Digital Originals

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.

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.

June 7, 2021

Project Earth

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

May 18, 2021

Race in America series

CGTN America looks at how some groups seek to cross those bridges, and illustrates how different minority groups have stood up for each other over the years. 

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

September 28, 2020

Are Florida’s seniors breaking up with Trump?

Senior citizens – people over the age of 65 – make up about 31% of Florida voters and are a critical bloc. In 2016, Trump won this age group by 17%. But things might be changing during the coronavirus pandemic.

September 15, 2020

This is the most contested county in all of Texas

Texas in play in the 2020 Presidential Election? Some say yes, though the last time it went Democrat was 1976. We went to Jefferson County, the only Texan county that voted Obama, Obama, Trump in 2008, 2012, 2016. See the state’s most contested county.

September 3, 2020

Human trafficking continues to be an ongoing global crisis

Last week, nearly 40 missing and endangered children were rescued by U.S. federal and state agents in the U.S. state of Georgia from a sex trafficking ring. Recently, more scrutiny has been placed on the crisis of human trafficking, especially for children who end up […]