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Ukraine ready to further promote ties with China: president

Ukraine attaches great importance to relations with China and is ready to make joint efforts to bring bilateral ties to a new level, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Tuesday during his meeting with newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Fan Xianrong.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 8:17:39

Trump drops racist virus term after backlash

By stopping calling the novel coronavirus "Chinese virus," US President Donald Trump has again exposed his weakness of being extremely inconsistent on China-related rhetoric particularly when he has been under tremendous pressure following an incompetent response to the outbreak in the US. Such an abrupt shift, however, won't change long-term fundamentals of China-US ties. Especially after a rare spat between diplomats from the two sides, which has intensified the rivalry and ideological antagonism, comprehensive cooperation on combating the pandemic appear unlikely, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 0:28:40

Spain could learn more from China to stop worsening epidemic situation

As the COVID-19 death toll soars in Spain with a lack of medical resources, Chinese experts called on Spain to replicate more of China's successful experiences and said China can offer further support, as they are concerned that Spain would become the next "epicenter of Europe," following Italy, if no effective measures are in place immediately.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 0:23:40

A peek into battles in Italy

Margherita woke up before midnight to be ready at 1 am for another six hours of exhausting work - trying to save lives. She drove to the hospital, as no one was in the streets of the Italian city of Parma in Lombardy, one of the areas struck hardest by the deadly coronavirus, which is in a total lockdown.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 0:18:40

Chinese firms can offer to help 'build makeshift hospitals for India' if asked

In the face of mounting epidemic pressure, India announced a three-week-long national lockdown, and despite such a time of adversity, Chinese companies already in the South Asian nation can offer help including aiding the locals to build makeshift hospitals like those in Wuhan if asked, Chinese experts suggest.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:58:40

Xi said China ready to boost global coordination, confidence against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that China is ready to work with all other parties to step up coordination against COVID-19 and shore up confidence in the international community.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 21:26:15

Will US aircraft carrier become next Diamond Princess?

Questions have been raised over whether there will be large-scale novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections on a deployed US warship after the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt reported three confirmed cases on Tuesday in what is believed to be the first such COVID-19 case on the deployed warship.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 21:13:45

Trump stops using term 'Chinese virus' showing he needs China more as pandemic worsens: experts

In an abrupt shift, US President Donald Trump has stopped using the term "Chinese virus' as he understands how much he will lose if the war of words and the blame game continue, which won't help resolve the worsening pandemic situation in the US, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 12:38:40

Xi says China firmly supports Poland's fight against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday night that China firmly supports the Polish government and people in combating the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 13:11:57

G20 special summit an opportunity to showcase China's responsibility

The G20, representing more than 80 percent of the world economy and population is the closest to a representative institution that can fairly set a global agenda to address problems emerged in the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 12:58:40

Xi to attend G20 special summit on COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a special Group of 20 (G20) leaders' summit on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Wednesday. The video summit will be hosted by Saudi Arabia, the G20 Presidency in 2020, Hua said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 9:08:17

China ready to help India battle COVID-19: FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Tuesday that China stands ready to share experience in COVID-19 containment with India and help the neighbor fight the epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 7:34:46

US media miss the point Chinese diplomats convey

After the "Axios on HBO" interview with China's Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai was aired, some US media missed the point of diversified voices in China's political arena, but rather hyped why there is a "split" in his statement from that of Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian, with experts noting they have failed to understand the information that Chinese diplomats have conveyed.
Source: | 2020/3/25 3:12:56

Chinese medical team in Iraq plans to enter Kurdistan region for epidemic fight

The Chinese medical team aiding Iraq on fighting COVID-19 pandemic is planning to visit Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan, providing supports on the region's virus prevention work.
Source: | 2020/3/25 1:46:25

China willing to help US

The world is experiencing a huge pandemic crisis, but unfortunately the two most powerful countries in the world are unable to cooperate to deal with the common challenge of COVID-19, and their ties are getting even more intense due to hostility from US politicians against China, which adds obstacles to China-US joint efforts to contain the pandemic that threatens the entire world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 1:13:40

US urged to release health info of military athletes who came to Wuhan in October 2019

Chinese netizens and experts urge the US authority to release health and infection information of the US military delegation which came to Wuhan for the Military World Games in October to end the conjecture about US military personnel brought COVID-19 to China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 0:48:40

Serbia attracts Chinese online fans as joint fight on virus enhances ties

Serbia has attained a large following among Chinese netizens as mutual assistance in the COVID-19 outbreak strengthened ties between the two countries and pushed grass-roots interaction to a higher level.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 0:38:40

Xi says COVID-19 fight adds urgency to building community with shared future for mankind

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday night that in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic the urgency and significance of building a community with a shared future for mankind have become even greater.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/24 23:14:52