Curretly, it is very unlikely that the new pneumonia-causing coronavirus will appear in any EU member states, though the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year will bring a significant increase in passenger traffic to and within China at the end of January – the National Center for Public Health told MTI on Thursday.
However, the virus appeared in Europe shortly afterwards.
China's Huawei has postponed this year's annual developer conference due to the coronavirus. The event would have been held from February 11-12 in Shenzhen, about 960 kilometers far from the site of the first appearance of the virus in Wuhan. The organizers have changed the date to March 27-28.
By Thursday night, 830 people had been diagnosed with the virus in China, while the number of deaths had risen to 25. Traffic blockades have already been introduced in nine Central Chinese cities on Friday to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Hupei Province, the origin of the epidemic declared the highest level of public health crisis.
Security measures have also been introduced in Europe: after Belgrade airport, Rome has tightened up.
Revenues and profits at China’s state-owned enterprises hit historic highs last year, even as the country’s private firms fought for their survival amid the slowest period for economic growth in a decade.
Jack Ma, co-founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, said he wants to reform globalization by bringing e-commerce to everyone in the developing world. Ma made the remarks during a panel discussion with Rwandan President Paul Kagame at a session called Digitalizing Emerging Markets at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday.
Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan here on Wednesday called on countries to work together to shape the global architecture in the age of the fourth industrial revolution with the vision to create a better future for all mankind.
China will further cooperation with northern European countries on developing a green urbanization market in China, aiming to strengthen international coordination and establish green and sustainable development partnerships according to officials from both sides.
US, China can expect ‘frank’ discussion, including South China Sea and human rights: ambassador Terry Branstad
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis will host China Politburo member Yang Jiechi and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Friday. Diplomatic and security focus, but trade war likely to feature too ahead of planned meeting of presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at G20.
In the next five years, China's cumulative service imports are expected to exceed $2.5 trillion, which would contribute over 20 percent to the growth of global service imports, according to a report.
On October 17th, the opening ceremony of Hungarian contemporary art was held at the Chongqing Art Museum. The exhibition will last until November 4th and it is free to the public.
Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen safely secured their top three spots as financial centers in China, while the country's major centers saw their competitiveness enhanced, according to the 10th edition of the China Financial Center Index released by the China Development Institute, a think tank based in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.
China's telecommunication industry has grown steadily with the number of cellphone users growing rapidly in the first eight months of 2018, official data showed.
Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong, China, however, decided to have a little fun with its design. China Merchants New Energy Group, one of the country's largest clean energy operators, built a 248-acre solar farm in the shape of a giant panda.