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FAW-Volkswagen resumes production amid epidemic

FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd. resumed production at its four production bases across China as of Monday amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. ...
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Global experts, institutions disfavor imposing travel restrictions on China amid COVID-19 outbreak

Global experts have argued against imposing travel restrictions on China during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), saying such measures are groundless,...
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China’s digital marketing industry thrives amid epidemic

China's digital marketing industry, dominated by online marketing is experiencing unprecedented growth as demand for games, short videos and online education rise due to...
A visitor walks by an exhibition booth of robots at the China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair. (Photo by Yicai.com)

Chinese city turns to robots to replace human deliveryman amid epidemic

Watch out! A cute, swift robot is coming to your doorstep with all your packages. Launched by a leading Chinese retail company Suning.com, the delivery...
Five hundred automobiles manufactured by a Chinese carmaker are about to be shipped to the Netherlands at a dock of Lianyungang port, east China’s Jiangsu province, Feb. 3, 2020. Photo by Wang Chun, People’s Daily Online

China issues concrete policies to stabilize foreign trade amid epidemic

By Qiu Haifeng Relevant departments of China recently rolled out policies to help enterprises create a favorable business environment to facilitate foreign trade amid the...
Supportive banners outside the South Korean Embassy in Beijing. Photo: South Korean Embassy

China, South Korea and Japan deepen ties amid epidemic

South Korea and Japan have both shown great support for China amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, which many Chinese citizens hailed as...
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West Africa-bound flights diverted to Ghana’s Kotoka airport amid dusty, windy weather

Ghana's main Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been receiving flights diverted from some neighboring countries due to continuing bad weather in western Africa over...
The incumbent president of Guinea-Bissau Jose Mario Vaz votes at a polling station near the presidential palace in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Dec. 29, 2019. Guinea-Bissau's presidential election runoff kicked off here on Sunday between two former prime ministers, Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Sissoco Embalo. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

UN envoy asks for international support for Guinea-Bissau amid political tension

The top UN envoy for Guinea-Bissau on Friday asked for international support for the West African country amid political instability. Rosine Sori-Coulibaly,...

China’s auto sales drops amid epidemic

China reported sluggish sales of automobiles in January amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, industry data showed Thursday. The country sold a total...
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Gold futures witness see-saw amid rallying equities, risk warnings

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange closed slightly higher on Wednesday, but fell later during electronic trading amid...
Photo taken on January 19, 2018 shows shared cars at parking lot of the Kandi Electric Vehicles (Changxing) Co., Ltd in east China’s Zhejiang province. The cars are waiting to be put into market. (Photo by Wang Bin from People’s Daily Online)

Free parking proposed amid fight against COVID-19 epidemic

Police departments across China are required to push for the exemption of public parking fees to ensure smooth traffic as the country fights against...

Ghanaian president named AU’s financial institutions champion

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has vowed to help the African continent towards effectively harnessing African financial institutions as he was named Champion...
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Turkey seeks EU accession amid East Med dispute

by Burak Akinci Turkey expressed willingness to start the frozen EU accession process, but chronic differences and rising tensions with the bloc...
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UK GDP growth flat in Q4 amid Brexit uncertainty

Britain's gross domestic product (GDP) growth was flat in the final quarter last year, marking a difficult period for the country's economy largely thanks...
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Olympic champs become online fitness coaches amid epidemic

Shanghai has launched an online program in which Olympic gold medalists showcase in-house fitness exercises. Since Monday, short videos of Xu Lijia,...
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Gold extends gains amid rising safe-haven appetite

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose for the fourth consecutive session on Monday amid rising safe-haven demand. ...
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Libyan oil corporation closes refinery amid suspension of oil production in southern oil field

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya's UN-backed government on Monday announced shutting down a local refinery in western Libya because of the closure...
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Turkey vows to keep presence in Idlib amid escalation with Syrian government

Turkey's army would continue its presence in Syria's Idlib and retaliate when necessary, said the country's Vice President Fuat Oktay on Monday. ...
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Back to work, enterprises gradually resume operation amid epidemic outbreak

Caught off guard by unprecedented difficulties, most enterprises in China have rolled out active precaution measures while resuming production Monday amid the national fight...
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Cypriot government works on plans amid public service pay cuts ruling

Cyprus' government is preparing reaction scenarios in case the Supreme Court ratifies a ruling that salary and pension cuts in the public sector as...

Syrian products become popular in Lebanon amid economic deterioration

A big chunk of the Lebanese people have been lately resorting to buying Syrian products in a bid to save their supermarket bills amid...
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Aloe vera offers Kenyans in drylands opportunities amid climate change

The green plant with some tiny spikes on the side of the leaves is scattered on a patched land at Makutano in Machakos, south...

Dos and don’ts of mask wearing amid viral outbreak explained

A Chinese expert suggested that people change their face masks every couple of days to prevent coronavirus infection, and not disinfect used masks in...

Nigerian president vows to re-equip military amid fight against terrorism

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the military will be re-professionalized and re-equipped to meet the growing exigencies of security in the country,...
On Feb. 1, an employee disinfects the shopping carts at hypermarket RT-Mart in Jingzhou, central China’s Hubei province.

Guangzhou takes measures to protect foreigners amid coronavirus outbreak

By Jiang Xiaodan As the battle against the novel coronavirus has become a battle for all in China, southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Jan....
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Oil prices rise amid easing demand concerns

Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent on Wednesday as investors' concerns for sluggish crude demand eased. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI)...
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Palestine bans Israeli products to boost local agricultural sector amid fears of Israeli restrictions

The Palestinian government declared that its decision to ban Israeli products into its market will come into effect at noon on Wednesday. ...

Staff in 74 UK universities to strike for 14 days amid pay disputes

Lecturers and other staff in Britain's 74 universities plan to stage a fresh round of strike for 14 days in February and March over...
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Oil prices drop amid demand worries

Oil prices extended losses on Monday as concerns over weakening demand for the energy persist, weighing on the market. The West Texas...
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Oil prices see biggest monthly loss since May amid demand pessimism

Oil prices fell for the week ending Jan. 31 with the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery down 4.85 percent and...