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Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge to Be Retrofitted within 43 Hours
The refurbishment of Beijing's Sanyuan Bridge, or Sanyuanqiao started at 11p.m. on Nov. 13, 2015. The whole reconstruction process completed within 43 hours. Over 1300 tons of new surfacing for the bridge have been transported to the construction site to replace the old surface. Sanyuan Bridge is a major overpass on the northeastern stretch of the 3rd Ring Road of Beijing. The Airport Expressway, Jingshun Road (China National Highway 101) and the 3rd Ring Road are interlinked by the vital overpass. (Video from BTV, text by The People’s Daily) Watch CCTV America LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile www.cctvamericalive.com Subscribe to CCTV America on YouTube: CCTVAmerica1 Follow CCTV America: Twitter: @cctv_america Facebook: CCTVAmerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CCTV America «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
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Zero Waste with Bea Johnson
Bea Johnson takes “reduce, reuse, and recycle” to an entirely new level. She brings her own bags and jars to the grocery store, making sure to only shop in what she calls the unprocessed perimeter of the store.
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New technology in China turns desert into land rich with crops
Drawing a roadmap to combat the spread of deserts worldwide. It’s the mission of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in the Inner Mongolian city of Erdos. The host country, China, was praised for a law it passed in 2002 -- the world's first integrated law dedicated to combating desert expansion. With this goal in mind, China has carried out several projects that have been successful, including at one desert in northern China. CGTN's Frances Kuo reports.
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What is the happiest job in the world? A panda nanny!
Watch CCTV America LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile www.cctvamericalive.com Subscribe to CCTV America on YouTube: CCTVAmerica1 Follow CCTV America: Twitter: @cctv_america Facebook: CCTVAmerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CCTV America «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
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New census brings to light Afro-Mexican heritage
Underrepresented Afro-Mexican communities are working to change the Constitution to earn their basic rights like healthcare and education. CCTV America's Franc Contreras reports.
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GO champ Ke Jie  talks about his match with Google's AI
The future belongs to artificial intelligence (AI), said the Chinese Go prodigy Ke Jie after he was defeated by the Google-owned AlphaGo computer program. The world's number one Go player gave an exclusive interview to CGTN on Sunday, a day after his defeat in the town of Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province.
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Anti-immigration sentiment is on the rise in Sweden
180,000 migrants and refugees are expected to arrive in Sweden in 2015. While the country struggles to cope with the massive influx - most voters still welcome those in need. But anti-immigration sentiment is on the rise. CCTV America's Guy Henderson reports from the port city of Trelleborg - an arrival point for tens of thousands.
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Chinese teaching methods shock British schoolchildren
Chinese teaching methods came as a shock to the class of British schoolchildren. Long days, strict discipline and listening without question.
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Decluttered and healthy with Courtney Carver
Minimalism is about living with less, simplifying your life, and finding happiness. But what about health benefits – can minimalism improve your physical body as well as your psyche?
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Adults who are living with microcephaly in Brazil
The Zika virus epidemic in Brazil and Latin America brought new light to microcephaly, an abnormal brain condition that has been linked to the virus.It is suspected that pregnant women who contract Zika have a greater chance of having babies with characteristically small heads and neurological repercussions that last a lifetime. The condition, however, is not new and can be caused by genetic as well as environmental factors. Its symptoms and severity can vary greatly. CCTV America's Paulo Cabral reported from the city of Campo Grande.
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Jack Ma honors long-standing Australian friendship with donation
Alibaba founder Jack Ma donated $20 million to the University of Newcastle in New South Wales this month, to establish a scholarship program, and honor a longtime friendship. CGTN's Greg Navarro reports.
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Mexico's Queretaro state becoming a tech and aerospace hub
The central Mexican state of Queretaro is becoming an attractive place for foreign investment. But can the state develop as one of the hottest tech hubs in Latin America? CCTV America's Martin Markovits reports.
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Rich cultural ties between China and Peru
Peru is the South American country with - proportionately - the largest ethnic-Chinese population. It also has a history with asia immigrants, stretching back more than 150 years. Experts estimate up to one-tenth of Peruvians could have Asian heritage. The descendants of those first immigrants have left their mark, especially in the capital's Chinatown. CCTV's Dan Collyns filed this report.
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Halal food becoming $20 billion industry in US
Halal food is becoming increasingly popular in the United States but that’s not simply tied to a growing Muslim population. The specially prepared meat is being embraced by some major supermarkets and 2016 is set to be a record year when it comes to sales. With Islamophobia on the rise in parts of the U.S., some hope halal food can provide a true taste of what the Muslim community brings to the table. CCTV’s William Denselow reports from New York.
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Full Frame Close Up: The Chalk Creatures of Ann Arbor
David Zinn is a street artist and illustrator from Ann Arbor, Michigan. After college, he freelanced for a variety of commercial clients, which kept him busy, but kept him inside. One beautiful sunny day, Zinn decided to go outside with the box of chalk a friend bought him as a joke. Liking what he created, he then began drawing all over town, creating what would quickly become well-known sidewalk creatures, like Sluggo the green monster, Phil the flying pig, and Louise the prickly porcupine. Most of his creatures appear on the sidewalks of Michigan, but because of the internet and social media, Zinn and his crazy characters are now known all over the world. We caught up with him on the streets of his hometown for this week’s "Full Frame Close Up." Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews
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Peruvian Food Takes Hold in Spain
Peruvian food has taken hold of Spain like no other new-world cuisine. Correspondent Gerry Hadden embarks on a culinary expedition through the streets of Barcelona.
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A Recipe for a Simple Life
While many are fervently in pursuit of “the American Dream,” Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are advocating for something different – the individual dream. Not one filled with things, but experiences.
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John Zarrella explains the significance of landing on the far side of the moon
What exactly does it mean to land on the far side of the moon? CGTN's Mike Walter spoke to CGTN correspondent John Zarrella about China's landmark achievement in space exploration.
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Why do the people of the Nicoya Peninsula live so long?
Costa Rica’s largest peninsula has one of the largest populations of centenarians on the planet with more residents who are over 80 than anywhere else earth. What’s the secret to their longevity? Correspondent Harris Whitbeck visits the people of the Nicoya Peninsula. He tells us why inhabitants of this lush location live such long lives. The number of people who live to be 100 years old or more is growing. This segment of the population is the fastest growing with more than 450 thousand of them living across the world. Experts say there are many factors that contribute to their longevity and recently they've started identifying key traits common to them all. Those traits have also been found in 5 distinct areas around the globe and two of them are in the Americas. Harris Whitbeck travelled to one of these so-called “blue zones” for "Americas Now." He spends time with residents and talks to experts on the subject of longevity. Check out his visit to this picturesque peninsula in Costa Rica where the centenarians of Nicoya are considered “living national treasures.”
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Mark Cuban: Uber, AirBnB Should've Gone Public Ages Ago
CCTV America's Shraysi Tandon spoke with Mark Cuban, a billionaire investor and businessman who is also a film producer, author, TV personality and the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. She started by asking Cuban to talk about the growth opportunities for startups in emerging economies. see more at http://www.cctv-america.com/?p=101670
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Cause of MH17 crash by Dutch Safety Board
The crash of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 was caused by the detonation of a 9N314M-type warhead launched from the eastern part of Ukraine using a Buk missile system. So says the investigation report published by the Dutch Safety Board
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China to invest $250 billion in Latin America over next decade
Leaders from Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, known as CELAC, gathered in Beijing for the first time for a two-day forum on Thursday. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony, while Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the first phase of meetings. CCTV’s Su Yuting reported this story from Beijing.
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Why do Chinese students have higher test scores than Americans?
Every three years, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducts an assessment of education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in science, reading and mathematics. There are also sections in collaborative problem solving and financial literacy. CGTN’s Han Peng looked into why test scores tend to be higher in China than the United States.
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Security challenges posed by El Chapo's New York trial
The trial of one of the world's most powerful drug lords is set to begin in New York City on Monday. Joaquin Guzman - better known as El Chapo - is accused of drug smuggling, money laundering, and murder. But the trial and setting pose many security risks, and as CGTN's Nick Harper reports, prosecutors are taking unusual precautions to keep witnesses, and the city, safe.
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Bruce Fein discusses the latest on Meng Wanzhou
To learn more about the implications of Meng Wanzhou's case and China's detainment of a former Canadian diplomat, CGTN's Elaine Reyes spoke with constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein.
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Trump to stay extra day in Philippines to attend East Asia Summit
U.S. President Donald Trump departed on his first trip to the Asia-Pacific, but announced a slight change in plans before leaving. CGTN's Jessica Stone reports.
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China's sci-fi movie 'The Wandering Earth' excites American moviegoers
China’ first sci-fi movie blockbuster “The Wandering Earth” has raked in over $440 million in ten days – putting it on track to become China’s highest grossing film. Now, the U.S. is getting the chance to see what the excitement is all about. CGTN’s John Terrett explains.
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Saruhan Hatipoglu discusses the Norway economy growth and outlook
CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Saruhan Hatipoglu, CEO of BERI and CGTN's Global Economics Analyst, about Norway's economic growth and its driving sectors.
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Retirees flock to Ecuador for a new lease on life
Ecuador's low cost of living and high quality of life has ex-pats taking over. Dan Collyns explores the changes they're experiencing, and also bringing to Cuenca.
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More expatriates moving to Kampala
A city built on seven hills, Kampala, the capital of Uganda, offers an exciting cultural experience for many foreigners. The country is considered the happiest in East Africa, according to the 2013 U.N. World Happiness Report. CCTV's Michael Baleke reported this story about what Kampala residents think of their rapidly growing city.
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See some of the breeds in the 2019 Westminster Dog Show, including two first timers
The Westminster Dog Show takes place Feb. 11-12, 2019 and this year it includes two new breeds: the Nederlandse kooikerhondje and the grand basset griffon Vendeen. CGTN's Karina Huber and Nadia Becir examine the top contenders, and some fan favorites that somehow never get the top prize. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews
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A look at intensive Mandarin Chinese language programs in the U.S
A group of U.S. kindergartners are already trying to learn Chinese and it’s an intense program for these youngsters. CCTV America’s Hendrik Sybrandy filed this report.
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An underground world in Mexicali reveals a Chinese past
Around the world, people of Chinese descent are with their families to mark a 4,000 year tradition - the most important celebration of the year, known as Spring Festival. It’s also called Chinese New Year. The western year 2018 coincides with the Chinese calendar's Year of the Dog. As part of our special Spring Festival coverage, Americas Now Correspondent Franc Contreras takes us to the U.S. - Mexican border to a neighborhood founded by Chinese immigrants over a century ago. Franc tells us about the often agonizing history of the Chinese in Mexico and the U.S. He also shows us some special places with hidden rooms and secret tunnels that reveal the reality of the lives of Chinese immigrants. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CGTN «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
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Gangs of Guatemala produce children of violence
It’s been widely reported that Guatemala is one of Latin America’s most violent places. But more and more it’s become increasingly clear how often children are part of that violence. Correspondent Harris Whitbeck reports from Guatemala City on two young boys whose fates were forever altered as a result of the gangs of Guatemala.
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US, China, Germany debate best security policy at Munich conference
China and the U.S. traded barbs at the Munich Security Conference--Washington is calling Chinese telecom giant Huawei a global 'threat,' but Beijing denies the allegation and says the company is working closely with other governments.
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A young woman's unforgettable journey to her Chinese homeland
A young girl born in China and raised in the U.S. state of North Carolina. 20 years after she was adopted, Kelli Free went back to China to learn about her homeland. While she didn’t learn much about her biological parents, she returned, a changed person. Her story shines a light on international adoptions. CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar reports.
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U.S. citizens relocating to Mexico form unique expat community
Correspondent Mike Kirsch recently traveled to one of the country’s most eclectic melting pots of foreign citizens along the shores of Lake Chapala, south of Guadalajara, to explore a unique expat community.
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Chinese-American skater youngest crowned US champion
There's a new ice queen in the United States. And Alysa Liu is young -- in fact, the youngest national champion in women's figure skating so far.
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Rare look into Hopi reservation shows tribe struggles and triumphs
Of the 562 Native American tribes recognized by the U.S. government, some have prospered on their reservations, while many others have not. Correspondent John Zarrella was granted rare access into the Hopi reservation in Arizona, to explore the many issues threatening the Native American tribe.
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Hyperinflation nation
Imagine living in a country where the price of everything doubles every 18 days and where in one year, the price of anything can rise well above 1,200 percent. That’s been the recent reality for Venezuelans, whose economy has been ravaged by the fall in the global price of oil, declining productivity, and political turmoil. Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas, on life in the midst of hyperinflation.
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International students flock to affordable German university
Germany has seen a 20 percent rise in American students in last three years, and its universities want more of them. The Technical University of Munich. The Technical University of Munich has been attracting more international students every year. CCTV’s Guy Henderson reports from Munich.
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Money laundering: From the Sinaloa Cartel to LA’s fashion district
In September 2014, more than 1,000 federal and local agents raided 75 different locations in Los Angeles’ fashion district. They seized around $90 million dollars, most of it in bulk cash, from the Sinaloa Cartel. Authorities claim it was the biggest money seizure in U.S. history. Correspondent Mike Kirsch examined the issue in this feature documentary for Americas Now.
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The Heat: Author Martin Jacques discusses China & global issues Pt 1
Martin Jacques has never been shy about sharing his views, whether as a columnist or editor of various publications, or as co-founder of this own think tank. And he’s no stranger to academia as well. A sought after lecturer, he’s currently a Senior Fellow at Cambridge University and a Visiting Professor at Fudan and Tsinghua Universities in China.  His book – “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order” is now in its second edition.
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Finding our 'Happy Place" may require moving to Copenhagen
CCTV's Malcolm Brabant reports from the country that is most consistently ranked as the happiest place on Earth: Copenhagen, Denmark.
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German state prohibits female Islamic clothing in public institutions
On August 1st, a state in southern Germany implemented a partial ban on the burqa and other pieces of traditional Islamic clothing. Women are prohibited from wearing them in some public spaces. CGTN's Natalie Carney reports from Munich.
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The Cuban economy under Raul Castro
In Cuba, some say an entrepreneurial revolution is well underway. From Havana, Franc Contreras reports.
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More expats moving to China
A report from the bank, HSBC, has also found that China is now the third most popular destination for expats.
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WIldfires destroy California town, force evacuations
Fire is still burning out of control up and down the state as hundreds of thousands of residents flee their homes. Nearly a dozen people have been killed so far and officials say, the fires are no where near contained. In Southern California, 30,000 hectares (116 square miles) have burned. People have died and scores of homes destroyed. Tens of thousands have been forced to evacuate with no idea if they would have a home to go back to. CGTN’s May Lee reports from Malibu.
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Temp. foreign workers in Canada will have to leave for years
Tens of thousands of temporary foreign workers who've been working in Canada for at least four years will have to leave the country or face deportation. Starting Wednesday, April 1st, a new rule limits how long people can stay in Canada under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. CCTV's Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto.
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Brian Petro: Found Object Artistry
Brian Petro gives a new meaning to the old adage “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” A dedicated artist, Petro is always on the lookout for items he can incorporate in his next work of art. He searches through abandoned buildings, and even dumpsters, to find objects that have been discarded or forgotten. Full Frame joined Petro on his search for treasure and learned how the artist’s unique work manifests the memories that can be found in the most unlikely of objects. Follow Brian Petro on Twitter: @BrianPetroArt
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