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China’s beef market booms
May 29, 2024

China’s beef market booms

The SIAL International Food and Beverage Exhibition in Shanghai opened on May 28, attracting over 5,000 exhibitors from 75 countries and regions. Beef products, including those from the U.S., garnered significant attention. Find out more.

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May 24, 2024

2024 Invest in Shanghai overseas event series held in New York

The Shanghai Municipal People’s Government held the “Invest in Shanghai, Share the Future” overseas event series in New York on May 23. The event showcased Shanghai’s economic potential and extended an invitation for further cooperation between China and the U.S. Shanghai Mayor Gong Zheng, Chinese […]

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May 17, 2024

Tso’l Food Episode 27: Jianbing Guozi

There’s a common expression that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, it’s to be skipped, no matter how busy one gets. This could explain why many commuters in Chinese cities have their breakfast on-the-go. In the latest edition of Tso’l Food, […]

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February 23, 2024

Are Western powers inching closer towards recognizing a Palestinian state?

In move that many observers consider more symbolic than substantive, Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, voted on Wednesday to overwhelmingly reject the “unilateral” creation of a Palestinian state. While the international community has been calling for a two-state solution with increasing urgency, the coalition government led […]

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December 30, 2023

Tso’l Food Episode 25: Look Fun

Hawaii’s capital Honolulu is home to one of the oldest Chinatowns in the country. And it’s a bustling hub for restaurants, shopping and the arts. In this installment of Tso’l Food, CGTN’s Gerald Tan is letting his nose lead the way to discover a local […]

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December 5, 2023

Who is Argentina’s next president?

Argentina’s newly elected right-wing Libertarian president Javier Milei caused a stir in Latin America by recently criticizing the Nicaraguan government. Subsequently the Nicaraguan government recalled its ambassador to Argentina on December 4. Additionally, Milei had previously criticized Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. However, […]

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November 20, 2023

Tso’l Food: Cake Noodles

There’s a common phrase in English — to not judge a book by its cover. The wisdom can be applied to the restaurant world, with humble looking storefronts churning out the most delicious meals. CGTN’s Gerald Tan found out firsthand as he explored Honolulu in […]

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APEC 2023
November 10, 2023

APEC 2023

San Francisco is set to host one of the most important gatherings of global leaders this November. Twenty-one member economies now make up the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

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October 23, 2023

What’s in Biden’s $105B spending request?

U.S. President Joe Biden is urging Congress to pass a $105 billion spending bill to aid Ukraine, Israel and other programs. Here’s how that compares to other U.S. spending. Biden wants to aid Ukraine with $61.4 billion in its fight with Russia. This is on […]

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October 5, 2023

Biden’s complicated migration strategy

Policy reversal The White House announced on Oct. 5 that it would waive 26 federal laws and allow the construction of nearly 20 extra miles of the border wall in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley along the U.S. border with Mexico. The action is a reversal […]

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October 2, 2023

America’s deadliest overdose crisis

The overdose crisis in the United States has reached historic levels according to experts. The crisis is fueled by fentanyl, as well as other opioids. In the U.S. more than 1,500 people die from opioids per week, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. […]

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September 4, 2023

Colombian schools tackle bullying problems

In Colombia, a public school in Bogota is looking for new ways to tackle and view bullying problems. The initiatives are led by an award-winning ethics teacher who is challenging adults to see the world differently.

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September 4, 2023

UNGA will address the global migration crisis in September

More than 100 million people worldwide are currently forcibly displaced. The global migration crisis will be an important topic of discourse in the upcoming United Nations General Assembly, potentially impacting millions of the most vulnerable people. Take a look.

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August 4, 2023

Zombieland: America’s latest drug tragedy

The city of Philadelphia has become the epicenter of flesh-eating, animal tranquilizer-laced drugs. According to authorities, traces of Xylazine, a powerful animal sedative, were found in nearly 19 percent of the deadly opioid overdoses in the city in 2021. Drugs mixed with Xylazine are also […]

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August 3, 2023

Trump faces charges of election interference in court

Former President Donald Trump appeared in federal court in Washington, DC on August 3 and was arraigned by Magistrate Judge Moxila Upadyaha on charges that he worked to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The courthouse is approximately half a mile (1 km) […]

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July 25, 2023

The hottest year of human civilization?

Extreme weather during the month of July has wreaked havoc around the planet. Temperatures have reached record highs across China, the U.S., Southern Europe, and North Africa. Extreme weather has sparked forest fires, a rise in hospital admissions for heat-related issues, and water shortages. Many […]

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July 3, 2023

China Views: What does civilization or culture mean to you?

  The “Journey Through Civilizations” exhibit, organized by CCTV United Nations Bureau, is now open to the public at the United Nations. Hear what UN officials, ambassadors and visitors have to say about Chinese culture and their views on how to strengthen cultural exchanges.

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June 30, 2023

The UN will end its peacekeeping mission in Mali

The United Nations Peacekeeping mission in Mali will come to an end this December. The withdrawal comes amid rising tensions between UN peacekeepers and Mali authorities, who earlier this month called on the peacekeepers to leave immediately.

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June 30, 2023

California faces challenges after banning affirmative action

The U.S. Supreme Court deemed affirmative action unconstitutional for universities to use race as a factor in their admissions decisions. California, with the nation’s largest public university system, has failed to achieve racial diversity after banning affirmative action in 1996.

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June 23, 2023

Brazil’s China Homelife Fair

There’s an entire business ecosystem in big cities like São Paulo, Brazil, based on everyday products and appliances sourced from China. One of the most important events connecting Brazilian and Chinese businesses is the China Homelife Fair. Learn more.

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June 19, 2023

Peru’s economy is struggling to recover

Peru, the world’s number two copper-producing nation, is struggling to get its economy back on track after nationwide protests and natural disasters from extreme weather. The poverty level grew to 27.5 percent amid global inflation. Watch for more.  

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June 19, 2023

People in Los Angeles are facing rising medical debt

Nearly one in 10 adults living in Los Angeles County is burdened with medical debt, according to its Public Health Department. The high cost of healthcare is also pushing many residents to seek these services outside of the U.S. Take a look.

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June 19, 2023

Juneteenth honors the Black history and culture

Jun. 19 marks Juneteenth National Independence Day. It is a day to remember the legacy of slavery in the U.S. and to honor and celebrate Black culture and resilience. CGTN’s Jim Spellman explains the background of the newest U.S. holiday.  

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