A cat was in the spotlight at a recent tennis competition in Rome on May 18. During the game, four players stumbled over a cat that sprinted across the court at mid-point. It could have been a cat-astrophe if the curious creature hadn’t been lucky enough to avoid a collision and although no animals were harmed, man’s second best friend did force the players into a replay.
Large streams of lava erupted from fissures below Leilani Estates on Hawaii's Big Island. Aerial images showed numerous fingers of fast-moving lava streams flowing downhill. A man was injured when "lava spatter" landed on him as he was sitting on a balcony. Local media reported there were concerns about it entering the ocean, and threatening to release toxic gases.
An Italian flower festival has drawn visitors from far and wide with spectacular floral art pieces featuring Chinese elements, such as Chinese opera actors, Chinese New Year, giant pandas, and the Great Wall.
The BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) is a Chinese satellite navigation system. Since 2000, it has offered limited positioning and navigation services mainly for users in China and neighboring regions. Now China plans to launch about 18 third-generation BeiDou (Beidou-3) satellites and build a network of 35 satellites with global coverage by the end of 2020. The satellite network will provide services for global users with a priority to serve the Belt and Road countries and regions.
Young men in China are now faced with the harsh reality that their likelihood of remaining single could be inevitable. Research shows that by 2020, China will have 30 million more men than women looking for a partner. Cui Yi and Zhang Mindong run schools that teach Chinese men how to groom themselves, approach women, and how to act in relationships.
During a performance at a local community park at Xuchang City, central China on May 12, stage lights fell off. One person died and five were injured. Rescue teams arrived immediately. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Foreigners are flocking to China, but can they speak the language? CGTN hits the streets for interviews with foreigners living in Beijing and wishes to figure out the motivations that drive them to learn Chinese.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy and Vice Premier Liu He said on Saturday that China and the US have reached consensuses on economic and trade issues, pledging not to engage in a trade war.
An adventurous loris was released back into the wild by the forest police in Pingbian County, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The nocturnal and arboreal creature found its way into a person's house but refused to leave.