This year's "two sessions," postponed for more than two months, bear a special meaning as the unprecedented coronavirus epidemic complicates the nation's efforts to eradicate absolute poverty and complete building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
As China, like other countries, has taken a hit by the shock of the coronavirus pandemic, pessimists in the West rushed to draw a dark picture for the Chinese economy.
As of May 19, Beijing Time (GMT +8), the US has reported more than 1.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases cumulatively with over 90,000 deaths, both figures are the highest in the world.
China's national legislature will deliberate a massive bill when its annual session opens Friday, moving closer to having a civil code for the people's republic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, the puzzle of where the virus originated is attracting global attention from science community.
Even though the spread of COVID-19 has barely peaked in the United States, White House officials and some state governors have already planned to restart the economy, vowing to strike "a balancing point." Whether to ease COVID-19 curbs fast, as hoped for by the West Wing, has aroused bitter debate among scientists and officials.
The novel coronavirus outbreak has exposed the hypocrisy of the United States as the self-proclaimed greatest defender of human rights.
The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) came at a critical moment when the novel coronavirus is still ravaging the world, devouring lives and wreaking havoc on the global economy.
As the White House aims to get the U.S. economy reopened quickly, critics have been casting doubt on the administration's approach that pits a rising death toll against economic recession.
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated an increasing need to make scientific data and information more accessible across the world and China has been an active contributor to answering that need, an UN official said.
China-U.S. scientific collaboration will bring enormous benefits for the world, including bolstering progress in finding a cure for the novel coronavirus, said Sunney Xie.
Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, has been involved in HIV/AIDS research and public health programs for over 30 years. Wu worked on SARS in 2003 and joined efforts in controlling COVID-19 in January.
Unemployment in the United States is rising, retail sales are plunging, industrial production is sagging, and Congress is squabbling about what should be included in a second stimulus bill intended to mitigate the effects of the economic shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has so far paralyzed economic activities around the world, and the prospect for a catastrophic economic crunch is hovering.
U.S. President Donald Trump's inconsistency in his words and deeds really makes people wonder what the U.S. has been hiding from the world?
President Xi Jinping's recent tour to north China's Shanxi Province demonstrates the country's resolve to complete building a moderately prosperous society in all respects as planned.
As confirmed COVID-19 cases around the world keep rising, the economic impact has exceeded that seen during the 2008 global financial crisis. Although another Great Depression may not be on the horizon, temporary shocks might lead to a significant downturn.
U.S. confirmed COVID-19 cases surged to nearly 1.4 million with fatalities exceeding 80,000 in just slightly over 100 days since the country reported its first case on Jan. 21.
The lockdown and school closures in many nations triggered by the novel coronavirus have raised issues about how best to educate our children.
The transformation of the global energy system could be derailed as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic and social damage, the World Economic Forum warned Wednesday in an annual energy transition report.
Washington has been mounting its smear campaign against China to combat the wave of criticism of incompetence it faces over the coronavirus fight, like a drowning man clutching at a straw.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States have exceeded 1.3 million with death toll surpassing 78,000. Instead of concentrating on fighting against the pandemic domestically, some U.S. politicians recently have been fabricating preposterous allegations and pinning the blame on China, to hide their irresponsibility at home.
Former U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus said that the U.S. government's anti-China rhetoric reminded him of the McCarthy era.
The big lie of the Trump administration is that China is the cause of America's problems, wrote Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, in a CNN opinion article on Wednesday.
The United States has confirmed over 1.2 million COVID-19 cases and over 70,000 deaths as of Tuesday -- merely some 100 days after its first case was reported on Jan. 21 -- making it the epicenter of the pandemic.
As the novel coronavirus rages on worldwide, politicizing the outbreak won't eliminate the virus. Instead, this global fight demands collaboration.
China has bought the world time to prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak, and has been acting in a responsible manner during this health crisis, some Turkish experts have said.
In a heart-wrenching move, the U.S. federal government recently ordered 100,000 new body bags for what it feared the "worst-case" scenario as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage through the United States.
Former Trump campaign and White House advisor Steve Bannon this week told the talk show: "United We Stand" that China had committed a "biological Chernobyl" against the United States.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a litmus test of character. While most people are caring for and helping each other during the global public health crisis, a few are callous enough to take advantage of the dire situation for their own agenda.