Qinhuangdao applies new technologies to cope with pandemic

The pandemic has pushed many Chinese cities to accelerate their infrastructure construction. In the northern city of Qinhuangdao, the local government has employed preferential policies to boost emerging technologies. CGTN’s Li Jiaming has the story. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play … Read more Qinhuangdao applies new technologies to cope with pandemic

Paris: Police use tear gas to disperse protest over killing of black Frenchman and George Floyd

Paris riot police fired tear gas on Tuesday as scattered protesters threw projectiles and set fires during an unauthorised demonstration against police violence and racial injustice.    The demonstration was organised to honour Frenchman Adama Traoré, who died shortly after being detained by the police in 2016 and in solidarity with Americans demonstrating the death … Read more Paris: Police use tear gas to disperse protest over killing of black Frenchman and George Floyd

Paris Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters

Paris riot police fired tear gas Tuesday as scattered protesters threw projectiles and set fires during an unauthorized demonstration against police violence and racial injustice. Several thousand people had previously rallied peacefully for two hours around the main Paris courthouse in homage to Adama Traore, a French black man who died in police custody. The … Read more Paris Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters

Main body of transport hub for Beijing Winter Olympics completed

The construction of the main body of Qinghe station in northern Beijing was completed on Sunday. The new transportation hub on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail line will serve the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. The hub will serve high-speed railways, subways, taxis, private car rentals and as many as 12 bus routes. Subscribe to us … Read more Main body of transport hub for Beijing Winter Olympics completed

China completes facility for mass-production of vaccine

A facility to cater for the mass production of #COVID-19 #vaccines has been completed in Beijing. Construction started in the middle of April. A similar facility is being built in #Wuhan and expected to be finished in early July. CGTN YouTube Channel If the experience of previous months is anything to go by, we might … Read more China completes facility for mass-production of vaccine

China completes construction of main part of hydroelectric dam in Xinjiang

China has completed the construction of the main part of the largest hydroelectric dam under the Aratax water conservation project in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Located at the border of Shache County and Akto County, the hydro dam is the largest of its kind in Xinjiang and can withstand the turbulent waves of … Read more China completes construction of main part of hydroelectric dam in Xinjiang

New York rolls out road map for reopening the city | WNT

Starting June 8, stores will be able to reopen for curbside pickup along with nonessential construction and manufacturing. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/2yKgeZw WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: http://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight WATCH WORLD NEWS TONIGHT ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/33iKepm #WorldNewsTonight #NewYorkCity #Reopening

India: Under Lockdown | 101 East

Social distancing and good hygiene are essential weapons in the fight against COVID-19. But how can you maintain social distancing in one of the world’s largest slums? How can you wash your hands regularly when there is no running water? And what happens when millions of people who survive on meagre wages are suddenly without … Read more India: Under Lockdown | 101 East

Only 49% of Americans Would Get a Covid-19 Vaccine, Poll Finds

49% Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. That’s surprisingly low considering the effort going into the global race for a vaccine, but more people might eventually roll up their sleeves: … Read more Only 49% of Americans Would Get a Covid-19 Vaccine, Poll Finds

Banks prop up Australian market as residential construction tumbles | Finance Report

Australian shares have closed lower, with sharp falls for healthcare and mining stocks, as investors piled into the big four banks. Meanwhile, residential construction has dipped since the start of COVID-19, with the Government considering housing grants to prop up the industry. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-27/mining-and-health-care-drag-asx-down-despite-bank-surge/12289752?section=business For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Banks prop up Australian market as residential construction tumbles | Finance Report

Beijing mega-project: One of world’s biggest underground transportation hubs

China’s capital Beijing is constructing a 1.3 million-square-meter underground transportation hub in sub-city center in southeastern Tongzhou District. This mega-project, which will be one of the world’s largest such hubs in five years, began construction on November 30, 2019. International and domestic designers studied existing transit-oriented development (#TOD) examples, like China’s Shanghai Hongqiao Integrated Hub … Read more Beijing mega-project: One of world’s biggest underground transportation hubs

Backacia fight against construction waste with reused materials

Large construction sites are incredibly wasteful. Materials get tossed all the time if there’s a change of plan or if you ordered too much stuff. French startup Backacia connects construction professionals to reduce waste and bring costs down. You can both buy and sell materials and equipment. The buyer then picks the order up directly … Read more Backacia fight against construction waste with reused materials

China completes project in Dubai despite COVID-19

On May 21, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East announced the completion of Dubai Hills’ infrastructure upgrading project. Although the spread of COVID-19 epidemic had caused difficulties lately, the group completed the project on schedule. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google … Read more China completes project in Dubai despite COVID-19

China Media Group releases bird’s-eye view documentary

China Media Group has released the third season of its documentary series, “Aerial China”. CMG President Shen Haixiong attended the releasing ceremony. Viewers can get a bird’s-eye view of China’s historical and cultural landscapes, natural geographical features, and construction achievements. Images are taken from more than 23 provincial-level regions. The result is a real, three-dimensional, … Read more China Media Group releases bird’s-eye view documentary

Construction worker rescued after being trapped 100-meter above ground

A worker repairing a wind turbine in Suqian City, east China became stranded 100 meters in the air after a sudden gust of wind. The fire department rushed to the scene and found the worker hanging from the outside of the fuselage. When cutting the spoiler, due to the excessive wind, the safety rope became … Read more Construction worker rescued after being trapped 100-meter above ground