China’s Bullet Trains, Flight MU5735, Xi-Biden Call Commentary from the Web, Week 12, 2022

How China’s high speed rail KILLED the short haul flight - YouTube

China introduced its first high speed bullet train in 2008, just three years after it retired its last steam train. Fast forward to 2022 and there are now a staggering 9,600 high speed rail lines transporting 2.2 billion passengers each year. Today travelling long distances so rapidly has transformed how people commute and dramatically reduced the number of short haul flights taken each year. Elliot took a trip and successfully completed The Fully Charged Show's first ever train review!


"My sister and her husband were on the flight. So was my one-and-a-half-year old niece." (

Below is a translation of 我愿意讲述:姐姐姐夫都在那架飞机上,还有1岁半的外甥女 I am willing to tell: my sister and brother-in-law were on that plane. So was my one-and-a-half-year-old niece published [Chinese] by 冰点周刊 "Freezing Point" of 中国青年报 China Youth Daily, on the evening of Wednesday, March 23, 2022.


Beijing's readout of Xi-Biden video call - Pekingnology (

On the evening of 18 March, President Xi Jinping had a video call with US President Joe Biden at the request of the latter. The two Presidents had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on China-US relations, the situation in Ukraine, and other issues of mutual interest.