China is making great progress in controlling the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, and it has full confidence and the capacity to win the battle against the disease, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday.
The Chinese Embassy in South Korea on Thursday donated around 25,000 medical masks to the city of Daegu in southern South Korea in an effort to support the city which was hit by COVID-19 outbreak.
China appreciates the open letter by the U.S. Jewish community that expressed its support for Chinese community in the United States and Chinese people who were affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Thursday during a press briefing.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that the government will ask all elementary, junior-high and high schools to temporarily close beginning March 2, a couple of weeks ahead of the spring break, in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
China will work toward joint epidemic prevention and control efforts with other countries and regions to prevent exporting or importing cases of COVID-19 through movement of people across borders.
Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will visit Japan from Friday to Saturday at the invitation of the head of Japan's national security council Shigeru Kitamura, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced Thursday in Beijing.
China stands ready to strengthen communication and cooperation with Japan and South Korea to impede the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic's spread across borders, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.
Most tariffs that the President Donald Trump administration imposed over the past two years remain in place and continue weighing heavily on the U.S. economy, according to U.S. business and farm leaders.
China's gross domestic product totaled 99.09 trillion yuan in 2019, up 6.1 percent year-on-year, said the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday.
China's economy grew 6.1 percent year on year in 2019, according to a report released by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday.
PBOC said that it would make targeted cuts to the reserve requirement ratio to ensure sufficient liquidity and increase credit to small businesses affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Chinese ride-hailing platform Didi Chuxing on Thursday expanded its range of services in Chile by launching DiDi Taxi in the capital Santiago.
Chinese companies will manage to achieve reasonable growth in overseas markets in fields such as project development, manufacturing and services this year, despite the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, said business leaders and officials.
Japan's Education Minister Koichi Hagiuda on Friday requested all students to remain indoors and not to attend schools that have been closed to contain COVID-19.
China launched a 24-hour online hiring service system on Friday for college graduates amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, Vice Minister of Education Weng Tiehui said during a press conference.
California is expanding test for the novel coronavirus after the first patient in the country with no known exposure was confirmed in the state.
The Finnish government is setting up a coordination group and allocating an initial 8.9 million euros (9.79 million U.S. dollars) for the control of the novel coronavirus.
Two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Pakistan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza said in tweet on Wednesday night, adding that both the patients are in stable condition.
A spokesperson for Hong Kong's Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said Friday that a pet dog had been tested "weak positive" for the novel coronavirus.
Lots of Chinese netizens have uploaded numerous photos of delicious dishes and recipes on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo that they have come up with while staying at home amid the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Hats that come with wigs attached of various lengths and colors have become a new favorite on Chinese e-commerce platforms, helping not only men who are follically challenged but women who want to dramatically transform their look.
The viral video was uploaded on Twitter with the caption, "This Arab guy calls the hotel reception to complain about a mouse in his room. Listen to how he describes the situation."
A video of two chimpanzees in a Chinese wildlife park that suggests they have a "superpower" - the ability to read a newspaper - has gone viral on social media.
An art teacher in North China's Shanxi Province is turning heavy pieces of broken machinery into busts of China's 12 zodiac animals for the upcoming Chinese New Year, which falls on January 25 this year.
To protect students' eyesight and get them to sit up straight in class, a junior high school teacher in Fushun, Northeast China's Liaoning Province balances a long dowel across the heads of two students with a bunch of bananas tied to the middle of the stick.
South Korea and the United States decided on Thursday to postpone their joint springtime military drills on worries about the soaring COVID-19 cases in the past week.
The United States and South Korea are weighing scaling back upcoming joint military exercises due to growing concerns over the novel coronavirus outbreak, said U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday.
The Central Military Commission, China's top military authority, recently published a document tightening rules governing the connections military personnel have with nonmilitary organizations and civilians.
The Chinese military has arrived in Thailand and will participate in the 2020 Cobra Gold multilateral joint military drills, the largest joint military exercise in Southeast Asia which will be led by Thailand and the U.S., starting Tuesday.
An MiG-29K fighter aircraft belonging to Indian navy crashed in the western India state of Goa on Sunday, officials said.
A total of 1,200 medical professionals, which make up the second group of the 2,600 reinforcement medics sent by the armed forces of China, arrived in Wuhan Monday to help contain the virus.
Virgin Galactic is to release more tickets for its first flights into space amid growing demand.
A team of Chinese and German researchers have discovered the world's oldest fossils of Rossellids, pushing forward the history of similar sponge fossils by more than 300 million years.
China on Thursday announced its top 10 scientific advances of 2019, including the findings of lunar mantle material, a hybrid artificial intelligence chip and the unveiling of the African swine fever virus structure.
Big data technologies have helped with China's nationwide fight against the novel coronavirus in fields including monitoring analysis, virus tracing, treatment and prevention, and resource allocation.
Researchers at UCLA have developed minuscule warehouse logistics robots that could help expedite and automate medical diagnostic technologies and other applications that move and manipulate tiny drops of fluid
Researchers at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have developed a new, multi-sensor tool to measure subtle changes in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Zhu Jiejing and Wang Jiajun made a short video expressing their support for people affected by novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak in Japan, as a gratitude for Japanese dancers' support for China.
After finishing his morning wash, Yang Fan, a local resident in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, darted toward a rice noodle restaurant just reopened, still in his spotted pajamas.
Thousands of spectators danced and sang along to the music as a China-inspired samba show took center stage during the second and final night of Carnival celebrations in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
Hundreds of Americans marveled at an acrobatic performance Saturday evening in Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States.
The Sao Paulo Carnival has kicked off with samba schools paying tribute to history and cultural diversity.
Thousands of orchids provide bursts of colors at this year's NYBG orchid show, transforming galleries of the exhibition like the turn of a kaleidoscope.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the IOC is fully committed to the Tokyo Olympics going ahead on schedule despite the threat of a further spread of coronavirus.
Chinese swimming star Sun Yang will end his wait for a decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on the tribunal hearing of Sun and FINA versus the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Friday.
The Tokyo 2020 sports pictograms were announced early last year marking the 500-day countdown to the Olympics.
Five-time Grand-Slam winner, 32-year-old Russian female tennis player Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday.
The Tokyo Olympics will go ahead as planned, according to the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government.
Tokyo 2020 organizers are working with the IOC and other relevant organizations towards a successful Games despite the COVID-19 epidemic and "the rest is speculation".
The project began on Sunday when Zhang and his team started to choose a panda for the video. They also wrote a script for the video, which included all the inspirational words they wanted to share with the patients.
The world's oldest captive giant panda Xinxing and her four "great-grandchildren" celebrated the upcoming Spring Festival at a zoo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality Tuesday.
Four panda cubs named Shuangshuang, Chongchong and Xixi, Qingqing, together with the 37-year-old giant panda Xinxing, posed for a Chinese New Year greeting at the Chongqing Zoo.
Fans and tourists from Malaysia and abroad on Tuesday celebrated the second birthday of Yi Yi, the second giant panda that was born in Malaysia.
Canadian-born panda twins, Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue, flew to Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, early Sunday morning.
Scientists from several universities and institutes in Southwest China's Sichuan Province are using new audio- and artificial intellectual (AI)-backed methods to predict when a giant panda is most fertile during their breeding season to improve the chances of mating success.