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Containing epidemic key to rebound

The most urgent task right now is to put the epidemic under control, which will not only bring public confidence in defeating the virus, but also reshape the vitality of the Chinese market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/3 21:38:40

US immoral to attack China's fight against virus

The pandemic will finally pass. Many people badmouthed China during SARS 17 years ago, but what happened after? Nobody should underestimate China's ability to fight a public health crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/2 22:37:56

China should not worry about 'discrimination'

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Thursday (local time) the novel coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). At a press conference, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised the Chinese government for "extraordinary measures" it has taken to contain the outbreak. He also stressed that the declaration is not "a vote of no confidence on China." The WHO declaration also stated explicitly that it does not recommend limiting trade and movement.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/31 21:12:16

Let's all unite to fight deadly virus

Despite quite a number of complaints and dissatisfaction in public opinion, the most urgent task right now is to win the battle against the novel coronavirus. This is the collective will of the country and the people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/30 22:53:40

US should repent over its foiled plot against Huawei

If the US is determined to upgrade its oppressive measures against Huawei, it will only bring more chaos and hurt to international communities in which it is involved. For the US, the loss outweighs the gain.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/29 7:28:42

Rationality and unity needed in fight against virus

Zhou Xianwang, the mayor of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, where the ongoing spread of coronavirus pneumonia began, said at a press conference on Sunday night that more than 5 million people have left the city because of the Spring Festival and the epidemic. The news came as quite a shock.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/27 12:05:17

Salute to Wuhan citizens for their sacrifice

The city of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, has announced that outbound channels at Wuhan's train stations and airports would be closed starting from 10 am Thursday, and bus, subway and ferry services would also be shut down. The notice also requires that local residents should not leave Wuhan if there are no special reasons. This is a huge move from local authorities amid the escalating novel coronavirus epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/23 12:36:24

Davos reflects uncertainties, expectations

The 50 years of Davos reflects the process of China integrating into the world and how the country and the world have mutually shaped each other. China probably can and has brought more certainty than Trump to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 23:02:08

Timely disclosure key to contain virus

Having undergone outbreaks of SARS and H5N1, China is able to launch preventive and control measures rapidly after it is aware of the seriousness of the novel coronavirus. As China is highly capable of allocating medical and other resources, prevention and control measures have been adopted across the country in a short time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:50:04

Vigilance needed on Novel coronavirus-related pneumonia

With the Spring Festival approaching, we have to strengthen our vigilance and be confident in the government agencies and medical institutions that are striving to safeguard the safety of the Chinese public and prevent the holidays from being ruined by the new disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:28:40

Prevent novel virus for auspicious festival

The new epidemic in Wuhan is not as horrible as SARS. We sincerely hope Chinese society can be more successful in preventing and controlling the pneumonia, and move a big step forward in terms of medicine, social management and public opinion compared with 2003.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:58:43

China capable of further releasing economic vitality

China's GDP grew 6.1 percent to 99.09 trillion yuan ($14.4 trillion) in 2019, almost reaching 100 trillion yuan. Besides, the GDP per capita surpassed $10,000 for the first time, reaching $10,276.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 17:12:06

US faces pressure to increase exports

During the 22 months of the trade war, China responded to the US attempt to make China give up high-tech development and made the US understand that China is not the one to be trifled with.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:43:40

Phase one deal should be cherished

We hope the implementation of the phase one agreement will be smooth as it can stimulate the two countries' further trade consultations and help ease overall China-US relations. History moves forward and it is good to help achieve progress.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 2:18:40

HRW's criticism of China is a lie

People like Roth should go deep into a huge society like China and really understand what is going on there and what people really care about. The likes of Roth should seriously study the world, not arrogantly represent the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 21:08:40

China, US move to normalize trade

In 2020, China must do its best to develop its economy, expand its domestic market and make sure that its economy is one of the most dynamic among the large economies. The prospect of China-US trade negotiations is largely in our own hands.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 21:40:54

Cross-Straits situation needs pragmatism

Eventually, cross-Straits reunification will be led by the Chinese mainland. Positive changes on Taiwan need to be started by the mainland. To finally achieve cross-Straits reunification, we need the determination and endurance to bear more pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 20:33:40

China can maintain one-China principle

As the comprehensive strength of the mainland has been increasing, we have enough ability to contain “Taiwan independence.” This is a fact that even those “Taiwan independence” forces believe firmly.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 22:53:41