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India may have higher number of unreported COVID-19 infections

India, the world's second most populous country, may have a large number of unreported COVID-19 infections, as more than 1.3 billion people undergo three weeks of unprecedented lockdown from today, Chinese analysts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 15:41:45

Xi says China firmly supports Poland's fight against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday night that China firmly supports the Polish government and people in combating the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/25 13:11:57

Chinese worker's death from hantavirus sparks concerns over new outbreak amid COVID-19 pandemic

Unlike COVID-19, hantavirus is not mainly transmitted through the respiratory system, but a patient's excreta and blood can be contagious, virologists said, after a Chinese worker died of the hantavirus on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 12:14:59

China's stock market opened higher on Wednesday amid global rally

China's stock market opened higher on Wednesday as investors get boosted by a global overnight rally. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 1.94 percent at opening, while the Nasdaq-style ChiNext hiked 2.56 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 11:08:15

China willing to help US

The world is experiencing a huge pandemic crisis, but unfortunately the two most powerful countries in the world are unable to cooperate to deal with the common challenge of COVID-19, and their ties are getting even more intense due to hostility from US politicians against China, which adds obstacles to China-US joint efforts to contain the pandemic that threatens the entire world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 1:13:40

US urged to release health info of military athletes who came to Wuhan in October 2019

Chinese netizens and experts urge the US authority to release health and infection information of the US military delegation which came to Wuhan for the Military World Games in October to end the conjecture about US military personnel brought COVID-19 to China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 0:48:40

Infection by imported cases spurs tightening

The emergence of domestic COVID-19 patients in China who were infected by people returning from overseas has promoted public calls to give all international arrivals mandatory 14-day quarantine terms in designated sites, as the current policy of allowing them to take home quarantine has shown apparent deficiencies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 0:38:41

Xi says COVID-19 fight adds urgency to building community with shared future for mankind

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday night that in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic the urgency and significance of building a community with a shared future for mankind have become even greater.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/24 23:14:52

Beijing prepared for workers returning from unlocked Hubei

Beijing community workers said they are prepared to welcome Hubei workers who have been stranded in the epidemic-stricken province for nearly two months safely and gradually, easing public concerns over COVID-19 as online posts indicated that there would be 300,000 such people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 22:48:41

Xi says China ready to help Brazil fight COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday night that China stands ready to provide assistance within its capacity for Brazil's battle against COVID-19 and help contain the global spread of the coronavirus disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/24 22:27:02

COVID-19 to have serious impact on US military's global influence: Chinese experts

As the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) ravages the globe and US Defense Secretary Mark Esper admitted on Monday that the US military's combat readiness could be affected, Chinese military experts said on Tuesday that the US military could be dealt a huge blow and lose its influence over its allies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 23:00:52

US Fed's all-in loosening may brew greater risks

An unprecedented quantitative easing package rolled out by the US Federal Reserve to save a slumping economy may ameliorate fears in the global markets for the moment, economists said, but the US central bank's historical show of force could set the stage for even greater risks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 21:38:40

Shutdown of intl flights 'unlikely' in China despite risk of imported COVID-19

With a surge of imported COVID-19 cases in China and two local infections transmitted from imported patients, calls for the suspension of all international flights have increased, but public health experts and aviation industry insiders noted that a complete shutdown is “unlikely and unnecessary.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 21:26:14

Cities receive overseas returnees with careful epidemic control measures

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading globally, more Chinese students who study abroad have chosen to return to China by overcoming all difficulties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 20:18:40

COVID-19 pandemic just started, hard to see end: Chinese epidemiologist

The global COVID-19 pandemic has just started, and it's too early to predict when it will come to an end, a senior epidemiologist from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, who gave an estimate based on China's experience.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 19:32:31

Foxconn's dwindling iPhone orders cause plants to reduce recruits

Some of Foxconn's factories in China that make iPhones are cutting recruitments by up to 60 percent due to dwindling overseas phone orders as the coronavirus (COVID-19) rages globally, the Global Times learned.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:28:40

Aircraft carrier Liaoning hosts fighter jet drills amid epidemic

The Liaoning, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's first aircraft carrier, recently set out for a voyage and hosted fighter jets carrying out takeoff and landing exercises, in an attempt to minimize the impact of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) outbreak on the training of more carrier-based fighter pilots, while experts said on Tuesday the carrier enjoyed success in epidemic control efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:02:22

China vows legal punishment on violators of border health laws, regardless of nationality

Irrespective of their nationality or even if they are stateless, people who violate China's border health quarantine law will be punished, said China's top court and procuratorate officials, as the country is on high alert to prevent imported COVID-19 cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 17:08:26