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China mulls awarding Zhong Nanshan 'Medal of the Republic' and 'national honorary title' to those who contributed to fight against COVID-19

Chinese respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan has been recommended as a candidate for the “Medal of the Republic”, after the central government decided to award exemplary figures who have made outstanding contributions in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 13:09:05

Dalian outbreak unrelated to Beijing, Xinjiang cases: local official

The possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in Dalian being caused by domestic cases can be primarily ruled out, as the cases have been found to be unrelated to those discovered in Beijing and Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 11:15:26

Key components of China's navigation satellite system BDS-3 100% domestic

All key components of the Beidou-3 satellite are 100 percent made-in-China, showing the country's ambitions in independently controllable technology breakthroughs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 11:14:40

Urumqi ensures medicine, food supply amid resurgence of COVID-19

Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has worked to ensure sufficient medicine and food supply amid a resurgence of COVID-19 infections.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/3 9:34:10

Tibetan school enrollment rises to record rates thanks to favorable policies

While some Western media outlets smeared China's education of minority groups and claimed it's brainwashing, Tsering Qoxi resolutely slammed such accusations. She said nobody thought this way as these Western media outlets accused.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 0:59:30

HK govt welcomes mainland medical team sent to aid HK's COVID-19 fight

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) welcomed and expressed gratitude to the central government on Sunday after the arrival from the mainland of the first members of a team of medical workers sent to help contain the city's worsening outbreak of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 0:18:18

Medical aid team arrives in HK, bringing skills, blessing

The first group of seven nucleic acid testing technicians from the Chinese mainland arrived in Hong Kong on Sunday to begin the task of assisting Hong Kong to curb the surging number of COVID-19 infections. They will be followed by a team of experts who specialize in building makeshift hospitals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 21:38:40

China's Mars probe Tianwen-1 completes first mid-course correction

Tianwen-1, China's first Mars probe, completed its first mid-course correction on Sunday, allowing it to continue heading toward the Red Planet precisely, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 20:13:40

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 decline in Xinjiang, Dalian

Two COVID-19 outbreak areas on the Chinese mainland -Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the city of Dalian in Northeast China —have seen a decline in new COVID-19 cases for three days, showing positive signs of epidemic control. China's top epidemiologist stressed that regional epidemic rebounds across the country are likely to continue.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 20:03:40

Chinese mainland to help HK build new makeshift hospital to curb spread of epidemic

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung revealed on Sunday that, in addition to assisting with the city's makeshift hospital at the AsiaWorld Expo, the central government will help build a completely new hospital in Hong Kong to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 19:00:33

Urumqi in NW China's Xinjiang to give free treatment to all confirmed, suspected & asymptomatic COVID-19 patients: official

Northwest China's Xinjiang gives free treatment for all confirmed, suspected and asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in the region, because people and lives come first: local official
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 18:53:07

Wuhan reports 3 imported COVID-19 cases

The city of Wuhan in Central China's Hubei Province reported three imported COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all of them are Chinese nationals flying back from Moscow by chartered plane.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 15:09:03

Medical equipment at Wuhan's temporary hospital remains in place, at the ready to tackle any potential new virus spike

Wuhan's Huoshenshan hospital, the major emergency field hospital used to treat COVID-19 patients during the city's epidemic outbreak, still has all its medical equipment in position in case of another virus spike, despite being shut down for more than 100 days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 13:43:14

Cinemas asked to arrange break if film lasts more than 120 minutes

China's film authorities have required domestic cinemas to arrange a break during screenings if a film lasts more than 120 minutes, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 11:24:51

China's Mars probe completes first orbital correction

China's Mars probe Tianwen-1 successfully carried out its first orbital correction Sunday morning, according to the China National Space Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/2 8:44:58

Half of COVID-19 cases are silent carriers upon being hospitalized

Different from other areas, half of the confirmed COVID-19 patients in Urumqi city, northwest China, were silent carriers upon being hospitalized, thus timely treatment makes it easier for them to recover, said a medical expert who was dispatched to assist the far-western region to fight the virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 19:16:23

HK's coronavirus fight to get mainland medical help

Following a request from the Hong Kong government, seven medical workers from neighboring Guangdong Province, will arrive in the city on Sunday, to help deal with a surging number of COVID-19 cases there.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 11:24:45

Trump threat to ban Tik Tok may backfire: experts

An all-out ban or a forced spin-off on rapidly rising short-form video app Tik Tok's US operations are nothing but a short-sighted political crackdown that will dent businesses' faith in the US market, said Chinese experts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 17:32:19