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CPC members exceed 91 million

The membership of the 99-year-old Communist Party of China (CPC) has exceeded 91 million, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee announced Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 16:50:04

Coronavirus has not mutated, good for vaccine development: China's chief epidemiologist

Global monitoring of the novel coronavirus shows that the virus has not mutated, which is a good sign for the research and development ofvaccines, according to Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 13:01:42

US designation of Chinese media as foreign missions a 'brutal suppression': All-China Journalists Association

The US' designation of four more Chinese media as "foreign missions" is a brutal suppression of the normal work and legitimate rights of the Chinese media and journalists, the All-China Journalists Association said, urging the US to correct its mistakes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 10:04:56

HK security bill passed on Tuesday: HK media

China's top legislature voted unanimously to pass National Security Law for Hong Kong on Tuesday: HK media reports
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 9:31:30

All deliverymen in Beijing test negative for coronavirus

All deliverymen in Beijing have undergone nucleic acid tests and the results show they are clear of coronavirus, according to the State Post Bureau.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 9:19:58

China donates medical equipment to Thailand to stem COVID-19

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday expressed his gratitude via the Thai media for China's donation of a batch of medical equipment to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/30 9:16:26

Hainan to raise duty-free shopping quota to 100,000 yuan

China's Hainan Province will increase its annual tax-free shopping quota for travelers, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF) Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/30 9:01:37

China successfully transplants organs from pigs to monkeys

China has successfully transplanted organs from pigs to three rhesus monkeys, with one surviving for 16 days so far, a record-breaking duration.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 0:17:48

Cartoon suspended after complaints that its characters convey wrong values

One of China's most popular TV stations, Hunan Television, has suspended a cartoon series after some netizens claimed the cartoon offered the wrong “value guidance” for children as the characters in the program dyed their hair in different colors and wore garish clothes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 23:18:40

Beijing doubles quarantine period to 28 days as scientists fear virus may be more contagious than the one in Wuhan

Beijing has doubled the COVID-19 quarantine period from 14 days to 28 as scientists fear that the type of coronavirus that set off Beijing's recent outbreak in the Xinfadi market may be more contagious than the one in Wuhan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 22:18:40

China's C919 jet conducts high-temperature test flights in Xinjiang

China's indigenously-developed C919 large passenger aircraft has started high-temperature test flights in Turpan, a city known as the land of fire in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/29 21:47:09

CanSino's recombinant COVID-19 vaccine approved as special military drug

Chinese biopharmaceutical firm CanSino Biologics Inc announced on Monday that a recombinant novel coronavirus vaccine (Ad5-nCoV) the company developed with a military research team has received special one-year military drug approval.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 21:35:54

Beijing deploys “tank-like” droid to make disinfection work smarter and safer

Beijing's Fengtai district has deployed a special kind of smart caterpillar robot dubbed "mini tank" due to its appearance to carry out disinfection work in the communities located near the Xinfadi wholesale market, where the latest COVID-19 outbreak first emerged in the Chinese capital.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 20:52:50

E. China province reassesses village-merging project

An attempt to merge neighboring villages into larger communities in East China's Shandong Province has recently triggered debate with some media and academic reports saying many rural residents were reluctant to move. Party secretary of the province has called for a suspension of the most controversial ongoing projects and vowed to respect residents' preferences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 20:48:44

Family disappointed at US court ruling

The family of Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying, who was murdered in the US, has called the ruling of a court in the state of Illinois cruel and unacceptable and blamed the University of Illinois, whose mental health counselors failed to prevent the brutal murder, for being coldblooded and inhumane.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 20:48:43

Chinese appalled by US' anti-common sense, failure in COVID-19 education

With more than 2.6 million people infected, the US accounts for a quarter of the world's COVID-19 cases. Chinese in the US expressed their confusion at the US government's neglectful attitude and measures in confronting the pandemic, as well as frustration as the number of new infections stays high.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 19:48:43

China, ASEAN to discuss anti-virus fight, devt and stability at upcoming meeting: Chinese FM

The 26th China-ASEAN Senior Officials' Consultation, scheduled for July 1, will be held via video link. China's Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong will lead a delegation to participate in and co-host the meeting along with ranking officials from the ASEAN-China country coordinator Philippines, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 18:46:09

Tougher COVID-19 checks mean longer commute for Beijing's satellite town residents

Strict COVID-19 prevention rules in Beijing and Hebei Province have meant that the checking of paperwork, including valid nucleic acid tests, has brought great inconvenience to Beijing employees who live in Yanjiao, a commuter town in Hebei, prolonging their already grueling commute to work.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 18:23:41