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  • Dec 01, 2020 16:49 PM
    Gallery: More Than a Million Test to Be in China’s Next Batch of Bureaucrats
    More than 1.5 million people took China’s annual civil service entrance exam Sunday, competing for 25,700 jobs in the country’s sprawling bureaucracy. The number of registered candidates rose 9.7% from a year earlier, official data showed
  • Nov 26, 2020 16:41 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Fans Mourn Soccer Legend Diego Maradona
    Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona died Wednesday at the age of 60. The former attacking midfielder and manager died from a heart attack, his lawyer said, two weeks after having surgery on a blood clot in his brain. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Maradona’s death triggered mourning from millions around the world including legions of Chinese fans
  • Nov 25, 2020 16:20 PM
    Gallery: Smart Trash Cans and Delivery-Bots on Show at Internet Expo
    The Light of the Internet Expo, showcasing the latest global trends in technology and the internet, kicked off Sunday in the ancient river town of Wuzhen, East China’s Zhejiang province. As part of the 2020 World Internet Conference, the expo has drawn industry leaders including Alibaba and Baidu to show off their latest products in the fields of 5G, artificial intelligence and virtual reality
  • Nov 24, 2020 15:58 PM
    Gallery: Off to the Moon
    China has launched the Chang’e 5 lunar probe. Its mission: to bring back rocks from the moon, marking the first time any country has tried to do so in more than four decades. The Long March 5, the country’s largest carrier rocket, carrying the Chang’e 5 spacecraft, lifted off Tuesday from the Wenchang Space Launch Center on the southern island province of Hainan. If successful, China will become the third country able to retrieve lunar samples, following the U.S. and the Soviet Union
  • Nov 23, 2020 16:59 PM
    Gallery: Covid-19 Case Puts Shanghai Hospital to the Test
    Hundreds of medical workers in Shanghai Pudong Hospital have been transferred to an isolation facility for 14 days of observation after a nurse at the hospital was confirmed with the coronavirus Saturday. The 34-year-old woman showed symptoms including fever and sore throat on Friday and tested positive for the virus. Local authorities have sealed off the hospital and tested 4,015 people connected to the case
  • Nov 20, 2020 14:45 PM
    Gallery: Snow-Go for Schools in Northeastern City
    A snowstorm hit the northeastern city of Harbin Thursday, disrupting traffic and forcing many schools to close. Early that morning, local weather authorities issued a red alert for heavy snow, the most severe warning on the country’s four-tier system
  • Nov 18, 2020 16:30 PM
    Gallery: Rental Service Faces Wrath of Both Landlords and Tenants
    Hundreds of renters and property owners descended on rental service Danke Apartment’s headquarters in Beijing on Tuesday to figure out what’s going on with their rent. Recently, many landlords who hadn’t received rent payments from Danke have taken action to push out tenants, who for their part say that they had already paid Danke and wouldn’t move out. The dispute came as the company’s financial troubles worsened in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic
  • Nov 17, 2020 17:10 PM
    Gallery: Smog Shrouds Vast Swathes of Northern China
    Smog blanketed northern China on Sunday, as the authorities issued air pollution warnings for more than 50 cities across the region. Among them were 47 cities that issued orange alerts, the second most severe warning on the country’s four-tier system. The pollution followed the start of the winter heating season and amid an industrial comeback from the Covid-19 epidemic
  • Nov 16, 2020 16:27 PM
    Gallery: Caixin Summit Draws Big Names to Discuss Big Issues
    The 11th Caixin Summit concluded this weekend in Beijing and Singapore. Due to Covid-19, Caixin held the annual summit both online and in person, along with a series of forums and roundtables. The highlight this year was in Singapore, where political, financial and business leaders from around the world gathered to discuss issues focused on how to restore global trust in the shadow of the pandemic
  • Nov 13, 2020 17:28 PM
    Gallery: Experts Discuss Global Trust at Caixin Summit
    The 11th Caixin Summit, themed ‘Rebuilding Global Trust,’ opened Friday in Beijing and Singapore. The annual summit invited experts from around the world to discuss economic, political and social issues. A key theme this year is how to plan for post-coronavirus development, though many countries are still grappling with the epidemic
  • Nov 12, 2020 16:54 PM
    Gallery: China ‘Double 11’ Buyers, You’ve Got Mail
    Chinese delivery workers were busy whisking parcels from sellers to customers during this week’s ‘Double 11’ sales, the online shopping extravaganza in which e-commerce companies such as Alibaba and JD.com offer massive discounts. While delivery staff work around the clock to handle piles of goods, the annual event is worth tens of billions of dollars to e-commerce sellers
  • Nov 11, 2020 16:41 PM
    Gallery: Coronavirus Cases Prompt Testing in Tianjin Cold Storage Sites
    The northern Chinese port city of Tianjin has kicked off a campaign to test some cold storage facilities and their staff after a coronavirus case linked to a local frozen food warehouse was reported Sunday. A day later, another person who delivered frozen food in Tianjin’s Binhai New Area, where the warehouse is located, was confirmed with the virus, leading to mass testing of more than 77,000 residents living in the city
  • 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
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