Real Time China

2018-12-06 11:14 GMT+8

A group of CGTN reporters departed on Wednesday from home base aboard a bus refurbished to double as a studio on wheels. For the next 10 days, they'll make their way through the length of China, from Beijing to Shenzhen, the birthplace of the country's economic miracle.

2018-12-06 11:45 GMT+8

A group of CGTN reporters departed on Wednesday from the headquarters in Beijing aboard a bus refurbished to double as a studio on wheels. For the next 10 days, they'll make their way through the length of China, from Beijing to Shenzhen, the birthplace of the country's economic miracle.

2018-12-07 16:30 GMT+8

A group of CGTN reporters departed on Wednesday and boarded a bus refurbished to double as a studio on wheels. For the next 10 days, they will travel throughout China, starting from Beijing to Shenzhen, the birthplace of the country's economic miracle.

2018-12-08 17:27 GMT+8

A group of CGTN reporters departed on Wednesday from home base aboard a bus refurbished to double as a studio on wheels. In the next 10 days, they'll make their way through the length of China, from Beijing to Shenzhen, the birthplace of the country's economic miracle.

2018-12-09 22:24 GMT+8

A group of CGTN reporters departed on December 5 from the home base aboard a bus refurbished to double as a studio on wheels on a 10-day trip to make their way through the length of China, from Beijing to Shenzhen, the birthplace of the country's economic miracle.

2018-12-11 17:00 GMT+8

A group of CGTN reporters set out on December 5 to make their way across the country on a 10-day trip aboard a bus, from Beijing all the way to Shenzhen, the birthplace of China's economic miracle.

2018-12-12 22:31 GMT+8

He looked solemn in his red outfit as he held a basket filled with grain and fruit – a tribute to the emperor. It was a scene I had often witnessed on a TV screen, but was now coming to life right before my eyes for the very first time.

2018-12-12 12:05 GMT+8

Would you leave the amenities and comforts of living in a city to relocate to a village?

2018-12-13 11:52 GMT+8

When you are in Guangdong, yum cha - which literally means “drinking tea” - has to be on your checklist.

2018-12-14 11:43 GMT+8

Ten days, traveling 4,000 kilometers across China: that's almost twice the distance from New York to Miami.

2018-12-16 11:56 GMT+8

We were the quirky quartet: Jonathan the Texan, myself, someone born in Hunan and raised in Australia, and our two guests, John Gong (born in Shanghai, U.S. resident for 20 years) and David Bartosch (German living in China).   

2018-12-14 11:04 GMT+8

The world’s longest canal nurtures classic courtyards, merchant communities and folk crafts that have been kept for centuries in China’s northern town of Yangliuqing. 

2018-12-05 17:23 GMT+8

CGTN's special program Real Time China continues passing through the Xiong'an New Area: We are arriving at Dajidian Village in Baoding, Hebei Province. 

2018-12-06 19:49 GMT+8

Editor's note: Liu Baocheng is a professor at the University of International Business and Economics based in Beijing. The article reflects the author's views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-12-07 11:41 GMT+8

At the heart of China's ambitious reform and opening up, the policy is the desire to lift the country out of poverty. And though the policy has been a phenomenal success, the Chinese government remains determined to leave no stone unturned, no village has forgotten. I visited Dajidian village to discover how authorities and investors are relying on arts and culture to bring prosperity to rural areas.

2018-12-07 11:56 GMT+8

Since 1978, when the reform and opening up policy began bringing China in line with the global economy, coastal provinces like Guangdong and Zhejiang have set the example of how the economy can take off significantly with the unprecedented policy tools. 

2018-12-07 14:46 GMT+8

Dongting Lake along the Yangtze River is China's second largest freshwater lake. Called the kidney of the Yangtze River, it is home to a major wetland. The lake sits across three cities in central China's Hunan Province, covering an area of around 2,600 square kilometers with 60 percent of the lake sitting along the city of Yueyang.

2018-12-10 15:44 GMT+8

Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto and his ideas, better known as Marxism, had a great influence on the founding of the People's Republic of China and its governing body. This year marks the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth and the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up.

2018-12-10 23:09 GMT+8

On the sixth day of Real Time China, the CGTN caravan passes through the city of Chibi at the southern end of central China's Hubei Province.

2018-12-11 17:10 GMT+8

How did Cai Lun invent the technique to make paper? Did he also have a moment where an apple fell from the tree?

2018-12-12 16:10 GMT+8

What comes to mind first when thinking about Qu Yuan (340-278 B.C.)? Some of his poems, or the Dragon Boat Festival?

2018-12-14 10:43 GMT+8

Reporter's note: Forty years after the reform and opening up, Chinese people have experienced remarkable changes in their livelihoods. Today, what really matters to people is the quality of their life. In this sense, it has really tested local governments on how to build a livable city with a good environment and public services. Xianning in central China's Hubei Province has made some rewarding attempts.

2018-12-12 21:36 GMT+8

It's estimated that over six million migrant workers work in Dongguan, a manufacturing hub producing clothes, toys and electronic devices.

2018-12-14 11:48 GMT+8

South Korea's presidential Blue House is closely monitoring possible missile provocations by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on a real-time basis, Yonhap news agency reported Monday.   

2017-10-09 16:19 GMT+8

Shaoshan, the birthplace of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong in central China's Hunan Province, remains one of China's most visited tourist destinations more than 40 years after he passed away, an epitome of the booming red tourism across the country.

2018-12-13 21:26 GMT+8

In Shenshuidu, a Yao ethnic village in Shixing, south China's Guangdong Province, all are trying to keep its tradition of songs and dances alive and well, starting with its most iconic dance: the bamboo pole dance.

2018-12-12 23:10 GMT+8

Collecting red memorabilia has become the main focus of Qin Hongguang's life.

2018-12-12 20:48 GMT+8