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China helps Ghana's ruling party to fight COVID-19 with medical supplies

The International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) presented a consignment of medical supplies to Ghana's ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/28 11:37:09

Fuzhou in 'wartime mode' after discovery of COVID-19 case from Dalian

Fuzhou, capital city of East China's Fujian Province, announced it was entering "wartime mode" after the discovery of an asymptomatic COVID-19 patient from Dalian, where a recent cluster of infections was found.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2020/7/28 11:22:23

Cases of women murdered by husbands spark discussion and concerns

A woman in Southwest China's Sichuan Province was reportedly murdered by her husband while she was asleep, local police said in a statement published on Monday. The case has sparked discussion on social media about whether it was a copycat of another husband-kills-wife case in East China's Zhejiang Province. The previous case drew a lot of attention because of the husband's brutality and calm attitude after the murder.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 1:35:44

3rd CIIE opens new section for public health and epidemic prevention

ECOMO, ventilators, protective equipment, testing kits, and medical imaging equipment that have played an indispensable role in the global fight against COVID-19 will be in the spotlight at the third China International Import Expo (CIIE), as the event has opened up a new section for public health and epidemic prevention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 0:32:17

Chinese hospitals see fewer cold and flu patients and mask wearing gets the credit

Wuhan hospitals didn't admit a single patient suffering from H1N1 from February to June, local media reported, a result doctors said was due to good health habits Wuhan people cultivated during COVID-19 epidemic like wearing masks and washing hands.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 0:22:02

Beijing, Shanghai authorities quash rumors of imminent war triggered by air-defense drills

Recent civil evacuation drills and air defense posters in Beijing and Shanghai, stirred online rumors that China and the US may be heading to war, which local authorities immediately said were untrue.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 23:22:38

HK infections risk spread to Shenzhen

A truck driver traveling between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland was confirmed with COVID-19 infection, prompting the neighboring mainland city of Shenzhen to test thousands of residents and step up measures to prevent the port from becoming a loophole in mainland's epidemic control work.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 23:18:24

Hospitals face rabies shortage after epidemic

An unexpected shortage of rabies vaccine has been worrying the Chinese public. Media outlets have reported a severe lack of rabies vaccine in several provinces across China in the past few months, coinciding with a surge in cases of people being hurt by dogs and cats.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 21:58:57

Urumqi virus strain similar to Beijing's: experts

The spike in COVID-19 cases in cities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has drawn national attention with 41 new confirmed cases and 38 asymptomatic ones reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 20:24:12

Farewell message from US Embassy draws backlash on Chinese social media

A farewell message sent out by the US Embassy in China to its Consulate General in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, on social networks on Monday was followed by swarms of comments with mixed emotions from Chinese netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 18:03:40

NE.China's Dalian tests 1.7m residents amid citywide COVID-19 screening

A bus driver and a beauty salon employee were among the 14 new COVID-19 infections found in Northeast China's Dalian, a port city where a viral outbreak has been found recently, local officials said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 16:10:57

5 dead, 1 missing as rainstorm batters China's Hubei

Downpour lashed central China's Hubei Province during the weekend, leaving five dead and one missing, local authorities said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/27 13:13:09

Shenzhen community undergoes nucleic acid testing after visiting Hong Kong driver confirmed infected

Shenzhen is running free COVID-19 nucleic acid testing on all residents of a local community after a driver from Hong Kong visited the community earlier and was confirmed to be infected on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 9:51:01

CIIE exhibitors set up special committee on public health, epidemic control

The exhibitors' association of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) announced Sunday to set up some special committees, including one for public health and epidemic prevention.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/27 11:42:10

Yangtze braces for 3rd flood peak as torrential rains continue

The Yangtze River is facing its third flood peak due to continuous torrential rain in its upper and middle streams, while authorities warned of possible new flood peaks in the near future and required the Three Gorges Reservoir to reserve enough space for possible floods.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 11:23:39

Xi to address AIIB annual meeting of board of governors: spokesperson

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the fifth annual meeting of the board of governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/27 9:40:56

Infographic: China's Tianwen journey goes deeper into space

The Chinese people's curiosity about the infinity of beyond and the vast universe goes back over 2,000 years. In the long poem "Tianwen," Qu Yuan (about 340-278 BC), one of the great poets of ancient China, asked a series of questions in verse involving the sky, stars, natural phenomena, myths and the real world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 22:48:40

New daily cases increase for 4 consecutive days as Xinjiang expands testing

Health authorities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region said on Sunday that they would launch a second round of large-scale testing in major districts around Urumqi to pinpoint false-negative residents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 21:31:23