March 4, 2019

Who runs China?

The National People’s Congress (NPC), the country’s top legislature, is the highest organ of state power. Every March, NPC deputies gather in the Chinese capital of Beijing from every corner of the country to discuss affairs of the state. Who are these deputies? How old are they? Which ethnic groups do they belong to? What’s their educational background? We use 2,975 dots to represent the deputies from 35 delegations to take a look at their commonalities and individualities.

January 3, 2019

Photos: First day of the 116th Congress

View images from the first day of the 116th House of Representatives. Rep. Nancy Pelosi was elected speaker ushering in Democratic control of the House for the first time in eight years. (Click on image to enlarge) Record number of women enter US Congress as […]

December 31, 2018

Photo gallery: New Year’s celebrations around the world

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world’s most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion. Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition.

December 17, 2018

Milestones in US-China diplomatic relations

2019 will mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between United States and People’s Republic of China. Building and developing a positive U.S.-China diplomatic relations is seen as one of the most important foreign policies of China’s Reform and Opening-up Campaign. Here are some moments of the U.S.-China relations.

December 17, 2018

Photo Gallery: 40 years across China

As China remembers the past 40 years of its reform and opening up, here’s a look at what China looked like from the 1970s-1990s. Click any image to view photo in full screen and read the caption.

October 29, 2018

Synagogue suspect at courthouse; survivors recall ordeal

The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was released from a hospital and turned over to federal authorities for a court appearance Monday on charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. 

October 4, 2018

Western allies reveal orchestrated cyber attacks by Russia

Russia is facing new accusations of cyber-attacks on government agencies around the globe. The U.S., U.K., Canada, and the Netherlands say the charges include attempts to tamper with evidence related to Russian sports doping, chemical attacks, and the 2014 downing of a passenger jet.

October 3, 2018

Pampering pets is all the rage in China

There are more than 70 million pet owners in China – and they’re spending big on their furry companions. Some Chinese pet owners pay top dollar, for everything from doggie day spas to kitty acupuncture. 

Las Vegas Shooting Victim Portraits
October 1, 2018

Las Vegas shooting: One year later

On October 1, 2017, 58 people died, 413 were wounded and at least 456 were injured fleeing bullets when a gunman rained down bullets from the Mandalay Bay resort into an outdoor concert on the Las Vegas Strip. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

September 19, 2018

The Empresses of China

CGTN gives you a glimpse inside the Forbidden City, to meet the empresses who defied expectations and helped define a dynasty.