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Xi inspects east China county

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Monday inspected the county of Anji in east China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/30 20:03:51

Xi inspects work resumption in Zhejiang

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Sunday visited the Ningbo-Zhoushan Port and an industrial park for auto parts and molds in Ningbo, east China's Zhejiang Province, to inspect the resumption of work and production.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/29 19:35:19

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

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

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

Xi-Trump call signals truce; growing pressure in US to seek help from China

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on the phone with US President Donald Trump at the invitation of the latter on Friday, less than 20 hours after a G20 online summit.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 16:14:48

China temporarily bans entry of foreigners in response to surging imported infections

Foreign nationals are temporarily forbidden from entering China even with valid visas, Chinese authorities announced on Thursday, in a move called by some experts as “semi sealing off of the border” that signals the country's determination to fight the pandemic battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 0:59:54

G20 members form united front against COVID-19

Leaders of G20 members vowed on Thursday that they would take "all necessary" measures in areas such as information sharing, vaccine research, medical supplies and economic stimulus of over $5 trillion to contain the global coronavirus pandemic and minimize the economic and social damage, following a rare leaders' summit that marks a watershed for the global mechanism on public health emergencies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 18:46:51

US sending destroyer through Taiwan Straits during pandemic a reckless move: experts

Despite eight confirmed COVID-19 cases on US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and fast increasing number in the US military across the world, the US on Wednesday reportedly sent a warship through the Taiwan Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:43:40

US feared as next epicenter: observers

With weak social distancing policies and insufficient testing coverage, the US may become the next epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warned, suggesting that millions could be infected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:13:40

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

US urged to release health info of military athletes who came to Wuhan in October 2019

Chinese netizens and experts urge the US authority to release health and infection information of the US military delegation which came to Wuhan for the Military World Games in October to end the conjecture about US military personnel brought COVID-19 to China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 0:48:40

Hyping lawsuit against China on Xinjiang shows ill intent of Turkish scholar, far-right media

A Turkish scholar who suggested that "victims" from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region seek "justice" in international criminal courts and accused China of "genocide" is actually seeking personal gains, and his advice, which lacks any legal basis, only serves the purposes of some anti-China forces in drawing international attention to Xinjiang and slandering China, Chinese experts on international law and human rights said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 20:33:35

Gong Zheng appointed as acting mayor of Shanghai

Gong Zheng is appointed as vice mayor and acting mayor of Shanghai.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/23 11:27:39

Trump's racist words spark hatred, fuel global xenophobia

US President Donald Trump has referred to the novel coronavirus as "Chinese virus" at least eight times in tweets and media briefings within just two days, fueling widespread xenophobia and racist sentiment and even physical and verbal attacks against Asian Americans and undermining global efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/20 0:38:40

Hubei pays highest gratitude to medics

Overwhelming appreciation and respect has been paid to medical staff that came from across the country to Hubei and Wuhan and helped bring the COVID-19 epidemic under control with their hard work and sacrifice. This reflected an institutional strength in mobilizing national resources to deal with emergencies, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/18 21:17:57

Philippines to seek China's assistance in battling COVID-19: official

The Philippines is willing to cooperate with China on curbing the coronavirus spread in the country, a senior official at the Philippine Department of Health told Global Times on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country is now in a state of calamity to contain the spread of the virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/18 19:58:40

China to play bigger role in Africa's virus fight

The COVID-19 pandemic situation in Africa continued to worsen, as 30 countries on the continent have reported more than 400 confirmed cases as of Tuesday, according to the latest report of the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Arica CDC). Chinese observers warned that while the continent has a much improved yet still relatively poor public health system, it is on the verge of a large-scale outbreak, and China's bigger role in the virus battle on the continent is urgently needed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/18 19:08:40