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  • Jul 01, 2022 16:30 PM
    Gallery: A Pioneer in Blending Chinese and Western Styles
    A painting by Chinese modern artist Lin Fengmian sold for $1.1 million at auction in Hong Kong on June 2. “Dunhuang Musicians” is the largest-ever work by the master and considered a rare piece from his 1950 collection of works. Born in 1900, Lin is considered a pioneer of Chinese painting for his blending of Eastern and Western styles. He was one of the first Chinese painters to study in Europe and an important innovator of art education
  • Jun 30, 2022 20:14 PM
    Gallery: A New Road Through the ‘Sea of Death’
    A new highway that runs through the Taklamakan Desert in northwestern China opened Thursday. The 207-mile road links Yuli and Qiemo counties in Xinjiang’s Bayingolin Mongolian autonomous prefecture. It is the third highway to traverse the desert, which has been dubbed the ‘sea of death’
  • Jun 30, 2022 19:29 PM
    Gallery: The Painter With an Eye for the Ordinary
    Artist Han Bo opened his first solo exhibition, Han Bo: Escape and Exile, at a hair salon in Beijing’s trendy Sanlitun neighborhood earlier this month. Born to a working-class family in Northeast China, Han studied at a fine arts university, but went to work as a teacher after graduation. He didn’t return to painting until he was 35. His work, which features simple, powerful brushstrokes, encompasses a wide range of subjects. Art-sharing platform Xiangwai contributed to this gallery
  • Jun 29, 2022 21:07 PM
    Gallery: Dine-in Services Resume in Shanghai
    Restaurants in Shanghai reopened their doors to diners on Tuesday after being closed for more than three months during the city’s strict lockdown. The return of dine-in services brings some relief to restaurant owners, who have had to survive off takeout business since March. Shanghai started to lift its Covid restrictions on June 1
  • Jun 29, 2022 19:48 PM
    Gallery: Donations Keep Shanghai Stylist Afloat
    A hairstylist and his business partner received 50,000 yuan ($7,461) from their grateful customers after the citywide lockdown killed their business. The 24-year-old, who goes by Martin, has lived in Shanghai for eight years and cut the hair of many international customers. From his rural beginnings, Martin learned to speak fluent English and built his customer base to more than 3,000, more than 90% from abroad. Caixin documented his daily life in photos, learning how the Shanghai Covid outbreak affected him and his friends from afar
  • Jun 28, 2022 19:59 PM
    Gallery: Missiles Strike Packed Ukrainian Shopping Center
    Two Russian missiles hit a shopping center in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday, leaving at least 18 people dead and 60 injured, according to Ukraine’s emergency service, which expects the casualty figures to rise. More than 1,000 people were in the shopping center at the time of the airstrike, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said
  • Jun 28, 2022 17:45 PM
    Gallery: More Chinese Divers Surface as World Champs
    China’s teen diving stars Chen Yuxi and Quan Hongchan topped the women’s 10-meter platform podium Monday at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Chen championed the division with 417.25 points, beating silver medalist Quan by 0.3 points. Pandelela Rinong Pamg of Team Malaysia came in third with 338.85 points
  • Jun 27, 2022 18:48 PM
    Gallery: More Ukrainian Homes Turned to Rubble
    More houses were ruined as Russia launched new attacks in Ukraine’s two biggest cities Kyiv and Kharkiv. Ukrainian officials said that Russia fired 14 missiles at the Kyiv region on Sunday morning, causing at least one death and four injuries. More people were evacuated from the premises of the Azot chemical plant after Russia announced full control of Severodonetsk Saturday after weeks of fierce fighting
  • Jun 27, 2022 16:26 PM
    Gallery: China Wins First Diving Gold in Budapest
    Divers Cao Yuan and Wang Zongyuan of China struck gold with a total of 459.18 points in the men’s 3-meter springboard synchronized final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The win is China’s first diving gold. Britons Jack Laugher and Anthony Harding claimed silver, and Germany’s Lars Rudiger and Timo Barthel won bronze
  • Jun 24, 2022 20:06 PM
    Gallery: Frisbees Fly Off the Shelf in China
    As Covid-19 restricted travel and indoor entertainment, people in China turned to outdoor sports, and many have taken up Ultimate Frisbee. The niche sport, which entails throwing plastic flying discs to each other, became popularin 2021 among young people looking for a new way to socialize. Online influencers also helped spread the word
  • Jun 24, 2022 16:43 PM
    Gallery: Drowned Birds and Swamped Streets
    Business owners in Yingde, South China’s Guangdong province, are facing major losses from floods that swept the city. Floodwater killed pigeons on a farm and damaged stores in the city’s Yinghong township. According to the local government, Yingde’s agriculture, livestock and fishery companies lost over 155 million yuan from the floods
  • Jun 23, 2022 19:27 PM
    Gallery: Deadly Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan
    A devastating 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern part of the country early Wednesday, killing at least 1,000 people and leaving more than 1,500 injured. It was the deadliest earthquake to hit the country in two decades. Gayan district in Paktika province and the Sapari district of neighboring Khost province were the worst-hit areas
  • Jun 23, 2022 16:09 PM
    Gallery: Flooding Expands Across South China
    Floods are sweeping many parts of China, causing widespread damage and forcing many to evacuate. In Shangrao, Jiangxi province, floodwater has covered railway tracks and triggered landslides. In Yingde, Guangdong province, many towns were inundated after rivers breached their banks
  • Jun 22, 2022 20:06 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Palace Museum Comes to Hong Kong
    The Hong Kong Palace Museum held its formal opening ceremony hosted by the local government and China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday. The museum will open its doors to the public on July 2, with more than 900 cultural relics from the Forbidden City set to be displayed for up to three months. Of these, 166 are designated first-class cultural relics and recognized as national treasures
  • Jun 22, 2022 17:53 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Swimmers Triumph in Budapest
    China took its third gold at the 19th FINA World Championships when Chinese swimmer Yang Junxuan championed the women’s 200-meter freestyle final on Tuesday. Earlier, China made history as it clinched the women’s team technical for the first time. Twin sisters Wang Liuyi and Wang Qianyi performed a gold medal-winning technical duet in artistic swimming on Sunday
  • Jun 21, 2022 20:59 PM
    Gallery: Inside the Jumbo Floating Restaurant
    Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsized days after it was towed out to sea en route to an unspecified destination. It was a familiar sight for more than four decades in Aberdeen harbor. Known for its lavish imperial-style facade and golden throne in the dining hall, it drew visitors including Queen Elizabeth II and Tom Cruise
  • Jun 21, 2022 19:01 PM
    Gallery: Heatwave and Floods Sweep China
    Extreme weather continued to plague the country in June. Torrential rain has lashed southern China, causing flooding and leading to at least 52 dead and 12 missing. The strongest heatwave of the year has meanwhile swept across northern regions, with Henan hardest hit. In parts in of the province, the temperature exceeded 40 Celsius
  • Jun 20, 2022 20:36 PM
    Gallery: Asia’s Largest Rail Hub Reopens
    Beijing’s Fengtai Railway Station resumed services Monday after four years of reconstruction. First built in 1895, it is Asia’s largest rail transport hub. The remodeled station spans 400,000 square meters and includes 32 platforms and rail lines. It is China’s first railway station featuring a double-deck structure that serves both high-speed and regular train services
  • Jun 20, 2022 17:10 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Petrochemical Plant Blast Leaves One Dead
    Thick smoke billowed above a Sinopec facility after a fire broke out at its ethylene glycol plant, triggering explosions and causing one fatality and one injury. The fire, which started around 4 a.m. Saturday, was brought under control in four hours, while the plant and nearby factories affected by the blast were closed as investigators sought to determine the cause of the incident
  • Jun 17, 2022 19:46 PM
    Gallery: Taming the Desert
    Observed yearly on June 17, World Day Against Desertification and Drought aims to raise awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. This year’s theme ‘Rising Up From Drought Together’ is a reminder of the need for early action to prevent damage to the environment. Caixin has compiled photos of how people coexist with the desert and degraded land into healthy soil