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Shanghai to promote Tesla speed into system, improving business environment

China was highly praised by the World Bank in its latest report on business environments, with Chinese cities such as Shanghai speeding up approvals and simplifying procedures for enterprises, the Shanghai Municipal Government said during a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 6:53:40

Chinese students wary of 'virtual kidnapping' scam in Australia

Australian police in New South Wales are warning Chinese students about "virtual kidnappings" in which con artists concoct elaborate telephone scams that have so far defrauded victim's families of at least $3.2 million in ransom payments.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 0:55:20

Bulletin board close to school in Central China's Henan criticized for demeaning women

It also listed “the harm for women to wear skimpy dresses,” as well as “the harm of having premarital sex,” and “the harm from having an abortion.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 22:51:54

China CDC director injected with experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Gao Fu said he had been injected with an experimental COVID-19 vaccine candidate, media reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 21:08:13

Update: Senior provincial official sacked for publishing book full of 'nonsense'

A publishing house on Tuesday denied that it has published a book, Safeness Sutra , in which the author, a provincial public security official, made simple phrases using the word "safe" in the entire book after Chinese netizens criticized the book for "lacking seriousness, being nonsensical and very poorly written," and the publisher for "currying favor" with the official.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 20:44:45

Discussion over 'Shangganling Spirit' revived after North Korean leader pays tribute to Chinese war veterans

Echoing North Korea's tribute to Chinese soldiers, discussion over the "Shangganling Spirit" has reemerged and gained attention over the past week on Chinese social media around the 63rd anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War (1950-53).
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 20:23:40

China's Mars probe Tianwen-1 leaves Earth's gravitational field, sends back photo of Earth, moon: CNSA

Tianwen-1, China's first Mars probe, has smoothly flown more than 1.5 million kilometers away from Earth, leaving Earth's gravitational field, and entering planned interplanetary orbit, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:16:31

Beijing locks down community with new COVID-19 case, rolls out testing for 7,000 households

Beijing locked down the community where a new COVID-19 patient was reported on Tuesday, breaking the city's 21-day run of zero infections. The community rolled out full testing for all its 7,000 households, starting from 5 am on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:33:29

China to consider judging a teacher's ethical performance in higher academic position applications

China is soliciting the public's opinion on a draft regulation over the reform of professional title evaluation among college teachers, which has listed teachers' ethical performance as the top evaluation condition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:18:42

China's daily new COVID-19 cases hit 3-month high

The Chinese mainland recorded 68 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, marking the highest daily figure in three months, with numbers of infections in two virus clusters, Northeast China's Liaoning Province and Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region continuing to surge, propelling fears of a new wave of pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:05:45

China receives data from newly-launched mapping satellite

Remote sensing satellite ground stations in China have received data from the newly-launched mapping satellite Ziyuan III 03, sources with the Chinese Academy of Sciences said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/28 14:30:00

Beijing reports two COVID-19 cases, breaking 20-day run of zero infections

Beijing on Tuesday announced two new COVID-19 infections – one from Indonesia, and the other from the Chinese city of Dalian, after 20 consecutive days of zero infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 12:58:45

Top US adviser's infection shows failure of anti-virus measures: experts

The novel coronavirus has invaded the White House and become the true enemy of the US but some have pretended not to see it, Chinese netizens mocked, after US President Donald Trump's national security adviser was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 11:57:26

China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal to jointly fight COVID-19

China, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal on Monday agreed to work together to fight COVID-19 and resume economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/28 11:41:43

China helps Ghana's ruling party to fight COVID-19 with medical supplies

The International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) presented a consignment of medical supplies to Ghana's ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/28 11:37:09

Fuzhou in 'wartime mode' after discovery of COVID-19 case from Dalian

Fuzhou, capital city of East China's Fujian Province, announced it was entering "wartime mode" after the discovery of an asymptomatic COVID-19 patient from Dalian, where a recent cluster of infections was found.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2020/7/28 11:22:23

Cases of women murdered by husbands spark discussion and concerns

A woman in Southwest China's Sichuan Province was reportedly murdered by her husband while she was asleep, local police said in a statement published on Monday. The case has sparked discussion on social media about whether it was a copycat of another husband-kills-wife case in East China's Zhejiang Province. The previous case drew a lot of attention because of the husband's brutality and calm attitude after the murder.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 1:35:44

3rd CIIE opens new section for public health and epidemic prevention

ECOMO, ventilators, protective equipment, testing kits, and medical imaging equipment that have played an indispensable role in the global fight against COVID-19 will be in the spotlight at the third China International Import Expo (CIIE), as the event has opened up a new section for public health and epidemic prevention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 0:32:17