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Huoshenshan Hospital designers receive foreign inquiries for experience

Chinese builders would like to share their experience in designing Wuhan's makeshift hospitals to countries in need, said a technical expert who worked on the Huoshenshan Hospital, the emergency field hospital that exemplified the country's efficiency and dedication to fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 23:28:40

Full quarantine for inbound travelers urged

Chinese public urged the whole country to adopt full quarantine for passengers from abroad, saying this can address possible local infections and ensure residents' safety, amid an increasing number of imported cases of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 22:53:55

Technology helps megacities implement stricter supervision of home isolation

Under pressure from the growing number of imported coronavirus cases, megacities in China are turning to technology to monitor returnees' home isolation. However, many believe that home isolation is flawed, as a lack of strict and precise supervision can lead to people violating the rules.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 19:04:48

UK top source of imported COVID-19 cases in China

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 imported to China from the UK have reached 159, topping the total of 541 cases from 34 countries, data shows.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 17:25:13

Beijing hospitals plan to set up police rooms to prevent violent incidents

Beijing plans to set up police rooms in level-II and III hospitals, and install one-button alarm devices directly connected with public to prevent medical disputes from spiraling into violent incidents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:32:39

Beijing to tighten rules against uncivilized behaviors amid COVID-19 epidemic

Wearing a mask when having a flu, covering the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and eating from separate dishes in public places… The city of Beijing is mulling regulations to impose restraints on uncivilized behaviors. Those who fail to adhere to the rules will be punished, a move made from the experience of fighting against the COVID-19 outbreak to better safeguard residents' health.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:29:13

Wuhan's Huoshenshan Hospital a symbol of Chinese spirit

China would like to share all its experience in designing Wuhan's hospitals to countries in need, said a technical expert that worked on the Huoshenshan Hospital, the emergency field hospital for treating COVID-19 patients that had been constructed within only 10 days in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:28:40

Epidemic prompts Beijing to ban hunting and consumption of wild animals

The city of Beijing is accelerating procedures to pass a set of regulations that prohibits hunting and consumption of all wild animals, which are believed to be the source of the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19). It is also planning to establish wildlife disease monitor stations in areas populated with wild animals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:39:59

China's experiences, a guiding light for other countries in COVID-19 fight: officials

As the novel coronavirus rages globally, strategies adopted by China in the COVID-19 prevention and control can be used as a reference point for other countries to combat the pandemic as the measures have stood the test, said Chinese officials during a State Council press conference on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:42:10

Overseas Chinese students 40% of China's imported COVID19 cases

Ninety percent of imported COVID-19 cases hold Chinese passports, 40 percent of them are overseas students, Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister of China, said at a press conference on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:02:31

China has provided emergency support to 83 countries and regions, including test kits and masks

China has announced to provide emergent support to 83 countries and regions to aid the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. China has offered emergency medical assistance to 28 countries in Asia, 16 in Europe, 26 in Africa, 9 in America and 10 in South Pacific regions: official
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 10:39:36

Chinese vice premier stresses employment via online platforms

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua called for all-out efforts to make full use of online platforms to boost employment as the novel coronavirus outbreak has dampened the country's job market.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/26 7:21:16

Music, poetry and paintings, Italians and Chinese inspire each other amid traumatic pandemic

While Italy is at its darkest moment in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, many warm-hearted stories often occur, cheering up people here who have been singing on balconies and painting rainbows to look for hope.
Source: | 2020/3/26 5:03:30

Restrictions lifted; normalcy yearned

There is no other time like this to make people yearn for normal life, as the first bullet train carrying Hubei passengers to Beijing since travel restrictions were eased, arrived at Beijing West Railway Station at 5:50pm on Wednesday.
Source: | 2020/3/26 3:11:49

Diverting capital's flights 'key to deter second outbreak'

Diverting international flights bound for Beijing to 12 other airports to guard the capital city against imported COVID-19 cases is a reasonable move and key part of the national virus prevention strategy, which is essential to avoid a second outbreak, experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:53:40

Warm homecoming, epidemic free

For the first time in more than two months, the city of Beijing on Wednesday received a group of more than 800 people who had been stranded in Hubei Province due to the novel coronavirus lockdown of the province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:48:40

Beijing raises number of 'high-risk' countries and regions to 25

Beijing raised the number of countries and regions considered to be at high risk of imported COVID-19 infection to 25, including the US and Italy and newly listed Australia, Singapore, Japan and China's Hong Kong, as China's capital now takes preventing and controlling the imported cases as a priority.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:40:46

Textile companies in China see decline in international orders as COVID19 rages globally

“It will be a tough year for the textile industry,” Hu Qinhua, owner of Shaoxing Hongyutong textile company told the Global Times Wednesday. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages overseas, some textile companies in China are suffering a continuing economic loss on foreign trades following the impact of the domestic outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 22:10:28