Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge opens

The Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge and railway opened on Wednesday. The projects will shorten travel between Shanghai and the central and northern parts of Jiangsu Province and advance the integration of the Yangtze River Delta area. 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 Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge opens

Meet the Hongkonger who’s lived in Shanghai for 18 years

Eighteen years ago, when Hong Kong youth Paul Mak came to Shanghai for the first time, he fell in love with this city, not only because he found a career but also romance. #HongKong #HK 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 Meet the Hongkonger who’s lived in Shanghai for 18 years

Chinese mainland reports 12 new cases, 7 in Beijing

The #Chinese mainland reported 12 new confirmed cases Sunday, including seven domestically transmitted cases in #Beijing and five imported cases in Sichuan, Liaoning and Shanghai. No deaths have been reported. The Beijing cases are in two high-risk districts: Fengtai, which had five cases, and Daxing, which had two. Beijing has intensified its testing capacity. Authorities … Read more Chinese mainland reports 12 new cases, 7 in Beijing

Chinese ride-hailing company tests robotaxi service in Shanghai

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing launched a robotaxi service test in a Shanghai suburb on Saturday after installing V2X (Vehicle to Everything) hardware throughout the area. Under the test, users will be able to get a free trial ride using Didi’s autonomous vehicles after making the reservation via their app, the company said. At the … Read more Chinese ride-hailing company tests robotaxi service in Shanghai

China’s ‘big three’ airlines receive ARJ21 aircraft

Three ARJ21 regional passenger planes were delivered to major domestic airlines on Sunday in Shanghai. The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) delivered the jetliners, with 90 seats in a full economy class configuration, to Air China, China Eastern Airlines, and China Southern Airlines at the Pudong base of its assembly manufacturing center. The first … Read more China’s ‘big three’ airlines receive ARJ21 aircraft

Explore one of China’s largest intelligent tomato greenhouses

Red, plump and juicy – Hongfu tomatoes have been selling well at supermarket chains across China, from Carrefour in Beijing to Metro in Shanghai. Their quality and flavor profile have made them a hit among shoppers, but what is their real success story? CGTN explores Beijing Hongfu Agriculture, one of China’s largest intelligent tomato greenhouses. … Read more Explore one of China’s largest intelligent tomato greenhouses

Delta to resume flights to China

Delta has become the first American airline to announce plans to resume service between China and the United States. The U.S. carrier will resume passenger services between Seattle and Shanghai via Seoul from Thursday. It’ll operate twice a week based on an agreement between China and the United States. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Delta to resume flights to China

Let’s make zongzi, the traditional food of Dragon Boat Festival

Duanwujie or Dragon Boat Festival – a traditional celebration first observed over 2,000 years ago in China – falls on the 5th day of the the 5th month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar, which is June 25 this year, and that means you need to eat the delicacy: zongzi. You may recognize zongzi by their … Read more Let’s make zongzi, the traditional food of Dragon Boat Festival

Coronavirus: Beijing Virus Wave Reveals Silent Spread of Covid-19

Just as Beijing looked poised to claim victory over the coronavirus, a 52-year-old man with a fever and chills showed how the pandemic can come roaring back from apparent obscurity. The patient had shopped for meat and fish at a wholesale market in southern Beijing eight days before testing positive. His infection marked the Chinese … Read more Coronavirus: Beijing Virus Wave Reveals Silent Spread of Covid-19

China’s 600 km/h high-speed maglev completes trial run

A high-speed maglev test vehicle, with a speed of 600 km/h, successfully conducted a trial run on a maglev line at Tongji University in Shanghai on Sunday. It has been the maiden track run for the prototype since the launch of the project in July 2016. The high-speed maglev prototype system is expected to be … Read more China’s 600 km/h high-speed maglev completes trial run

Shanghai holds nightlife festival to boost economy

Shanghai launched a month-long nightlife festival to jumpstart the city’s night economy, which has taken a hit from COVID-19, on June 6. Dozens of street bazaars have popped up across the city’s commercial complexes and cultural hubs. This weekend, CGTN’s Xu Mengqi goes to explore Sinan Mansions, a century-old residential complex redeveloped into an open … Read more Shanghai holds nightlife festival to boost economy

Live: Put on your party shoes, Shanghai’s nightlife festival is here! 探访首届上海夜生活节

If you happen to be in Shanghai during a weekend in June, you are in for a real treat. Brace yourself for sizzling nights of food tasting, shopping frenzy, live concerts and nighttime reading clubs. Shanghai has launched a month-long nightlife festival to boost the city’s nighttime economy which has taken a hit from the … Read more Live: Put on your party shoes, Shanghai’s nightlife festival is here! 探访首届上海夜生活节

Musicians of the world under the pandemic – Episode 1

During the COVID-19 outbreak, “Icon” has been interviewing guests via a remote link. In this episode, we have an exclusive interview with world-renowned conductor Tsung Yeh and horn master Xiaoming Han. Yeh is currently the music director of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and laureate conductor of the South Bay Symphony Orchestra in Indiana, U.S. The … Read more Musicians of the world under the pandemic – Episode 1

China’s first domestically built polar icebreaker embarks on sea trials

China’s first domestically built polar icebreaker, Xuelong 2, embarked on sea trials on Friday after 45 days of maintenance, preparing for the country’s 11th Arctic expedition scheduled for July. Xuelong 2 completed maintenance at the Jiangnan Shipyard in east China’s Shanghai Municipality. Another Chinese icebreaker, Xuelong, is also under maintenance in Shanghai and is set … Read more China’s first domestically built polar icebreaker embarks on sea trials