Digital Originals

April 7, 2020

California grants early release to inmates for COVID-19

California is granting early release to 3,500 inmates in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus infections in the state prison system. The decision follows an emergency order filed by lawyers, requesting an intervention by judges to prevent illness and death.

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April 7, 2020

Using technology to teach yoga during the COVID-19 pandemic

Yoga is usually done in groups, but during the coronavirus pandemic, practitioners are adapting and using technology to continue their practice. CGTN spoke with LeeAnn King, a Washington, D.C. -based health and wellness guide who has gone from teaching free courses at her local library, […]

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April 2, 2020

Nurses battle COVID-19 without enough protection

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, the U.S. healthcare system finds itself short on equipment and staff. Nurses are in high demand, but as CGTN’s Mark Niu reports, they’re also feeling those in charge are failing to protect them on the job.

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April 1, 2020

Watch Indian police beating lockdown violators

Police in India have been filmed beating alleged violators of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Muslim and Hindu worshipers were hit with sticks at their places of worship. And Police used violence to disperse crowds at major bus depots. Migrants have also been filmed being hosed […]

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March 30, 2020

NBA stars recovering from COVID-19

The fourth NBA player to recover from COVID-19 is Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics. He announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has fully recovered from the disease. “Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s […]

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January 4, 2020

Iran debate breeds fury on CGTN

Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force, was killed by a U.S. military drone strike near Baghdad airport on Thursday.

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December 15, 2019

The Future of Travel

Tourism expert Ian Yeoman discusses how technology is changing the Future of Travel as part of our series: The Future of X.

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December 15, 2019

The Future of Shopping

Commerce expert Blake Morgan discusses how technology is changing the Future of Shopping as part of our series: The Future of X.

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December 15, 2019

The Future of Food

Food and Climate Change Expert, Amanda Griscom Little dives in, discussing why now, what’s next, and more on The Future of Food as part of our series: The Future of X.

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August 16, 2019

“The Farewell”: A film review

“The Farewell” highlights the cultural divide between east and west, but it also emphasizes the commonalities between the two in terms of love of family and the difficulty of coming to terms with death. Here’s the Culture Curmudgeon’s review.

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