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China to detail first 100 days of battling the COVID-19 with the world: CDC officials

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) plans to make public a summary of their anti-epidemic experience since COVID-19 first emerged in December 2019, the Global Times has learned.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 23:08:40

Central govt office starts operating, 'foreign forces frightened'

The Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was inaugurated in the territory on Wednesday and started operation after the inauguration, with more detailed regulations for law-enforcement to be announced soon. This is a milestone moment that could greatly ensure the stability and certainty of the financial hub in the future, officials and experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 22:03:41

Xi holds phone talks with Putin

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 18:42:14

Outdoor artificial 'air-conditioner' set up at exam site

One gaokao examination site in Northwest Shaanxi Province tried to make candidates more comfortable by placing more than 200 buckets of ice at an outdoor waiting area on Tuesday, when local temperatures reached 34 C.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:34:28

VR, robots and drones – high-tech programs showcased in on-could graduation ceremonies of Chinese universities amid epidemic

Though many students could not enjoy their last moments of university life on campus due to the COVID-19 prevention request, several Chinese universities have arranged special on-cloud e graduation ceremonies featuring the application of self-developed high tech programs so students can have beautiful memories.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:23:40

China to impose reciprocal visa restrictions on US personnel over Tibet

In a countermeasure against US visa restrictions on some Chinese officials over Tibet, China announced on Wednesday to restrict visas for US personnel who have acted maliciously regarding Tibet-related affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:22:37

Student carried on stretcher to exam site after appendectomy

A gaokao candidate in Dangshan, East China's Anhui Province, was taken on a stretcher by local police to his exam site on Tuesday, as he was barely able to walk due to an appendectomy the previous day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:13:40

Chinese fear going to Australia despite hospitality campaign

Chinese students expressed concerns about studying in Australia, and travel agencies are pessimistic about tourism prospects for the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, racism and anti-China sentiment in Australia, despite a campaign expected to repair ties damaged by political tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:03:40

UPDATE: Central govt's natl security office in HK inaugurated, hailed as 'envoy, gatekeeper' for security

Central govt's office for Safeguarding National Security in Hong Kong is officially unveiled on Wed morning
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 7:38:07

Three Gorges Project running well with remarkable benefits: operator

The China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG), the operator of The Three Gorges Project, on Wednesday gave a detailed briefing on the performance of the mega project, noting that it is running very well and bringing remarkable benefits regarding navigation, power generation and water resource utilization.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 18:02:50

Student makes it to gaokao after lucky escape from falling tree

A father said his child was lucky to make it to the Chinese college entrance exams, or gaokao, just before his car was hit by a large falling tree.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 15:18:40

Flood-stricken students in Anhui to sit a make-up gaokao using backup exam papers

In fact, the quality and standard of the backup exam papers are the same as that of the original exams, the authority said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 14:52:49

500 Hubei gaokao candidates trapped in floods sent to exam rooms by forklift

Around 500 senior high school students sitting for the college entrance examination, or gaokao, were trapped in floods triggered by torrential rains in Huangmei county, Central China's Hubei Province, on Wednesday, prompting local authorities to use a forklift truck to bring them to safety.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 13:23:40

Taipei now under Washington's deep control: former cross-Straits official

This year events affecting relations across the Taiwan Straits have not been positive. There were the reelection of secessionist Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen, the election defeat of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu, politicized and highly inappropriate interactions between the US and the island, and the unfortunate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 8:28:57

Update: Bus carrying students sunk into reservoir in SW China's Guizhou, killing at least 21

A bus carrying an unspecified number of students crashed into a local reservoir in Anshun, Southwest China's Guizhou Province on Tuesday, the first day of the college entrance exam, killing at least 21.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 16:53:40

China CDC officials to share experiences of battling COVID-19 epidemic

Key figures in the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) are set to make public a summary of their anti-epidemic experiences since COVID-19 first emerged in December 2019.
Source: | 2020/7/8 1:52:22

Inner Mongolia detects three more cases of plague virus

Three locations in a city in North China's Inner Mongolia' Autonomous Region were found to have cases of plague virus after a local farmer was confirmed as being infected with the disease and 15 were quarantined for observation, the local health authority said Tuesday.
Source: | 2020/7/8 1:26:07

Riding the water

Candidates for this year's national college entrance exams (gaokao) in Shexian county in Huangshan, East China's Anhui Province have to take a boat to the exam site as the place has been flooded due to heavy rainfall. Local authorities canceled the Chinese language and mathematics tests on the first day of the exams. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2020/7/8 0:33:40