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Last three COVID-19 patients in Wuhan recover; Hubei records seven 'zeros' after epidemic

The last three COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, have recovered and been discharged from hospital, the People's Daily reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 9:56:36

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Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Wuhan promotes separated eating to prevent virus spread

Wuhan, capital city of Central China's Hubei Province and formerly the most affected domestic region for the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a campaign to promote separated eating along with service in restaurants, schools, and companies to prevent the virus from spreading and to safeguard public health.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/5 1:14:06

Chinese netizens discuss US politicians using telltale nicknames

Young Chinese netizens are growing more fond of giving interesting monikers to US politicians as a humorous way to express their disdain over various absurd remarks or decisions made by the US administration, recently updating "Bunker Boy" to the list of nicknames for US President Donald Trump.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 23:10:31

Married couple still 'going Dutch' after 30 years sparks debate whether bills should be split after marriage

An elderly couple in North China who have been married for more than 30 years have captured the attention of netizens on Chinese social media after news outlet The Paper reported on how they split all their finances. The debate that followed the Wednesday report show that the "going Dutch" lifestyle is not the preferred choice for most married couples.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/4 22:57:31

Beijing eyes infectious disease regulations

Beijing plans to formulate or revise 20 regulations to strengthen and complete its public health system amid the COVIOD-19 epidemic, including measures on infectious disease prevention and control and public health emergency response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 22:13:41

Zhejiang releases safety QR code for natural disasters

Authorities in East China's Zhejiang Province are encouraging local residents to use a new safety QR code and get their information registered in order to allow for better transmission of information during typhoon or flood situations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 22:08:22

China pledges to nurture 6,822 rural students free to become medical workers

China vows to recruit 6,822 more students hailing only from rural areas in 2020 to become future medical staffers, by providing free five-year university education, said national education authority.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 19:24:22

Letter from Kenya's Ambassador to China: The country came through to help in a show of care and concern

The holding of the two sessions, China's most important political events, after a two-month delay due to COVID-19, underscores the very important fact that China has completely managed to contain the epidemic and its ravages. These events are a loud statement on the excellent handling of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 18:30:47

CBA to reopen season on June 20

The Chinese Basketball Association, or better known as its shorthand name the CBA, has announced to restart its season from June 20, amid further containment of the COVID-19 epidemic in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 17:36:58

Beijing plans to enact regulations on infectious diseases prevention

As the COVID-19 epidemic eases, Beijing plans to formulate 20 regulations to improve and strengthen the legal system of public health in the capital city this year and next year, including measures on infectious disease prevention and public health emergency response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 15:59:05

China mulls cash rewards for whistle-blowers who report safety violations

Emergency management authorities are to offer cash rewards for "whistle-blowers" who report hidden dangers which could lead to major accidents or production safety violations, triggering the public to reflect on the whistle-blower mechanism of the country in other fields.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 15:47:55

39 people injured in Chinese primary school knife attack

Thirty-nine people, including students and staff members, were injured in a knife attack at Wangfu County Center Primary School in Wangfu township, Wuzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at around 8:30 am on Thursday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 13:47:13

Chinese mainland's universities secure top 2 spots for first time in THE's Asia University Rankings

Universities from the Chinese mainland have for the first time secured the top two spots in Times Higher Education (THE)'s Asia University Rankings since it began in 2013, according to the latest rankings released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/4 11:13:31

Key industrial parks unveiled in Hainan free-trade port

A batch of key industrial parks were unveiled on Wednesday in China's island province of Hainan, in an effort to promote the construction of the Hainan free-trade port.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/4 9:18:58

Research team publishes study results on origin of bat coronavirus

The novel coronavirus appears to have originated in horseshoe bats and the possibility cannot be ruled out that it may have come from outside China from Southeast Asian countries, according to study results recently revealed by a research team led by Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/4 3:29:00

Shanghai to launch night festival to boost night economy

A number of bars, museums, bookstores, shopping malls and landmark commercial complexes will join the festival with themed activities, extended business hours and themed activities like night tours, shopping, dining, reading and live shows.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/3 23:58:08

Shanghai anti-drug actions effective and necessary

Shanghai's anti-drug authority said on Wednesday that the city's drug control work has seen an improvement for three consecutive years with less drug addicts and less new addicts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/3 23:20:41