CHINA

Confident Wuhan reopens


Chinese experts and local citizens have shown confidence in Wuhan's reopening since Saturday due to strict prevention and control systems launched in the city after it was put under lockdown in January.

Diverting capital's flights 'key to deter second outbreak'

Diverting international flights bound for Beijing to 12 other airports to guard the capital city against imported COVID-19 cases is a reasonable move and key part of the national virus prevention strategy, which is essential to avoid a second outbreak, experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:53:40

Warm homecoming, epidemic free

For the first time in more than two months, the city of Beijing on Wednesday received a group of more than 800 people who had been stranded in Hubei Province due to the novel coronavirus lockdown of the province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:48:40

Beijing raises number of 'high-risk' countries and regions to 25

Beijing raised the number of countries and regions considered to be at high risk of imported COVID-19 infection to 25, including the US and Italy and newly listed Australia, Singapore, Japan and China's Hong Kong, as China's capital now takes preventing and controlling the imported cases as a priority.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:40:46

Textile companies in China see decline in international orders as COVID19 rages globally

“It will be a tough year for the textile industry,” Hu Qinhua, owner of Shaoxing Hongyutong textile company told the Global Times Wednesday. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages overseas, some textile companies in China are suffering a continuing economic loss on foreign trades following the impact of the domestic outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 22:10:28

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

China sends third group of medical experts to Italy

A team of 14 medical experts from east China's Fujian Province departed on a chartered flight to Italy on Wednesday morning to aid the European country's fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 17:12:19

Wuhan to resume commercial passenger flights from April 8 excluding international flights and flights to and from Beijing

Wuhan airport will resume flight services starting from April 8, but flights to overseas destinations and Beijing will continue to remain suspended: local authority
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 17:06:58

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

India may have higher number of unreported COVID-19 infections

India, the world's second most populous country, may have a large number of unreported COVID-19 infections, as more than 1.3 billion people undergo three weeks of unprecedented lockdown from today, Chinese analysts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 15:41:45

Railway services begin to resume in Hubei

Trains will start arriving and departing in Hubei starting on Wednesday except in the 17 stations in the provincial capital Wuhan, according to China Railway Wuhan Group Co., Ltd.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 13:59:45

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