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US university helps China's Olympic team

US university helps China’s Olympic team

Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics a little more than two years from now. But Chinese athletes have a lot of catching up to do when it comes to winter sports. At the last games, the country placed 14th in the medal count. Now, a university in the U.S. state of Wyoming is helping out.


China warns of retaliation over new US bill on Hong Kong

China has warned the U.S. it will take what it calls “strong countermeasures” after U.S. lawmakers passed a bill backing Hong Kong’s protesters. The bipartisan legislation puts President Trump in an awkward position. He’s expected to sign it, but doing so threatens a deal to […]


US Democrats hold last scheduled public hearing on Trump’s impeachment inquiry

In Washington – more testimony from witnesses in the public congressional impeachment hearings on U.S. President Trump. This time.. a house panel heard from Trump’s former top Russia adviser and a diplomat for Ukraine.  Both expressed deep reservations about plans to try and dig up dirt on Trump’s political opponents in Ukraine. CGTN’s Nathan King is on Capitol Hill.


Mexico’s president appeals for ambitious rail project

Mexico is preparing to vote on its most ambitious railway project in decades. It would stretch nearly 1,500 kilometers and link towns and tourist attractions across six southern states. But opponents have plenty of concerns. CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock explains. The Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico, […]

Bei Bei, giant panda born in US heads to China

Bei Bei headed to Chengdu

The most famous resident of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., has bid farewell to the U.S. capital. Bei Bei is heading to China. The giant panda is now four years old.


Genetically modified salmon to hit US markets

The majority of corn and soy grown in the U.S. is genetically modified. The science has reached a range of food products, including salmon. The genetically-modified fish is set to debut in American restaurants and markets next year.