Rappler's latest stories on coronavirus China update
(UPDATED) China says it will now let foreign airlines operate one international route into the country each week, including American carriers which have been affected by a de facto ban
(3rd UPDATE) The move is triggered by China's failure to act on American carriers' requests to resume passenger service
More than 9.8 million people are tested in the city of 11 million people between May 14 and June 1, officials say, adding the 300 positive results were among asymptomatic patients
Hu Weifeng, a urologist at Wuhan Central Hospital, dies on Friday, May 29, after being treated for COVID-19 and allied issues for more than 4 months
China's National Bureau of Statistics says foreign market demand is still shrinking as countries continue to combat the coronavirus pandemic
Starting June 2020, the number of permitted flights in China will nearly triple to 407 per week
As the coronavirus hits trade across the globe, exporters in China are forced to look to domestic markets after years of selling overseas
Foreign Minister Wang Yi also blasts what he called efforts by US politicians to 'fabricate rumors' about the pathogen's origins and 'stigmatize China'
Given 'great uncertainty' caused by the coronavirus pandemic, China will not set a 2020 economic growth target but 'give priority to stabilizing employment and ensuring living standards'
(3rd UPDATE) The most controversial move at the National People's Congress in China is a measure that would impose security legislation in Hong Kong
To drive economic growth, China will 'rapidly activate domestic demand' to make up for weakness in the international markets
Beijing is now positioning itself as a success story and potential savior for the world, offering billions of dollars in aid to fight the virus
A drug being tested by scientists at China's prestigious Peking University could not only shorten the recovery time for those infected, but even offer short-term immunity from the virus, researchers say
(UPDATED) President Xi Jinping also tells the World Health Assembly that China will provide $2 billion in global COVID-19 aid over two years
Zhong Nanshan, the public face of government's response to the pandemic, says the second wave may happen due to a lack of immunity among the population
The 3.9% rise in industrial production in April 2020 is taken as a sign that China is bouncing back. Retail sales, however, drop 7.5%.
Lines of socially distanced people form at makeshift testing sites set up under tents in parking lots, parks, and residential communities in the metropolis of 11 million people
The aim is to help companies bring back 'urgently required personnel' to China, possibly as soon as May 25
Jilin, with a population of more than 4 million, suspends bus services and say it will only allow residents to leave the city if they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the past 48 hours
The list of goods includes medical disinfectant, rare-earth metal ores, and some silicon wafers used in the electronics industry
The planned tests come after Wuhan reported the first cluster of new COVID-19 infections since the city reopened after a 76-day lockdown on April 8
(UPDATED) Tensions between China and Australia continue to rise after the latter called for an independent investigation into the origin of the coronavirus outbreak
China's producer price index – which reflects what factories charge wholesalers – drops in April 2020
(UPDATED) The cases add to fears China could be facing a new wave of infections, even as restrictions continue to ease in some other parts of the country
China's National Health Commission also reports the first double-digit increase in countrywide cases in nearly 10 days
'The novel coronavirus outbreak was a big test that revealed China still has shortcomings in its major epidemic prevention and control system,' says China's deputy health director
The comments from foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying come as China faces increasing global pressure to allow an international investigation into the origins of the pandemic
An analyst says China's exports of medical supplies provided a boost. But weakness may be ahead as key trading partners fall into recession.
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E-commerce titans Alibaba and JD have facilitated nucleic acid tests for individuals at a number of designated places...for prices ranging between 200 yuan ($28) and 260 yuan ($36)
At this point, no one expects mass worker unrest in tightly controlled China, but joblessness is soaring due to the coronavirus pandemic
China Southern Airlines, China Eastern, and Air China post combined losses of nearly $2 billion in January-March 2020
While daily life slowly gets back to normal in China, its crucial markets in the United States and Europe remain virtually shut down
Leaders and experts around the world remain divided on how quickly to revive shuttered economies while maintaining a delicate balance between freedom and safety
The tighter rules come after several countries were forced to recall hundreds of thousands of shoddy masks and pieces of protective gear imported from China
Fines for littering, spitting and defecation in public were upped to a maximum of 200 yuan ($28)
China hits back, saying US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks are 'totally groundless and entirely for the purpose of blaming others'
While new infections have dwindled as Wuhan recovers, fear of asymptomatic carriers and cases re-imported from overseas has stopped the city from fully letting down its guard
'Any question about China's transparency in the prevention and control of epidemic situation is not in line with facts,' Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says
China's gross domestic product falls 6.8% in January-March 2020, marking the first contraction since the government began logging quarterly performance in the early 1990s
(UPDATED) The Wuhan government adds 1,290 deaths to its COVID-19 tally. This brings the total number of deaths in the city to 3,869.
'There's no question, we're doomed this year,' says spice seller Yang
China now has 3 different clinical trials for 3 possible coronavirus vaccines in the works
Around 20 African countries are drawing up a joint letter to Beijing to say that mass virus tests and quarantines imposed specifically on Africans amount to 'racism'
An analyst warns that 'the worst is still to come for China's export sector' as the coronavirus ravages its trading partners
Beijing imposes a strict 14-day quarantine on people arriving from other parts of China, regardless of whether they test negative for COVID-19
Analysts say China could lose around 18 million jobs in the export sector due to the coronavirus pandemic
Several Africans say they are forcibly evicted from their homes and turned away by hotels
China's inflation rate eases in March 2020 due to weak oil prices and suppressed demand caused by drastic coronavirus measures
Residents need to show they have a "healthy" rating on a mandatory phone app to leave their homes, use public transport, or enter most public spaces