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  • Chinese FM holds talks with ROK counterpart

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday held talks with his counterpart from the Republic of Korea (ROK) Chung Eui-yong in Xiamen, east China's Fujian Province.

    Noting that China and the ROK are neighbors forever, Wang said the two countries took the lead in establishing an anti-epidemic cooperation mechanism, in launching a fast track for personnel exchanges, and in resuming work and production cooperation.

  • Chinese FM to attend G20 foreign ministers' conference

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend a conference of the Group of 20 (G20) foreign ministers Tuesday via video link, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced Monday.

    Wang will attend the conference at the invitation of his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio, and discuss issues such as multilateralism and global governance with other participants, the spokesperson added.

     
  • Chinese FM touts fruitful Middle East tour, enhanced cooperation with regional countries

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said his six-nation Mideast tour achieved rich results, including reaching broad consensuses on enhancing cooperation and seeking political solution to hotspot issues in the region.

    MANAMA, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday that his six-nation tour in the Middle East has achieved the expected goals of enhancing cooperation with regional countries and making China's contribution to peace in the region.

  • Chinese mainland reports 6 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

    The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported six new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

    The same day saw five new imported cases on the mainland, the commission said in its daily report.

    One suspected COVID-19 case and no new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported on Tuesday, it added.

  • Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 case

    The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 16 new COVID-19 cases, all imported, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

    No suspected cases or deaths related to COVID-19 were newly reported, the commission said in its daily report.

    Also on Monday, 48 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals following their recovery.

  • Chinese mainland sees no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

    The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 14 imported COVID-19 cases but no new locally transmitted cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Sunday.

    Among the imported cases, five were reported in Yunnan, four in Fujian, and one each in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangdong and Sichuan.

  • Chinese medical team deserves appreciation in fight against COVID-19: Ghanaian diplomat

    The Chinese medical team in Ghana deserves appreciation for its immense contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a Ghanaian diplomat said here Tuesday.

    During a meeting with the team, Ghanaian Ambassador to China Edward Boateng said the Chinese medical team has helped Ghana to confront the pandemic as the Ghanaian medical experts are stretched to their limits during the pandemic.

  • Chinese military to launch recruitment for civilian positions

    -- A unified recruitment examination for civilian positions in the Chinese military has been scheduled for May 23, according to an official statement.

  • Chinese premier stresses quality, competitiveness of domestic brands

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed boosting the quality and competitiveness of domestic products and services to make Chinese brands reliable choices in both domestic and overseas markets.

    Li made the remarks in an instruction to this year's China Brand Day event, which kicked off on Monday in Shanghai.

  • Chinese president to address global health summit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Global Health Summit and deliver a speech via video in Beijing on Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Thursday.

    Xi was invited by Mario Draghi, prime minister of Italy that holds the G20 presidency, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Hua said.

  • Chinese smart home appliances improve user experience for overseas consumers

    Many Europeans love taking a sip of the wines from the collection in their cabinets when they get home. Now such experience is made smarter by an intelligent wine cabinet co-produced by renowned Chinese home appliance manufacturer Haier and the world's largest online wine dealer Vivino.

    The cabinet, which was exhibited at the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin last year together with many other new home appliances and solutions, is able to recognize over 1,000 wine brands, as well as the years and locations of production. It can also be connected to a Haier phone application through which users can buy and manage wines.

  • Chinese vaccines can protect against mutated variants in India: China CDC

    Current Chinese COVID-19 vaccines can offer protection against the mutated variants found in India, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday.

    Shao Yiming, a leading physician-scientist and immunologist at the China CDC, said at Thursday's press conference that China is studying the mutated variants found in India and collecting data from the study.

  • Chinese, German researchers find "promising" herbal therapy for moderate COVID-19

    Clinical data showed that Shufeng Jiedu capsules, added to standard antiviral therapy, significantly reduced the clinical recovery time of COVID-19 and fatigue as well as cough days, compared to standard antiviral therapy alone.

    In a recently-published study, Chinese and German researchers have suggested that Shufeng Jiedu capsules, a patented herbal drug composed of eight medicinal plants, might be "a promising herbal therapy for moderate COVID-19."

  • Chinese, U.S. senior officials hold phone talks over trade

    Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-U.S. comprehensive economic dialogue, held a phone conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Thursday morning.

  • CIIE key way to strengthen economic cooperation

    More than 70 percent of the exhibition area of the fourth China International Import Expo has already been spoken for, its organizer said on the 200-day countdown on Sunday.

    Sun Chenghai, deputy director-general of the CIIE Bureau, said the annual expo for imports has been given the green light for Nov 5 to 10 in Shanghai, and preparations for it are proceeding smoothly.

  • Climate data can help model spread of Covid-19: Research

    According to a new study by a group of researchers from the Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute (QEERI), at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, and Transvalor S.A., France, Covid-19 transmission can be more precisely modelled by including meteorological factors, with ultraviolet (UV) radiation as the main driver.

    A rising number of studies indicate that the climate may have an effect on how Covid-19 spreads, however, it is unclear how much it alters risk and transmission.

  • Coating could be a game changer to kill Covid virus, germs in minutes: Study

    In our centuries-old struggle against germs, we may soon have a new weapon: the first long-lasting coating that can kill bacteria and viruses in minutes and continue to kill them for months at a time.

    Developed by a team of University of Michigan engineers and immunologists, it proved deadly to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), E. coli, MRSA and a variety of other pathogens.

  • Commentary: American insolence, paranoia will not alter Hong Kong's trend toward stability

    The White House on Wednesday extended the so-called "national emergency with respect to Hong Kong" as part of U.S. sanctions on China. Such blatant interference in China's internal affairs has once again exposed U.S. insolence in defending its self-proclaimed supremacy and its deep-rooted paranoia to sow instability worldwide.

  • Commentary: An imperative step for long-term stability in Hong Kong

    China's top legislature adopted on Thursday a decision to improve the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), marking a landmark step to ensure that the Chinese metropolis is administered by patriots.

    Creating a more suitable electoral system for Hong Kong is an urgent matter, essential for safeguarding the long-term stability and prosperity of this major international financial hub.

  • Commentary: Anti-China bill detrimental to America's competitiveness

    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed an expansive bill that is apparently seeking to use an obsolete Cold-War mentality to boost America's future tech and manufacturing.

    The 2,400-plus-page bill shows Washington's growing anxiety over and ideological prejudice towards China's development, as well as its paranoia to maintain America's global technological superiority.

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