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  • Jun 02, 2022 16:12 PM
    Gallery: Earthquakes Shatter Homes in Southwest China
    The quakes jolted Yaan prefecture in Southwest China’s Sichuan province, Wednesday, leaving at least four dead and 41 injured. The first, measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale, rattled Lushan county at 5 p.m. Three minutes later, a 4.5 magnitude temblor hit nearby Baoxing county. The local government has relocated affected residents to temporary shelters after thousands of homes were damaged
  • Jun 01, 2022 20:37 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Released From Lockdown
    People gathered on Shanghai’s Bund at midnight Wednesday to celebrate the city’s reopening after a two-month Covid lockdown. On June 1, Children’s Day, residents young and old were allowed out of isolation. Although negative test certificates from the previous 72 hours are needed to take public transport and enter public venues, most residents are allowed to leave home freely. The city reported a low of 15 local cases on Tuesday
  • Jun 01, 2022 16:08 PM
    Gallery: Henan Opera Star Dies at 100
    Famous singer Ma Jinfeng died aged 100 on Sunday. Caixin looks back at some of Ma’s classic performances. Ma began studying opera at just three years old, first appeared on stage at six, and rose to fame at seven. Founder of the Ma school of Henan opera, she was taught by Peking Opera master Mei Lanfang and became best known for her masterpiece ‘Lady General Mu Takes Command’
  • May 31, 2022 20:06 PM
    Gallery: Cultural Heritage on the Grand Canal
    The Beijing-Hebei section of the Grand Canal connecting the Chinese capital to the city of Hangzhou in East China is set to be ready for navigation soon, with testing work on a ship lock in the final stages. The canal has served as a key waterway between the north and south since the 5th century B.C. Many cultural heritage sites are located on its banks
  • May 30, 2022 19:12 PM
    Gallery: Battles Intensify in Eastern Ukraine
    Villages and towns are deserted as fierce fighting continues in the Donetsk region, which includes the city of Bakhmut. Russian forces pushed forward after claiming control of Mariupol, destroying facilities and civilian settlements. Meanwhile, Kyiv accused Russian troops of using white phosphorus munitions, a chemical weapon banned for use in civilian areas, giving evidence via a video of a battle in Donbas
  • May 30, 2022 15:13 PM
    Gallery: Beijing Lifts Some Covid Restrictions
    China’s capital began easing measure to control a local outbreak in several districts Sunday as new case numbers fell back. The local government allowed shopping centers and parks outside quarantined areas to reopen, albeit with capacity limits. Public transportation also resumed in three districts. Expressway traffic has increased as some have begun the work week by returning to the office
  • May 27, 2022 20:18 PM
    Gallery: Art by the Sea in Senegal
    Contemporary art installations are showcased along the seafront of Senegal’s capital of Dakar for the 14th Biennale of Contemporary African Art, one of the largest art events in Africa. The exhibition returned after two years of delays due to Covid-19. Centered on the theme “Forging: Out of the Fire,” this year’s exhibition featured 59 artists from 28 countries, including 24 works by 12 Chinese artists. China was invited as a guest country of honor for the first time in the event’s history
  • May 27, 2022 18:21 PM
    Gallery: Prestigious Dance Troupe Takes Final Bow
    With the announcement of the dissolution of modern dance troupe Dynamic Yunnan, Caixin looks back at some of the 7,000 shows that the prestigious group has put on over 19 years. The troupe last disbanded during the SARS outbreak in 2003, and now finds itself in a similar position — unable to perform because shows have been canceled due to the persistent presence of Covid-19 in the country
  • May 26, 2022 19:34 PM
    Gallery: U.S. Chains Say Goodbye to Russia
    While McDonald’s logos and signs were being taken down from its former restaurants in Russia, coffee giant Starbucks announced it would also leave the country due to the Russia-Ukraine war. The chain entered Russia in 2007 and had 130 locations across the country
  • May 26, 2022 19:04 PM
    Gallery: Crowds Rush to Exit Shanghai
    Increasing numbers are making an exit from Covid-stricken Shanghai. At one bus terminal in Pudong New Area, some are waiting long hours for permission to leave. To board a train or bus, passengers need to provide a negative Covid test result from within 48 hours, and those without are left stranded. The city reported 338 new local cases on Wednesday
  • May 25, 2022 19:02 PM
    Gallery: China’s Climate Czar Joins Davos Panel
    China’s special climate envoy Xie Zhenhua met his U.S. counterpart John Kerry during a high-level session on the second day of Davos. The session on “Safeguarding Our Planet and People” called for global action to tackle an array of climate change issues. This was Xie and Kerry’s first face-to-face interaction since November’s U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow
  • May 25, 2022 16:57 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Colleges Expand Covid Controls
    Beijing’s Haidian district, home to some of China’s top universities, has tightened controls to contain the city’s stubborn Covid-19 outbreak. Some universities have confined students to campus, while others have encouraged them to return to their hometowns. Haidian’s 3.1 million residents have been asked to work from home and avoid going out unless necessary. The capital reported 41 new local cases on Tuesday, with 12 detected in Haidian district
  • May 24, 2022 21:23 PM
    Gallery: Caixin at Davos 2022
    Global leaders tackle topics from the economy to energy on the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The event was attended by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who received a standing ovation during his virtual address. Caixin Media, the only Chinese media to hold an in-person event during the WEF annual meeting, hosted a lunch Tuesday to discuss China's investment and economic outlook
  • May 24, 2022 16:32 PM
    Gallery: Inside a Fallen Ukrainian Fortress
    Russian troops are clearing mines and debris from the Azovstal steel plant, as the country’s military declares victory in the months-long battle for Mariupol. Russia claimed on Thursday that more than 1,700 besieged Ukrainian soldiers had surrendered. The plant was the last Ukrainian fortress in Mariupol, before it was encircled by Russian forces in early April and reduced to ruins
  • May 23, 2022 19:48 PM
    Gallery: Davos Meets in Person
    The World Economic Forum in Davos returned in real life after a two-plus year hiatus due to Covid-19. Centering on the theme ‘History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies,’ the five-day annual meeting has drawn more than 2,500 global leaders in fields ranging from politics to the arts, ready to take on timely topics including the pandemic and the war in Ukraine
  • May 23, 2022 17:29 PM
    Gallery: Covid Curbs in China’s Capital Get Tougher
    Beijing has extended Covid-19 control measures again in parts of the capital. In Haidian district, residents identified as close contacts of infection cases were taken to centralized quarantine sites over the weekend. In Fengtai district, the local government has suspended most bus and subway services. Nearly 100 new local cases were reported in the city Sunday
  • May 20, 2022 20:07 PM
    Gallery: The Charms of the Ming Great Wall
    Photographer Yang Dong has focused his lens on the Ming Great Wall, the backbone of the Great Wall of China that runs for some 5,500 miles from Hushan, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, to the Jiayu Pass in the northwestern province of Gansu. The 30-year-old photographer has been shooting the Great Wall for seven years and taken over 500,000 photos of the architectural triumph
  • May 20, 2022 18:35 PM
    Gallery: Covid Pushes Retail Onto Beijing’s Streets
    Sellers flock to the city’s roadsides after a local outbreak closed many stores. Since early May, the capital has shut down retail centers and banned dining in at restaurants in an effort to control the pandemic. More than 60 new local cases were reported in Beijing on Thursday
  • May 19, 2022 18:30 PM
    Gallery: India’s Brutal Heatwave
    The South Asian country is facing a devastating heatwave that has also sparked a power crisis. In parts of the north, temperatures hit a record 49.2 degrees Celsius, scorching fields. The electricity supply also fell short of demand due in part to low coal stocks. The government banned private exports of wheat on May 13, which raised global concerns about a food shortage as the country is the world’s second-largest producer
  • May 19, 2022 17:53 PM
    Gallery: Rail Routes Resume From Shanghai
    More trains are now running out of Shanghai since the city met a key goal in stemming the Covid-19 outbreak that has put it in lockdown for nearly two months. Eight new services were added Wednesday. As a precaution, rail travelers have to take both antigen and nucleic acid tests before entering any of the city’s train stations