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China's Wuhan to build another SARS treatment-model hospital

Wuhan, the center of a coronavirus outbreak in central China, will build a second SARS treatment-model makeshift hospital and put it into use in half a month, local authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/25 21:36:10

CPC leadership meets to discuss novel coronavirus prevention, control

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Saturday held a meeting on the prevention and control of the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/25 21:32:56

China's finance ministry allocates $144 million to Hubei Province to help fight Wuhan coronavirus

China's finance ministry on Thursday allocated 1 billion yuan ($144 million) to Hubei Province to help the province fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Source: www.ridqi.com | 2020/1/23 23:44:31

Russia's parliament approves Putin's constitutional reform legislation in first reading – Media

Russia's parliament approves Putin's constitutional reform legislation in first reading
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/23 17:19:07

WHO extends emergency talks over coronavirus outbreak in China

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/23 5:18:04

Virus attracts global efforts

The World Health Organization (WHO) is scheduled to convene a special meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday to discuss whether the epidemic caused by a novel coronavirus detected in China and now spreading across the world should be declared a global emergency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/23 0:03:40

Trump vs Thunberg entertains internet

While Western mainstream media reported a climate showdown at Davos between US President Donald Trump and 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, many users of the Chinese internet declared the confrontation a hilarious show between the Western far left and far right.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 23:13:40

Wuhan fights pneumonia battle

As the whole world raises concerns over the spread of the coronavirus with the number of confirmed cases increasing, local residents in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province where the epidemic began, remained on high alert in the fight against the pneumonia with caution and optimism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 22:58:40

Chinese military enthusiasts expect new warplanes in 2020

Chinese military enthusiasts online are eagerly expecting new, homemade warplanes to debut in 2020, naming the next-generation aircraft carrier-based fighter jet and the carrier-based early warning aircraft as their top wishes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 18:03:41

Coronavirus threatens Chinese box office during Spring Festival

China's top movie ticketing platform announced on Wednesday that customers in Wuhan can refund their movie tickets to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 17:28:41

China makes efforts against cross-region, cross-border spread of coronavirus

China has launched a string of measures to lower the risk of cross-region and cross-border spreading of the new coronavirus during Spring Festival, national health authority said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 12:53:47

Coronavirus cases info released timely and accurately: health commission

Chinese national health authority on Wednesday dismissed the inflated figures of the Wuhan coronavirus claimed by UK experts as mere rumors, stressing that the actual situation is different from theoretical speculations and no super spreader has been discovered yet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 12:04:00

No 'super spreader' of Wuhan virus so far: NHC

No super spreader for the Wuhan Coronavirus discovered so far, NHC experts. WHO defines super spreader, as a patient who transmits the virus to more than 10 people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 10:53:05

Chinese, Italian presidents hail opening of China-Italy year of culture and tourism

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday sent congratulatory letters to the opening of the China-Italy year of culture and tourism in the Italian capital of Rome.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 7:42:43

Chinese Ambassador to UK urges respect

The China-UK relationship has grown steadily over the past year, the Chinese Ambassador to the UK told the Global Times, saying that the two countries should respect each other's core interests and major concerns while remaining committed to independent decision-making that ensures the sustainable development of bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 22:43:40

Sex education urged after HIV/AIDS hits thousands of Chinese students a year

Chinese experts called for sex education for adolescents after the latest data shows around 3,000 newly infection cases of HIV/AIDS among students were reported every year from 2016 to 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:38:40

Former Interpol head sentenced to imprisonment for accepting bribery

The former Chinese public security vice minister and former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, detained in 2018, has been sentenced to 13 years and six months in prison for accepting bribes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:08:41

Chinese embrace warmer festival traditions

Chinese people have been innovating their way of celebrating Lunar New Year in recent years, but this year, many of them decided to go back to the traditional, idyllic way of celebrating, under the influence of online celebrities whose ability of selling goods also stimulated economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:08:40