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  • 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
  • Nov 01, 2021 19:10 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Disney Closed Due to Covid
    The theme park said Sunday night that it will close its Disneyland and Disneytown areas to comply with the Covid-19 prevention requirements of the Shanghai government after a person who tested positive had reported visiting the resort on Saturday. On Sunday night, all visitors were asked to take nucleic acid tests before exiting. People who had visited the resort over the weekend were required to report to their residential communities, take four more nucleic acid tests, and isolate themselves. As of 8 a.m. Monday, more than 30,000 people have been tested. No positive cases have been found
  • Oct 29, 2021 18:04 PM
    Gallery: China Reinforces Grotto Relics Protection
    Provinces across China are stepping up efforts to protect grotto temples following the completion of a national investigation on grotto relics from September 2020 to June 2021. Even though the country is expected to completely eliminate the threats to such sculptures by 2035, multiple factors such as natural disasters present obstacles to the preservation
  • Oct 28, 2021 20:30 PM
    Gallery: The Building of Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory
    Electric-vehicle juggernaut Tesla has announced that it has finished building the innovation and data centers at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai. The innovation center is the U.S. automaker’s first research center outside its home country. Work at the innovation center will focus on developing software, materials and other projects. And the data center will store the operations data that the company collects in China. Tesla started construction on its Shanghai factory, where it produces its Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, in 2019
  • Oct 27, 2021 17:53 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Locks Down Some Areas to Contain Delta
    Beijing has closed off a number of communities across the city to contain the current outbreak of the Covid-19 variant. Residents in these areas are required to stay at home and take a Covid test. Besides, the city has prohibited the sale of fever medication in drugstores to prevent people from hiding an infection. More vaccination points have been set up to encourage people to get a booster shot
  • Oct 26, 2021 18:28 PM
    Gallery: China Marks Sanitation Worker’s Day
    In China, Oct. 26 is designated as National Sanitation Worker’s Day, which was created in 1987 to recognize the efforts of those who keep the environment clean and safe for people. According to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the total number of sanitation workers in the country reached 1.8 million in 2020. Besides the daily cleaning tasks, these workers also undertake other jobs, such as disinfecting public areas to prevent the spread of diseases
  • Oct 25, 2021 17:54 PM
    Gallery: China Intensifies Steps to Contain Delta
    Cities across China are intensifying measures to tame the latest delta surge, which has spread to 11 regions in a week, affecting hundreds of residents. Communities in high-risk areas have been locked down, and rounds of mass Covid-19 tests are underway. According to the National Health Commission, China reported 39 new cases Sunday, including 35 local cases and four imported ones
  • Oct 22, 2021 17:45 PM
    Scant Harvest for Farmers in Flood-Ravaged Henan
    Farmers living in floodwater-storage areas of Central China’s Henan province had a scant harvest this autumn as their fields were soaked following continuous rains and multiple discharges of floodwater. The autumn harvest accounts for 45% of Henan’s grain output. Since July, more than 12 million yuan in disaster relief has been distributed to the province. The coming year’s harvest year remains uncertain as farmers missed the optimal planting season this year due to the flooding
  • Oct 21, 2021 14:49 PM
    Gallery: Three Die in Building Explosion in Northeast China
    An explosion damaged buildings on a busy street Thursday morning in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, leaving at least three dead and more than 30 injured as of noon. Falling debris from the damaged buildings hit multiple vehicles, including a bus. The blast appears to have been caused by gas leak in a restaurant located in a mixed-use building. A rescue is underway with 110 firefighters on scene
  • Oct 20, 2021 18:07 PM
    Gallery: What Modern Archaeology First Discovered in China
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of modern archaeological study in China, which started with the discovery of Yangshao culture in 1921. The culture, which produced different types of painted pottery, thrived along the Yellow River from around 5000 B.C. to 3000 B.C.
  • Oct 19, 2021 16:41 PM
    Gallery: Olympic Flame Lit for Beijing Winter Games
    The flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games was lit Monday in Olympia, Greece, marking the beginning of its journey to China. A total of 25 venues, some of which feature Chinese architectural styles will be used to host the Games in Beijing and Zhangjiakou in February 2022. They include 12 competition arenas, three training centers, three Olympic villages, three award plazas and three media centers
  • Oct 18, 2021 16:41 PM
    Gallery: Fire Leaves 46 Dead in Taiwan
    A fire tore through a 13-story residential and commercial building early Thursday in the city of Kaohsiung in Taiwan, leaving at least 46 dead and 41 injured. More than 350 people from the fire and medical rescue departments were deployed to the scene. Although the fire was extinguished around 7:15 a.m., rescue efforts continued in an effort to find the missing residents of the building, which was home to 120 people, most of whom were seniors. The cause of the fire was still under investigation Monday
  • Oct 15, 2021 18:03 PM
    Gallery: China to Send First Woman to Space Station
    China will launch the Shenzhou-13 space mission Saturday, sending astronauts Ye Guangfu, Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping to the Tiangong Space Station for six months. Wang, China’s second woman astronaut, who is noted for a lecture she delivered from space during the Shenzhou-10 mission in 2013, will become the country’s first woman to board the station and perform a spacewalk
  • Oct 14, 2021 18:10 PM
    Gallery: Typhoon Kompasu’s Destructive Landing in China
    Typhoon Kompasu hit parts of southern China less than a week after Tropical Storm Lionrock struck Hainan and Hong Kong. In Hainan, Kompasu made landfall Wednesday in the coastal town of in Boao, with a wind speeds reaching up to 119 kph, bringing with it heavy rains. In Hong Kong, the typhoon left one person dead and 20 injured Wednesday. And in neighboring Guangdong, floodwater submerged streets in cities across the province. Local authorities shut down public places including schools, ports and freeways to try to reduce damage
  • Oct 13, 2021 17:59 PM
    Gallery: Grappling With the Flood’s Aftermath
    Villagers in North China's Shanxi province are struggling to rebuild their damaged homes after six days of downpours that started on Oct. 2. Although the rain stopped Thursday, villages remain flooded, with damaged roads, collapsed houses and submerged fields causing severe economic losses
  • Oct 12, 2021 18:14 PM
    Gallery: How China Is Protecting Biodiversity
    Delegates to a key U.N. conference on biological diversity are discussing ways to boost global for the conservation of nature and the protection of animals this week at a meeting in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan province. For the occasion, Caixin has compiled photos of rare and endangered animals residing in some of the country’s nature reserves
  • Oct 11, 2021 18:25 PM
    Gallery: Super Typhoon Lashes South China
    Super Typhoon Lionrock battered South China over the weekend, bringing rough winds and heavy rains that disrupted life along the Qiongzhou Strait. Lionrock made landfall in Hainan and Hong Kong on Friday, causing flooding that submerged roads and houses. One person died and another was injured Friday in Hong Kong after building scaffolding collapsed in the storm’s strong winds. In Hainan’s capital city Haikou, ports that had closed due to the tropical cyclone reopened Sunday as the storm moved away from the province
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