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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

Coronavirus death toll rises to 4; highest priority given to disease

Four people have now been confirmed to have died and 15 medical personnel have been confirmed infected with the new coronavirus in the city of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, where the disease was first detected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 11:41:19

China to lift remaining poor population out of poverty

China will strengthen efforts in poverty alleviation this year, aiming to lift the remaining poor counties and people under the current standard out of poverty, according to a State Council executive meeting held on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 9:45:01

Construction of China's longest undersea subway tunnel completed

Construction of the longest undersea subway tunnel in China was completed Monday in Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:23:07

Chinese premier stresses curbing viral pneumonia epidemic

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday urged decisive and effective efforts to prevent and control the pneumonia epidemic caused by a novel coronavirus.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:17:34

Emergency ecological water replenishment in Yellow River Delta launched

The emergency ecological water replenishment of the Yellow River Delta in the period from 2019 to 2020 has been launched, the Yellow River Conservancy Commission of the Ministry of Water Resources said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:08:04

China's space station core module, manned spacecraft arrive at launch site

A core module prototype of China's space station and a prototype of China's new-generation manned spacecraft arrived at the launch site in south China's Hainan Province after a week of ocean and rail transport, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:06:11

Russian scientists to have SNAP test for novel coronavirus within month: media

Russian scientists will have a SNAP test within a month to quickly detect the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that caused cases of pneumonia, Russian newspaper Izvestia reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:04:00

China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for 14th lunar day

The lander and rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have resumed work for the 14th lunar day on the far side of the moon after "sleeping" during the extremely cold night.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:01:33

15 medical staff in Wuhan get infected with new coronavirus

Fifteen medical workers in central Chinese city of Wuhan have been diagnosed with pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), plus one suspected case, the municipal health commission reported early Tuesday morning.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/21 2:31:35

Museum head apologizes for car incident, suspends two senior employees

The head of Beijing's Palace Museum, Wang Xudong, issued an apology on Monday and suspended the museum's deputy director and security chief after photos of a car parked on the premises emerged online that enraged Chinese netizens.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/21 2:13:07

Suzhou officials apologize for exposing pajama-wearing residents

Government officials in Suzhou, East China's Anhui Province apologized on Monday for releasing photos of people wearing pajamas in public and calling their actions "uncivilized behavior," which sparked online furor.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/21 1:39:40

Drive into the Palace Museum developed into a game

A Chinese game developer on Sunday published an online mini game named “Driving in the Palace Museum” and attracted a number of players. It comes as the museum continues to receive criticism after two women drove into its restricted courtyard.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 23:15:55

Xi focuses on poverty relief

President Xi Jinping's inspection tour to Southwest China's Yunnan Province on his way back from Myanmar attracted a wave of likes on Chinese social media on Sunday and Monday as he exchanged greetings with a group of tourists during his trip that symbolized the relaxed mood of Chinese New Year across the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 23:08:40

China stays alert on spreading pneumonia

The number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus-related pneumonia-like disease has risen to 217 in Chinese mainland including 198 in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province and five in Beijing as of Monday evening. President Xi Jinping urging the effective control of the epidemic outbreak and said that the safety and health of the people should come first.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 23:03:40

President Xi urges effective control of new coronavirus

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the effective control of the penumonia outbreak caused by the new coronavirus and that the safety and health of the Chinese people should come first.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/20 19:18:49