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Pakistani president to visit China

Pakistani President Arif Alvi will visit China from March 16 to 17 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/16 21:08:47

China willing to do its utmost to help the Philippines: Chinese FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a phone talk with Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin on Sunday, saying China is willing to do its utmost to help the Philippines fight against COVID-19.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/16 8:25:19

China to take actions to help Spain fight COVID-19 epidemic: Chinese FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that China will take a series of actions to help Spain in fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/16 8:11:54

Western states' 'surrender' to COVID-19 shocks Chinese

As voices have grown louder for countries to learn from China's rigorous measures, some Western countries such as the UK and Sweden decided to apply a totally different approach of "herd immunity," allowing the deadly virus to decide the fate of millions of people in the hope those infected would acquire immunity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/16 0:43:39

South Korea's virus response praised, but not for everyone

Without drastic lockdowns on a national or regional scale, South Korea, a country battling the worst coronavirus epidemic outside China, seems to be gradually taming the virus. Observers attributed the country's phased victory to its government's strong prevention measure and public cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/15 19:28:40

China to assist Chinese nationals in Italy needing help to return home in charter flight: source

Local authorities in China will assist some overseas Chinese who live in parts of Italy hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak and in dire need of help to get back to China, a source told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/15 17:43:28

Xi says China firmly supports EU's battle against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China firmly supports the European Union (EU) in its fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/14 23:21:36

Iranian Embassy sends 'sincerest gratitude' to Chinese donors of medical aid

The Embassy of Iran in Beijing issued a letter of appreciation on Friday, expressing its gratitude to more than 120 Chinese donors and volunteers for donating medical supplies to help Iran fight against its worsening COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/14 17:51:52

China-Italy solidarity deepens amid COVID19 pandemic

Chinese medical team sent to Italy to aid battling the COVID19 pandemic started their work immediately after arriving in Rome. This true act of friendship has deeply touched the Italian people, who expressed their gratitude on social media platforms. Some felt remorseful for previous acts of discrimination against Asian people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/14 16:49:29

Xi sends condolences to ROK, Iranian, Italian presidents over COVID-19 outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent messages of condolences to President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Moon Jae-in, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Italian President Sergio Mattarella separately over the COVID-19 outbreak in their countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/14 14:23:36

US sparks word war against China on COVID-19

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian raised a suspicion that it might be the US army representatives who brought the novel coronavirus to Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, in October 2019, after a top US health official admitted detecting coronavirus infections on some deceased flu patients. Zhao urged the US to disclose further information, exercise transparency on coronavirus cases and provide an explanation to the public.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/13 13:57:17

Truckloads of medical supplies donated by China arrive in Italy

Truckloads of 26.4 tons of coronavirus prevention supplies arrived in Italy on Friday, the first batch of supplies donated by Chinese people from Eastern China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/14 10:08:10

Travel bans put global economy on the verge

The novel coronavirus' rapid spread throughout the world brought with it a wave of panic and nativism, fueling a flurry of uncoordinated and chaotic responses from a rising number of countries led by the US, with restrictions on global travel and trade that are not only ineffective in addressing the world public health crisis but will also have serious economic and social ramifications for the highly globalized world for years after the pandemic, global organizations and analysts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/13 22:38:40

Xi extends congratulations to new Greek president

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a congratulatory message to Katerina Sakellaropoulou on her inauguration as Greece's new president.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/13 20:46:51

China's expert team, medical supplies fly into Rome

A charter flight carrying a 9-member Chinese aid team, along with tonnes of medical supplies, arrived at Rome's Fiumicino Airport on Thursday night, in part of China's efforts to help Italy contain the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/13 7:31:25

Chinese journalist group slams US for suppression, discrimination

The All-China Journalists Association on Thursday strongly condemned the US for its unwarranted suppression and discriminatory practices against Chinese journalists in the country, slamming US' double standards on “freedom of the press” and its hegemonic bullying.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/12 23:51:05

US keeps public in dark over COVID-19

The US has become a major risk for the global coronavirus pandemic, as US officials continue to adopt an opaque, irresponsible, selfish and “laser-like focus on the economy” approach to the outbreak in the country that could undercut global efforts to address the global public health crisis, Chinese analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/12 23:08:40

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks over phone with secretary general of UN

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks over phone with secretary general of UN
Source: People's Daily | 2020/3/12 22:15:00