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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.

BBQ and bathhouses - normal life returns to China

BBQ skewer sales in three of China's northeastern provinces surged over 300 percent, hitting the six million mark, and public bathhouse visits in Jilin Province jumped 60-fold over the past week, according to data from online payment platform Alipay.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/30 4:44:21

Face mask QC issue should not be politicized: Chinese Ambassador to the Netherlands

Chinese analysts warned that some wouldn't take the opportunity to denounce China and its honest intentions in sending anti-epidemic supplies over quality control issues amid reports that the Netherlands had recalled defective face masks sent from China.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/30 3:22:11

Gansu confirms new imported COVID-19 cases

Heath commission authorities in Northwest China's Gansu Province confirmed on Sunday two novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, one from the UK via Shanghai, and another from Hubei Province in the same 24-hour period.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/30 2:18:50

History of Xiaotangshan Hospital

Built in 2003 to quarantine and treat Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) patients, Beijing's Xiaotangshan Hospital has since been renovated and joined the battle against the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Other than fighting diseases, the history of Xiaotangshan remains largely unknown.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/30 1:46:23

GT chief editor Hu Xijin gets likes on Weibo for support to US, UK people fighting COVID-19 pandemic

Calls from Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of the Global Times, in a series of posts on his personal social media accounts to support the people and healthcare workers in many Western countries including the US, the UK, Spain and Italy in their fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic have gained widespread support from the Chinese netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 16:08:20

Quanzhou officials increase human trafficking penalties amid COVID-19 spike

Human traffickers could receive life sentences, and those who helped coronavirus (COVID-19) carriers enter China illegally will face severe punishment, said Quanzhou city officials on Saturday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/30 0:03:07

China keeps engine roaring to ensure global medical supplies amid pandemic

As demand for life-saving medical supplies continues to skyrocket globally, China, as a major world supplier, is sparing no efforts to ensure steady supplies, with factories running 24 hours a day to make everything from masks to test kits and ventilators, airlines and shipping firms scrambling to expand transport channels and officials stepping up efforts to help boost the supply chain.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 23:53:40

Infectivity of asymptomatic patients nearly same as the confirmed: studies

A woman in Central China's Henan Province was confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 on Saturday after coming into contact with an asymptomatic patient, sounding a further alarm for the public about the infectivity of asymptomatic cases when Chinese cities are embracing work resumption.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 21:48:40

Domestically developed high-end missile sees first export delivery despite pandemic

A leading Chinese arms firm has delivered a batch of advanced portable HJ-12E anti-tank missiles to an undisclosed foreign buyer amid the pandemic of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) in the first export case of this type of high-end weaponry, prompting Chinese analysts to note on Sunday that this showcased the company's reliability and its potential share of the market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 21:38:40

China's help to virus-hit US triumphs over political bias

Given malicious anti-China rhetoric by some US politicians, a divergence of views emerged within China about whether or not to support the US in the fight against the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 21:30:24

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.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 21:28:40

Scientists worldwide search for coronavirus origin

As scientists worldwide work around the clock on tracking the mysterious origin of the COVID-19 pathogen, Chinese experts warned against following the example of some US politicians who have hyped the question for political purposes and interrupted the investigation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 21:23:40

South China's Guangxi immediately expels 13 illegal trespassers amid global pandemic

A group of foreigners who climbed mountains and illegally crossed the Chinese border in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have been expelled from the country in accordance with the law, as local residents work with basic-level officials to step up efforts in deterring imported COVID-19 cases, according to a published article on the newspaper administrated by the Party's disciplinary watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 20:58:40