Digital Originals

September 18, 2021

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

With the Mid-Autumn festival fast approaching, here is a collection of not-so-traditional mooncake varieties, in case anyone is feeling like getting creative in the kitchen. The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Mooncake Festival, celebrates family reunion and expresses a spirit of gratitude.

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September 8, 2021

The Taliban and Sharia

The Taliban say they will follow principles under Sharia law. What does that mean?  We spoke with Adnan Zulfiqar, Assistant Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, about the law what it entails for Afghanistan’s future. “Sharia is God’s law that exists. So within the […]

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August 30, 2021

How India can stop its rape crisis

The brutal gang rape and alleged murder of a nine-year-old girl in Delhi in August is just one of the latest of numerous cases of rape in India. We talked to expert Shruti Kapoor, the founder of the nonprofit Sayfty, about what needs to be done to end India’s rape crisis.

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August 30, 2021

Back to school and the COVID vaccine debate

U.S children began a new school term on Monday facing the prospect of requiring a COVID-19 vaccine to remain in class.  As demands for mask mandates have led to teachers being assaulted, authorities now want to go a step further to try to stem the […]

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August 30, 2021

China’s Great Wall Motors in Brazil

Great Wall Motors has big plans for Brazil. The Chinese carmaker wants to begin production within the next two years. It agreed to buy the plant from Daimler Group and transform the facility to begin production of 100,000 vehicles and create 2000 new jobs each […]

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August 30, 2021

How one Chinese bakery survived amid COVID-19

A small Chinese bakery in Chicago has been producing baked goods for four decades through good times and bad.  Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the more things change, the more they stay the same for the Chiu Quon bakery.  CGTN’s Dan Williams reports. 

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August 27, 2021

Jackson Hole economic symposium goes online

Each August over the past four decades, the world’s central bankers, including members of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gather in the state of Wyoming for an economic symposium.  Monetary policy is typically a prime topic of discussion.  This year’s event will take place online because […]

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August 20, 2021

GIST: Biden Saigon

Harrowing images from Afghanistan continue to flood global newscasts and social media.  Many describe the situation as a failure of American involvement.  Some are even drawing the comparison of another chapter in U.S. history – the Vietnam War.  CGTN’s Gerald Tan has the Gist.

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Armed in America
August 5, 2021

Armed in America

In our Armed in America series, CGTN’s Owen Fairclough explores the facets on U.S. gun culture and policy.

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June 30, 2021

CPC 100 years: New Endeavors

This week marks the centenary of the founding of China’s Communist Party. CGTN America’s special series called ‘New Endeavors’ showcases the stories of ordinary Chinese people’s lives and their happiness.

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June 7, 2021

Project Earth

We tell the stories of confronting the climate crisis, one of the most pressing problems confronting the world.

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May 6, 2021

How is laundry contributing to plastic pollution?

  Laundry can spill plastics into the ocean and rivers. How does it happen? With each load of laundry in a washing machine, millions of microfibers come off our clothes. They are tiny strands of plastics, almost invisible to the naked eye.  They mainly come […]

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April 8, 2021

Possible signs of COVID-19 pandemic depression in children

    The COVID-19 pandemic forced many children to stay away from social activities when schools are closed. Parents are concerned about the impact of quarantine on children’s mental health. Dr. Ana Maria Pando, Psychotherapist explains possible signs of depression in children amid the pandemic. […]

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February 12, 2021

Top Chinese New Year videos

Every Lunar New Year, global companies launch highly-produced videos, many cinematic and filled with high drama and emotion. Take a look at some of the best Lunar New year videos. For your viewing pleasure, we also created a handy YouTube playlist here. Coronavirus themes Many […]

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Global Action Initiative Poverty Alleviation
December 3, 2020

Global Action Initiative Mission 2020: Poverty Alleviation

Watch Global Action Initiative’s 2020 Event – Poverty Alleviation on December 8th at 19:00 EST / 24:00 GMT on CGTN or here live streaming. We look at inequality and other root causes of poverty, witness efforts to lift people up, and discuss the global pandemic’s impact on poverty alleviation.

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