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

Joint fight against COVID-19 brings closer Malaysia-China ties: Malaysian FM

The joint fight against COVID-19 has bonded Malaysia and China closer as China sending much-needed supplies and support to Malaysia, Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 21:39:41

CPC members donate $750 million to frontline medics, other workers

A joint statement released by the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee and the Ministry of Finance under the State Council states that donations made by Party members across the country to support the national fight against #COVID19 will be mainly used to "extend solicitude" to the frontline medics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 20:17:13

Except Wuhan, Hubei removes all outbound traffic highway checkpoints

Central China's Hubei Province had removed all 1,450 highway checkpoints, except 51 others in its capital city of Wuhan, to resume outbound traffic as of Friday, the provincial headquarters for epidemic prevention and control said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 18:51:38

Chinese mainland sees 20 provincial regions clear of COVID-19 for over 28 days

Twenty provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland had reported no new domestic COVID-19 cases for more than 28 days by the end of Friday, a health official said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 18:31:36

Chinese experts, netizens offer advice to help US combat coronavirus

The US, the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with the highest infections of over 100,000 now, should announce stringent lockdowns in the worst-hit regions and accelerate testing and hospitalization to curb the spread of the virus, which might help save time wasted from previous buck-passing, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 17:07:04

China donates additional 20,000 COVID-19 fast test kits to Cambodia

China donated an additional of 20,000 fast test kits for COVID-19 to Cambodia on Saturday to help fight the virus, said a statement from the Cambodian Health Ministry.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/28 17:04:38

Strictest foreigner entry policy proactive to cutting infections

China has taken its strictest measure toward foreigners since the opening-up and reform, which temporarily forbids foreign nationals from entering the border to avoid a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:13:40

US government urged to learn virus fighting experience from others, with citizens to develop hygiene practice common sense

Believably those in the US still have no clue on the defense mechanism against the deadly COVID-19 outbreak due to a lack of effective guidance from local health authorities. Along with its global ravage, the pandemic is causing havoc in the US with 104,007 confirmed cases and 1,581 deaths as of Saturday noon [Beijing time], topping globally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 14:43:01

Airports in Hubei except Wuhan airport to resume flight services

Starting Sunday, Hubei Province airports will resume flight services except for Wuhan Tianhe International Airport as the COVID-19 pandemic is gradually contained. The Wuhan hub will resume services on April 8: authority
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 0:53:38

Beijing ready to welcome more domestic returnees with comprehensive local efforts

Facing the pressure of imported cases from overseas and domestic arrivals, the local community is managing all returnees in a strict and humane manner, as well as applying technologies to ensure smooth home isolation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 0:50:19

China temporarily opens Khunjerab Pass in Xinjiang for medical supplies to Pakistan

China temporarily opened the Khunjerab Pass on the China-Pakistan border in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday to help Pakistan receive urgent medical supplies against the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:41:32

Hubei and Jiangxi investigate police conflict on provincial border

Witnesses claimed that Jiujiang police crossed the provincial border and set up a blockade at the bridgehead on Huangmei's side, which caused the incident.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 22:50:16

China sets new world records in flammable ice exploration

China on Thursday announced that several breakthroughs were made during a recent trial exploration of mining gas hydrates, known as flammable ice, in the South China Sea.
Source: CGTN | 2020/3/27 18:51:01

Wuhan no longer at "high risk" of coronavirus outbreak

Wuhan has had its coronavirus risk evaluation downgraded from "high risk" to "medium risk," a local health official told a press conference Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 18:28:14

China expands help to Myanmar with 2.45 tons of medical supplies

The Chinese government on Thursday sent 2.45 tons of medical supplies including 5,000 protective outfits, 5,000 N95 medical masks, and 200,000 protective face masks to Myanmar to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 16:28:40

Children of a Danish diplomat warned for breaking quarantine rules

Children of a Danish diplomat in China were warned by local community officers for not wearing face masks while walking dogs during quarantine period in its residential community in Beijing recently, sparking discussion online about diplomatic immunity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 16:06:50

'Flawed' test kits sold to Spain produced by unlicensed company: Chinese embassy

The company that provided COVID-19 test kits to Spain was not licensed to sell the products, the Chinese Embassy to Spain said on its official Twitter account in response to claims that these test kits are “substandard.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 11:41:00