WHO emergencies director hailed the 'tremendous amount of scientific investigation' done by the Chinese, but said international experts needed to be reassured about the quality of the science
Coronavirus vaccine: Lancet study suggests Sinovac candidate is safe and effective in phase I and II trials
CoronaVac is an inactivated vaccine (vaccine that contains a virus unable to cause disease) that had earlier shown positive results in mice, primates and rats by producing neutralising antibodies against SARS-CoV-2
China sentences property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang to 18 years in prison for criticising Xi Jinping on COVID-19 response
Zhiqiang disappeared from public view in March after publishing an essay online that accused Xi of mishandling the pandemic that began in December last year
Veteran Chinese activist Yang Zhanqing said that the Wuhan Intermediate Court has rejected multiple suits on unspecified procedural grounds, sending rejections via phone calls instead of official written explanations, to 'avoid a paper trail'
76 Days, documentary about COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, premieres at Toronto International Film Festival
76 Days is the first major documentary from the coronavirus's original epicenter to hit theaters.
The nation's propaganda machinery has churned out praise for China's response to the pandemic, reframing the public health crisis as an example of agility and organisation of the Communist leadership
Children in Wuhan return to school days after last confirmed COVID-19 patient discharged from hospital
State media stated that 1.4 million children in the city reported to 2,842 kindergartens, primary and secondary schools as part of a nationwide return to classes
Nine in ten recovered COVID-19 patients have lung damage; in some, antibodies disappeared: Wuhan study
Patients also suffered from depression, stigma and their families were not willing to have dinner with them at the same table.
Epidemiological studies will begin in Wuhan to identify the potential source of early cases of COVID-19, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased
Coronavirus Outbreak: China theatres to reopen with 30 percent occupancy in low-risk zones from 20 July
Theatres in China that are resuming operations will face a series of restrictions, from limited film showings to mandatory mask use
Rise of a paranoid superpower: Xi Jinping’s China is making costly strategic blunders in pursuit of greatness
China has alienated regional players and given rise to a renewed push for Asian multilateralism underwritten by the US.
Beijing fears resurgence of coronavirus as city reports over 100 cases, most linked to Xinfadi market; imposes drastic cut on frequency of flights, long-distance bus
Beijing entered “wartime” emergency as over 100 COVID-19 cases linked to the wholesale Xinfadi market emerged over the past few days, pointing to a resurgence of the virus months after the last few infections were reported cured in China
China reports 57 infections in a day, highest jump in 2 months; cluster in Beijing forces closure of Xinfadi market and tourist sites
A Beijing district put itself on a 'wartime' footing and the capital banned tourism and sports events on Saturday after a cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred around a major wholesale market sparked fears of a new wave of COVID-19
From South China Sea beef to actual beef, China-Australia ties had soured long before onset of COVID-19
While the 'COVID-19 inquiry' appears to be the cause behind Beijing's anti-Australia trade decisions, it would immature to count out China's ambitions in the Pacific and South China Sea as the main guiding factor
Chinese white paper hails coronavirus triumphs, venerates Xi Jinping and conveniently glosses over mistakes
Under continued fire for its early mishandling of the coronavirus, the Chinese government vigorously defended its actions in a new, detailed account on Sunday that portrays the country’s approach to combating the outbreak as a model for the world
In COVID-19 white paper, China counters global allegations of cover-up and delay, praises ruling CPC and Xi Jinping
A white paper released by the Chinese government gave a lengthy explanation to refute the allegations of cover-up and delay by Beijing on reporting the COVID-19 outbreak last year in Wuhan.
India and China's COVID-19 cases will climb up further with more tests, says US president Donald Trump
US president Donald Trump has said that countries like India and China would have much more coronavirus cases than America, the worst-hit country in the world, if they conduct more tests
China delayed sending crucial data on coronavirus to WHO, recordings of health body’s internal meetings reveal; points to WHO’s limited authority
China sat on releasing the genetic map of the coronavirus for more than a week after three different government labs had fully decoded the information. Tight controls on information and competition within the Chinese public health system were to blame, according to dozens of interviews and internal documents
China makes hay while US burns, weaves opportunistic narrative to hit out at rival and mask its own shortcomings
Social media sites in China are rife with video clips of tense standoffs between the police and protesters in the aftermath of the death last week of George Floyd, after he was pinned to the ground by a white Minneapolis police officer who has since been charged with murder