Sinkholes are common phenomenons in China’s karst landscapes. Photo: CGTN
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Ancient forest hidden in newly discovered 192-metre sinkhole in southern China
25 May 2022 - 12:00PM

A giant sinkhole discovered in south China features a pristine ancient forest with 40 metres tall trees that explorers said could contain previously undiscovered plant or animal life.

Sinkholes are common phenomenons in China’s karst landscapes. Photo: CGTN
Ancient forest hidden in newly discovered 192-metre sinkhole in southern China

A giant sinkhole discovered in south China features a pristine ancient forest with 40 metres tall trees that explorers said could contain previously undiscovered plant or animal life.

25 May 2022 - 12:00PM
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Fast-food chain KFC’s toy duck gift for kids meal causes buying frenzy. Photo: Handout
‘US$75 a piece’ in second-hand market: Chinese frenzy over KFC Pokemon toy duck

The latest consumer giveaway craze to hit China has seen people desperately trying to secure a plastic Pokemon toy being offered by fast-food chain KFC after stocks ran out.

24 May 2022 - 6:19PM
Environment
How mainland China’s waste import ban impacted how we recycle plastic today

China upended the global waste recycling industry in 2018 when it banned such imports. Four years later, it appears to have successfully reduced export volume but has shifted waste to other Asian countries.

China upended the global waste recycling industry in 2018 when it banned such imports. Four years later, it appears to have successfully reduced export volume but has shifted waste to other Asian countries.

22 May 2022 - 3:00PM
China society
China ‘haunted house’ restored to East-meets-West architectural glory

A restoration project has reinstated an architecturally important building constructed more than 100 years ago by a British merchant in southwestern China.

A restoration project has reinstated an architecturally important building constructed more than 100 years ago by a British merchant in southwestern China.

21 May 2022 - 6:39PM
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Pricey dirty Balenciaga shoes mocked by China consumers who question brand value
17 May 2022 - 6:30PM
Online campaign reunites abused elephant with mother after 4-year maltreatment
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