Official: China facing increasing pressure in COVID prevention

A resident receives a nucleic acid test at a testing site in Longhua District of Haikou, south China's Hainan province, Aug 7, 2022. (YANG GUANYU / XINHUA) BEIJING – With the resurgence of infections in neighboring countries, China's COVID-19 prevention and control efforts are facing increasing pressure, a health official said Wednesday. Nine provincial-level regions […]

Xi stresses building Chinese free trade port with global influence

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, inspects an economic development zone in the city of Danzhou, South China's Hainan province on April 12, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) HAIKOU – Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for accelerating the development of Hainan into a free trade port with Chinese characteristics […]