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State of emergency declared in Japan amid COVID-19 pandemic

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak, the first of its kind in the country.
Source: CGTN | 2020/4/7 16:54:06

Guangzhou tightens controls after imported cases from Nigeria infected local restaurant owner, children

South China city of Guangzhou is tightening measures to control COVID-19 after imported cases from Nigeria caused local infections including the owner of a restaurant and two children.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/7 16:18:40

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

Test kits incident will not affect China-Spain medical cooperation: diplomat

China is considering dispatching a medical team to Spain, Yao Fei, the Charge d'Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Spain, said in an exclusive interview with the Global Times, stressing that the cooperation on medical and public health between China and Spain will not be hindered due to the "substandard" test kits incident.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/6 23:37:15

Lesson from Huangshan Geopark

The coronavirus epidemic has eased significantly in China and many public attractions are gradually re-opening to visitors, but the tourism industry now faces dual challenges - surging demand on the one hand and prevention and control of the waning outbreak on the other.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 23:33:40

Shandong nurse dies of cardiac arrest after returning from Hubei

Zhang Jingjing, a medic from East China's Shandong Province who went to aid COVID-19 treatment in Wuhan, Hubei Province, for two months, passed away Monday night from cardiac failure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 22:23:23

Luckin scandal 'heavy blow' for US-listed Chinese companies

The accounting scandal at Luckin Coffee may have knock-on effects, as the case may not only lead to bankruptcy for the company itself but also deal a heavy blow to other US-listed Chinese enterprises - as well as those that are planning IPOs in the US, analysts said
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 19:33:40

Lack of US leadership can't stall global virus fight

The virus knows no borders or ideology. Solidarity and cooperation are the only way to survive the disease. Fortunately for the world, many countries have turned to China instead of the US for help, and China has given active responses, demonstrating its responsibility as a big power. The international community should unite to win this battle together. The absence of America's leadership does not amount to the end of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 18:58:40

China faces increasing risk of imported COVID-19 cases from neighboring countries: official

China has put in place a complete set of procedures to manage international arrivals amid an increasing risk of imported COVID-19 cases from neighboring countries, officials said at a press conference on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 17:13:41

Chinese Embassy plans to bring back juvenile students from US

The Chinese Embassy in the US has launched an online survey to determine how many juvenile Chinese students in the US are seeking to return to China as the embassy would arrange chartered flights to bring them back.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 14:52:43

Chinese experts help Iraq diagnose COVID-19 through medical imageology

Chinese expert volunteers dispatched by the Red Cross Society of China taught Chinese experience to Iraqi radiologists on how to diagnose COVID-19 by using the Computed Tomography machine (CT machine), contributing to the local fight against the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 0:35:35

Beijing likely to remain in a state of COVID-19 prevention and control for a long time: official

As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to accelerate, it is impossible for Beijing, an international communication center, to completely end the pandemic in a short time. Beijing is likely to remain in a state of coronavirus prevention and control for a long time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 23:29:29

Global daily new COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000 for first time: Johns Hopkins University

Daily jump surpassed 100,000 for the first time, and the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide is more than 1,204,782, including more than 64,849 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University as of 5:05 pm Sunday, Beijing time
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 19:20:07

Netizens reject French anchor's apology for downplaying disrespectful comments on Chinese COVID-19 victims

Netizens have refused to forgive a French anchor from BFM TV who made improper comments about Chinese victims of the COVID-19 outbreak during a rebroadcast of China's silent tribute ceremony for coronavirus victims on Saturday after he downplayed the impact of his disrespectful conducts in his apology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 18:14:57

Luckin Coffee apologizes for sales fraud, execs involved suspended

Luckin Coffee apologized Sunday regarding the fallout from its sales fraud on Monday, and its senior executives involved in the incident have been suspended, pending the investigation by its special committee, according to the company statement. Meanwhile the start-up will resume normal operations in its stores.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 17:11:00

Lack of trust and political fault-finding impede HK govt's viral fight: analyst

Despite strict and timely government measures to curb the spread of the virus, people in Hong Kong have not been as vigilant as those in the mainland have been。
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 16:03:40

Chinese scholars' appeal for China, US joining hands in COVID-19 fight must be heard: Diplomat magazine editor

Cooperation between China and the US is critcal to saving lives in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and the voice of Chinese scholars reaching out with a unified message to the US for cooperation should be heard, Shannon Tiezzi, editor-in-chief of The Diplomat, told the Global Times on Sunday detailing the reasoning behind the magazine publishing an open letter from 100 Chinese scholars.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 13:51:18

China rolls out stricter controls on clinical research for COVID-19 medicine

The State Council, China's cabinet has issued a notice on Saturday to further standardize the clinical research of medicine amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 12:53:40

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