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Xihao Jiang

Floored by COVID-19, Cirque du Soleil eyes return to the high-wire

Jul 16 2020

MONTREAL/HANGZHOU, China As the coronavirus pandemic ripped around the globe, Cirque du Soleil, a circus troupe formed by Quebec street performers that become a global powerhouse, saw most of its operations grind to a halt in barely 48 hours. | Video

RPT-FEATURE-Floored by COVID-19, Cirque du Soleil eyes return to the high-wire

Jul 16 2020

MONTREAL/HANGZHOU, China, July 16 As the coronavirus pandemic ripped around the globe, Cirque du Soleil, a circus troupe formed by Quebec street performers that become a global powerhouse, saw most of its operations grind to a halt in barely 48 hours.

FEATURE-Floored by COVID-19, Cirque du Soleil eyes return to the high-wire

Jul 15 2020

MONTREAL/HANGZHOU, China, July 16 As the coronavirus pandemic ripped around the globe, Cirque du Soleil, a circus troupe formed by Quebec street performers that become a global powerhouse, saw most of its operations grind to a halt in barely 48 hours.

Six months after 'viral pneumonia', Wuhan returning to normal, with masks

Jun 30 2020

WUHAN, China/BEIJING Six months after the World Health Organization learned of "viral pneumonia" cases that would become the COVID-19 pandemic, life in Wuhan, the city where it emerged, is returning to normal, although masks remain ubiquitous and emotional scars linger. | Video

Pride events kick off in Shanghai with city run

Jun 14 2020

SHANGHAI More than 100 people took part in the Shanghai's eighth annual Pride Run on Sunday, one of a series of events over nine days in China's financial hub to raise public awareness for the LGBT community.

Dancers bring Saturday night fever back to Wuhan as lockdown relaxed

May 17 2020

WUHAN, China Wearing masks and keeping about a metre apart, men and women in Wuhan were dancing once again on a Saturday night by the side of the Yangtze river, which winds through the central Chinese city where the novel coronavirus pandemic began. | Video

Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

May 15 2020

WUHAN, China Authorities in Wuhan have tested over 3 million residents for the coronavirus in April and May and aim to test all of the rest, state media said, as the city at the epicentre of the original outbreak faces the threat of a second wave of infections. | Video

Masked against coronavirus, Shanghai's ballet dancers pirouette and plie

Feb 21 2020

SHANGHAI Ten ballet dancers train at a barre, straightening their lithe limbs and standing on their toes to the accompaniment of a classical pianist.

Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, kick off 2020 with big march

Dec 30 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes between police and protesters since Christmas. | Video

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