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Urumqi's main urban area covered with 5G network

Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has seen 5G signals covering the main urban area of the city with more 5G base stations built this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/6 11:05:28

Beijing reports single-digit cases for 8 consecutive days, eyes zero this week

Beijing on Sunday recorded one new COVID-19 infection, marking the capital's eighth consecutive day of single-digit cases, and experts said reporting no new confirmed cases is possible this week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 10:21:42

AI robots help to ensure staff safety in China's COVID-19 quarantine control

"Baoxiaodi," as the team of robots have been nicknamed, have worked in several hospitals that treat COVID-19 patients including Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province. They delivered medicines, test results and hospital directions. Five of them were recently "hired" by the quarantine hotel in Shijingshan district to ensure the health and safety of staff in the quarantine zone, according to the report.
Source: | 2020/7/6 2:21:23

Chinese frontline doctor's diary offers look inside Wuhan's real COVID-19 fight

Chinese doctor Zha Qiongfang's new book provides an in-depth look at what it was like to be on the frontlines during the worst of the coronavirus epidemic in Central China's Hubei. Her diary has now been translated into English and is now on pre-sale around the world. The author told the Global Times how her training helped her to keep going even after losing a patient.
Source: | 2020/7/6 1:48:46

Update: North China city reports 1 case of bubonic plague, launches level III early warning

The city of Bayan Nur of North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is urging local residents to strictly follow prevention and control measures regarding the handling of wild animals after a single case of bubonic plague was reported at a local hospital.
Source: | 2020/7/6 1:03:58

Human rights experts decry racial discrimination during pandemic

The current pandemic requires state leaders to defend and protect the dignity of all people irrespective of race and ethnicity, and governments should commit to achieve racial equality, adopt a non-discrimination principle in their fight against the virus, experts urged.
Source: | 2020/7/6 0:16:57

New NGO to operate China's Confucius Institutes, 'disperse misinterpretation'

A center for Chinese language education and cooperation has been launched under the Ministry of Education and the brand of Confucius Institutes will be fully operated by a newly established non-governmental foundation, according to a statement posted by China's Confucius Institute Headquarters on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 23:18:40

Gaokao imposter cases unlikely to happen with more advanced technology: expert

The discussion about the fairness of the China's national college entrance exams (or gaokao) has been gaining the public's attention after a recent exam fraud scandal was revealed, in which a woman, named Gou Jing, claimed that her identity was stolen by an imposter who had used her result to get into a college in 1997.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 22:28:40

Alert upgraded: Emergency response for heavy rainfall in China rises to Level-III

China Meteorological Administration upgraded the emergency response level for heavy rainfall from Level-IV to level III on Sunday.
Source: | 2020/7/5 22:12:57

WHO account revision not denial of China's fastest response

That the World Health Organization (WHO) altered the timeline of the COVID-19 outbreak does not change the fact that China reported a potential outbreak to the organization at the earliest possible time, Chinese experts said, as they demanded foreign media outlets stop generating misinterpretations and twisting facts about the updated timeline.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 21:28:40

US political system in danger of entertaining itself to death: expert

Chinese netizens have said they would like to watch Kim Kardashian's First Lady reality show following her husband Kanye West's announcement on Twitter that he plans to run for US president this year, while experts claim that this is an issue that could cause US' political system to entertain itself to death.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 20:53:40

Epidemic situation in Beijing stable: local health authorities

The COVID-19 epidemic in Beijing is stable as a whole as daily infections of confirmed cases in the capital have remained in single digits for seven consecutive days as of Saturday, a local official said at a press conference on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 18:53:41

Politically agitative books by activists disappearing in HK

Public libraries and bookstores in Hong Kong have started to remove and suspend books with politically agitative content written by some Hong Kong activists, after the National Security Law for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) came into effect.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 12:46:35

National security law to help effectively restore stability in Hong Kong: former justice secretary

The former justice secretary said the national security law will help restore stability in the HKSAR while fully respecting the principles of its common law system.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/5 10:06:50

Western reports of Xinjiang organ harvesting flimsy: top organ donation expert

A new wave of accusations against China "harvesting organs" emerged recently, and by adding minorities in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to the latest "victims" list, some anti-China forces and Western media are attempting to use these unfounded reports to escalate slandering against China, observers said. "You will never wake someone who is pretending to be asleep," China's top expert on organ transplant said, as these lies do not accord with principles and practices on organ transplant and donations in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 23:32:49

China's young tourists report changing post-epidemic travel preferences

Chinese tourists born between the mid-90s and the early '00s are still enthusiastic about travel but post changing travel preferences as the COVID-19 epidemic risks wane in China, a report shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/4 20:05:24

China appears to have gotten second wave of COVID-19 under control: media

China appears to have gotten a second wave of COVID-19 under control following an outbreak at a sprawling Beijing produce market last month, an article published by Time magazine has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/4 20:01:52

Beijing subsidizes enterprises for recruitment of graduates amid epidemic impact

As the epidemic situation in Beijing is completely under control, municipal authorities have begun rolling out policies to support employment, especially for fresh graduates amid the impact of the epidemic on economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 19:28:35