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China steps up mask, food supply for Wuhan

China is stepping up supply of mask, food and other daily necessities for Wuhan as part of the country's efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Spring Festival Gala sends best wishes to virus-hit Wuhan

A special segment dedicated to the city of Wuhan was added at short notice to the Spring Festival Gala in a show of solidarity with the people hit by the outbreak of viral pneumonia.

Shanghai Disneyland, Forbidden City close over virus concerns

Shanghai Disneyland announced on Friday that it will close until further notice due to the viral pneumonia that has infected hundreds of people across China.

Wuhan building special hospital for coronavirus treatment

The city of Wuhan has begun building a special hospital for patients infected with the novel coronavirus behind the outbreak of viral pneumonia.

China sets up research team to combat virus spread

A national research team of 14 experts has been set up to help prevent and control the latest novel coronavirus outbreak in China, the Ministry of Science and Technology announced Friday.

First phase of Huawei CFO extradition hearing ends

The first phase of the Meng Wanzhou extradition hearing comes to a close. The final day saw the defense reply to arguments presented by Canadian prosecutors.

China reports 830 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

Chinese health authorities announced Friday that 830 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in 29 provincial-level regions in the country by the end of Thursday.

WHO says coronavirus outbreak in China not yet global health emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that it was "too early" to declare the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC), while warning that the number of cases may rise as many about the virus remain unknown.

Spring Festival Gala sees crossover of tradition, art, fashion and tech

China's 2020 Spring Festival Gala will entertain Chinese and global audiences with programs integrating tradition, art, fashion and tech.

Spring Festival Gala captures global audience

China Media Group's 2020 Spring Festival Gala is drawing international attention for its high-quality programming and cutting-edge technology.

Spring Festival gala experience goes high-tech

The four-hour-plus extravaganza is expected to entertain domestic and international audiences on Chinese New Year's Eve, which falls on January 24 this year.

Beijing determined to safeguard China's sovereignty and territorial integrity

Taiwan island is an inalienable part of the Chinese territory, and the determination to safeguard China's sovereignty and territorial integrity will not change, said spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council Ma Xiaoguang in response to Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen's remarks to BBC on cross-Strait relations.

Lin Rong-te becomes interim KMT leader as Wu Den-yih resigns

Wu Den-yih, the chairman of Taiwan-based Kuomintang (KMT) party, officially resigned as leader on Wednesday. Lin Rong-te, a KMT Central Standing Committee member, was selected as interim chairman by the party's top decision-making body.

Chinese organ recipients form band to carry on foreign donor's music dream

The five organ recipients come from diverse backgrounds: a doctor, two salesmen, a farmer and a driver. None of them have a music background. Nevertheless, in order to fulfill their late donor's biggest dream – forming a band – they decided to give it a try.

China has 39 mega airports with passenger throughput over 10 mln

​As of the end of 2019, China had 39 mega civil airports, each with an annual passenger throughput exceeding 10 million, according to the civil aviation authorities. 

Winding Yellow River Lamp Array welcomes visitors in northwest China

The Winding Yellow River Lamp Array welcomes visitors in Zhangye, Gansu Province. As part of the cultural heritage originating from the Shang Dynasty (c.1600-1046 BCE), the Winding Yellow River Light Array is from the legends in the Chinese novel "The Creation of the Gods."

Massive spinning ice disc appears in northeast China

A massive spinning ice disc recently appears at Liaohe Water Dam in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. 

6 killed, 16 injured in NW China road cave-in

Six bodies were recovered as of Tuesday morning after a bus fell into a hole caused by a road cave-in in northwest China's Qinghai Province on Monday.

Chinese mainland improves its ranking on the Legatum Prosperity Index

Due to improvements in the conditions for enterprises and in people's living standards, the ranking of the Chinese mainland on the Legatum Prosperity Index has risen from 82 in 2018 to 57 last year.
 

Teenager from Tibet takes 4th in youth Olympics mountaineering race

The 17-year-old is proud that she could take fourth place in the inaugural race despite having only put on skis for the first time two years ago.

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