The Autumn Equinox marks the Harvest Festival in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Throughout the country, minorities have celebrated the occasion by joining in dances and lighting fireworks. Some of these rituals date back multiple centuries.
Asylum-seeking migrants were sent from Republican-controlled U.S. border states to areas run by Democrats since April. Now, the Republicans are escalating the issue by sending migrants to the neighborhood near Vice President’s home in Washington, D.C.
Motor enthusiasts are gearing up for the North American International Auto Show that takes place in the so-called Motor City, Detroit. And this year, attendees should also keep an eye on the sky… Take a look at some electric aircraft.
U.S. President Joe Biden signed into law on Tuesday the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, pumping more than $50 billion into research and manufacturing of semiconductor chips. The law is aimed at reducing U.S. reliance on foreign suppliers for the production of the parts that […]
U.S. President Joe Biden insists the June inflation data showing another surge in prices over the past month doesn’t reflect declining gasoline prices. Inflation is at a 40-year high and heading towards double digits. Owen Fairclough reports on price rises hitting just about every aspect […]
By any standard, Bolivia’s city of Cochabamba is polluted. It has the dirtiest air in the country – and ranks among the most polluted cities in all of Latin America. So a transition away from fossil fuels there cannot come too soon. CGTN’s Monica Machicao […]
With brands like Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger, the global plant-based food market is forecast to be worth 79 billion dollars by 2028, but there’s another type of unconventional meat that could factor into the equation. It’s called cultivated meat. Mark Niu takes us to […]
Chinese companies become more cautious to reinvest their U.S. profits in the local businesses in 2021, although they have seen revenue growth and profitability improvement in the U.S. from last two years, according to an annual business survey by the China General Chamber of Commerce […]
While the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas have rocked the U.S., many are concerned about America’s ongoing obsession with guns. Professor Benjamin Dowd-Arrow, who studied public health and guns, discusses America’s gun obsessions and what feeds into them. He explains what factors over […]
A study released on Friday, May 13, by the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR), a group that tracks far-right efforts in penetrating U.S. state politics revealed some of the growing ties between far-right groups and state legislators.
In the Mexican town of Escolásticas about 300 people dedicate their lives to transforming colorful sedimentary stones, Cantera,into pieces of art. The sculptures freeze time, and provide a livelihood in a region besieged by widespread unemployment and migration.
Sichuan cuisine is taking the U.S. by storm! And it’s raining peppercorns in this episode of Tso’l Food, where a dish so dramatic in presentation and personality takes center stage. Watch CGTN’s Gerald Tan on Tso’l Food – an American journey through the Chinese kitchen, […]
2021 has been a year with strong momentum for climate pledges, culminating at the COP26 Glasgow meeting. How was the meeting in the opinion of participants? How has the progress been for global climate action? In this episode, Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, director of Yale program […]
The remains of dozens of missing Native American children have been identified in unmarked mass graves near the old grounds of the Rapid City Indian School, closed in 1933. For decades, elders in the community spoke about terrible practices and buried truths, but only recently […]
New York City has one of the most segregated public school systems in the country. The vast gap between rich and poor, and often different races, is reflected in classrooms from the most neglected to the best-funded. We look at how a system that was […]
Congress has approved a $1 trillion bipartisan bill to make major improvements to the nation’s infrastructure. The plan is scaled back significantly from President Joe Biden’s original proposal to attract Republican votes.
Around the world it’s more expensive than ever to buy basic staples including meat, dairy, cereals, oils, and sugar. When adjusting for inflation, food prices are more expensive now than in the last 45 years, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Price […]
Six million voters in the U.S. state of Virginia are eligible to cast their ballot for a new governor by Nov. 2. While that’s only a small percentage of U.S. voters, political watchers are closely watching every aspect of the election. Here’s why.
Cancel Culture has been around for much longer than the Black Lives Matter movement.But George Floyd’s murder and the worldwide reckoning over racial injustice it sparked accelerated the “cancellation” of divisive symbols. And yet can these divisions be reconciled with enough context?
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.
In the years following the Sept. 11 terror attacks in the United States, millions of Americans converted to Islam. We sat down with Cynthia Cox Ubaldo, an activist in Ohio about her experience converting to Islam.
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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