Over 100 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China

 More than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Saturday, according to a press conference held by the State Council joint prevention and control mechanism against COVID-19 on Sunday. Data released by the National Health Commission on Sunday showed that the total number of COVID-19 vaccine jabs administered nationwide […]

China will not compromise on core interests at Anchorage dialogue: ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said here Wednesday that China will not compromise on core interests during the upcoming high-level strategic dialogue between top diplomats of China and the United States. “For any dialogue between countries, a basic prerequisite is that both sides should have the spirit of equality and mutual respect,” […]

Over 24 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in China

More than 24 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in China by Sunday (31/1), the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on a press conference. China’s renowned respiratory-disease expert Zhong Nanshan said that the mass inoculation of homegrown COVID-19 vaccines underway in China shows the vaccines are safe and effective. “The […]

Major Chinese cities plan large-scale tests of digital currency in 2021

Several Chinese cities are planning to support trials of China’s sovereign digital currency – Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP) – in their tone-setting government work plans for 2021, which observers said would mark a positive start for a year that could pave the way for the currency’s official launch. Beijing Mayor Chen Jining said on […]

After lock-down, Shijiazhuang’s Fire Eye Laboratory gears up for COVID-19 testing

The Huoyan, or Fire Eye laboratory, will have a maximum daily nucleic acid testing capability to 1,000,000 samples after its completion in Shijiazhuang, the capital city of north China’s Hebei Province. Shijiazhuang has completed the citywide sampling on Friday evening, and the nucleic acid testing works are expected to be completed on Saturday morning, said […]

China to offer free COVID-19 vaccination to citizens: official

The cost of COVID-19 vaccination, including both vaccines’ expenses and inoculation fees, will be covered by medical insurance fund and government fiscal, rather than individuals, said a Chinese official Saturday. After the vaccines are approved and available to the general public, they will be offered free to the Chinese people, who can receive inoculation on […]