China 24

June 10, 2021

Millions of “Brood Ten” cicadas awaken across East Coast

Some have dubbed it the big invasion. But these guys aren’t fighters, but lovers. These critters are “Brood Ten” cicadas, and they are everywhere, especially along the east coast of the United States. The Washington D.C. region is now the epicenter. CGTN’s Frances Kuo reports.

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U.S. brands lose favor with Chinese consumers on Singles’ Day sales
November 11, 2020

U.S. brands lose favor with Chinese consumers on Singles’ Day sales

On this year’s Double 11 online shopping festival, also known as Single’s Day, sales could be a vital lifeline for retailers after the COVID hammered sales globally. But for U.S. brands looking to sell their wares, there are signs Chinese consumers may be cooler to them this year. Watch and find out.

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July 17, 2020

Lancang-Mekong: ‘Danube of the East’

The Lancang-Mekong River is known as the “Danube of the East,” supporting more than 70 million people along its path. In China, it’s the Lancang River. It becomes the Mekong once it flows out of the southern province of Yunnan and runs through Myanmar, Laos, […]

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As winter sets in, parts of China's economy heats up
January 9, 2020

As winter sets in, parts of China’s economy heats up

The Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China is a popular event that draws millions every year. It also provides a financial boost for the people who live there.  One group plays a very important role to make the event happen. CGTN’s Frances Kuo explains.

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A cafe in China delivers pet companionship with cup of Joe
October 18, 2019

Cafe in China offers pet companionship with a cup of Joe

Cafes around the world are expanding their appeal – by offering the affection of a pet. Owners at one café in China say the concept isn’t “quackery.” CGTN’s Frances Kuo has more. It may look like life on the farm. But, it’s actually an afternoon […]

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