August 31, 2018

New exhibit highlights hip hop’s influence on Asian Americans

The Chinese American Museum in Los Angeles is featuring a new exhibit called: ‘Don’t Believe the Hype: LA Asian Americans in Hip Hop’. It examines hip hop’s influence of resistance, refuge and reinvention for Asian Americans. CGTN’s May Lee reports. The exhibition examines hip hop’s […]

August 1, 2018

California governor pledges any resources needed for fires

A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday. Some evacuees were allowed to return home, but new blazes exploded in what has become an endless summer of flame in the Golden State.

Two deers
July 31, 2018

PHOTOS: 2018 California wildfires

Wildfires continue to rage in California, with 16 active sites that have both destroyed property and taken lives. Here is a collection of photos from various locations in the state.

July 24, 2018

More than 70 killed in wildfires near Athens

Greece declares three days of national mourning after wildfires near Athens killed over six-dozen and injured many more. CGTN’s Filio Kontrafouri filed this report from the village of Mati, the area hardest by the deadly blaze.

June 27, 2018

US politics divided over conservative and liberal extremes

There’s been a potentially significant shift in the U.S. political landscape this week. President Donald Trump is poised to lock in a conservative majority on the nation’s highest court after one key justice announced his retirement. The revelation came just hours after a political newcomer achieved a major upset in a primary election.

June 12, 2018

Trump and Kim sign document agreeing to further cooperation

U.S. President Donald Trump hailed his historic meeting with Democratic People’s Republic of Korea leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Tuesday, telling a news conference that the parties are at “the beginning of an arduous process, our eyes are wide open, but peace is always worth the effort.”

June 11, 2018

Milestones in DPRK missile development

In addition to the advance of DPRK’s nuclear weapons programs, there has been steady progress in the nation’s missile delivery system over the last 35 years. The most recent tests could put the entire continental United States within range.

DPRK nuclear and missile testing
June 11, 2018

Backgrounder: UN Sanctions Against the DPRK

The United Nations “Security Council Report” lists 20 resolutions related to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and its efforts to develop nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them. What measures has the UN taken, and why? This article explains.