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Four in NE China's Dalian on credit blacklist for disrupting COVID-19 test site

One of the four people, Pang Yu, jumped in line after drinking alcohol and insulted the inspectors when the medical staff were conducting nucleic acid tests for residents at around 2 pm on July 25, according to an announcement released by city's credit center.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 19:23:42

UK politicians call black white by threatening sanctions on Carrie Lam: experts

Experts blasted some British politicians for calling black white and wielding human rights to interfere in China's internal affairs, after a group of UK lawmakers urged their government to impose "Magnitsky-style" sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and the head of Hong Kong police over "excessive police violence" amid social unrest in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 18:45:59

China urges US to halt official contact with Taiwan island

China urges US not to send wrong signals to Taiwan secessionists
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 15:47:10

China plans to launch 2 more meteorological satellites in 2021

China plans to launch two more meteorological satellites in 2021, sources with the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/5 14:25:57

Dalian reports zero new COVID-19 cases for first time in 14 days

The city of Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning Province, which was recently hit by a new COVID-19 outbreak, reported zero new confirmed cases for the first time in the past 14 days, local health officials announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 13:34:23

Chinese medics arrive in Azerbaijan to help fight COVID-19

A team of Chinese medical experts arrived here on Tuesday to share their knowledge of and experience in COVID-19 treatment with their Azerbaijani counterparts.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/5 10:59:11

One Chinese injured in deadly Beirut explosion: embassy

No Chinese citizens were killed or seriously injured in the explosion in Beirut, capital of Lebanon, on Tuesday, the Chinese embassy in Lebanon told media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 10:26:35

Convicted child murderer 'not guilty' after 26 years in jail

The Supreme People's Court of East China's Jiangxi Province announced that Zhang Yuhuan, who was previously convicted for child murder and has been kept in custody for 26 years, is "not guilty" based on a lack of sufficient evidence.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 0:09:57

90% of recovered COVID-19 patients still have lung damage: report

Ninety percent of 100 recovered COVID-19 patients who received treatment in a Wuhan hospital still have lung damage and 5 percent of them have been quarantined again after positive test results, media reports revealed Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 22:36:37

WHO admits Wuhan may not be virus origin, offsetting rumor

WHO's admission that Wuhan may not be the origin of COVID-19 may put to rest conspiracy theories that have put the central Chinese city and China in a bad light over the virus' origin, Chinese epidemiologists said. They urged for more research on transmission channels and virus host which are vital for epidemiologic studies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 22:18:41

Gang used restaurant business as a front to steal cultural relics

In the daytime, they ran their businesses normally; however, at night, they dug tunnels from the restaurants in the direction of the sites to find the underground palaces.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 21:02:20

COVID-19 spike in Xinjiang caused by a single source: local authority

The sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was caused by a single source as shown by gene sequencing samples, Cui Yan from the Xinjiang diseases control and prevention center told a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 20:18:42

Wing Loong-10 drone makes typhoon detection debut

The Wing Loong-10, China's domestically developed large, high-altitude drone, successfully conducted its first typhoon detection test flight on Sunday, when Typhoon Sinlaku hit South China's Hainan Province. The test marked a breakthrough in China's typhoon detection and forecast system, reports said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 19:53:17

China warns of 'consequences' for US over TikTok crackdown

China's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday called the US crackdown on TikTok a “political manipulation” based-on fabricated accusations and warned the US to not open “Pandora's box” or the US will suffer the consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 17:28:32

China builds world's first high-speed train passing through sea tunnel

China is building the world's first high-speed train that can travel through a sea tunnel at a speed of 350 kilometers per hour in Shantou Bay, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 17:08:40

Chinese embassy urges India not to politicize Confucius Institute cooperation

The Chinese Embassy in India on Tuesday urged the Indian side to avoid politicizing normal cooperation and maintain the healthy development of cultural exchanges between the two countries, after India vowed to review China-India high education cooperative projects including the Confucius Institutes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 17:03:41

China to be compelled to respond if US refuses to renew Chinese media visas: FM

China urged the US to stop the political suppression of Chinese media and journalists and said it will be compelled to make a legitimate response if the US goes its own way as none of the Chinese journalists in the US have received visa extensions after they applied.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 16:21:15

Mainland helps HK design makeshift hospital

A Chinese mainland architecture company has started designing a "fangcang" makeshift hospital for Hong Kong similar to the ones in Wuhan as Hong Kong witnesses a third wave of COVID-19 infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 16:23:34