Beijing, October 13 (Reuters) - Mainland China reported its first locally transmitted COVID-19 infections in nearly two months, as Qingdao launched a city-wide testing drive after discovering new cases linked to a hospital designated to treat imported infections. The National Health Commission said in a statement that a total of 13 COVID-19 infections were reported in mainland China on Oct....
Hubei province, which was hit the hardest by COVID, received 52.29 million tourists in the Golden Week, raking in 34.83 billion yuan (USD 5.2 billion) in revenue from tourism
Sri Lanka and China also signed an agreement for a grant of 600 million RMB grant (Rs.16.5 billion) for livelihood development in the island.
The Lankan President said he will prove that Hambantota port is not a debt trap laid by China but is a development project with high potential
Lakna Paranamanna on why the US is losing out in the soft power game in Sri Lanka
The US envoy's comments on Sino-Lankan relations drew a strong riposte from the Chinese embassy
Will discuss COVID control and Sino-Lankan economic relations with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
October 7 (Reuters) - A Chinese experimental coronavirus vaccine being developed by the Institute of Medical Biology under the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences was shown to be safe in an early stage clinical trial, researchers said. In a Phase 1 trial of 191 healthy participants aged between 18 and 59, vaccination with the group’s experimental shot showed no severe...
Beijing, October 2 (AP) — A fire at a tourist site in China killed 13 people on the first day of an eight-day national holiday, authorities said. The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of ice lantern and snow sculptures Thursday at the Taitaishan theme park on the outskirts of Taiyuan city in Shanxi province, the Ministry of Emergency Management said....
"It will be the main income generator for the future of Sri Lanka," Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said.