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.

China does not have large number of asymptomatic patients: top Chinese respiratory expert

Responding to claims that asymptomatic infection cases could pose risks to China's epidemic situation, the country's top respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan said that China does not have a large number of asymptomatic patients.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 14:43:09

China's Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases

No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported Saturday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city in central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/29 13:27:56

Chinese medical team arrives in Pakistan to help fight COVID-19

An 8-member medical expert team organized by the Chinese government arrived here on Saturday to help Pakistan fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/29 8:29:34

Shanghai to help US Houston fight COVID-19: Chinese diplomat

Chinese Consul General in Houston Cai Wei made a phone call to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Friday, saying the Chinese city of Shanghai will help Houston combat COVID-19, according to a statement posted Saturday on the consulate's website.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/29 7:40:39

Civil complaint, lawsuits filed from Wuhan against US over racist terminology hard to proceed

Multiple civil complaints are surfacing in Wuhan as citizens are resorting to means from lawsuit to cosigned petitions to demonstrate their anger against some US politicians blaming the novel coronavirus outbreak on China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 13:05:34

White House signing 'Taipei act' could alienate US, China farther away

US President Donald Trump signing the "Taipei Act" into law and hours later communicating with China over containing the COVID-19 pandemic are deemed not contradictory, Chinese analysts say.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 15:28:38

Joint fight against COVID-19 brings closer Malaysia-China ties: Malaysian FM

The joint fight against COVID-19 has bonded Malaysia and China closer as China sending much-needed supplies and support to Malaysia, Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 21:39:41

CPC members donate $750 million to frontline medics, other workers

A joint statement released by the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee and the Ministry of Finance under the State Council states that donations made by Party members across the country to support the national fight against #COVID19 will be mainly used to "extend solicitude" to the frontline medics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 20:17:13

Except Wuhan, Hubei removes all outbound traffic highway checkpoints

Central China's Hubei Province had removed all 1,450 highway checkpoints, except 51 others in its capital city of Wuhan, to resume outbound traffic as of Friday, the provincial headquarters for epidemic prevention and control said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 18:51:38

Chinese mainland sees 20 provincial regions clear of COVID-19 for over 28 days

Twenty provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland had reported no new domestic COVID-19 cases for more than 28 days by the end of Friday, a health official said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 18:31:36

Chinese experts, netizens offer advice to help US combat coronavirus

The US, the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with the highest infections of over 100,000 now, should announce stringent lockdowns in the worst-hit regions and accelerate testing and hospitalization to curb the spread of the virus, which might help save time wasted from previous buck-passing, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 17:07:04

China donates additional 20,000 COVID-19 fast test kits to Cambodia

China donated an additional of 20,000 fast test kits for COVID-19 to Cambodia on Saturday to help fight the virus, said a statement from the Cambodian Health Ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 17:04:38

No force can block China's reunification: mainland spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson has voiced firm opposition to the signing of the so-called "2019 Taipei Act" into law by the United States, saying China's national reunification and rejuvenation will not be stopped by any force.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 16:59:48