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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

'Two sessions' likely in late April or early May: observers

The "two sessions," annual meetings of China's top legislative body and its top consultative body, are likely to be held in late April or early May, Chinese analysts said Wednesday, since by then the domestic epidemic situation is expected to be under control and business operations should have resumed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/18 18:33:23

Senior Chinese official Yang Jiechi urges US to stop slandering China's COVID-19 efforts in phone call with Pompeo

China strongly condemned some US politicians for slandering China and China's efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, and urged the US side to correct the mistakes, Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee said during a telephone call on Monday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the latter's request.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/17 0:33:20

Time for US to learn from China to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak

As the COVID-19 epidemic situation worsens in the US with the number of cases rising sharply, US scientists expressed frustration over the US government's choice to ignore the Wuhan experiences in which the Chinese city had run a costly experiment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/17 0:28:40

Rumors of 'forced labor' in Xinjiang refuted

Recently, US lawmakers and an Australian think tank have been sparing no effort on hyping up the so-called forced labor conspiracy in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and pushing for a bill to limit US imports from Xinjiang.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/16 23:48:40

Xi replies to letter from young medics fighting COVID-19 in Hubei

President Xi Jinping has encouraged young medics who are fighting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the front line to make their contributions in places where the Party and the people need them most.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/16 13:36:14

Xi visits community residents, frontline workers in Wuhan

Xi visits community residents, frontline workers in Wuhan
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/10 14:46:04

China issues new policies to fight against poverty

China has rolled out a slew of measures to strengthen social assistance for people most in need and fight against poverty, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/10 12:19:07

Highlights of Xi's remarks on securing a decisive victory in poverty alleviation despite the epidemic

Highlights of Xi's remarks on securing a decisive victory in poverty alleviation despite the epidemic
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/10 12:14:28

Xi's speech on securing a decisive victory in poverty alleviation published

A speech made by President Xi Jinping on securing a decisive victory in poverty alleviation has been published by the People's Publishing House.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/10 12:12:15

Highlights of Xi's remarks on securing a decisive victory in poverty alleviation despite the epidemic

President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed overcoming the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to clinch a complete victory in the fight against poverty.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/10 12:10:53

Xi extends solicitude to females fighting epidemic on Int'l Women's Day

President Xi Jinping extended sincere solicitude to women fighting COVID-19 at frontline and in other fields on Sunday, the International Women's Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/8 10:01:40

KMT becomes 'more pro-US'

Chiang Chi-chen has been elected as the chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) Party, and he labeled himself as a "reformist" and hinted at abandoning the anti-separatism tradition of the party, with experts saying he might make the KMT more "localized and pro-US" instead of maintaining mutual trust with the Chinese mainland to promote cross-Straits exchanges and keep the region peaceful.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/8 5:54:15

Xi stresses overcoming COVID-19 impact to win fight against poverty

President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed overcoming the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to clinch a complete victory in the fight against poverty.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/7 0:24:40

US COVID-19 numbers 'tip of iceberg'

The US government and officials, who have harshly criticized China's response to the coronavirus epidemic, are caught under heavy fire for their response to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, as citizens frustrated over the persistently rising number of new cases are criticizing the country's inefficient and bungled efforts to contain the outbreak and are demanding full transparency from officials. Some have even dubbed the US government's response a "national scandal" that puts the fundamental interests of Americans in jeopardy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/6 0:28:41

Xi chairs leadership meeting on controlling COVID-19, stabilizing economy

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Wednesday chaired a leadership meeting to study the major tasks in preventing and controlling the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and stabilizing economic and social development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/4 20:30:12

Chinese president appoints new ambassadors

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed three new ambassadors in accordance with a decision by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, according to a statement from the national legislature Tuesday
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 14:33:40

Xi stresses advancing scientific research on COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday stressed coordinately advancing the scientific research on novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to provide support in winning the battle against the epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/2 21:43:23