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Xinjiang reports 22 confirmed and 19 asymptomatic cases, all from Kashi

Xinjiang reports 22 confirmed and 19 asymptomatic cases, all from Kashi
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 8:38:08

Xinjiang's capital expands coronavirus testing after Kashi outbreak

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in Kashi, residents of Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are being motivated to get tested for the virus, in an expansion to the city's regular nucleic acid testing of city residents which began in mid-September.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 1:15:09

Canadian officer's testimony shows contradictions in Meng Wanzhou case: observers

Lawyers for senior Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returned to a courtroom in Vancouver on Monday, attending a five-day hearing as part of the fight against extradition by the US, but some observers said the testimony of a Canadian official showed a contradiction between Meng's arrest in 2018 and the present situation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 0:36:50

AEDs to be installed in 104 subway stations in Beijing by end of 2020

Beijing started to install automatic external defibrillator (AED) devices in the city's subway stations on Tuesday. By the end of 2020, AED equipment will be available in all 104 subway stations on 7 metro lines in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 23:27:39

More evidence shows cold-chain imports behind recent COVID-19 cases in China

Mounting evidence and studies point to imported cold-chain products as the source of COVID-19 flare-ups in the Chinese cities of Beijing and Qingdao, a finding that one Chinese virologist said may help solve the puzzle of the coronavirus origin.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 23:08:01

China plans further clampdown on carbon in new 5-year plan

While the Trump administration has been turning back the clock on climate and environment issues, China has seen great progress and development in environment management and is expected to continue adopting vigorous measures in its 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), a key to realizing the country's carbon neutrality goal, and take the responsibility as a big country in global climate governance.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 22:30:24

Kashi tests all 4.7 million residents, finds no infection beyond Shufu county

The four-day prefecture-wide nucleic acid testing of 4.7 million people in Kashi of Northwest China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region discovered no other infections beyond the clustered epidemic related to a factory in Shufu county. Viral gene sequencing also ruled out the possible link between Kashi's outbreak and a previous one in Urumqi in July, which is believed to be factual evidence that the epidemic is merely a controllable clustered epidemic with a low risk of community transmission.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 21:38:40

Vaccine deaths raise public concern but experts say flu shots still essential to fight 'twindemic'

Public willingness to take flu vaccines will be dented by deaths and adverse reactions reported in countries such as South Korea and Singapore, said experts, and this could be a heavy blow to the world's fight against COVID-19, especially when many countries are expected to encounter "twindemic" as winter approaches.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 20:20:08

Current China-Japan relationship out of trough, back on track, entering new era: Chinese ambassador to Japan

Chinese Ambassador to Japan Kong Xuanyou said that the relationship between China and Japan has come out of a trough, is back on track, and is entering a new era, in a letter written in response to a Tokyo resident, according to the Chinese Embassy in Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 18:25:06

Kashi reports 5 new confirmed, 19 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

A total of 5 new confirmed cases and 19 new asymptomatic cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in the city of Kashi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as of Tuesday afternoon, the local health authority said.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/10/27 18:22:02

Shanghai provides swift customs clearance to CIIE exhibits and visitors from overseas

The authority will learn in advance the trajectory of the ship and the schedules of its crew members before they enter the country, and screen for personnel with travel or residence histories in high-risk countries based on big data technologies to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 18:06:52

China plans to reduce obesity, overweight among children

The National Health Commission, along with five other national departments, recently issued an implementation plan for the prevention and control of obesity in children and adolescents. The overall goal is to reduce the average annual growth rate of overweight and obesity among children aged 0-18 years by 70 percent from the current baseline from 2020 to 2030.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 17:47:25

Modern agriculture gaining ground in Xinjiang's cotton fields

With a few clicks on a smartphone, a drone, like a giant black bird, steadily takes off with its propellers swirling into motion.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/27 15:00:32

Wuhan doctor's 'dark' skin returns to normal after recovering from coronavirus-related liver damage

Yi was infected with COVID-19 on January 18 and received ECMO treatments due to the seriousness of his infection. Fortunately, he was successfully released from ECMO on March 15, and discharged from hospital upon recovery on May 6.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 14:32:10

First Chinese film of Korean War to return to screen after 60 years

Battle on Shangganling Mountain, China's first film about the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53), which was first screened 60 years ago, will return to screen after being refined in 4K to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers Army's participation in the war.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 10:36:32

First Chinese original reading level for children launched

A Chinese publishing house announced on Saturday that the first Chinese original reading level for children has been launched to promote the development of reading among children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 4:45:36

US political forces under guise of religion serve as anti-China vanguard of Washington

It has been a commonplace to see the US' anti-China forces stand behind so-called non-profit groups in pointing fingers at China's religious policies, attempting to disturb China's political and social stability with lies and sabotage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 1:22:08

Kashi returns to quasi lockdown after virus spike

The sudden spike in coronavirus infections in Kashi prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region brought back the region to a quasi-lockdown mode, where one in five residents are undergoing nucleic acid tests, and many businesses were closed, and classes were suspended. But the source of the infections remains a mystery.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 20:03:41