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Struggling Chinese restaurant owners in US wait for a return to normalcy


Chinese restaurant owners in the US being hit by both the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing protests estimate that their businesses will take at least half a year to return to previous levels once current troubles pass.

Chinese deliverymen going abroad for work opportunities

The Chinese food delivery sector has seen rapid growth in recent years, with more and more people in China finding they are unable to live without the service, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic when most restaurants were closed due to ...

Syria's brutal war enters 10th year

Syria's brutal conflict entered its 10th year Sunday with President Bashar al-Assad's regime consolidating its hold over a war-wracked country with a decimated economy where foreign powers flex their muscle.


Greece to welcome foreign tourists "above all in safety": PM

Greece is gradually opening to tourists, with public health, the safety of foreign visitors and tourism staff at the core of the government's plan to restart the tourism industry, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/5 11:52:42

COVID-19 pandemic still threatening Canadians' health, Trudeau says

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned on Thursday that the COVID-19 pandemic remains serious in Canada.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/5 11:45:46

Brazil COVID-19 death toll surges to third highest in world

Brazil's total COVID-19 deaths have surged to 34,021 after its health ministry on Thursday reported 1,437 new deaths in the last 24 hours, making its overall toll the third highest in the world, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/5 11:40:04

Countries, organizations pledge support for global vaccine accessibility

Countries and organizations on Thursday pledged their support for vaccinations to save millions of lives in the poorest countries during a virtual global vaccine summit hosted by Britain.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/5 10:39:08

Underlying racism against Asian Americans growing conspicuous in US

The ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the US, sparked by the police killing of African-American George Floyd, have brought the plight of the relatively invisible Asian community to the surface at a time when Asians are experiencing rising racist sentiment since the novel coronavirus pandemic, Asian Americans and experts told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 9:33:14

Pakistan to take strict actions against violators of COVID-19 SOPs

Pakistan decided on Thursday to take strict administrative actions for the implementation and enforcement of the standard operating procedure (SOPs) formed by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 amid a surge in new virus cases across the country, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/5 8:49:49

Memorial for George Floyd held in New York City

Thousands of New Yorkers gathered on Thursday for a memorial service to honor the life of George Floyd, whose death last week has sparked protests across the United States and beyond over police brutality and racism.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/5 8:33:01

Putin declares emergency over Siberian diesel spill

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a state of emergency and criticized a subsidiary of metals giant Norilsk Nickel after a massive diesel spill into a Siberian river.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/4 19:08:41

Marie-Antoinette and lover's censored letters deciphered by new techniques

Love letters between the ill-fated French queen Marie-Antoinette and her lover, which contain key passages rendered illegible by censor marks, have been deciphered using new techniques, the French National Archives said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/4 19:03:42

Lancet casts doubts over hydroxychloroquine study

The WHO announced Wednesday the resumption of its hydroxychloroquine trials after The Lancet cast doubt over a large-scale study it published in May that led to temporary suspension of testing of the drug.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/4 18:53:41

Struggling Chinese restaurant owners in US wait for a return to normalcy

Chinese restaurant owners in the US being hit by both the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing protests estimate that their businesses will take at least half a year to return to previous levels once current troubles pass.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 18:43:41

Letter from Kenya's Ambassador to China: The country came through to help in a show of care and concern

The holding of the two sessions, China's most important political events, after a two-month delay due to COVID-19, underscores the very important fact that China has completely managed to contain the epidemic and its ravages. These events are a loud statement on the excellent handling of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 18:30:47

Thousands flee Niger refugee encampment after deadly jihadist attack

Thousands of people have fled a camp hosting 20,000 Malian refugees in western Niger after a deadly jihadist attack devastated the site, the United Nations (UN) said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/4 18:03:41