CHINA

Wuhan lockdown ends


Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, restarts on Wednesday after a 76-day lockdown as local authorities officially lift outbound travel restrictions, signaling the normal resumption of life for the city of 11 million people and a phased victory in combating the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19).

Shenzhen becomes first Chinese city to ban eating cats, dogs

Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province that borders the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, has become the first Chinese city to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat by banning the consumption of wild animals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 19:29:40

Political bias risks millions of lives in US

Unverified information, fake news and biased coverage of China's coronavirus prevention and control work are now becoming ammunition for some US politicians and experts to continue their attacks on China, who are intensifying anti-China smear campaigns as the pandemic worsens in the US. Chinese political observers warned that wasting too much time blaming Beijing to cover up their own failure in containing the virus is irresponsible and put millions of lives at risk.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 0:43:40

Wuhan's military industry back in action as epidemic situation eases

As the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) epidemic begins to subside in Wuhan, the city most severely affected by COVID-19 in China, the military industry of the city is now going back to normal and making up for time lost during the city's lockdown.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 19:15:04

14 people who died in fight against COVID-19 identified as martyrs

Fourteen people who died on the frontline of fighting the novel coronavirus in central China's Hubei Province, have been identified as the first batch of martyrs, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/2 18:09:25

China transparent in dealing with epidemic: FM

China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday urged some US officials to focus on what they could do for Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic instead of making vicious accusations and attacks on other countries based on wrong and twisted information.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 17:23:40

County in Henan back to 'wartime status' following discovery of asymptomatic patients

The discovery of asymptomatic patients has prompted a county in Central China's Henan Province to go back to "wartime status" by locking down all villages and communities, raising questions over whether cities where there are silent virus carriers should impose lockdowns again.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 15:32:44

Eastern Chinese city launches new international flight to transport relief goods, boost trade

East China's Hangzhou city debuted a new international cargo air route from Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhajiang Province to Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/2 14:45:47

Chinese mainland reports 35 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported cases, and 55 new asymptomatic COVID-19 patients​

Chinese mainland reports 35 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported cases, and 55 new asymptomatic COVID-19 patients​
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 14:19:13

China moves to help overseas Chinese students in need

By mobilizing resources in the public health, civil aviation and diplomatic sectors, China is taking concrete measures to provide support to overseas Chinese students at a time when many of them are facing difficulties abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 13:00:33

Tsinghua University establishes Vanke School of Public Health

Tsinghua University and China Vanke Co., LTD signed a cooperation agreement this morning to establish the Vanke School of Public Health, which will boost talent training, scientific research and further enhance China's capabilities in public health management.
Source: Tsinghua University News | 2020/4/2 12:40:51

Scientific study shows cats more susceptible to COVID-19

Cats are more susceptible to COVID-19 and spread the virus more easily to other cats via respiratory droplets, while dogs, pigs, chickens are not, Chinese scientists from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences recently found.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 12:15:59

Nigerian man tested positive for COVID-19 beats nurse to escape quarantine in Guangzhou

Chinese police are investigating a case in which a Nigerian man who tested positive for COVID-19 refused to undergo medical quarantine and assaulted a nurse, beating her and biting her face.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 11:51:22

China has arranged 9 chartered flights to virus-devastated countries bringing back home 1,457 Chinese nationals

China has arranged 9 chartered flights to virus-devastated countries bringing back home 1,457 Chinese nationals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 10:44:45