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).

Man under investigation for fanning fears of Africans causing infections in Guangzhou

Local governments in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, stressed that the local African community is much smaller than the 300,000 claimed in online posts and that arrivals from overseas are being closely monitored, amid fears that imported COVID-19 cases could cause an outbreak in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 17:42:45

Guangzhou tightens controls after imported cases from Nigeria infected local restaurant owner, children

South China city of Guangzhou is tightening measures to control COVID-19 after imported cases from Nigeria caused local infections including the owner of a restaurant and two children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 16:18:40

Relocated shepherds embrace new life in Lhasa

In 2018, more than 1,000 shepherds moved from Qiangtang grassland with an average altitude of about 5,000 meters in Rongma Township of Nagqu City to the Rongma relocation settlement, 30 kilometers west of Lhasa, thanks to the local policy on poverty alleviation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/7 16:12:45

Chinese cities introduce customized bus routes for students to minimize COVID19 transmission risk

Suzhou, a city in East China's Jiangsu Province started a customized bus route on Tuesday for shuttling students to school, covering several middle and primary schools, including kindergartens, in a bid to reduce the risk of COVID-19 contagion amid citywide school resumption.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 16:08:40

Rumor Buster: Are face masks purchased from China "substandard?"

While many Chinese manufacturers are working around the clock to meet a surging global demand for medical materials to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, some in the West are busy with hyping up the misleading issue of Chinese-made products.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/7 15:12:54

China's coronavirus response responsible, contribution to global fight -- experts

China's response to the coronavirus outbreak has been responsible, with especially a good job of information and experience sharing, which makes a significant contribution to the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/7 15:09:36

Imported COVID-19 cases surge in route from Moscow to NE China

A transport route from Moscow to Northeast China has drawn widespread attention after the Heilongjiang provincial health authority said on Tuesday that another 22 people had been found infected with COVID-19 on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 14:21:28

Chinese experts advise China-Laos railway engineers on COVID-19 prevention

The Chinese anti-epidemic medical expert team has been to the China-Laos railway construction site to advise the engineers there on COVID-19 prevention and control.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/7 14:07:57

89 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

A total of 89 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospitals Monday on the Chinese mainland, according to the National Health Commission.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/7 12:41:08

Indian NGO bashing China over epidemic not mainstream voice: expert

The "China-bashing" campaign led by US lawyers and lawmakers now has a new member - an Indian association that is seeking compensation from China for the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 12:10:16

Hubei reports zero new death of COVID-19 for the first time

For the first time in two months, Central China's Hubei reported zero new death from COVID-19
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 11:23:29

Racist shirts aimed at Chinese trigger netizen concern

A tweet in Chinese which reads, "clothing for Asians to protect themselves," and includes photos of shirts with slogans such as "I am not Chinese," has sparked widespread debate among netizens who feel the T-shirts could inspire more racism amid the COVID-19 pandemic and encourage secessionist behavior.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/7 0:34:19

24 hours before Wuhan to lift traffic lockdown

Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province that has hit the "pause" button for 76 days since the novel coronavirus outbreak began, will resume outbound transport in less than 24 hours.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 23:18:41