crowded China’s transportation hubs as the weeklong National Day holiday came to an end Thursday. Railway stations and highways were packed with passengers and vehicles as people headed home. This year, rains and snow in some parts of the country have also caused train delays and road traffic
  • Oct 06, 2021 17:31 PM
    Gallery: Suez Logjam Ship Returns to China for Repairs
    The Ever Given, the massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days in March after running aground and causing a logjam in global shipping, berthed at a shipyard in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, on Monday for repairs. The ship had been anchored in the waters off Qingdao after arriving on Sept. 18 while awaiting its turn to enter the port. Most of the damage was sustained to the bow, which will need more than 20 days to fix
  • Sep 30, 2021 16:09 PM
    Gallery: Honoring China’s Fallen Heroes
    China held a ceremony to commemorate the 8th annual Martyrs’ Day in Beijing on Thursday, the eve of the National Day holiday. The event brought together Communist Party leaders and thousands of other people at Tiananmen Square, where they put flowers on the Monument to the People’s Heroes. China’s legislature established Martyrs’ Day in 2014 in remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives for national causes
  • Sep 29, 2021 17:46 PM
    Gallery: UNESCO Site Jiuzhaigou Completely Reopens
    Jiuzhaigou, a noted nature reserve and UNESCO World Heritage site in Southwest China’s Sichuan province, has reopened multiple popular tourist spots to visitors, such as Panada Lake and the Primeval Forest. The changes mark the complete reopening of the reserve, which had been closed due to a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the area in 2017
  • Sep 28, 2021 16:55 PM
    Gallery: China’s Zhuhai Airshow Gets Underway
    Some 700 companies from over 35 countries are showcasing thousands of products at the 13th Airshow China, which opened Tuesday in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong province. The event, which runs until Oct. 3, comprises indoor and outdoor exhibits and aerobatic performances, featuring domestically developed military jets and drones like the J-16D and WZ-7
  • Sep 27, 2021 05:31 AM
    Gallery: Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou Welcomed Home
    The company’s chief financial officer flew back to China Saturday night, after spending nearly three years under house arrest in Vancouver, Canada. Thousands of residents gather at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport to welcome Meng back. The daughter of the founder of the Shenzhen-based tech firm was detained on fraud charges in December 2018 at the request of the U.S., and was freed by a Canadian judge Friday
  • Sep 24, 2021 19:21 PM
    Gallery: Tsinghua Marks Nobel Physicist’s 100th Birthday
    Renowned physicist Yang Chen-ning delivered a speech at a seminar to mark his 100th birthday held by China’s prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing. A Nobel Prize winner in Physics, Yang made distinguished contributions to the fields of statistical mechanics and symmetry principles. He now serves as an honorary director at Tsinghua and is a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Sep 23, 2021 18:04 PM
    Gallery: Delta Cases Rise in Two Parts of China
    Delta continues to spread in two provinces, with East China's Fujian reporting 20 new local cases on Wednesday and Northeast China's Heilongjiang reporting 11 local cases since Tuesday, taking the combined total of the two provinces to 449. To curb the surge, officials have ordered mass Covid-19 testing and imposed lockdowns in the hardest-hit cities like Xiamen and Harbin
  • Sep 22, 2021 16:30 PM
    Gallery: Mid-Autumn Festival Kindles Micro-Tourism
    Despite the recent delta flare-ups of Covid-19, travelers in China made over 88.51 million domestic trips during the three-day holiday, spending 37.15 billion yuan, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Cities across the country had launched different types of local tourism programs for the festival to encourage micro-tourism as the pandemic complicated long-distance travel
  • Sep 21, 2021 15:38 PM
    Gallery: Crowds Flock to Beijing Universal Resort
    Thousands of people visited the Universal Beijing Resort amid the rain for its grand opening Monday, the second day of the official three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. As the first global branded theme park in Beijing, the resort is expected to receive 10 million to 12 million visitors annually and bring tourism revenue to the surrounding areas, said Yu Xuezhong, vice general manager of Beijing Tourism Group
  • Sep 17, 2021 18:55 PM
    Gallery: Angry Investors Return to Evergrande HQ
    Investors waited outside Evergrande’s headquarters in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong province, again on Tuesday after Sunday’s gathering to demand overdue repayment of loans and financial products. Two entrances of the Houhai Subway Station were closed to control crowds, and police with riot gear were stationed outside the company
  • Sep 16, 2021 19:02 PM
    Gallery: China’s National Games Open in Xi’an
    The opening ceremony for the 14th National Games took place Wednesday in the capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The ceremony featured parades, performances and light shows. The performers had practiced for months to prepare for the event. The ceremony was attended by over 10,000 student volunteers and sports stars such as Yang Qian, who won a shooting gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Sep 15, 2021 17:18 PM
    Gallery: Zhengzhou Metro Back on Track
    Parts of Zhengzhou Metro that were suspended due to flooding in July have resumed operation after more than 50 days of repairs. The capital city of Central China’s Henan province reopened Line 1, parts of Line 2, and the Chengjiao Line on Sunday, and then the remaining lines Wednesday. The flooding of the subway system had caused 14 deaths
  • Sep 14, 2021 18:00 PM
    Gallery: Fujian Tightens Covid Restrictions as Cases Rise
    East China’s Fujian province has imposed travel restrictions and launched mass Covid-19 testing as it tries to contain the latest delta outbreak, with the number of local cases surpassing 100 as of Monday. The government has tightened restrictions in Xiamen and Putian, the two worst-affected cities, including shutting down schools and stores, and locking down neighborhoods. The current outbreak began Friday when two positive cases were detected in a school in Putian
  • Sep 13, 2021 18:02 PM
    Gallery: Typhoon Darkens East China Skies
    China issued an orange alert as super Typhoon Chanthu approached the country’s east coast, bringing torrential rains Monday to cities like Shanghai and Ningbo. Chanthu swept through Taiwan on Saturday with the maximum sustained wind speed of up to 225 kph (140 mph), pouring down rain on the northeastern parts of the island. Some public transportation services and schools were canceled
  • Sep 10, 2021 20:05 PM
    Gallery: More Treasures Unearthed
    The Sichuan Provincial Cultural Relics and Archaeology Research Institute unveiled Thursday more than 500 newly found pieces from the Sanxingdui Ruins in Southwest China’s Sichuan province. The ancient treasures, which can be traced back to 3,000 years ago, include a complete gold mask that has drawn widespread attention online
  • Sep 09, 2021 18:05 PM
    Gallery: Mega Hydroelectric Plant Closer to Completion
    The development of the Baihetan Hydropower Station located on the border of Southwest China's Sichuan and Yunnan provinces moved a step closer to completion, with another of its 16 generators coming online Tuesday. The world’s second-largest power plant in terms of overall installed capacity is expected to be completed in 2022 and generate 60 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity annually. An essential part of China’s plan to generate cleaner energy, the project will offset 52 million tons of carbon dioxide a year
  • Sep 08, 2021 17:37 PM
    Gallery: Mass Vaccination Targets Seniors, Children
    More seniors and children aged 12 to 17 are receiving Covid-19 shots under the country’s inoculation campaign that began in January. As of Monday, nearly 970 million people had been fully vaccinated, with 16,228 doses getting administered to children aged 12 to 17, according to the National Health Commission
  • Sep 07, 2021 17:31 PM
    Gallery: Taliban Claim Control of Last Holdout Province
    Zabiullah Mujahid, the spokesperson of the Taliban, claimed at a press conference Monday that the war is over in Afghanistan as their fighters have taken complete control of Panjshir province, the last holdout of anti-Taliban forces. The Taliban, the militant group that ran Afghanistan in the late 1990s, have seized power across the country following the collapse of the Afghanistan government and withdrawal of the U.S. troops
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