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Facts Tell

What's the logic behind the U.S. funding and encouraging non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to promote democracy abroad?
16:47, 01-May-2021
Why did Japan make this decision? What could be the impact?
19:30, 18-Apr-2021
Why are hate crimes against Asians on the rise? And why are hate crimes rarely charged?
22:48, 03-Apr-2021

Zero Poverty

In 1969, a teenager from Beijing joined 17 million Chinese students in the "Down to the Countryside Movement," a campaign launched by Chairman Mao Zedong that asked urban youth to experience life by working in rural areas.
19:39, 21-Feb-2021
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Wednesday visited Qianxi County in southwest China's Guizhou Province ahead of the Chinese New Year.
22:55, 03-Feb-2021
China has removed all remaining counties from the poverty list after the last nine impoverished counties, all in southwest China's Guizhou Province, eliminated absolute poverty.
15:08, 23-Nov-2020
October 17 marks China's National Poverty Relief Day. This year is significant, as it's the year China vowed to eradicate extreme poverty in rural areas – a goal it says it's on track to meet, despite the chaos unleashed by COVID-19 earlier this year.
18:22, 16-Oct-2020
For more than seven months, the pandemic has jeopardized the economic and social improvements humans have achieved in many decades, throwing billions of people into poverty. Among the impacted, Asian countries, with undeveloped social security systems and numerous informal workers, have borne the brunt of it.
21:13, 30-Jul-2020
In 2020, China has accomplished on schedule its poverty alleviation target for the new era, a significant victory that has impressed the world.
15:06, 01-Jan-2021
A second visit to an isolated poor village in SW China in less than a year reveals progress, pitfalls and inner pandemonium.
15:25, 05-Feb-2021
In the home of China's spacecraft launch site, local villagers have rediscovered the one thing the city has always been famous for – coconuts.
19:00, 24-Jan-2021
Da Long, a resident of Baji Village, on the outskirts of Nyingchi in China's Tibet Autonomous Region, is content with his life there. The 75-year-old said his apartment has been renovated with reinforced concrete, so he no longer worries about earthquakes.
22:54, 14-Jun-2021

Job Challenge

At the heart of Beijing sits the Palace Museum, a sprawling complex of palaces, historic halls and courtyard gardens, which is to celebrate its 600th birthday next year. Also known as the Forbidden City, the Palace Museum is an immense source of pride for people across the country, particularly in Beijing. In this episode of Job Challenge, CGTN reporter Nick Moore had an unforgettable experience for the slightly overwhelming task – volunteering at the Palace Museum.
07:38, 12-May-2019
The lush forests of southwest China's Yunnan province are home to the country's only wild elephants. An endangered species, their numbers fell to just 170 in the 1980s. Thanks to the efforts of conservationists, officials and locals, more wild elephants now roam the hills of Yunnan. And in 30 years’ time, they could be as many as 500.
16:41, 22-Apr-2019
For decades, residents of Zhongwei City in southwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region watched a sea of sand ebb closer and closer to their homes, covering their streets, crops and roads, cutting them off from trade, transport and prosperity. In the 1950s, scientists and locals joined forces together. Without any cutting-edge technology, machinery or chemicals, hundreds of people worked over the decades, turning the desert into land capable of cultivating apples and trees.
13:29, 08-Apr-2019
China's bullet train. It's been dubbed one of China's "four new innovations". Entering one of the grand terminals and boarding a bullet train for the first time feels like venturing onto the set of a futuristic movie. But what is it like working there? For over a 48-hour period, CGTN foreign expert Sim Sim Wissgott got to try her hand at various jobs on and off the "gāotiě". Let’s take a look!
17:04, 02-Feb-2019

Into Tibet 2020

On September 20, 2020, the turquoise water at Yamdrok Lake glowed in the autumn sunshine, a breathtaking scene for visitors.
13:14, 21-Sep-2020
Puruogangri glacier in northern Tibet's Nagqu City is the third largest ice sheet in the world, covering over 400 square kilometers at an average elevation above 6,000 meters. Join CGTN in no man's land to see the amazing glacier.
Nagqu, China
16:00, 02-Sep-2020
For nomads in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, herding is the most important task. Join CGTN for a closer look at a Tibetan black tent, the traditional dwelling of local nomads.
Nagqu, China
18:40, 31-Aug-2020
Located at 5,100 meters above sea level on Mount Qomolangma, Rongpo Monastery is one of the highest monasteries in the world. Let's take a deep breath and join CGTN on a tour there.
Shigatse, China
16:00, 27-Aug-2020
The fifth International Symposium of Tibet Think Tank was held in Beijing on Sunday, briefing attendees on the recent research on China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
20:27, 17-May-2021