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Chinese tourists urged to strengthen protection during May Day holiday

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has urged the public to strengthen epidemic prevention measures when traveling during the upcoming five-day May Day holiday.

5.57 mln Hubei people return to work

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Around 5.57 million people in central China's Hubei Province, hit hard by the novel coronavirus outbreak, had returned to work by Friday, according to the provincial department of human resources and social security.

Covid-19: China now faces 'compensation' heat, London-based ICJ moves UNHRC

London/IBNS: The London-based International Council of Jurists (ICJ) has moved the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to seek compensation from China for "surreptitiously developing a biological weapon capable of mass destruction", media reports said.

Violence erupts in China as people attempt to leave COVID19-hit Hubei province

Beijing/IBNS: The Chinese government's decision to relax an epidemic lockdown, which was triggered following the spread of Coronavirus in Wuhan region seems to have backfired as violent protests occurred on a bridge between China’s virus-stricken Hubei province and neighbouring Jiangxi province recently, media reports said.

Amid propaganda to shift blame, China blocks draft to discuss COVID 19 pandemic issue at UNSC

New York/IBNS: China, which is believed to be the epicentre of the outbreak of COVID 19, has been opposing discussion of the issue in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) even as the Asian giant launched a massive propaganda to wash its hand of the origin of its outbreak, media reports said.

Fight against COVID 19: Bangladesh to contribute $1.5 million to proposed Saarc fund

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh  Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said the country will contribute $1.5 million to the proposed fund to combat Covid-19 in eight countries belonging to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc).

Coronavirus bleeds Pakistan: Doctor treating COVID19 infected patients himself tests positive in Gilgit

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan seems to be failing to provide the necessary steps and arrangements required to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the country. With reports of a doctor getting effected by COVID 19 in Gilgit, it seems there is slow break-down of medical setup of the nation.

COVID 19 scare: Chinese students escaping UK amid racist attacks

Beijing/London/IBNS: Amid reports of racist attacks triggered by so-called 'maskaphobia', several Chinese students are attempting to 'flee' the United Kingdom to reach their home country, media reports said.

China's Hubei reports 4 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Central China's Hubei Province reported four new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 14 deaths Sunday, the provincial health commission said Monday.

71 Chinese workers who returned to Nepal quarantined at Pokhara Airport construction site

Pokhara/IBNS: Instead of showing health consciousness over the outbreak of the deadly Novel Coronavirus, China has sent 71 workers to the Pokhara Airport construction site in Nepal. All the workers have been quarantined.

Beijing considers Pakistan little more than a subordinate colony to be exploited, feels expert  

Islamabad/IBNS: The recent developments related to Pakistan's silence over the oppression on Muslims in China and the manner in which Imran Khan government remained unmoved in evacuating its own students from Coronavirus-hit Wuhan city shows that Beijing simply considers the Muslim-majority nation as little more than a subordinate colony to be exploited but not heard.

Bizzare coincidence: Dean Koontz 1981 fictional novel predicted coronavirus, internet users debate

London/IBNS: At a time when China is witnessing a massive coronavirus outbreak, an excerpt of a novel, which was written by Dean Koontz in 1981, has suddenly set the social media on fire with its content.

Chinese firms achieve 'little success' in Karachi expo, says The Economist report

Beijing/IBNS: Despite sharing strong bonds among themselves as all-weather alliance partners, several Chinese firms recently faced troubles in a Karachi expo, hinting the underlying difference shared by the two nations.

Coronavirus: Nepali citizens evacuated from China, sent to quarantine at Bhaktapur

Kathmandu/IBNS: Amid coronavirus outbreak in the neighbouring nation, the Nepal government has evacuated 175 Nepalis people from Hubei Province of China, media reports said on Sunday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh PM mourns loss of lives in China

Dhaka/UNI:  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her deep condolences for the loss of lives due to the outbreak of coronavirus in China. She conveyed her sincere sympathy for the families of the victims.