Материалы: October 14th, 2020

2nd wave of COVID-19 has broken out, but less worrying than first

As temperatures drop in the northern hemisphere, a rebound of coronavirus has been observed in many parts of the world, bringing a second wave of the global COVID-19 pandemic, former head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told the Global Times on Sunday. This time, however, will be less worrying, she […]

Demand for flu vaccine soars in China, prices triple on scalpers’ market

China has seen a soaring demand of the seasonal flu vaccine while hospitals in some cities have reported a limited supply, leaving citizens on waitlists for more than a month to get a shot, while scalpers are reportedly charging triple the original price. Big cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Wuhan, are under considerable […]

‘Made in Wuhan’ goes into full swing post pandemic

Supplying world demand a new priority Wearing masks, eating separately, having their body temperatures checked, frequently using disinfectant, more than 10,000 employees are working hard in the Lenovo factory, where notices that “epidemic control is our responsibility” are posted all over. The Lenovo factory is located in Wuhan, capital of Central China’s Hubei Province, the […]

Xi asks young officials to focus on solving practical problems

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, addresses the opening of a training session for young and middle-aged officials at the Party School of the CPC Central Committee (National Academy of Governance), Oct. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng) BEIJING, Oct. […]

Morrison government allowing rich foreigners in ahead of 28,000 stranded Australians

Labor has criticised a government decision allowing potentially hundreds of “privileged” foreign citizens paying for business investment visas to enter Australia, arguing they are taking hotel quarantine places away from 28,000 Australians stranded overseas. The comments from Penny Wong, the opposition foreign affairs spokeswoman, follow the Morrison government’s decision to allow holders of business innovation and […]

Isabella Kwai – Australia’s First Recession in Decades Signals Tougher Times to Come

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s economic engine has run without a major hitch for nearly three decades. Propped up by rich natural resources, fast-growing trade with Asia, a talented work force and vibrant immigration rates, the country even avoided stumbling during the 2008 global financial crisis. But the nation sometimes known as “The Lucky Country” could […]

Konstantin Asmolov. US Presidential Elections and the Korean Peninsula.

In the United States, participants in the presidential election that will be held on November 3, have been determined. The Republican nominee is the White House’s current head, Donald Trump, and the Democratic nominee is former Vice President Joe Biden. In this context, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea has launched […]