Several major Chinese cities optimizing control measures

A hairdresser attends to a customer as her business reopened after COVID-19 control measures were eased in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Thursday. (PHOTO / XINHUA) GUANGZHOU/CHONGQING – Residents in many cities including Beijing, Guangzhou and Chongqing, which have experienced mass infections recently, have embraced the optimization of control measures in order to bring life and […]

Chongqing at ‘critical point’ in virus control

Elsewhere, Hohhot halts operation of company that wrongfully reported tests Workers transport cabbages in Chongqing's Yubei district on Saturday. The district government coordinated with suppliers to guarantee groceries were available for residents. (WANG QUANCHAO / XINHUA) Chongqing, a megacity of 32 million people in Southwest China, is facing a "severe and complicated "epidemic situation and […]

3 dead, 14 trapped as blast rocks canteen in China’s Chongqing

Rescuers search for trapped people after a canteen collapsed in Wulong district, Chongqing municipality, Jan 7, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) CHONGQING – Three people were killed and 14 remained trapped on Friday after a blast rocked a canteen of a subdistrict office in Wulong district, southwest China's  Chongqing municipality. The accident took place at 12:10 pm […]