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47 arrested in East China as AIDS patient sells drugs targeting gay men

Some 47 people, most of whom AIDS patients, were arrested in East China's Shandong Province, as police busted a case of drug dealing targeting gay communities, with 210 grams of methamphetamine seized.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 19:03:40

Chinese army's pro team quits CBA and WCBA, but Bayi spirit lives on

The Bayi Rockets, the Chinese army's professional basketball team and eight-time CBA champions, have quit the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA), marking an end of the team's long and glorious history in the sport. The CBA announced on Tuesday that Bayi Rockets has withdrawn from China's men's and women's professional basketball leagues, as required by the training management of the Central Military Commission, ending weeks of speculation over the team's fate. “The Chinese Basketball Association salutes Bayi,” the CBA said in tribute to the team.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 18:49:18

China follows WHO rules in COVID-19 vaccine's emergency use

Only people with high exposure to COVID-19 have received vaccines for emergency use in China without showing a serious adverse effect, and the emergency use strictly follows the review procedure in China as well as WHO rules, and has been reported to the WHO for ratification, a Chinese official said on Tuesday, refuting media reports that China has made its COVID-19 vaccines available to the general public.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 18:10:59

Another Chinese city launches emergency COVID-19 vaccine use campaign

Shaoxing in East China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday launched a voluntarily emergency COVID-19 vaccine use campaign to its residents following two cities in the same province — Jiaxing and Yiwu — launching a similar campaign.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 17:48:41

Emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines in China limited in scope, no severe adverse reactions

Emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines in China limited in scope, no severe adverse reactions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 16:00:13

COVID-19 vaccine still for emergency use in China, not for the general public: Sinopharm

COVID-19 vaccine still for emergency use in China, not for the general public: Sinopharm
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 15:27:15

China has 13 vaccines under clinical trials, 4 in phase III trials: official

China has 13 vaccines under clinical trials, 4 in phase III trials: official
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 15:14:41

Coronavirus can pass from objects to humans and exist in cold-chain conditions for long periods: Qingdao official

The coronavirus is able to pass from objects to humans and exist in cold-chain conditions for a long time, said officials in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, noting that the discovery adds pressure on the city's efforts to prevent imported cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 14:53:18

Beijing reports one confirmed COVID-19 case who previously tested positive for viral antibodies

Beijing reported one confirmed imported case of COVID-19 on Monday who had tested negative multiple times and at the same time also tested positive for novel coronavirus antibodies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 14:20:24

Coronavirus able to pass from objects to humans, and can exist in cold-chain condition for long periods: Qingdao official

Qingdao authorities said they have found sufficient evidence that #coronavirus can exist in cold-chain conditions for long periods, and can pass from goods to human beings.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/10/20 14:16:46

Vice president of Hubei provincial high court commits suicide in office

Zhang Zhongbin, vice president of Central China's Hubei provincial high people's court hanged himself in his office on Monday after a long-term illness, the court confirmed on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 11:38:18

Four killed in gas explosion at north China coal mine

Four people were killed and one injured in a gas blast at a coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province, said local coal security watchdog group on Tuesday.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/10/20 10:39:10

5G covers all major urban areas in central China's Henan

Central China's Henan Province has built 36,000 5G base stations, covering all its urban areas above the county level, according to local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/20 9:52:22

Nine dead in NE China's Heilongjiang after eating homemade corn noodles

The last survivor of nine family members in Jixi of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, who ate homemade corn noodles on October 5 and suffered food poisoning, died on Monday, Hongxing News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 2:59:20

Nearly 30 top university officials investigated under tightened anti-corruption drive

Nearly 30 top university officials in China have been investigated for corruption in 2020 as the country continues to strengthen anti-corruption efforts at schools.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 2:33:05

Newly revised patent law underscores national innovation

China's top legislature has approved a new version of the Patent Law, a move in line with the national strategy of building an innovative country and determination to protect pharmaceutical innovation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 23:18:40

China commemorates war against US aggression in Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited an exhibition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) Army entering the DPRK to help in the war to resist US aggression, and said that the great spirit of the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53) should be inherited in the new era to fight for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 22:13:41

Taiwan health official ridiculed over comments on Qingdao's COVID-19 testing

Qingdao completed its citywide nucleic acid testing of nearly 11 million residents in five days - inspiring news for the city and the world, except for those too bitter to acknowledge it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 22:13:40