Digital Originals

June 12, 2018

World Cup 2018

Join our CGTN correspondents as they bring online and on-air coverage of World Cup 2018.

June 8, 2018

Love neverlasting: A review of “The Remains”

“The Remains” isn’t about the redemptive power of love either. If anything, Ken Urban’s play kicks Cupid in the privates, rips the audience’s collective heart out of their chests and stomps on it. It’s not a play that reaffirms marriages. Instead, it calls into question why we even get into relationships at all.

May 31, 2018

Enter “Manhattanhenge”

A unique natural phenomenon takes place in an even more unique city: in New York City, Manhattanhenge refers to the alignment of the sunset (Summer) or sunrise (Winter) with the Manhattan street grid.

April 27, 2018

What’s an H-1B visa? And who gets them?

In 2016, one in six people in the U.S. labor force was foreign born. For the past six years, companies in the United States have filed more than a million applications to enter a lottery for skilled foreign workers. Their chances of winning the right to work in the United States were around 44 percent. CGTN’s Kelly Wang reports.

April 11, 2018

Review: A disappointing “Winter’s Tale”

There’s a reason why “The Winter’s Tale” is one of William Shakespeare’s lesser known plays. Here’s the Culture Curmudgeon’s review of Aaron Posner’s visually appealing, but ultimately disappointing production.

Museum in L.A. celebrates the selfie
April 10, 2018

Museum in L.A. celebrates the selfie

Los Angeles has got its very own selfie museum. It’s opened in Glendale – offering selfie lovers the chance to learn about the history of the selfie, take their own innovative self portraits and explore the psychology behind sharing photos of themselves online.

Heat Map: Value of U.S. exports to China
March 27, 2018

Value of U.S. exports to China by individual state

How much does the Chinese market benefit the U.S. economy? View our interactive heat map showing the value of the China’s market to individual states by the sale of goods and services they produce and how many U.S. jobs they support.

March 22, 2018

How the U.S. and Chinese markets need each other

In justifying stiff tariffs levied upon Chinese imports, President Trump and his advisors cite a “$375 billion” trade deficit with the country. But, how these tariffs could affect the economic health of the U.S. involves a lot more than a single number.