A new COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinopharm has recently been approved for clinical trials.
The new recombinant COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Vaccine & Serum Institute, a R&D center of Sinopharm's bioscience subsidiary the China National Biotec Group (CNBG), got approval from the National Medical Products Administration on Friday, the CNBG said on its official Weibo account on Saturday (April 10).
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Saturday (April 10) said that the United States should remove the barriers to cultural and people-to-people exchanges between the two countries to jointly build foundations for friendship and cooperation.
The Chinese and Indian militaries exchanged views on issues of mutual concern and agreed to maintain communications through military and diplomatic channels in their 11th round of corps commander-level meeting held on Friday, a spokesperson for the Western Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) said in a statement late Saturday (April 10).
Secretary for Education of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said on Saturday (April 10) that local schools have responded positively to holding flag-raising ceremonies and related activities on National Security Education Day.
China Global Television Network (CGTN) on Saturday welcomed the acknowledgement of the British media regulator that CGTN's right to broadcast in Europe falls under French jurisdiction, which paves the way for its return to broadcasting in the UK after being taken off the air there two months ago.
Chinese vaccines Sinopharm and CoronaVac (Sinovac) are in the final stage of evaluation by the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization (WHO) and a "final decision" should be made between April 26 and May 3, a WHO official said in a press conference on Friday.
China on Friday (April 9) urged Japan to be cautious on its plan to deal with radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear power plant, calling for the Japanese government to make decisions based on full consultation with neighboring countries.
The China Society for Human Rights Studies published an article on Friday (April 9), exposing severe humanitarian disasters caused by the U.S. aggressive wars against foreign countries since the end of World War II.
China's travel industry bounced back to pre-coronavirus level by some metrics over the three-day Tomb Sweeping Day, or Qingming, Festival, from Saturday to Monday, Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
China launched a satellite into planned orbit on Friday (April 9) for space environment study. The satellite was carried by a Long March-4B rocket departing from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
Despite strained relations between the United States and China at the moment, exploring more cooperation between them will be conducive to their interests as well as to the international community, according to experts, who spoke as the White House clarified that it is not in talks with its allies over a joint boycott of the 2022 Olympics.
"Throughout China, the criminal justice systems approach juvenile delinquency in a similar way. In all four jurisdictions, it is recognized that the public interest requires young offenders, if at all possible, to be diverted away from a life of crime, rather than to be sucked yet further into the criminal process by prosecution and punishment"