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Wife of US consul general in Chengdu in controversy over 'Nazi' comparison post

The wife of the US consul general in Chengdu has been caught up in controversy on social media for comparing her family's departure from the Southwest Chinese city in February, when the virus was rife, to Jews fleeing Nazis during World War II.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 20:08:40

Chinese netizens hail closure of US Consulate in Chengdu

Besides moving vehicles driving in and out of the US Consulate General in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, after Beijing's order to cease operations in retaliation for US' closure of China's Consulate General in Houston, not many people have been observed in the new "hotspot" of public attention, a phenomenon unexpected by the US, who has sneakily taken photos inside China's Consulate General in Houston.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 20:00:40

Suspects involved in fatal kidnapping of Chinese national in Nigeria arrested

All seven suspects who admitted to kidnapping and causing the death of a Chinese national in Nigeria in February have been arrested by local police, according to local media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 15:22:38

China-developed AG600 amphibious aircraft succeeds in maiden flight over sea

China's indigenously developed AG600 large amphibious aircraft succeeded in its maiden flight over sea on Sunday morning in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, its developer announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/26 14:53:36

Officials, CDC epidemiologist slam smear over central govt's help in HK's fight against COVID-19

The Chinese central government has been very supportive of the anti-epidemic work of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, but it is "outrageous" that some people with ulterior motives are smearing and damaging the relationship between the two when HK is seeing an increasing number of confirmed infections, said Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of HKSAR.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 14:27:33

NE China's Dalian to carry out sweeping free nucleic acid testing

NE China's Dalian to carry out sweeping free nucleic acid testing
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 12:19:35

China's home-grown large amphibious aircraft AG600 makes 1st sea-based test flight

China's domestically developed large amphibious aircraft AG600 successfully made its first sea-based test flight on Sunday. This demonstrated the aircraft's capability of operating in maritime conditions and prepared it to conduct rescue missions, including far sea cargo transport and maritime emergency rescue, its developer said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 12:17:04

Dalian to conduct full-scale testing after new clustered infections

Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning Province reported 12 new local confirmed coronavirus cases and 14 asymptomatic infections on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 11:07:31

19 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

The National Health Commission said Sunday that 19 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/26 9:55:02

Trump owes us an apology: Chinese virologist

US President Donald Trump owes us an apology, Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), who has been dubbed "Bat Woman" by some foreign media outlets and put in the spotlight during the COVID-19 outbreak due to issues regarding the virus' origin, said in an email to the Science magazine's 18 questions concerning the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 20:44:04

Shanghai International Film Festival opens on Saturday after COVID-19 delay

How to restore confidence in the development of the film and television industry hit hard by COVID-19 and promote work resumption will be two of the most important topics this year at the traditional SIFFORUM, which will feature themed industrial discussions and master classes with online attendance from renowned international filmmakers, according to SIFF.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 20:17:26

Vice Premier calls for strengthened anti-epidemic support for Xinjiang

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan called on the National Health Commission to strengthen support for anti-epidemic work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to ensure patients from different ethnic groups all receive high-quality treatment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 19:31:41

Missing woman murdered and dismembered by husband: Hangzhou police

Eighteen days after she was reported missing, police found human body tissue in the compound's septic tank. DNA tests show that the tissue was Lai's, according to the press conference.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 16:27:54

Nigeria urged to protect local Chinese amid COVID-19

China's consulate in Lagos, Nigeria issued on Friday a notice warning local Chinese nationals of increasingly frequent kidnapping and robberies as the African economy suffers from COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 22:03:06

Imports may carry coronavirus: expert

Chinese health experts warned that packages from abroad, such as food and drugs, may contain coronavirus regardless of whether they were transported in cold chain, and enhance viral tests of imported products at all ports are necessary after Northeast China's coastal city Dalian reported a new COVID-19 cluster linked to a seafood processing company
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 20:58:40

Newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong hit another new high of 123

Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) Friday reported 123 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, hitting a new daily high.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/24 19:30:05

Xi stresses further revitalizing northeast China during Jilin inspection

President Xi Jinping has stressed sticking to China's new development philosophy and further implementing the strategy of revitalizing northeast China.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/24 19:24:53

China's Mars probe not to compete for space leadership: FM

China's Mars probe mission is not designed to compete for space leadership; in fact, the universe is big enough for any country's exploration and cooperation, Wang Wenbin, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 18:26:01