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Xi says China to continue timely sharing of COVID-19 information

China has been sharing information on COVID-19 in an open, transparent and responsible manner with the World Health Organization and countries including the United States since the onset of the epidemic, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 13:18:45

'Flawed' test kits sold to Spain produced by unlicensed company: Chinese embassy

The company that provided COVID-19 test kits to Spain was not licensed to sell the products, the Chinese Embassy to Spain said on its official Twitter account in response to claims that these test kits are “substandard.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 11:41:00

US Embassy's online 'Wuhan virus' comments roil Chinese netizens

The US Embassy in Beijing has intentionally exacerbated the ongoing war of words launched against China and provoked Chinese netizens after it posted two statements on its official Weibo account that referred to COVID-19 as the "Wuhan virus" on Thursday, a move that immediately outraged Chinese netizens nationwide.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/27 7:02:42

US sending destroyer through Taiwan Straits during pandemic a reckless move: experts

Despite eight confirmed COVID-19 cases on US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and fast increasing number in the US military across the world, the US on Wednesday reportedly sent a warship through the Taiwan Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:43:40

US blame game threatens G7's legitimacy

One day before Thursday's G20 emergency video summit on COVID-19 pandemic, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stepped up his stigmatization of China at a G7 foreign ministers' meeting, calling on the G7 member states to refer to the virus as the "Wuhan virus."
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:33:39

US feared as next epicenter: observers

With weak social distancing policies and insufficient testing coverage, the US may become the next epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warned, suggesting that millions could be infected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:13:40

Announcement on the Temporary Suspension of Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Visas or Residence Permits

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 0 a.m., 28 march 2020.
Source: fmprc.gov.cn | 2020/3/26 23:23:03

G20 to inject hope to world

After weeks of chaotic responses by individual countries to the global coronavirus pandemic marked by various restrictions on travel and trade and even finger-pointing, major global powers are finally pushing for coordinated efforts to combat the common threat, injecting a desperately needed sense of direction and hope for a world facing an unprecedented crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 0:18:41

G20 leaders hold first video conference on COVID-19 pandemic

G20 extraordinary virtual leaders' summit on Covid-19 begins
Source: CGTN | 2020/3/26 20:05:51

Xi says China supports int'l organizations in playing their roles

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday China supports international organizations in playing their active roles in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 21:40:50

Xi says China to contribute to a stable world economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China will contribute to a stable world economy by continuing to advance reform and opening-up, widen market access, improve the business environment and expand imports and outbound investment.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 21:32:45

Xi proposes to build a strongest global network of pandemic control and treatment

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that a virus respects no borders, stressing that all must work together to build a strongest global network of control and treatment that the world has ever seen.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 21:28:00

Xi says Chinese people always remember, cherish friendship

China received assistance and help from a lot of members of the global community at the most difficult moment in its fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, President Xi Jinping said here Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 21:20:20

Xi calls on int'l community to strengthen confidence, act with unity on COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that it is imperative for the international community to strengthen confidence, act with unity and work together in a collective response against COVID-19.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 21:09:21

Xi starts to address G20 extraordinary virtual leaders' summit on COVID-19

Xi starts to address G20 extraordinary virtual leaders' summit on COVID-19
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 20:39:45

Chinese FM slams Pompeo's 'evil intentions' to stir up dispute, smear China

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for not focusing on the battle against COVID-19 in his own country but instead repeatedly stirring political disputes and smearing China to divert the attention of Americans from US incompetence
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 18:37:17

G20 summit anticipated to bolster COVID-19 fight, stabilize world economy

The G20 summit scheduled on Thursday night is anticipated to stabilize the world economy and bolster the prevailing global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese officials said at a press conference Thursday in Beijing, noting that China will continue to cooperate with the international community in this battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:11:35

China is grateful to intl support amid epidemic and willing to give back: officials

Seventy-nine countries and 10 international organizations have extended support to China to battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister of China, said at the press conference on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 11:51:58