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  • Nov 10, 2020 17:23 PM
    Gallery: Shanghai Village Lockdown After Resident Catches Covid-19
    Yingqian village in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area has been locked down after a 51-year-old male resident was confirmed with Covid-19 Monday. The victim, who works as a cargo handler at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, is the first locally transmitted case in China’s financial hub in nearly five months, local authorities said
  • Nov 09, 2020 17:29 PM
    Gallery: Modern Marathon in an Ancient City
    The 2020 Xi’an Marathon, now in its fourth edition, kicked off Sunday in the ancient city of Xi’an. The event attracted about 24,000 runners from all over the country, making it China’s best-attended marathon since the Covid-19 pandemic began
  • Nov 06, 2020 16:36 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Most Colorful Season
    China’s capital isn’t known for its great weather, but many people think autumn is the best time of the year in the city. The colorful leaves of the golden ginkgo trees provide tourists with social media photo fodder, particularly around Beijing’s major tourist attractions
  • Nov 05, 2020 16:41 PM
    Gallery: China Will Have You Know That It Buys Stuff, Too
    The third China International Import Expo kicked off Thursday in Shanghai, showcasing products in the automobile, agriculture and medical industries, among others. Some 400,000 people from around the world signed up to attend the five-day event, about 20% less than last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Nov 04, 2020 17:08 PM
    Gallery: Stepping Back a Generation in Shanghai
    An exhibition featuring photos, videos and furniture from the last three-plus decades kicked off Wednesday at the China Art Museum in Shanghai. By combining technology with works of art, the exhibition offers visitors a look at what it was like to live in the metropolis 30 year ago. The exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of the decision in 1990 to develop the area east of the Huangpu River — now known as Pudong New Area
  • Nov 03, 2020 18:06 PM
    Gallery: 26 Years After Construction Began, Three Gorges Dam Declared Done
    Authorities announced Sunday the completion of the $29.9 billion Three Gorges Dam, which passed all tests for overall ‘completion acceptance,’ more than two decades after construction started. The water level of its reservoir hit 175 meters on Wednesday, the 11th straight year it had reached this storage target, which optimizes power generation and water supply functions
  • Oct 30, 2020 16:50 PM
    Gallery: Tibetan Palace Gets Annual Facelift
    The 1,300-year-old Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet autonomous region, began its annual facelift Monday. Some 70 workers and hundreds of volunteers joined hands to protect the ancient complex from the elements
  • Oct 28, 2020 17:12 PM
    Gallery: A Pakistani Subway With Chinese Characteristics
    Pakistan’s first subway line started running Sunday in the eastern city of Lahore. The Orange Line, consisting of more than two dozen stations across nearly 16 miles, was built by China State Railway Group and China North Industries, and was funded in part by the Export-Import Bank of China. The subway’s trains run about 50 mph and will carry an estimated 250,000 passengers per day, local officials say
  • Oct 27, 2020 16:51 PM
    Gallery: Sparkling Lake Shines Again Post Earthquake
    Sparkling Lake, one of the popular scenic spots in the Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park in southwestern China, reopened on Sept. 28 after three years of reconstruction. In 2017, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook Jiuzhaigou county, damaging and destroying many places in the park
  • Oct 26, 2020 17:12 PM
    Gallery: Mass Testing in China’s Far West
    The city of Kashgar in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has begun testing its 4.75 million residents for Covid-19 after a new asymptomatic case was reported. As of Sunday afternoon, more than half of the city’s population had taken nucleic acid tests, 137 of whom tested positive, local authorities reported
  • Oct 23, 2020 17:01 PM
    Gallery: 15 Die in Stampede in Afganistan
    Fifteen people were killed and many more were injured in a stampede Wednesday in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said. The incident occurred when thousands of Afghans crowded into a stadium to apply for visas to enter Pakistan, multiple media outlets reported
  • Oct 22, 2020 15:54 PM
    Gallery: Out of the Grotto and Into the Gallery
    The first joint exhibition of three of China’s major Buddhist grottoes, the Mogao Caves, Yungang Grottoes and Longmen Grottoes, opened Sunday at the Luoyang Museum in Luoyang, Central China’s Henan province. As World Heritage sites, these cave complexes are home to hundreds of thousands of Buddhist artifacts, some of which date back to over 1,500 years. The exhibition features murals and sculptures and the replicas of three of the Mogao Caves, including one rarely seen by the public
  • Oct 20, 2020 18:19 PM
    Gallery: Parents Mob Tutoring Firm They Think Is About to Go Bankrupt
    Thousands of people descended on Yousheng Education’s nearly deserted headquarters in Beijing to demand refunds or unpaid salaries amid rumors the tutoring company is on the verge of bankruptcy. Most of those gathered were the parents of students who claimed they weren’t getting value for money. Caixin estimates that Yousheng’s customers in Beijing are trying to get as much as 9 million yuan in refunds
  • Oct 19, 2020 16:20 PM
    Gallery: Beijing’s Old Summer Palace — 160 Years After Its Ruin
    Beijing’s Old Summer Palace, also known as Yuanmingyuan, opened its doors to visitors for free on Sunday, the 160th anniversary of its destruction. First built in 1707, the former imperial garden was pillaged during the Second Opium War, when numerous cultural artifacts were stolen or defiled
  • Oct 15, 2020 19:17 PM
    Gallery: Myths and Legends Come to Life
    The Zhejiang Art Museum’s exhibition entitled “The New Classic of Mountains and Seas: Contemporary Art on Chinese Original Myths and Legends” opened on Oct. 1, the start of National Day holiday. Visitors can enjoy the work of about 40 artists from around the world and learn of some of the fabulous beasts depicted. The exhibition runs through Dec. 13
  • Oct 14, 2020 17:09 PM
    Gallery: Top Sports Stars Counted Out by Covid-19
    The Covid-19 pandemic, which has killed more than 1 million people globally, has caused many major sporting events to be postponed or cancelled, including the Tokyo Olympics. Many players have tested positive since the pandemic began, including Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and China’s top striker Wu Lei
  • Oct 13, 2020 16:51 PM
    Gallery: City of 9 Million Tests Everyone for Covid-19
    The coastal city of Qingdao, home to more than 9 million people, has kicked off a citywide campaign to test every resident for Covid-19 after a dozen new infections were reported. As of Tuesday morning, more than 3 million residents had taken nucleic acid tests, none of whom tested positive, according to local authorities
  • Oct 12, 2020 17:20 PM
    Gallery: Xi Visit to Commemorate Shenzhen Opening-Up
    Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Shenzhen this week and attend a celebration marking the 40th anniversary of the special economic zone. As a pioneer in reform and opening-up, the southern city of more than 13 million people has witnessed tremendous transition from a fishing village to the world’s leading technology hub over the past 40 years
  • Oct 09, 2020 18:33 PM
    Gallery: China’s Struggling Cinemas Get Box Office Boost From Holiday
    China’s box office took in $549.8 million during this year’s National Day holiday, typically one of the peak times for movie theaters. The total, the second-highest box office take ever for Golden Week, was a welcome boost for an industry that's been devastated by the Covid-19 epidemic. Two movies turned out to be the biggest draws — ‘My People, My Homeland’ and ‘Legend of Deification,’ both of which opened on Oct. 1, the first day of the holiday
  • Oct 07, 2020 17:44 PM
    Gallery: Tourists Cheek by Jowl as Travel Peaks
    People all over China have seized on their chance to enjoy the first major national holiday since the coronavirus pandemic was brought under control in the country. From Thursday, hundreds of millions of people have travelled domestically, leading to congestion both on highways and in scenic spots