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Xinhua News Agency: Official press agency of the People's Republic of China
Xinhua News Agency or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China. Xinhua is the biggest and most influential media organization in China, as well as the largest news agency in the world in terms of correspondents worldwide. Xinhua is a ministry-level institution subordinate to the Chinese central government, and is the highest ranking state media organ in the country alongside the People's Daily. Its president is a member of the Central Committee of China's Communist Party.

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China's Hubei to adopt thorough checks on patients to curb virus epidemic: Xinhua

The central Chinese province of Hubei will adopt more thorough and forceful measures to find patients with fever to further help contain the new coronavirus epidemic, the state media reported on..
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Beijing to fast-track new mask factory in virus fight

The Chinese capital of Beijing will set up a new mask factory within just six days to meet soaring demand for protective gear in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the official Xinhua news agency..
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Viral outbreak's confirmed cases soar as China confirms human transmission [Video]Viral outbreak's confirmed cases soar as China confirms human transmission

Cases of novel coronavirus infection in China have tripled over the weekend, sparking global concerns about an outbreak.

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China parliament may delay key annual March session: Xinhua

The Chinese parliament's top committee will meet on Feb. 24 to discuss whether to delay the annual March meeting of the full parliament, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, amid the..
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China's Hubei province communist party chief relieved of duty: Xinhua

The head of the Communist Party in the Chinese province of Hubei, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than a thousand people, has been relieved of duty, the official Xinhua..
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China charges man who pushed for birthday party despite coronavirus ban

Prosecutors in China have brought criminal charges against a 59-year-old man who strapped on firecrackers and doused himself with gasoline to defy a ban on public gatherings during a coronavirus..
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China's central bank Beijing operation ensures more re-discounted loans for coronavirus-hit firms: Shanghai Securities News

The Chinese central bank's Beijing operation said it will ensure re-discounted loans issued in the first quarter of 2020 will be at least 10 billion yuan, as part of efforts to shore up firms hit by..
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China's Xi discusses virus outbreak with Saudi king

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday discussed the coronavirus outbreak with Saudi Arabia's King Salman by telephone, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.
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China's Xi says virus controls at crucial stage: state media

China's efforts to control a coronavirus outbreak are at a crucial stage and authorities must prevent the epidemic from spreading, Xinhua news agency quoted President Xi Jinping as saying on Wednesday.
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China's virus-hit Wuhan creates more hospitals as demand for beds surges

The Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, is converting an additional eight buildings, including gymnasiums, exhibition centers and sports centers, into hospitals, the..
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China's airlines told not to axe global flights as thousands cut

China's civil aviation authority has urged domestic carriers to continue flying international routes as they consider cuts in response to a drop in demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, state news..
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China tells domestic airlines not to cut international routes

China's civil aviation authority has urged domestic carriers to continue flying international routes, except to countries with travel bans over a virus epidemic, as they weigh cuts in response to..
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Chinese woman detained for hiding virus contact - Xinhua

Police in China have detained a woman for "deliberately concealing" her contact with someone from an area stricken by the coronavirus and jeopardizing efforts to stop its spread, the Xinhua news agency..
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China's Shandong province asks firms not to resume work before Feb 10: Xinhua

China's Shandong province has asked companies not to resume working before Feb. 10 to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday.
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China to release winter and spring vegetable reserves to ease supply shortages: Xinhua

China will release winter and spring vegetable reserves in major northern cities to ease supply shortages amid the new coronavirus outbreak, state news agency Xinhua reported on Thursday.
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Top Chinese, U.S. diplomats discuss coronavirus situation

China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi discussed the coronavirus outbreak with U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday, telling him that Beijing has the confidence and ability to win the battle..
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WHO chief says confident in China's ability to contain virus, urges calm

The World Health Organization's director-general said on Tuesday he is confident in China's ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus, according to state news agency Xinhua.
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China's Tibet closes tourism sites to prevent virus spread: state media

China's Tibet Autonomous Region has temporarily closed all tourist sites starting on Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, official news agency Xinhua reported.
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China's NDRC to invest 300 million yuan for construction of hospitals in Wuhan: Xinhua

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's state planning agency, plans to invest 300 million yuan ($43.5 million) for the construction of hospitals in Wuhan serving..
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Macau confirms first case of pneumonia caused by Wuhan coronavirus

The Chinese-ruled gambling hub of Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a newly identified coronavirus strain in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, China's..
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Macau confirms first new coronavirus case: Xinhua

Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a new coronavirus strain in the central mainland China city of Wuhan, China's state news agency Xinhua said.
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China confirms human-to-human transmission of new coronavirus: Xinhua

China's National Health Commission confirmed on Monday that a new virus causing an outbreak of pneumonia in the country has been passed from person-to-person and has infected some medical staff,..
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Bus falls into sinkhole in northwestern China, six dead: Xinhua

Six people were killed and another 16 injured when a bus toppled into a sinkhole caused by the sudden collapse of a stretch of road in northwestern China, the official Xinhua news agency reported on..
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Chinese court sentences 'gene-editing' scientist to three years in prison

A Chinese court sentenced the scientist who created the world's first "gene-edited" babies to three years in prison on Monday, according to the official Xinhua news agency, on charges of illegally..
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China criticizes U.S. defense bill as interference

China's top lawmaking body on Saturday criticized the defense bill that Washington passed this week as "interference", Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported.
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China's Xi, in call with Trump, says U.S. interfering in its affairs: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a call with President Donald Trump on Friday, accused the United States of interfering in its internal affairs but expressed hope that the two leaders could keep lines..
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China's top diplomat says China, U.S. must boost strategic communication: Xinhua

China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, said that Beijing and Washington must increase strategic communication and work together based on the consensus reached by the two countries' heads of state, China's..
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China's top diplomat strongly condemns U.S. lawmakers' Hong Kong legislation: Xinhua

China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi said China strongly condemns the U.S. legislation supporting protesters in Hong Kong, in an interview with the official Xinhua.
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China says Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on face mask ban

China’s top legislature said Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on the constitutionality of legislation under the city's Basic Law, which includes a proposed ban on face masks, state news agency..
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China's state council appoints new police chief in Hong Kong

China's state council, or cabinet, has appointed Tang Ping-keung, also known as Chris Tang, as the new police chief of Hong Kong, state news agency Xinhua said.
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China parliament law committee says Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on constitutionality of face mask ban law: Xinhua

China’s top legislature says Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on the constitutionality of the city’s legislation with regards to Basic Law, according to state media outlet Xinhua.
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China says carrier's passage through Taiwan Strait not directed at any target: Xinhua

A Chinese Navy spokesman said its aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Straight on Sunday, adding it was involved in "scientific research" and the passage was not directed at any target,..
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51 children injured in chemical attack at Chinese kindergarten after man sprays caustic soda

Fifty-one children and three teachers were hurt in the sodium hydroxide attack in the city of Kaiyuan in Yunnan Province, Xinhua News Agency reported.
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China will support its firms in purchases of Airbus planes: Xinhua

China will support its firms' purchases of Airbus planes, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, citing commitments by French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a..
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China's Xi reiterates support for Hong Kong leader in Shanghai meeting: Xinhua

China's President Xi Jinping met Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Shanghai on Monday and discussed the state of things in the city crippled by months-long anti-government protests, the Xinhua News Agency..
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Chinese state media urge 'tougher line' in Hong Kong after Xinhua targeted

Chinese state media on Monday urged authorities to take a "tougher line" against protesters in Hong Kong who vandalized state-run Xinhua news agency and other buildings at the weekend, saying the..
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Clean-up operation underway at Xinhua office after violent Hong Kong protest

Cleaners swept up broken glass at the Hong Kong office of China's official news agency Xinhua on Sunday, one of the buildings vandalised in a violent day of protests which also saw activists hurl..
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Clean-up operation underway as Hong Kong reels from worst violence in weeks

Hong Kong awoke to what is expected to be a day of relative calm on Sunday following a violent night in which protesters set fire to metro stations and vandalized buildings, including an office of..
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Hong Kong protesters trash Xinhua agency office in night of violence

Police fired tear gas at black-clad protesters across Hong Kong on Saturday after they set fire to metro stations and vandalized buildings including China's official Xinhua news agency in some of the..
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China's Communist Party to hold key meeting next week

China's ruling Communist Party will hold key meeting starting from next Monday until Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said on Thursday.
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China, Australia complete joint army training exercise in Hainan: Xinhua

The Chinese and Australian armies have concluded a joint military training exercise in China's southern island province of Hainan, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
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China bridge collapse kills three, injures two

Three people died and two were injured when a highway bridge collapsed on Thursday in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, state news agency Xinhua said.
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China willing to reach agreement with U.S.: Vice Premier Liu He

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday that China is willing to reach agreement with the United States on matters that both sides care about so as to prevent friction from leading to any further..
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China's Xi voices support for Pakistan over Kashmir: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
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China's Xi says he is watching Kashmir, supports Pakistan's core interests: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
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China's Xi speaks to Saudi Arabia's King on phone: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Friday, state news agency Xinhua reported.
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FedEx says correctly handled Hong Kong package, disputing Xinhua report

FedEx Corp on Tuesday said it correctly handled a package containing restricted types of knives that was bound for Hong Kong after China's state-run Xinhua news agency, citing sources, said the package..
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China opposes trade war, not good for it, U.S. and the world: Xinhua

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Tuesday that China firmly opposes a trade war as it is not good for it, the United States and the world, the state news agency Xinhua reported.
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Xinhua says FedEx suspected of handling Hong Kong package containing knives

China's state-run Xinhua news agency on Tuesday said, citing sources, that FedEx Corp's China unit was suspected of illegally handling a package containing restricted types of knives that was bound for..
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China military says will make 'new' contributions to Hong Kong's stability

China's military will make even greater 'new' contributions to maintaining Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, state news agency Xinhua on Thursday cited the People's Liberation Army garrison in the..
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Suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in east China hospitalizes 79: Xinhua

A suspected carbon monoxide poisoning has led to hospitalization of 79 people in east China's Jiangxi Province, Chinese state media reported on Wednesday.
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