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440 infected; coronavirus might mutate and spread: health commission

The new coronavirus stemming from Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, might mutate and there is a further risk of the epidemic spreading to other regions, National Health Commission officials said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 10:18:22

324 pneumonia cases confirmed in China

As of 7 am on Wednesday, in total 324 cases of Wuhan pneumonia have been confirmed across 14 provinces and municipalities: Chinese state media
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 8:42:16

Coronavirus battle at full-scale

Human-to-human transmission of the new coronavirus was confirmed Tuesday as the death toll rose to six in Chinese mainland and the nation's health authorities stepped up efforts ahead of the Spring Festival travel rush, the world's largest scale human migration.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 23:28:40

Wuhan to see reduced population mobility as pneumonia spreads

Multiple airlines and travel platforms have announced refund or rebooking policies for customers who planned to travel into or out of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province. The province confirmed 270 patients with the pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus as of Monday, according to the National Health Commission.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:38:41

Sex education urged after HIV/AIDS hits thousands of Chinese students a year

Chinese experts called for sex education for adolescents after the latest data shows around 3,000 newly infection cases of HIV/AIDS among students were reported every year from 2016 to 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:38:40

Chinese embrace warmer festival traditions

Chinese people have been innovating their way of celebrating Lunar New Year in recent years, but this year, many of them decided to go back to the traditional, idyllic way of celebrating, under the influence of online celebrities whose ability of selling goods also stimulated economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:08:40

Wuhan establishes headquarters for pneumonia control

Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, has established headquarters for the control and treatment of the pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 14:20:58

Xinjiang gets border patrol drones for better missions

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Xinjiang Military Command are using modified drones to conduct border patrol missions, as military experts said on Tuesday the drone technology is being popularized across Chinese military services.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 20:38:42

Spring in the air

The Chinese Lunar New Year will arrive on Saturday. Chinese people across the country and around the world are preparing to welcome the year of mouse with various traditions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 20:23:41

Viral 'Tom and Jerry' Twitter video echoes joke from Chinese New Year gala six years ago

A viral video on Twitter showing an Arab man telling hotel reception he found "Jerry" after spotting a rat in his room has also spread on Chinese social media, with netizens discovering a similar joke had already been made at the Spring Festival gala six years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 18:08:42

Man wins 6,000-kg Spring Festival goods, shares with whole village

A man from a poor village in Central China became the lucky winner of almost 6,000 kilograms of goods for Spring Festival, including food and televisions, and decided to share them with the whole village.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 18:03:40

Pneumonia death toll rises to 6 in Wuhan, 227 remain hospitalized: mayor

#JUSTIN: 6 deaths reported as of Tue due to the contagious Wuhan pneumonia: CCTV
Source: CCTV | 2020/1/21 18:02:19

Woman punished for panties over license plate

A female motorist from South China's Hainan Province recently felt a little embarrassed after she was fined and punished by traffic police for blocking her car's back license plate with a pair of panties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:59:31

'Have your pick of girls' banner slammed online

A promotional banner for an educational and training institute in Central China's Hubei Province was slammed as "pulp" on Monday for exaggerating the benefits of being a civil servant, saying "the country will be ruled by you and all good girls will be yours to choose from."
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:56:53

Son-in-law from Sri Lanka sends red packets to Chinese families

A man from Sri Lanka who married a woman in East China will celebrate Chinese New Year on Saturday with his Chinese family and has prepared red packets to send his best wishes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:54:26

Palace Museum's apology fails to quell public anger

The Palace Museum in Beijing came under fire again on Tuesday, despite its apology for allowing two women to drive their vehicle into a restricted courtyard, which had triggered netizens' questions over how the women were granted such a privilege.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 17:15:13

Former public security vice minister Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking bribery: court

Former public security vice minister Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking bribery: court
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 15:21:14

Wuhan to enforce entry & exit controls over novel pneumonia virus ahead of peak travel season

Wuhan to enforce entry & exit controls over novel  pneumonia  virus ahead of peak travel season
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 14:53:11