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Chinese medical supplies' 'quality concerns' overblown

As China mounted a nationwide effort to produce desperately needed medical supplies, concerns over the quality of some Chinese-made equipment have been raised, and some foreign media outlets and politicians have even attempted to hype up recent incidents to smear China's manufacturing sector and its intention to help other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 1:13:40

Toughest time for Germany in COVID-19 battle has not arrived

As Germany has maintained a substantially lower death rate from COVID-19 than other European countries, especially Italy, some have asserted the country has seen remarkable success in its efforts to contain the coronavirus, although experts caution that the worst may yet be to come.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 23:58:40

Should China stand by idly as other countries fight COVID-19?: FM spokesperson

When asked if China intends to manipulate other countries' public opinions by providing assistance to those hit by COVID-19, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying asked, do those asking the question hope China stands by idly while remaining indifferent in the face of the pandemic?
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 21:16:50

China to send medical expert team to the Philippines to help local coronavirus fight: envoy

The Chinese government will send a medical expert team to the Philippines to help battle COVID-19 at request, according to Chinese Ambassador to the Southeast Asian country, Huang Xilian, on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 20:33:40

Isolated quality issues regarding Chinese medical aids should not be politicized, goodwill matters: FM

Isolated issues related to Chinese made medical supplies and materials sent to other countries to help in the battle against COVID-19 should not be interpreted in a politicized fashion, and China's goodwill to assist other nations is sincere, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 19:08:40

Face mask QC issue should not be politicized: Chinese Ambassador to the Netherlands

Chinese analysts warned that some wouldn't take the opportunity to denounce China and its honest intentions in sending anti-epidemic supplies over quality control issues amid reports that the Netherlands had recalled defective face masks sent from China.
Source: | 2020/3/30 3:22:11

China keeps engine roaring to ensure global medical supplies amid pandemic

As demand for life-saving medical supplies continues to skyrocket globally, China, as a major world supplier, is sparing no efforts to ensure steady supplies, with factories running 24 hours a day to make everything from masks to test kits and ventilators, airlines and shipping firms scrambling to expand transport channels and officials stepping up efforts to help boost the supply chain.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 23:53:40

China's help to virus-hit US triumphs over political bias

Given malicious anti-China rhetoric by some US politicians, a divergence of views emerged within China about whether or not to support the US in the fight against the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 21:30:24

Chinese medical team arrives in Pakistan to help fight COVID-19

An 8-member medical expert team organized by the Chinese government arrived here on Saturday to help Pakistan fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/29 8:29:34

Shanghai to help US Houston fight COVID-19: Chinese diplomat

Chinese Consul General in Houston Cai Wei made a phone call to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Friday, saying the Chinese city of Shanghai will help Houston combat COVID-19, according to a statement posted Saturday on the consulate's website.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/29 7:40:39

China medical experts team flying to help Pakistan fight virus

A Chinese medical team consisting of doctors and nurses from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region left on Saturday to help combat the COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan: China's Foreign Ministry said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 16:16:35

Reply to the Open Letter Co-Signed by Publishers of Three US Media Outlets

Publishers of the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the New York Times issued a co-signed open letter on 24 March. However, regrettably, it was sent to the wrong recipient. It should have been addressed to the US government.
Source: | 2020/3/28 3:43:58

US stirs up instability by signing 'Taipei Act' despite COVID-19 pandemic

US President Donald Trump's signing of the “Taipei Act,” which is only a piece of paper that costs nothing for the US but may fool Taiwan island, into law on Thursday amid a global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic shows that the US is only acting to serve its own interests at the expense of damaging China-US ties to provoke instability in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 13:33:40

China will help, US needs to act: Xi to Trump

Less than 20 hours after the G20 leaders' online summit ended, US President Donald Trump, who had rarely interacted with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this unusual meeting in addressing the widening pandemic, invited the Chinese top leader to a phone call on Friday morning, proving that the coronavirus spread has become so severe in the US that Washington had to seek Beijing's help despite the war of words provoked by the Trump administration in recent days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:08:40

Xi urges G20 cooperation to contain COVID-19, stabilize world economy

The Group of 20 major economies should uphold the vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind, and strengthen unity, coordination and cooperation to resolutely stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and stabilize the world economy with all their strength, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 23:01:08

China temporarily opens Khunjerab Pass in Xinjiang for medical supplies to Pakistan

China temporarily opened the Khunjerab Pass on the China-Pakistan border in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday to help Pakistan receive urgent medical supplies against the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:41:32

Full text of Xi's remarks at Extraordinary G20 Leaders' Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday delivered a speech titled "Working Together to Defeat the COVID-19 Outbreak" at the Extraordinary G20 Leaders' Summit via video link in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 1:17:59

China expands help to Myanmar with 2.45 tons of medical supplies

The Chinese government on Thursday sent 2.45 tons of medical supplies including 5,000 protective outfits, 5,000 N95 medical masks, and 200,000 protective face masks to Myanmar to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 16:28:40