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COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in the U.S.
Participants hold discussions on topics of building a shared community of public health for mankind, poverty reduction and the right to development at the "2021 South-South Human Rights Forum" in Beijing. China's WTO membership boosts the country's cosmetic industry. And COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise across the United States.
Shenzhou-12 astronauts meet press after initial recovery
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has urged the United States to stop politicizing sports and undermining the Beijing Winter Olympics. China has rolled out its first pilot program for elderly care financial products. And the three astronauts of China's Shenzhou-12 crewed mission have met the press following their initial recovery after returning to Earth in September.
China's central bank cuts reserve requirement ratio
Authorities in China say economic work next year should prioritize stability while pursuing progress. China's central bank says it will cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves as part of the efforts to bolster the economy. And tighter rules for entry into the United States for international travelers have come into effect.
U.S. COVID-19 cases on rise amid Omicron attack, Delta dominance
Chinese President Xi Jinping says China's determination to support multilateralism will not change. Dora Giusti, Chief of Child Protection with UNICEF China, has called for more efforts to protect children with disabilities. And for the first time in two months, the United States is averaging more than 100-thousand new COVID-19 cases each day.
Lao officials hail significance of China-Laos Railway
Lao officials say the China-Laos Railway will boost trade between the country and its neighboring countries. Participants at a Belt and Road forum in Beijing have called for stronger international cooperation in tackling COVID-19. And the U.S. now requires all inbound international travelers to get tested within one day of departure.
China-Laos Railway to benefit local economy along the line
The China-Laos Railway is expected to boost regional economic development and improve the livelihood of people along the way after it becomes operational. China welcomes African countries to join the big family of Belt and Road cooperation. And Zhangjiakou is gearing for another round of Winter Olympic test events as preparations for Beijing 2022 heat up.
A Media Alternative
It is good to have an alternative to standard Western media.
Chinese “Reporting” in English
Lots and lots of glossing over the current holocaust in East Turkistan (“Xinjiang”)
one of the interpreters sounds interesting
There must be an eunuch in the interpreters team