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Officials, CDC epidemiologist slam smear over central govt's help in HK's fight against COVID-19

The Chinese central government has been very supportive of the anti-epidemic work of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, but it is "outrageous" that some people with ulterior motives are smearing and damaging the relationship between the two when HK is seeing an increasing number of confirmed infections, said Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of HKSAR.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 14:27:33

NE China's Dalian to carry out sweeping free nucleic acid testing

NE China's Dalian to carry out sweeping free nucleic acid testing
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 12:19:35

China's home-grown large amphibious aircraft AG600 makes 1st sea-based test flight

China's domestically developed large amphibious aircraft AG600 successfully made its first sea-based test flight on Sunday. This demonstrated the aircraft's capability of operating in maritime conditions and prepared it to conduct rescue missions, including far sea cargo transport and maritime emergency rescue, its developer said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 12:17:04

Dalian to conduct full-scale testing after new clustered infections

Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning Province reported 12 new local confirmed coronavirus cases and 14 asymptomatic infections on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 11:07:31

19 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

The National Health Commission said Sunday that 19 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/26 9:55:02

Trump owes us an apology: Chinese virologist

US President Donald Trump owes us an apology, Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), who has been dubbed "Bat Woman" by some foreign media outlets and put in the spotlight during the COVID-19 outbreak due to issues regarding the virus' origin, said in an email to the Science magazine's 18 questions concerning the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 20:44:04

Shanghai International Film Festival opens on Saturday after COVID-19 delay

How to restore confidence in the development of the film and television industry hit hard by COVID-19 and promote work resumption will be two of the most important topics this year at the traditional SIFFORUM, which will feature themed industrial discussions and master classes with online attendance from renowned international filmmakers, according to SIFF.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 20:17:26

Vice Premier calls for strengthened anti-epidemic support for Xinjiang

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan called on the National Health Commission to strengthen support for anti-epidemic work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to ensure patients from different ethnic groups all receive high-quality treatment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 19:31:41

Missing woman murdered and dismembered by husband: Hangzhou police

Eighteen days after she was reported missing, police found human body tissue in the compound's septic tank. DNA tests show that the tissue was Lai's, according to the press conference.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/25 16:27:54

Nigeria urged to protect local Chinese amid COVID-19

China's consulate in Lagos, Nigeria issued on Friday a notice warning local Chinese nationals of increasingly frequent kidnapping and robberies as the African economy suffers from COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 22:03:06

Imports may carry coronavirus: expert

Chinese health experts warned that packages from abroad, such as food and drugs, may contain coronavirus regardless of whether they were transported in cold chain, and enhance viral tests of imported products at all ports are necessary after Northeast China's coastal city Dalian reported a new COVID-19 cluster linked to a seafood processing company
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 20:58:40

Newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong hit another new high of 123

Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) Friday reported 123 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, hitting a new daily high.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/24 19:30:05

Xi stresses further revitalizing northeast China during Jilin inspection

President Xi Jinping has stressed sticking to China's new development philosophy and further implementing the strategy of revitalizing northeast China.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/24 19:24:53

China's Mars probe not to compete for space leadership: FM

China's Mars probe mission is not designed to compete for space leadership; in fact, the universe is big enough for any country's exploration and cooperation, Wang Wenbin, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 18:26:01

The central govt will provide all the necessary support to the HKSAR govt to fight COVID-19: National Health Commission

The central govt will provide all necessary support to the HKSAR govt to respond to the city's rising number of COVID-19 cases: the National Health Commission
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 17:42:47

New COVID-19 cases in Dalian mostly related to seafood company: health commission

The Dalian Health Commission said on Friday that the recent surge of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is largely related to the Dalian Kaiyang Seafood Company. The health commission has asked residents not to leave the city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 16:57:27

China launches global naming campaign for country's first Mars rover

Chinese space authorities are inviting the general public to share in the excitement of the successful launch of the Tianwen-1 Mars probe mission on Thursday by holding an official global naming campaign for the country's first Mars rover on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 14:32:12

Third flood peak forms along the Yangtze River, high level water will last until early August

The Jingjiang Levee in Jingzhou city of Hubei Province, a major flood control project in the Yangtze River, and its following levees, will face increasing risks and water of a high level for an extended period of time, as the Three Gorges Reservoir may further increase its discharge, yicai.com reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/24 14:11:18