CPC 100 years: Through their eyes

CPC 100 years: Through their eyes

In this series on the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party of China, CGTN features people from around the world who have a special connection, have made long-lasting friendships, and created treasured memories of China and its people, in history and in the making.

CPC 100 years: Through their eyes
  • The woman who documented the start of the #CPC

    📷 Helen Foster Snow could be one of most important journalists you have NEVER heard of.

    🇨🇳 In the 1930s, she documented the beginning of the Communist Party of China.

    Now her story is being re-examined by a new generation.

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  • Shanghai's success story: liberation to modern living

    Shanghai has had a complicated history, with many countries vying to control it until liberation in 1949. But what was it like on the ground when the #CPC’s soldiers entered the city?

    Watch the video to take a look back at the history of this special place ☝️

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  • Cuban Diplomat - Jose Robaiana

    Through their Eyes: CGTN's Luis Chirino recently interviewed Jose Luis Robaina, a former Cuban analyst who has spent a lifetime studying Chinese history, both as a former reporter in Beijing and as a diplomat at the Cuban Embassy.

    Robaina says China has become the world's second-largest economy...

  • China Journalist - Helen Snow

    Through Their Eyes:

    In 1931, a young woman from rural southern Utah had a dream of writing a great American novel. Helen Foster’s mother gave her daughter a simple Kodak camera and challenged Foster to see the world.

    And did she ever - traveling alone to embrace a search for adventure in Chi...

  • The Dixie Mission

    Through Their Eyes:

    In the minds of many, U.S. engagement with the Communist Party of China began in the 1970s under President Richard Nixon. But the first official contact between the U.S. and the CCP actually dates back to 1944. That's when a plane carrying a group of U.S. observers touched d...

  • China infrastructure investments

    Through Their Eyes:

    As China marks the 100-year anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, CGTN looks at the long road the country took in redeveloping its infrastructure and how through that it was able to be a crucial player in the global economy.

    Harvard Professor in China...

  • Chinese companies in Brazil fight deforestation

    Through Their Eyes: In 2019 China's biggest food company announced it would support a soy moratorium in the ​Brazilian Cerrado.

    ​Under such a plan - already successfully applied in the Brazilian Amazon - soy traders commit ​to refusing products grown in recently deforested areas.

  • China-Mexico clean energy

    With renewable energy becoming an essential tool worldwide in the fight against climate change, China is becoming a global leader, particularly in Latin America.

    CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports.

  • China's investments in Argentina

    Through Their Eyes:

    Argentina had been expected to formally join China’s Belt and Road Initiative in May.

    The official state visit didn’t take place because of the pandemic.

    While Argentina remains interested in joining, it is also renegotiating payment on its $44 billion debt with the IMF, ...