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Xi-Putin call shows joint stance against politicizing pandemic

Top leaders of China and Russia spoke on the phone on Thursday night, communicating on epidemic prevention and control and setting a fundamental tone for China-Russia ties amid challenging time marked with uncertainties. Such extremely strong mutual understanding and support to address each other's core concerns shown by the top leaders of the two countries also indicated China-Russia ties are the most stable and solid bilateral relationship between major powers, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/17 1:02:58

White House outrageous, irresponsible to halt funds to WHO: Martin Jacques

US President Donald Trump's decision to suspend US payments to the World Health Organization in the midst of the present pandemic is outrageous and grossly irresponsible, which prioritizes his own electoral fortunes over the needs of the American people and people around the world, Martin Jacques, a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, told the Global Times via email.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/16 15:08:40

Chinese embassy clarifies stance on France's COVID-19 response: FM

China has never made comments saying France's response to the COVID-19 pandemic was inadequate, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said while clarifying the Chinese embassy in France's comments as being a timely response to false accusations about China and its cooperation with France.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/15 17:11:53

US trade war, COVID-19 impact – What China's Q1 trade data tells us?

China's first quarter trade data released on Tuesday offered a great deal of signals on a wide range of issues, from the repercussions of the global coronavirus pandemic to the China-US phase one trade agreement and the evolving global trade flows propelled by the virus in conjunction with trade wars as well as market forces.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/14 21:18:40

China's local governments to hold annual 'two sessions' soon

Local governments in China are to hold the annual "two sessions" -- the people's congresses as well as political consultative conferences -- considered a significant event on the Chinese political calendar, as the country has brought the coronavirus largely under control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/14 15:31:34

'No discrimination' against Africans amid pandemic

The controversy over suspected maltreatment and discrimination against Africans in Guangzhou has made headlines on Chinese social media platforms and caused many Chinese authorities, including the Guangzhou government, China's Foreign Ministry and Chinese embassies in African countries, to respond, reiterating China's firm stance to equally treat foreigners and domestic residents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/14 0:48:40

Asian leaders to meet on COVID-19

A special video conference on handling the COVID-19 pandemic will be held on Tuesday among top officials from China, South Korea, Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and this first-ever high-level regional meeting on fighting the pandemic after the outbreak may boost regional efforts in joint prevention and control as well as stabilize the regional industrial chain, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/14 0:33:41

Hubei to promote hospital head and three other officials who excelled in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

Central China's Hubei provincial government plans to promote four officials who made outstanding achievements in the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic, including the head of Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital who took instant measures to set up isolation wards to buy time for laboratories to identify the virus at the early stage of the outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/12 16:13:40

Xi says China ready to continue helping Venezuela fight COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China stands ready to boost cooperation with Venezuela in COVID-19 prevention and control and continue to help the Latin American country combat the coronavirus disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/10 22:53:14

Xi says China ready to continue helping Argentina with COVID-19 prevention, aid

Chinese President Xi Jinping said the Chinese side is ready to continue sharing COVID-19 prevention and control experience with Argentina and offering assistance within its capacity.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/10 17:51:23

China to prepare for prolonged external environment changes: Xi

While initial success in China's anti-epidemic efforts has further consolidated and resumption of work and production has made major progress, China is still facing growing pressure to prevent an influx of the coronavirus and new difficulties and challenges have emerged for China's work resumption and economic and social development, as the pandemic continues to spread globally, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/9 1:40:59

Xi leads national mourning for lives lost to COVID-19

Xi, other Chinese leaders in Beijing attend national mourning for COVID-19 victims
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/4 10:09:35

Xi plants trees in Beijing, urging respect for nature

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday urged respect for nature, harmony between human and nature, and efforts to build a Beautiful China.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/3 17:58:23

China identifies 14 Hubei frontline workers, including Li Wenliang, as martyrs

Fourteen frontline workers in Central China's Hubei Province, including "whistleblower" doctor Li Wenliang, were identified as martyrs on Thursday for sacrificing their lives in combating the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 21:13:40

Xi says China ready to help Belgium with medical supplies amid COVID-19 outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday China is willing to help Belgium overcome the current shortage of medical supplies within its capacity.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/2 19:41:29

Embassy to fly back Chinese students in UK

China will arrange temporary flights to the UK on Thursday to bring back minor Chinese students in the UK eager to return to China amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as more and more families of these students are worried about the epidemic situation in the UK.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/2 1:18:40

Xi calls for making major cities "smarter"

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said major cities can become "smarter" by using big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence technologies to modernize urban governance.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/1 12:38:46

Xinjiang completes poverty alert system

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region completed a four-level early warning system based on its big data platform to quickly spot problems in poverty alleviation work and to avoid a slide back to poverty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 23:38:40