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).

China reports 5 new local cases all infected by imported cases

The Chinese mainland reported five new local cases of COVID-19 infections on Saturday all from South China's Guangdong Province with two minors infected by local imported cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 21:48:40

Chinese alumni donate medical supplies to Cuba amid epidemic

Chinese who once studied in Cuba are organizing donations and purchasing epidemic prevention supplies for Cuba. Although concerned about the transportation restrictions because of US sanctions against Cuba, they are determined to overcome all difficulties and hope to help the Cuban people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 21:27:17

Netizens reject French anchor's apology for downplaying disrespectful comments on Chinese COVID-19 victims

Netizens have refused to forgive a French anchor from BFM TV who made improper comments about Chinese victims of the COVID-19 outbreak during a rebroadcast of China's silent tribute ceremony for coronavirus victims on Saturday after he downplayed the impact of his disrespectful conducts in his apology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 18:14:57

China's domestic tourism picks up during the Qingming Festival

Multiple tourist attractions in China welcomed massive crowds during the three-day Qingming Festival holiday which began on Saturday as the tourism industry picked up. However, experts warned there is a possibility of coronavirus transmission and called for stronger regulation of scenic spots.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 18:11:12

Lack of trust and political fault-finding impede HK govt's viral fight: analyst

Despite strict and timely government measures to curb the spread of the virus, people in Hong Kong have not been as vigilant as those in the mainland have been。
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 16:03:40

The first livestream of the Forbidden City in 2020 invites netizens to visit the museum at home

The Forbidden City's first livestream in 2020 was launched on Sunday after the site has been closed for more than 70 days amid the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing netizens to experience what the palace museum is like in spring.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 15:33:59

China's critical local COVID19 cases drop below 300, confirmed local cases below 700

China's critical local COVID19 cases drop below 300, confirmed local cases below 700
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 15:28:50

Chinese scholars' appeal for China, US joining hands in COVID-19 fight must be heard: Diplomat magazine editor

Cooperation between China and the US is critcal to saving lives in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and the voice of Chinese scholars reaching out with a unified message to the US for cooperation should be heard, Shannon Tiezzi, editor-in-chief of The Diplomat, told the Global Times on Sunday detailing the reasoning behind the magazine publishing an open letter from 100 Chinese scholars.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 13:51:18

China sends medical expert team to Philippines

A team of 12 medical experts departed from Fuzhou, east China's Fujian Province, for the Philippines Sunday morning to aid the archipelagic country to fight the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/5 13:18:28

China rolls out stricter controls on clinical research for COVID-19 medicine

The State Council, China's cabinet has issued a notice on Saturday to further standardize the clinical research of medicine amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 12:53:40

China grieves for nation's sacrifice in fighting COVID-19

China is holding a national day of mourning on Saturday to commemorate the 3,335 victims so far of the COVID-19 outbreak, including medical workers and police officers who sacrificed their lives during the battle against the epidemic in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/4 10:00:45

Chinese mainland reports 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 25 imported cases and five local cases from Guangdong. 47 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases are also reported.

Chinese mainland reports 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 25 imported cases and five local cases from Guangdong. 47 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases are also reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 8:05:51

Carry on spirit of Li Wenliang: Hubei Party chief visits martyrs' family

Senior officials of Hubei Province, including Ying Yong, secretary of the Communist Party of China Hubei Provincial Committee, and Wang Zhonglin, Party chief of Wuhan, visited family members of three martyrs - Li Wenliang, a doctor of Wuhan Central Hospital, Liu Zhiming, head of Wuchang Hospital, and Wu Yong, a police officer in Wuhan - who died in the line of their duties in the battle against COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/4 23:02:27