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  • Jun 17, 2022 18:14 PM
    Gallery: South China Metropolis Suffers Submerged Streets
    Floodwater inundated Guangzhou as the Pearl River burst its banks due to heavy downpours Thursday. According to provincial weather forecasters, this year’s average cumulative rainfall in Guangdong province has reached 404.5 millimeters, the highest in the past 10 years. The rain is expected to continue until Monday, piling more pressure on flood prevention systems
  • Jun 16, 2022 20:06 PM
    Gallery: China’s New Desert-Skirting Railway
    Workers have completed construction on what authorities are touting as the world’s first railway loop around a desert, as the 825-kilometer Hotan-Ruoqiang railway opened on Thursday. Designed to travel at speeds of up to 74.6 mph, the line in northwestern Xinjiang runs along the southern edge of the Taklimakan Desert
  • Jun 16, 2022 19:20 PM
    Gallery: New Natural History Museum Mirrors Local Landscape
    Workers have finished construction on the Chengdu Natural History Museum in the capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan province. The 50,000-square-meter facility was designed with the region’s landscape and culture in mind. Artifacts that range from animal to mineral will be on display in the building’s six exhibition areas once the museum opens
  • Jun 15, 2022 19:36 PM
    Gallery: Civilians Evacuated Amid Shelling in Eastern Ukraine
    Fierce fighting continues in the Donbas region of the eastern European country. The Ukrainian army said Monday that its troops had been forced to withdraw from the center of Severodonetsk, an industrial city in the Luhansk region. Russia’s defense ministry said Tuesday it would permit civilians to leave the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk Wednesday, sending evacuees to Svatove in Luhansk
  • Jun 15, 2022 15:32 PM
    Gallery: Deadly Floods Drench South China
    Continuous downpours across the region have killed 30 people and forced many more to relocate since late May. On Tuesday, the rain triggered a landslide in Jiangxi and caused the collapse of a building in Fujian, killing at least three. Neighborhoods were submerged as rivers, including the Pearl River, broke their banks. More rain is expected in the southern and eastern parts of China until late next week
  • Jun 14, 2022 20:59 PM
    Gallery: Life Interrupted Again as Covid Cases Rebound in Beijing
    Beijing brought back Covid-19 control measures after a cluster of infections was linked to a busy nightlife spot. Many communities are under lockdown and hundreds of entertainment venues are shut again just days after reopening. Despite tightening restrictions in affected sectors as the capital reported more than 70 local cases, third-grade middle school students returned to the classroom in unaffected parts of the city Monday
  • Jun 14, 2022 20:31 PM
    Gallery: Russia’s McDonald’s Fans Get a Tasty Alternative
    Onetime locations of the iconic burger joint have reopened under a new name and ownership, bringing crowds back to restaurants that were empty for months due to the U.S. fast food giant’s exit from Russia. On Sunday, 15 outlets reopened under the name Vkusno & Tochka, meaning ‘tasty and that’s it.’ Alexander Nikolaevich Govor, the owner of the brand, hopes to resume business in all 850 former McDonald’s locations in the near future
  • Jun 13, 2022 20:29 PM
    Gallery: More Ancient Relics Uncovered
    Chinese archeologists unveiled more findings from the ancient Sanxingdui Ruins at a press conference in Southwest China's Sichuan province. They confirmed that some of the sacrificial pits at the ruins were from the late Shang Dynasty (1300-1046 B.C.). From 2020 to May, archeologists have unearthed nearly 13,000 cultural relics from six sacrificial pits at the site
  • Jun 13, 2022 16:07 PM
    Gallery: China’s MMA Star Beats Former UFC Winner
    China’s first MMA star Zhang Weili fought her way to a win in the strawweight division, bringing her closer to a gold belt, by defeating Joanna Jedrzejczyk of Poland during a UFC 275 event in Singapore on Sunday. The match took less than 10 minutes, and Zhang locked in her victory with a spinning back fist. Jedrzejczyk, former five-time UFC winner, announced her retirement after the game
  • Jun 10, 2022 19:26 PM
    Gallery: Dozen Earthquakes Shake Sichuan
    A succession of 12 earthquakes jolted the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province from Thursday night to Friday morning. Eleven struck Barkam city, with the largest reaching 6.0 magnitude. Rescue work is underway after the quake damaged roads and caused power outages. One person was injured and no casualties have been reported so far
  • Jun 10, 2022 19:04 PM
    Gallery: China’s New World-Class Theaters
    Over the past decade, world-famous architectural firms, including Zaha Hadid Architects, have come to China, where they have been tasked with changing the face of Chinese cities amid an ongoing infrastructure spending spree. Here are 10 theaters now under construction that will become modern urban landmarks once completed. GA China contributed to today’s gallery
  • Jun 09, 2022 19:51 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Cultural Scene Comes Alive Again
    More museums and scenic attractions in Beijing have reopened as Covid-19 infections fade in the capital. The iconic Forbidden City reopened its doors to visitors after being shut for about a month, as did the city’s numerous art galleries, libraries, theaters and exhibition centers
  • Jun 09, 2022 18:15 PM
    Gallery: Flowers and Relief Greet Students at End of ‘Gaokao’
    Marked by students rushing out of testing sites, China’s National College Entrance Examinations, or ‘gaokao,’ concluded for much of the country on Wednesday. In provinces including Henan, Guangxi and Shanxi, parents gathered at the gates of testing sites with bouquets to celebrate their children’s completion of the country’s grueling academic rite of passage
  • Jun 08, 2022 20:01 PM
    Gallery: Floods Soak South China
    Torrential rain left streets and homes submerged in parts of southern China. In Jiangxi and Guangxi, floodwater damaged crops and forced thousands to relocate. The rain is now expected to sweep through the provinces of Fujian, Sichuan and Yunnan, according to the National Meteorological Center
  • Jun 08, 2022 19:50 PM
    Gallery: Butterflies of Yunnan Hatch En Masse
    About 150 million butterflies have spread their wings across Jinping county’s Butterfly Valley in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. Between May and June every year, caterpillars emerge from their crisalises to swarm the valley, creating a spectacle with their colorful wings. China is home to more than 2,000 species of butterflies, of which over 300 live in the area
  • Jun 07, 2022 19:49 PM
    Gallery: Testing Times for College Exam Takers
    Today is the first day of China’s national college entrance examinations, known as the ‘gaokao.’ Anxious parents gather outside testing sites to wait for their children. This year, around 300,000 examination rooms have been set up, which is fewer than last year as Shanghai postponed the city’s gaokao to July due to its Covid outbreak. The number of examinees set a new record at 11.93 million
  • Jun 07, 2022 17:55 PM
    Gallery: Dining Out Returns to Beijing
    With life returning to Shanghai’s streets, restaurants in Beijing were allowed to welcome diners again in most parts of the city for the first time in more than a month as the capital eased Covid restrictions Monday. The number of infections plummeted in both cities, with Shanghai reporting 10 new local cases and Beijing reporting two asymptomatic cases
  • Jun 06, 2022 19:15 PM
    Gallery: Russian Missiles Strike Kyiv
    Ukraine said its capital was hit by Russian cruise missiles fired from the Caspian Sea on Sunday, damaging two eastern districts of the city. Four missiles damaged facilities at a freight-vehicle repair plant, injuring at least one. Russia claimed that weapons and vehicles from Europe were stored at the plant, an accusation that Ukraine denied. The attack was Russia’s first major strike on Kyiv since late April
  • Jun 06, 2022 17:35 PM
    Gallery: Train Station Reopens After Derailment
    Damaged rail cars have been cleared from the Rongjiang Railway Station in Southwest China’s Guizhou province. The train skidded off the track Saturday due to a mudslide near the station, leading to one death and eight injuries. The station resumed operation on Sunday
  • Jun 02, 2022 19:56 PM
    Gallery: Dragon Boat-Makers Manage to Stay Afloat
    The business of dragon boat-making in Shangjiao village in South China’s Guangdong province took a hit from Covid-19 in the run up to Friday’s Dragon Boat Festival, as access to workshops was curtailed and races were put on hold. With a history of more than 2,500 years, the iconic racing boats are essential to the annual festival and an important part of China’s cultural heritage