Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Wednesday that she supports the proposals in the just-unveiled 2020-21 Budget to combat COVID-19, offer aids to people in need and bolster the economy.
China's Foreign Ministry Wednesday confirmed that the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) had recently made contacts to the Chinese government and admitted its mistake in publishing a February opinion piece which carried a headline that was deemed racist.
China has issued a set of new guidelines for judicial and law enforcement institutions on handling legal issues concerning the resumption of production alongside the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic.
U.S. Jewish communities have voiced support for the Chinese American and Chinese communities for their being targets of xenophobia over the novel coronavirus.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that a possible U.S.-Taliban peace deal will include a timetable for conditions-based U.S. troop withdrawals and the start of the intra-Afghan negotiations.
United Nations Secretary-Gene-ral Antonio Guterres on Monday praised China's contribution to the global fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, noting that the Chinese people are making efforts for all of humanity.
China upholds the vision of a community with a shared future for mankind in its fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak and strives to contribute to safeguarding global public health.
China's Ambassador to Tehran Chang Hua on Tuesday delivered 250,000 masks to Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education as a support to protect Iranians against the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the country.
"The Chinese delegation proposed many amendments, but the final text failed to meet its concerns," said Wu Haitao, China's deputy permanent representative to the UN, at a Council meeting.
Upholding the spirit of a community with a shared future for mankind, China has not only been doing its best to protect the lives and health of its own people, but made positive contributions to safeguarding global public health security, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday in a phone call with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
President Xi Jinping underlined on Tuesday the importance of ensuring grain and food security amid the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Egyptian former President Hosni Mubarak has died at the age of 91 after suffering a long illness, state-run Nile TV reported on Tuesday.
China has changed the course of COVID-19 outbreak, Bruce Aylward, an epidemiologist who led an advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO), said here on Tuesday, noting a rapidly escalating outbreak in China has plateaued and come down faster than previously expected.
Chinese President Xi Jinping appreciated the help and support of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Ethiopia in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in his phone calls with the leaders of the two countries separately on Tuesday.
China will provide support within its capacity to countries with weaker health systems to help them strengthen their epidemic prevention and control capabilities, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
Gui Minhai, a former Swedish national and Hong Kong bookseller, was sentenced to 10 years behind bars on Monday for "illegally providing intelligence overseas."
The World Health Organization warned on Monday against using the word "pandemic" to describe the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia, or COVID-19, saying the word does not yet fit the facts and may cause fear.
A group of Bay Area activists rallied outside the British Consulate General here on Monday to demand the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from a British prison.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad abruptly resigned on Monday, which could lead his country's politics into unchartered territories.
The battle against COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus has demonstrated the central government's administrative capabilities as it resulted in concerted efforts nationwide in an organized and effective manner.
Summing up the achievements of 2019, China's top disciplinary body's work report disclosed China's progress in anti-corruption and fugitive repatriation.
China's top legislative and political advisory bodies have decided to postpone this year's two sessions, which customarily begin in early March, as the nation focuses on fighting the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak.
The United States government's bid to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom on espionage charges began on Monday with a preliminary court hearing in London.
The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that COVID-19 can be contained, which is a clear key message based upon the findings by the WHO-China joint mission in China.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which is widely believed to have originated in wild animals, has prompted China's top legislature to roll out a swift decision to comprehensively ban the eating of wildlife across the country.
On Saturday, the central leadership issued a document listing 10 additional measures to protect and support medical workers fighting the novel coronavirus outbreak.
A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) arrived in Italy to support Italian authorities in understanding the COVID-19 situation, the WHO announced here Monday night.
The White House is preparing to ask Congress for more money to finance the coronavirus response, the Associated Press is reporting. Coronavirus, better known by COVID-19, has rapidly spread over the last week, troubling financial markets in the U.S. and restricting international travel.
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday praised China's contribution to the global fight against COVID-19, noting that the Chinese are making efforts for humanity.
China will not be a "silent lamb "in the face of vicious insults and defamation, and The Wall Street Journal should apologize for a racist headline on an opinion piece, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Monday.