Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation

Sky’s Sarah Jane Mee talks to Terry Waite, the 80-year-old speaks about life in self isolation and his lessons learnt from Lebanon 29 years ago. In 1987, as an envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury he was taken hostage in Lebanon and held in solitary confinement for almost five years. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation

President Xi urges officials to prevent accidents and protect people’s safety

Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked government officials to prevent accidents and protect people’s lives after a forest fire in southwest China’s Sichuan Province killed 19 people, including 18 firefighters. Videos posted on social media show the city of Xichang blanketed by smoke. The fire initially started at a farm and then spread to nearby … Read more President Xi urges officials to prevent accidents and protect people’s safety

Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown until Easter as new cases fall

Italy’s nationwide lockdown is expected to be extended until at least mid-April. The country now has 100,000 confirmed cases and more than 11,000 fatalities. Mattia Bedocchi, who studied at Peking University and recently returned to the northwest of Italy, spoke to CGTN about the quarantine measures and how they affected him. Subscribe to us on … Read more Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown until Easter as new cases fall

BREAKING: Further 367 people have died in England of COVID-19

Another 393 people have died after contracting coronavirus – taking the UK total to 1,808. A further 367 people who tested positive for coronavirus died in England, bringing the total number to 1,651. Those who died were aged between 19 and 98 years old and all but 28 patients had underlying health conditions. The 19-year-old … Read more BREAKING: Further 367 people have died in England of COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson: “We think we can do it” on COVID-19 vaccine

“Now it’s a matter of time and hard work”. Chief Scientific Officer at drug company Johnson & Johnson, Dr Paul Stoffels says they want to start human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine in September. The US pharmaceutical giant is working with its government and investing a billion dollars in research. It eventually wants to … Read more Johnson & Johnson: “We think we can do it” on COVID-19 vaccine

Australian girl recalls Wuhan adventures

Amy is from Australia and she visited Wuhan during her 2019 China tour. In this video, Amy recalls her experience swimming in the Yangtze River, which has been a lifeline for the city, transforming it into a transport hub in China. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more Australian girl recalls Wuhan adventures

Europe skirts U.S. blockade, sends medical goods to Iran

France, Germany and the United Kingdom have shipped medical goods to Iran under a special scheme to bypass the U.S. blockade of the country. It’s the first transaction conducted under a trade mechanism set up to barter humanitarian goods and food after the U.S. violated the 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed sweeping sanctions. Subscribe to … Read more Europe skirts U.S. blockade, sends medical goods to Iran

Coronavirus: Huge crowds as India lockdown prompts mass migration

Thousands of migrant workers packed into bus stations in a desperate attempt to get home after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a complete lockdown of the country on March 24 to curb the spread of coronavirus. #coronavirus #COVID-19 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Coronavirus: Huge crowds as India lockdown prompts mass migration

Japan advises citizens against traveling to more countries

Japan has advised its citizens against traveling to other countries as the coronavirus strengthens. The country’s foreign ministry had earlier warned against traveling to much of Europe, but it has now issued an alert for nations such as Canada, China, South Korea and the United States. The government also said it is considering a ban … Read more Japan advises citizens against traveling to more countries

South Korea reports an uptick of 125 new infections

South Korea has reported a spike in confirmed cases with 125 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday. The country’s health officials said the increase was driven by a cluster of infections and imported cases. Meanwhile, President Moon Jae-in said the country would continue to roll out measures to boost the economy, including making emergency cash payments … Read more South Korea reports an uptick of 125 new infections