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).

9 in Hurun top 100 seeing wealth rise in 2mths from China

Rupert Hoogewerf's eponymous Hurun Research released a special report on Monday revealing changes to wealth rankings of the world's wealthiest entrepreneurs who make the Hurun Global Top 100 list in the two months ending on March 31.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 23:38:41

Guangdong lifts area epidemic alert as imported cases rise

South China's Guangdong Province has raised the COVID-19 risk alert levels from low to medium in four areas after the detection of new imported cases increased and work resumption intensified the flow of people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 23:38:40

Test kits incident will not affect China-Spain medical cooperation: diplomat

China is considering dispatching a medical team to Spain, Yao Fei, the Charge d'Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Spain, said in an exclusive interview with the Global Times, stressing that the cooperation on medical and public health between China and Spain will not be hindered due to the "substandard" test kits incident.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/6 23:37:15

Lesson from Huangshan Geopark

The coronavirus epidemic has eased significantly in China and many public attractions are gradually re-opening to visitors, but the tourism industry now faces dual challenges - surging demand on the one hand and prevention and control of the waning outbreak on the other.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 23:33:40

Europe's COVID-19 turning point no sooner than late April: analysts

Italy reported 525 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, marking a lowest record in past weeks, as the European country's lockdown measures adopted in early March appeared to have lowered infections, while experts said with global efforts, the disease may subside at the end of April.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 23:18:40

Dishonest travelers risk blacklist: Chinese customs

Travelers who fail to reveal real personal health conditions will be deemed as untrustworthy and blacklisted from accessing financial markets along with traveling by air or train amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a Chinese official said Monday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/6 23:08:51

Shandong nurse dies of cardiac arrest after returning from Hubei

Zhang Jingjing, a medic from East China's Shandong Province who went to aid COVID-19 treatment in Wuhan, Hubei Province, for two months, passed away Monday night from cardiac failure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 22:23:23

Timeline of China releasing information on COVID-19 and advancing international cooperation

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic is a major public health emergency that has spread the fastest, caused the most extensive infections and been the hardest to contain since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 20:40:53

Letter from Chinese Embassy Spokesperson in the UK to the Mail on Sunday on its articles on China's combating COVID-19

On 5 April 2020, the Mail on Sunday published a letter by Ms. Zeng Rong,Spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in the UK, on its unjustified comments on China's combating Covid-19. The full text is as follows:
Source: chinese-embassy.org.uk | 2020/4/6 20:29:08

Imported cases surge at border

The risk of imported cases to China from neighboring countries is increasing, an official noted Monday, after a Chinese port city near Russia reported 20 imported cases from the other side in one day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 20:08:40

Mainland game developer ends cooperation with Taiwan agent over virus reference

The use of “Wuhan virus” by Taiwan game players to refer to the novel coronavirus has led to the Chinese mainland-based game developer terminating cooperation with the island's regional agent, and such behavior has been criticized by observers as purely discriminatory rather than so-called freedom of speech.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 19:03:40

Port of goodwill

In recent days, cargo from around the world arrived China, only staying grounded for as long as needed before taking off to bring back medical supplies such as masks and ventilators to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 18:53:40

Central govt completely transparent in COVID-19 battle: Zhong Nanshan

The Chinese central government has been completely transparent in dealing with the COVID-19 epidemic, top Chinese respiratory disease expert Zhong Nanshan said in an interview published on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 17:33:40