COVID-19: China says it has received no U.S. aid

China said on April 3 that it had not received any financial support from the U.S. government for efforts to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, “Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. officials had announced that the Trump administration would provide $100 million in aid to China and other countries. … Read more COVID-19: China says it has received no U.S. aid

Watch again: Robert Jenrick makes daily coronavirus announcement with Dr Jenny Harries

The UK’s Daily Telegraph posted this video of UK Secretary of Stats for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, giving Sunday’s daily coronavirus briefing to the British public, alongside Dr Jenny Harries, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer. The government gives its daily update on Covid-19 at Downing Street and journalists ask questions via video … Read more Watch again: Robert Jenrick makes daily coronavirus announcement with Dr Jenny Harries

Coronavirus: UK government unveils plans to pay the self-employed. Will it work? – BBC Newsnight

“You have not been forgotten” Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Those were the words used by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, when addressing the self employed – many who have been impacted by the economic fall–out of the coronavirus. But the chancellor announced his plan that self-employed workers can apply for a grant worth 80% … Read more Coronavirus: UK government unveils plans to pay the self-employed. Will it work? – BBC Newsnight

Don’t go too far: China condemns Pompeo’s push for ‘Wuhan Virus’ at G7

China on Thursday strongly condemned the malicious use of “Wuhan Virus” by Secretary of State of the United States Mike Pompeo, who tried to convince ministers of the Group of 7 to identify novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by the term. 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 … Read more Don’t go too far: China condemns Pompeo’s push for ‘Wuhan Virus’ at G7

G7 rejects push by U.S. to refer to coronavirus as ‘Wuhan virus’

A German news magazine reports that the G-7 has rejected a push by the U.S. to include the phrase “Wuhan virus” in a joint statement. Der Spiegel reported that ministers drafted a statement after holding a video conference on the outbreak. But, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly wanted the statement to refer to … Read more G7 rejects push by U.S. to refer to coronavirus as ‘Wuhan virus’

Mexican ‘angels’ spread hope amid coronavirus crisis

The Messenger Angels of Ciudad Juarez (Los Angeles Mensajeros de Ciudad Juarez) gathered at the US-Mexico border in #CiudadJuarez to spread a message of hope amid the #Coronavirus crisis on Tuesday. “The Messenger Angels (Angeles Mensajeros) are bringing a message of hope to all those who are currently barricaded in their homes fearing what may … Read more Mexican ‘angels’ spread hope amid coronavirus crisis

Beijing condemns U.S.’s attempts to stigmatize China

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has urged the United States to stop stigmatizing China over the outbreak. It comes as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues to call COVID-19 “Wuhan virus” despite clear World Health Organization guidelines, agreed to five years ago, not to do so. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Beijing condemns U.S.’s attempts to stigmatize China

Pompeo meets Afghan political rivals during visit to Kabul

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Kabul, the Afghan capital, for an unannounced visit to try to salvage a historic deal between Washington and the Taliban. The deal was struck last month, but its implementation has been delayed over disagreements between the Afghan government and the Islamist militant group. Subscribe to us on … Read more Pompeo meets Afghan political rivals during visit to Kabul