Chinese car maker BYD starts engine on mask production

Many companies in China, including underwear and ship makers, have transformed their businesses to cater to the rising demand for masks amid the coronavirus epidemic. Now, a new participant has joined the list: China’s leading […]


Defeating poverty not delayed by COVID-19, official says

China will stay on track to wipe out domestic poverty in 2020, even after economic repercussions triggered by the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak fueled concerns that the deadline could be missed, a senior official in […]


China pledges international pandemic aid

Producers of medical goods urged to meet demand from affected countries China has pledged to do its best to offer aid to countries and international organizations affected by COVID-19 to help contain the outbreak, and […]


Nation won’t let virus halt anti-poverty work

Goal of elimination by year’s end intact despite epidemic’s impact on labor flow China will strive to minimize the impact of the novel coronavirus on the country’s poverty alleviation drive and ensure that it will […]


Annual ‘two sessions’ may be delayed due to epidemic

China’s “two sessions”, the country’s biggest annual political event, may be postponed this year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The two sessions are the annual plenary session of the National People’s Congress, the top […]


Guideline aims to help more orphans

Children without actual guardianship will also be qualified to receive welfare For years, children whose parents were either incarcerated or undergoing drug rehabilitation have struggled in the care of other relatives, who are often poor […]


Hard-hit cities told to scale up prevention measures

A meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called for the authorities in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, to accelerate steps to offer treatment to confirmed and suspected cases and […]