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Wuhan to enforce entry & exit controls over novel pneumonia virus ahead of peak travel season

Wuhan to enforce entry & exit controls over novel  pneumonia  virus ahead of peak travel season
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 14:53:11

Wuhan establishes headquarters for pneumonia control

Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, has established headquarters for the control and treatment of the pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 14:20:58

HK government 'strongly disagrees' with Moody's rate cut

The Hong Kong government on Tuesday issued a statement in response to Moody's recent downgrading of the city's long-term debt issuer rating amid social unrest, saying it strongly disagrees with the agency's assessment of the current situation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 13:12:37

China welcomes high-quality, competitive US products to the Chinese market: Commerce Ministry

China and the US will make joint efforts to implement the phase one trade deal, aiming to further advance bilateral economic and trade development and contribute positive growth to the world economy, a senior Chinese trade official said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 12:16:50

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing starts in Vancouver

The extradition hearing of China's Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou began here Monday morning in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:56:45

Chinese envoy expects new starting point for Libyan issue after Berlin conference

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Yang Jiechi on Monday reiterated that political solution is the only way for the Libyan issue, expecting a new beginning to address the issue after the Berlin Conference on Libya.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:36:52

China's space station core module, manned spacecraft arrive at launch site

A core module prototype of China's space station and a prototype of China's new-generation manned spacecraft arrived at the launch site in south China's Hainan Province after a week of ocean and rail transport, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:06:11

15 medical staff in Wuhan get infected with new coronavirus

Fifteen medical workers in central Chinese city of Wuhan have been diagnosed with pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), plus one suspected case, the municipal health commission reported early Tuesday morning.
Source: | 2020/1/21 2:31:35

President Xi urges effective control of new coronavirus

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the effective control of the penumonia outbreak caused by the new coronavirus and that the safety and health of the Chinese people should come first.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/20 19:18:49

Young Uygur workers refute 'forced labor' accusation

"Those who said we as an ethnic group are 'forced' to work belittle us since they think of us Uygur people as a lazy people. We are working as hard as others and want to have a better life," Mehmut Metkasen, a young Uygur man said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 22:37:45

High technology and jollity feature in China's 2020 Spring Festival Gala

An array of high-tech including 5G, Virtual Reality (VR) and 3D effects are expected to be used in the upcoming 2020 Spring Festival Gala, to dazzle viewers with new year entertainment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 22:08:40

Shanxi journal faces scrutiny for 'vulgar' essay on feasibility of marrying Liu Yifei, leading actress in Disney film Mulan

A Shanxi provincial-level journal promoting rule of law reportedly published a vulgar essay a decade ago on the feasibility of marrying Liu Yifei, a well-known Chinese actress, who stars in the Disney live action remake of the animated film "Mulan."
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 20:43:40

Xinjiang slams drowning rumors

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region denied rumors of children being drowned or hurt due to the absence of their parents "detained" at vocational education and training centers, saying these stories were "fabricated."
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 20:18:40

Xi inspects troops stationed in Yunnan

President Xi Jinping on Sunday and Monday inspected troops stationed in southwest China's Yunnan Province ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 18:41:22

Air Force reveals J-20 combat formation

China's most advanced J-20 stealth fighter jets assigned to an ace unit have been conducting real-combat scenario training together with powerful J-16 and agile J-10C jets, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force revealed, as a Chinese expert said Monday the combination can conjure a kaleidoscope of tactics to safeguard the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 18:13:40

Medical staff, resident attacked at Beijing hospital weeks since doctor's murder

At least one doctor at Chaoyang Hospital in Beijing has been attacked and suffered injuries to his arms and head on Monday, just weeks after a doctor at another Beijing hospital was stabbed to death.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 16:09:21

Mask-related Chinese shares surge, market demand soars

Chinese stocks related to drugmakers and face masks rallied as markets opened on Monday following the latest official report concerning the country's new strain of pneumonia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 15:50:40

Tesla to drive up competition in China's NEV sector: official

US new energy vehicle (NEV) maker Tesla's full-swing operation in China will be an opportunity for the domestic NEV industry in the long term, a Chinese official said. The comments came in response to Tesla's reported plan to further cut the prices of its Shanghai-made Model 3 next year, which could place massive pressure on domestic rivals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 15:18:40