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Foreigners play their part in Shanghai’s epidemic prevention

 Expat volunteers have been active in helping the city overcome the COVID-19 outbreak.


Internet healthcare serving homebound patients in China

Online consultations, pharmaceutical deliveries play vital role during outbreak.

China pledges international pandemic aid

 Producers of medical goods urged to meet demand from affected countries.


Chinese experts on mission to help Italy fight virus

Country will provide Italy with medical materials despite its own difficulties at the time.


Final temporary hospital in Wuhan closes its doors

A total of 15 such hospitals, converted from exhibition halls, sports stadiums and warehouses, received more than 12,000 patients.


Chinese Red Cross teams aid Iran’s COVID-19 fight

Humanitarian group to help Iranians with containment measures that worked in China.

Xi vows victory over coronavirus in Wuhan

President expresses condolences to families of people who died in epidemic.


China pledges material support for South Korea

Country doesn’t restrict export of masks and related supplies.

China sets example in fighting virus

Epidemic reveals inadequacies in global governance; Beijing says it’s ready to help.

More than 800,000 people return Beijing under quarantine

“There’s still a risk of an outbreak of the disease with people coming to Beijing from other cities and countries,” Zhang Tongjun, deputy head of a group for prevention and control work in the city’s residential communities, said during an afternoon conference.


Coming to the rescue in China

A sense of mission compels a physician to volunteer to fight the novel coronavirus from the epicentre.

China’s epidemic fight in new stage

Unleash consumption as virus efforts continue at full strength, president says.


Internet-based healthcare helps fight against epidemic

User volume of online medical sector in China likely to surpass 60 million this year.


China’s diplomat cites shared future amid outbreak

WHO chief: Situations in South Korea, Italy, Iran, Japan cause greatest concern.


China works to curb imports of infections

Country takes measures to prevent transnational spread of epidemic.

Coronavirus: Mortality rate, features, transmission & symptoms

The novel coronavirus is transmitted via droplets and fomites during close, unprotected contact between an infector and infectee.

China’s coronavirus fight remains challenging

 Key Party meeting calls for full vigilance in control, prevention tasks to avoid risks.


Xi’s diplomacy bolsters epidemic fight

Phone talks, meetings with foreign leaders boost international confidence.

UN chief hails China’s efforts to contain outbreak

Official urges all countries to ‘do everything to be prepared’ to contain the epidemic.


Securities Law set to boost China’s capital market

Revised Act forms legal basis for nation to improve transparency and fairness of sector, enhance investor confidence.


Experts applaud China’s handling of outbreak

Country plays vital role as ‘global citizen’.

WHO calls China’s anti-virus effort ‘aggressive, agile’

Control measures taken by the country offered experience in improving the global response to the disease.


China’s foreign minister proposes joint fight against virus

Wang suggests China-Asean leaders’ meeting.


China confident of virus battle victory

 Xi thanks Pakistani, ROK leaders for support, donations in phone talks.


China confident of virus battle victory

Xi thanks Pakistani, ROK leaders for support, donations in phone talks.


China revokes press cards of 3 WSJ journalists in Beijing

According to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang, the press cards of three Wall Street Journal journalists who are based in Beijing will be revoked from Wednesday.


China’s latest data helps WHO understand outbreak

 Director-general calls on countries to seize the window of opportunity.


Nations need to face challenges jointly, Xi says

China confident of fulfilling year’s goals, president tells British, French leaders.


Magnificent robots make medical magic in China

Custom automation promises to evolve into trillion-yuan industry as demand surges amid novel coronavirus spread.


Outbreak forces education to go online

Ministries say epidemic control and prevention the priority for schools.


Toyota to restart three China plants amid virus fight

The spread of the virus has weighed on the global economy, with some major carmakers extending plant shutdowns amid shortages of parts.

Spread of virus slows down in China

 Rate of severely ill patients drops across country, commission spokesman says.


US writer’s post backing China’s efforts draws worldwide attention

Article delves into the negative biases and the discrimination against Chinese people, expressing confidence that the epidemic will pass.


Massive PLA airlift sends help to Wuhan

Thousands of medics, vital equipment transported by heavy military aircraft.

China’s infection total surges within expectations

 Large rise in province’s cases due to revised diagnosis criterion, experts say.


UK team begins tests on coronavirus vaccine

Scientists hoping to have a candidate ready for mass production by year’s end.


Online educational services witness demand surge

Following the postponement of school semesters, over 80 educational companies have offered free online courses to students in China, a country that boasts nearly 280 million students ranging from kindergarten to universities.

In China, fewer new infections, more cured

Expert: Turning point of epidemic linked with control efforts during traffic peak.


WHO experts welcome to share insights

Misinformation ‘causes confusion, spreads fear’.

Xi urges redoubling contagion fight

 President visits Beijing residents, extends sympathy to victims, families.

World leaders support China’s anti-virus fight

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for strong international co-operation and solidarity in fighting NCP.


Xi urges joint efforts to fight novel coronavirus

 President says China’s strong measures contribute to international public safety.

Doctor who warned of coronavirus passes away from the virus

“After emergency treatment, Li Wenliang passed away,” the Central Hospital of Wuhan announced on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter.

Chinese economy expected to maintain expansion

Experts said that the Chinese economy is expected to maintain its expansion pace as economic activity has shown signs of regaining vitality despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Key meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing emphasises treating all patients

Participants at the meeting of the leading group of the Communist Party of China Central Committee on coping with the outbreak reiterated that helping Hubei and its provincial capital, the epicenter of the outbreak, are top priorities in curbing the contagion.


Hong Kong closes more border checkpoints for virus control

In an attempt to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus which originated in Wuhan of Central China’s Hubei province, Hong Kong closes five more immigration checkpoints at the border with the Chinese mainland starting Tuesday.

Experts from across globe join forces

Scientists from US, UK, China make notable progress as drugs go through clinical trials.


Chinese investors chase Indian startups

Venture capital firms, private equity players, tech giants … all vie for dollops of tech curry.

China’s Central bank to inject liquidity, avoid shocks

To prevent unexpected market fluctuations and ensure ample liquidity, the People’s Bank of China will inject US$173 billion into the financial markets on Monday.


Wuhan virus: Mounting calls for ban on wildlife trade in Indonesia as coronavirus spreads globally

As the Wuhan virus outbreak escalates, killing at least 170 people and infecting more than 7,700 others worldwide, calls are growing louder for wildlife trade to be banned in Indonesia.


OPINION: Macroeconomic measures needed to fight coronavirus

If used appropriately macroeconomic policies, as counter-cyclical measures can smooth out economic upheavals and improve overall welfare.

Infections up as travel rush approaches in China

Transport authorities say they’re ready to control spread of novel coronavirus.

As coronavirus multiplies, there’s also good news

The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on the Chinese mainland is quite high, but there is no need to panic, experts said on Wednesday.


Answers to 5 key questions regarding coronavirus

Deputy director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Feng Zijian, answered questions about the novel coronavirus epidemic during an interview with China Central Television.


Davos speakers fear possibility of a China-US economic decoupling

In a speech at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Singapore PM Lee said that the US, China and globalisation are three major external factors that have driven the economic prosperity of Singapore, but they are all changing now.


EDITORIAL: Lockdowns resolute move that needs national support

The rapid spread of novel coronavirus has sparked fears of a global outbreak.

Strictest measures enacted to contain viral pneumonia in China

As the pathogen continues to spread, the strictest prevention and control measures are being adopted by the Chinese health authorities for the new strain of coronavirus that has caused a pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan.


Hong Kong lawmaker stabbed while campaigning

Pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu was stabbed by a knife-wielding man while canvassing votes on Wednesday morning.

Business, Diplomacy, Headline-2

Chinese FDI in US plunges as obstacles rise

Trade war has far reaching ramifications on investment.

Economics, News

China refutes US allegations of currency manipulation

China says it has no intention to spur exports through competitive devaluation of its currency.

Economics, Opinion

US should uphold consensus on reducing trade gap with China

White house statement announcing plans to implement tariffs on China’s exports goes against agreement reached in Washington less than two weeks ago.