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 medical experts team flying to help Pakistan fight virus

A Chinese medical team consisting of doctors and nurses from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region left on Saturday to help combat the COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan: China's Foreign Ministry said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 16:16:35

US government urged to learn virus fighting experience from others, with citizens to develop hygiene practice common sense

Believably those in the US still have no clue on the defense mechanism against the deadly COVID-19 outbreak due to a lack of effective guidance from local health authorities. Along with its global ravage, the pandemic is causing havoc in the US with 104,007 confirmed cases and 1,581 deaths as of Saturday noon [Beijing time], topping globally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 14:43:01

Reply to the Open Letter Co-Signed by Publishers of Three US Media Outlets

Publishers of the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the New York Times issued a co-signed open letter on 24 March. However, regrettably, it was sent to the wrong recipient. It should have been addressed to the US government.
Source: fmprc.gov.cn | 2020/3/28 3:43:58

Airports in Hubei except Wuhan airport to resume flight services

Starting Sunday, Hubei Province airports will resume flight services except for Wuhan Tianhe International Airport as the COVID-19 pandemic is gradually contained. The Wuhan hub will resume services on April 8: authority
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 0:53:38

Beijing ready to welcome more domestic returnees with comprehensive local efforts

Facing the pressure of imported cases from overseas and domestic arrivals, the local community is managing all returnees in a strict and humane manner, as well as applying technologies to ensure smooth home isolation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 0:50:19

US stirs up instability by signing 'Taipei Act' despite COVID-19 pandemic

US President Donald Trump's signing of the “Taipei Act,” which is only a piece of paper that costs nothing for the US but may fool Taiwan island, into law on Thursday amid a global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic shows that the US is only acting to serve its own interests at the expense of damaging China-US ties to provoke instability in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 13:33:40

China will help, US needs to act: Xi to Trump

Less than 20 hours after the G20 leaders' online summit ended, US President Donald Trump, who had rarely interacted with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this unusual meeting in addressing the widening pandemic, invited the Chinese top leader to a phone call on Friday morning, proving that the coronavirus spread has become so severe in the US that Washington had to seek Beijing's help despite the war of words provoked by the Trump administration in recent days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:08:40

Xi urges G20 cooperation to contain COVID-19, stabilize world economy

The Group of 20 major economies should uphold the vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind, and strengthen unity, coordination and cooperation to resolutely stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and stabilize the world economy with all their strength, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 23:01:08

China temporarily opens Khunjerab Pass in Xinjiang for medical supplies to Pakistan

China temporarily opened the Khunjerab Pass on the China-Pakistan border in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday to help Pakistan receive urgent medical supplies against the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:41:32

Hubei and Jiangxi investigate police conflict on provincial border

Witnesses claimed that Jiujiang police crossed the provincial border and set up a blockade at the bridgehead on Huangmei's side, which caused the incident.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 22:50:16

Xi chairs leadership meeting on COVID-19 response, economy

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday chaired a leadership meeting to analyze the COVID-19 response and economic performance.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 20:10:48

China sets new world records in flammable ice exploration

China on Thursday announced that several breakthroughs were made during a recent trial exploration of mining gas hydrates, known as flammable ice, in the South China Sea.
Source: CGTN | 2020/3/27 18:51:01

Wuhan no longer at "high risk" of coronavirus outbreak

Wuhan has had its coronavirus risk evaluation downgraded from "high risk" to "medium risk," a local health official told a press conference Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 18:28:14