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Actress slammed by netizens for criticizing Zhong Nanshan

An obscure Chinese actress has gained widespread attention on China's social media after publicly criticizing Zhong Nanshan, a “national hero for fighting COVID-19,” prompting netizens to denounce her for “desperately seeking fame” and a social media platform to silence her for 15 days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 17:38:45

China's leading infectious disease specialist suggests everybody get COVID-19 vaccinations

China's leading infectious disease specialist has predicted that Chinese COVID-19 vaccines will hit the market at year-end or early next year, and suggested that everybody get vaccinated if Chinese vaccines turn out to have good results in their Phase-III clinical trials, Shanghai Observer reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 14:38:40

China State Post Bureau says parcels to US are delivered as normal

China State Post Bureau said recently that current parcel deliveries to the US are operating normally, denying recent reports that the mails and parcels sent to the US are denied entry because of inadequate information.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 10:37:58

Update: S.Korean employee in Chongqing tests COVID-19 positive after travelling abroad

A South Korean citizen who works in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality was confirmed as an asymptomatic COVID-19 case on Saturday, when he arrived at Incheon International Airport in South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 10:03:40

Hubei medical workers accept sheep donated by Mongolia

Medical workers across Central China's Hubei Province who fought on the frontline in the province's battle against the novel coronavirus have accepted the sheep donated by China's neighbor Mongolia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/28 19:02:26

HK firms eye bigger presence in markets of Chinese mainland and ASEAN countries

In face of the coronavirus assault and pressure from the West, some Hong Kong firms now strive to deepen their tiess with the Chinese mainland market while also paying more attention to the emerging Southeast Asia's market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/28 18:09:59

Wuhan finds coronavirus on packages of Brazilian beef, Vietnamese fish

Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, has launched an epidemiological investigation after the coronavirus was discovered on two packages of beef imported from Brazil and on one package of fish imported from Vietnam, local health authority announced on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/28 15:55:05

Lam has no bank account, forced to pay everything in cash due to US sanctions, but says she's honored to protect national security

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam no longer has a bank account and has been forced to keep piles of cash at home to make purchases since she was sanctioned by the US, to which she said it's an honor to protect the national security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/28 15:32:41

UN calls for restraint to avoid escalation in Mideast following assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist

A United Nations (UN) spokesman on Friday called for exercising restraint and avoiding escalation in the Middle East region following the assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/28 12:01:29

The 17th China-ASEAN Expo saw biggest investment increase in history with investment pledges valued at $40.1bn, an increase of 43.6% y-o-y

The signing ceremony of 17th China-ASEAN Expo was held in Guangxi Fri, during which 86 investment cooperation projects were signed, with a total investment of 263.87bn yuan, an increase of 43.6% y-o-y, the biggest for the expo.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/28 9:23:43

Xinjiang offers real-site photos to debunk satellite images 'evidence' of 'detention centers'

Locations that had been marked as “concentration camps” by some Western media and an Australian institute were found to be administration buildings, nursing homes, logistics centers or schools, as Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday offered videos and photos to debunk accusations which used satellite images as “evidences.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/27 23:59:53

More flu-COVID-19 cases expected, causing detection dilemma

China has reported four cases of dual infections of flu and COVID-19, and more such cases will occur as the country enters winter flu peak season, China's top respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan warned on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/27 22:33:40

Spending boom in US Black Friday not 'sustainable'

Although this year's Black Friday online sales are expected to set a record high, as the US economy tanks and offline traffic sees a significant reduction amid coronavirus case spikes, it is likely that Black Friday sales could remain flat compared to last year, or even post a small drop, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/27 21:48:40

Hualong One nuclear tech reactor starts generating power, turns China into a strong nuclear power

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced its Fuqing-5 nuclear reactor, China's first nuclear power project to use China's Hualong One third-generation nuclear technology, successfully generated power, and was connected to the grid early Friday morning, a milestone in China's transformation from a major nuclear power to a strong nuclear power.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/27 20:41:37

Bruce Lee's 80th birthday commemorated globally, legacy continues to inspire many

As the late Chinese martial arts superstar Bruce Lee would have turned 80 on Friday, his fans around the world celebrated his birthday through online and offline activities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/27 18:43:40

China will carry out cooperation with Venezuela even if the situation changes: FM

China will carry out cooperation with Venezuela even if the situation changes, and such cooperation is based on mutual benefit, equal footing and commercial principles, and is in line with relevant laws, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a regular press briefing in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/27 17:43:40

Achievements of China's poverty alleviation by 2020

The last 9 of 832 national-level poor counties in China were taken off the poverty list on Monday, realizing the country's poverty alleviation goal on schedule in 2020. Check out the infographic to see what China has achieved during the years
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/25 23:33:49

Chinese military urged to modernize theories, organization, weapons to reach PLA's 2027 centennial goal

The Chinese military was urged to modernize military theories, organizations, personnel and weapons and equipment in order to reach its centennial goal by 2027 recently set by the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday. It marked the first time that the country's defense ministry explained the goal after it was unveiled in the country's new development plan for the next five and 15 years approved at a key Party meeting in late October and a new military outline released in early this month stressed design on future warfare.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/26 21:08:40