Elon Musk shows off high-speed tunnel beneath Los Angeles

The Tesla founder, Elon Musk, has shown of a section of underground tunnel beneath Los Angeles which he says is the first step in revolutionising travel. It would allow cars to travel at speeds of more than 200 kilometres an hour. But progress has been slow- as CGTN’s Phil Lavelle reports from LA.

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China’s economy: 40 years of reform

China’s economic reforms and opening up to foreign investment changed the world. 40 years on, it does business in every corner of the world, but relations with its most important trade partner are precarious.

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Tencent Music prepares to launch its IPO at the NYSE

Tencent Music prepares to launch its IPO at the NYSE

On Wednesday, Tencent Music is due to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. It’s expected to be one of the biggest Chinese initial public offerings of 2018. Its listing comes after one of its early investors claimed the company threatened him into selling his equity stake.

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G20 Priorities may lay elsewhere

G20 priorities may lay elsewhere

G20 leaders have begun arriving in Buenos Aires ahead of this week’s summit. Argentina hopes leaders will discuss and agree on key issues that affect the world economy and food security is one of them.

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G20 coverage on CGTN

The G20 summit will focus on development, infrastructure and food security, but the trade dispute between China and the U.S. is expected to get a lot of attention.

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Street smarts: Embedded sensors turn roads into digital networks

Four years ago, a car traveling on Colorado Highway 285 slid off the road and down a steep embankment. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle in below freezing temperatures, without food and water, for six days. The driver survived, but the accident prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation to green light this test project, which it claims is the first in the world.

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Food Bank of the Rockies helps needy in Colorado

Food Bank of the Rockies is a busy place. The nonprofit’s mission is ensuring that families in the states of Colorado and Wyoming have enough to eat. It hands out 145,000 meals a day and more than 27 million kilos of food each year. The need is clearly there.

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