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Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Xi says China makes positive contributions to global public health security

Upholding the spirit of a community with a shared future for mankind, China has not only been doing its best to protect the lives and health of its own people, but made positive contributions to safeguarding global public health security, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday in a phone call with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/26 7:30:41

Chinese remind India about virus prevention as massive welcome ceremony is held to welcome Trump

US President Donald Trump's visit to India has become a hot topic among Chinese social media network, as the massive welcome ceremony packed more than 100,000 at a cricket stadium has impressed many Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 0:18:40

China allows 1 WSJ reporter in Wuhan to stay until outbreak ends: FM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that one of the three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalists whose press credentials were revoked last week is in Wuhan, the COVID19 outbreak epicenter, and the journalist has been allowed to stay until the situation is feasible to leave China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 18:33:34

China protests Belgian carnival's 'racist' acts, warns of using liberalism

Sinophobia acts, including tampering with the Chinese flag and discriminating against Asians in Belgium's Aalst carnival sparked strong condemnation from the Chinese Embassy in Belgium, and experts warned that some people in the West should not use liberalism as a shield to give rise to racism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 22:13:40

Wuhan remains locked up amid 'strictest-ever' measures

Despite positive signs, China's health authorities announced Tuesday that epidemic prevention and control of COVID-19 in the epicenter Wuhan will continue the "strictest-ever" measures, while top officials of Hubei Province warned that the complex epidemic situation required that people should be cautious rather than trust in luck.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 20:38:40

Research into China's sovereign digital currency is delayed amid epidemic

China's research into its sovereign digital currency has been delayed from the first quarter due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, sources close to the matter told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 18:28:40

Autopsies on COVID-19 patients yield vital discoveries: specialists

Autopsies on 11 deceased COVID-19 patients' bodies have been conducted in the last week in China with vital discoveries being made on the disease, according to an autopsy team in Wuhan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 21:33:40

FM blasts possible US retaliation on Chinese reporters following racist headline row

Commenting on reports that the US is considering ousting Chinese journalists in retaliation to China revoking three Beijing-based Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalists' press credentials, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that anyone with a conscience and a sense of morality should oppose and resist such improper words and deeds, rather than deliberately confuse right from wrong, and take a biased stance to support a media outlet that refuses to own up to its mistakes and apologize.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 18:33:25

Y-20 aircraft tanker's variant to debut soon, AEW variant to follow: Air Force officer

China's long-expected aerial tanker variant of the domestically developed Y-20 large transport aircraft will make its debut to the general public soon, and an aerial early warning (AEW) variant is also under development, making the Y-20 and its variants the pillars of the Chinese Air Force's strategic capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 17:29:50

Qingdao on high alert as infections in South Korea grow tenfold in a week

The East Chinese city of Qingdao, a highly popular destination for South Koreans, is adopting a stricter epidemic prevention policy, asking all foreign visitors to either undergo a 14-day home quarantine or stay in designated hotels, as infection numbers in South Korea soared tenfold in less than a week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 12:41:26

Eight negative arguments smearing China's virus fight must be refuted

China's efforts and achievements in fighting the epidemic are obvious to all. Everyone with a realistic attitude will make a fair evaluation. However, some in the international community have been looking at China through colored spectacles, and even slander those entities and individuals who have praised China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:18:40

China's thorough ban on illegal wildlife trade timely amid COVID19

Chinese lawmakers agreed Monday to thoroughly ban the illegal wildlife trade and eliminate bad habits of eating wild animals in China, the decision was hailed as "timely" and demonstrates a "global impact" experts agreed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:23:41

National security law drive launched in HK

An online signature drive to push for national security legislation – passing Article 23 of the Basic Law – in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) began on Sunday, with the initiator saying there is an urgent need for the city to pass the law because separatists and anti-government forces are using the epidemic to harm the security of the country, the stability of the city, and public health.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:48:40

China participates in largest joint military exercise in Southeast Asia

The Chinese military has arrived in Thailand and will participate in the 2020 Cobra Gold multilateral joint military drills, the largest joint military exercise in Southeast Asia which will be led by Thailand and the US, starting Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 22:18:03

WHO to determine whether the novel coronavirus epidemic is a 'pandemic':epidemiologist

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to determine whether to classify the COVID-19 as a "pandemic" next week, Jennifer Huang Bouey, a US epidemiologist and senior policy researcher in China Policy Studies at the RAND Corp, told the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:58:40

China's military manufacturing unlikely impacted by semiconductor ban: insiders

As 42 countries including the US are reportedly planning to restrict weapon-capable semiconductor parts exports in a move to prevent technologies from "leaking" to China, insiders said on Monday that the restriction will unlikely hinder development of China's military manufacturing, but will only further promote the country's independent efforts in the sector.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 20:08:33

Rising COVID-19 cases in South Korea scare away shoppers, tourists from China

The deteriorating epidemic situation in South Korea has scared away shoppers and tourists and worried Chinese students after the country reported 830 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and seven deaths as of Monday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 18:53:40