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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

26 January 2023

China successfully completes first test of its Hyperloop

China has just completed the first tests with its Hyperloop, a new form of ground transport that could potentially see passengers traveling at over 700 mph […]
25 January 2023

China builds world’s first urban hydrogen-powered train

The world’s first urban train powered by hydrogen has been produced in China, according to local media in the Asian country. The project has been a […]
18 January 2023

China’s population declines for the first time in 60 years

With nearly one-sixth of the world’s population, China recorded a demographic decline last year for the first time in six decades. 1. Less births, more obits […]
18 January 2023

Lunar New Year celebrations 2023 mark the Year of the Rabbit

The Chinese New Year begins with the rising of the second new moon after the winter solstice. Based on the lunar calendar, the Chinese horoscope is […]
16 January 2023

China stops issuing visas for Japan and South Korea in Covid reciprocity move

After China finally put an end to its zero-Covid policies on 8 January, reopening its borders to the world, several countries started imposing additional measures for […]
13 January 2023

Chinese scientists are testing drones to stay permanently aloft

The research team believes it has cracked the issue of keeping drones in the air for extended periods of time. Scientists are using laser beams to […]
11 January 2023

2 billion Chinese are expected to travel for Lunar New Year holiday

The Lunar New Year holiday period already started. China’s biggest holiday, which this year falls on 22 January, has thousands of families preparing to reunite with […]
10 January 2023

Hospitality sector in China sees first signs of recovery

Thousands of Chinese families are planning for the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, the most traditional holiday. The streets of the main cities have been […]
9 January 2023

China is fully confident in its capacity to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic

During the New Year holiday a few days ago, Beijing, one of the first cities in China to pass the peak of Covid infections, saw the […]
9 January 2023

Flight bookings from mainland China skyrocketed as border reopens

Outbound flight bookings from mainland China are surging, according to data from Trip.com Group, with a spike in demand expected for the upcoming Lunar New Year […]
9 January 2023

China officially abandons zero-Covid policy

After three years of having the strictest Covid-19 restrictions in the world, China finally reopened borders on Sunday, 8 January. After years of lockdowns, people rejoiced […]
9 January 2023

Southeast Asia set for post-Covid Chinese tourism boom

Southeast Asia’s tourism industries can look forward to a boost from China’s newly opened borders, according to Reuters. In contrast to other nations worldwide who are […]
3 January 2023

13 countries imposing restrictions on travellers from China as Covid rebounds

Several countries around the world are imposing preventive measures on travelers from China as the number of Covid-19 cases in the country continue to grow. After […]
30 December 2022

Will the world’s largest outbound tourism market return in 2023?

Earlier this week, China has announced it will be effectively dropping mandatory quarantine for people coming into the country from abroad, which has led to a […]
28 December 2022

Polish urban explorer shows abandoned places in China

Polish urban explorer Greg Abandoned has spent the past five years in China searching for rundown places, documenting all of the locations he’s been able to […]
26 December 2022

China relaxes quarantine rules for international travellers as of January 2023

Since the beginning of the pandemic, China has had some of the strictest Covid-19 travel restrictions, only recently starting to ease the entry requirements for international […]
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