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Beijing Review Vol.63/No.9

Beijing Review is China's only national newsmagazine in English. It is published every week in Beijing, by the China International Publishing Group (CIPG). Launched in March 1958, Beijing Review reports and comments on the country's social, political, economic and cultural affairs, policy changes and latest developments. It also offers in-depth analysis on major regional and international events, and provides consulting and information services.

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a unique advantage

China’s political-sociocultural system has enabled it to mobilize all its resources with lightning speed to fight the novel coronavirus. It is the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics espoused by the Communist Party of China (CPC) that has helped concentrate medical experts and resources to provide treatment to people infected with the virus on a massive scale and then mobilize other resources to limit the infections while keeping life and the economy going. In the fight against the epidemic, China’s institutional advantages have been evident, primarily in two aspects. First, the entire country has united as one and taken swift action. On January 25, President Xi Jinping, also General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, chaired a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Party’s Political Bureau, where it was decided that a…

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Hi-Tech Prevention A medical worker uses a food delivery robot in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province in south China, on February 7. Hi-tech has been introduced in many cities in the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus. Two Sessions Face Postponement The annual sessions of China’s top legislature, the National People’s Congress (NPC), and the top political advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), dubbed the Two Sessions, are likely to be postponed due to the current epidemic in China. In December 2019, it was agreed that the NPC’s annual gathering would start on March 5. Customarily, the CPPCC annual session starts on March 3. However, the authorities are now mulling postponing the sessions as it is now at a crucial moment for the prevention and control of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and…

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Support From Stock Exchange The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) stepped up efforts to support China’s fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic. The SSE encouraged enterprises in the field of technological innovation related to epidemic prevention and control to be listed on the domestic sci-tech innovation board (STAR), according to a statement on its website. Firms are encouraged to conduct roadshows through the Internet and phone calls, make timely adjustments to their offering schedules and hold listing ceremonies online, said the exchange. Noting firms’ difficulties in completing auditing work and disclosing their 2019 annual report and 2020 first-quarter report on time amid the epidemic, the exchange postponed the disclosure of annual reports for more than 70 firms and extended the time limit on mergers and acquisitions. The SSE also granted special support to Hubei Province, waiving…

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JAPAN A bus leaves with passengers who had disembarked from the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship which had been quarantined for 14 days in the port of Yokohama, on February 19. There had been more than 600 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection on the ship, which initially carried around 3,700 passengers and crew from more than 50 countries and regions PAKISTAN A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Peshawar on February 18 as the country commenced a nationwide vaccination campaign, targeting some 39.6 million children under the age of 5 CROATIA President Zoran Milanovic (right) and his predecessor Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic are seen together after Milanovic’s swearing-in ceremony in the capital city of Zagreb on February 18 AFGHANISTAN Hawa Alam Nuristani, head of the National Election Commission, announces the final results of…

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people & points

NEW PARTY CHIEF OF HUBEI Ying Yong, mayor of Shanghai since 2017, was appointed secretary of the Hubei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), replacing Jiang Chaoliang, and also chief commander of the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus in the province, according to a decision released by the CPC Central Committee on February 13. Born in 1957 in Zhejiang Province, east China, Ying began his career in 1976, focusing largely on public security and political and legal affairs. Since the outbreak, the Central Government has sent an inspection group to guide the epidemic control work in Hubei, and a number of local officials have been questioned and punished for failing to fulfill their duties. In his effort to combat the virus in Shanghai, Ying emphasized grassroots level unit strength.…

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braving novel coronavirus

Zhu Haixiu is a nurse from the intensive care unit of the Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province in south China. The 22-year-old left for Wuhan in the central province of Hubei, the city hit the hardest by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as part of a medical team on January 24, the Chinese New Year’s Eve. The dark circles around her eyes from fatigue were captured by the lens of China Central Television during an interview with patients and medical staff on February 11 at Hankou Hospital, where Zhu was working. Asked whether she was afraid, she said she was at the beginning but after seeing the situation in the city, she no longer is. When reporters asked her to talk to her parents in front…