中新社北京4月9日电 (记者 王恩博)中共中央、国务院近日发布《关于构建更加完善的要素市场化配置体制机制的意见》(下称《意见》)。在加快发展技术要素市场方面，《意见》提出加大抗病毒药物及疫苗研发国际合作力度。
For China's few independent-minded outlets, aggressive coronavirus coverage could come at a price.
The coronavirus death toll in the United States continues to rise rapidly, especially New York. But there are signs in some places that new infections may be leveling off.
Stories from four continents: Toronto, Tbilisi, Sao Paulo and Sydney.
Residents of Wuhan are cautiously returning to shopping and strolling in the streets of the city where the coronavirus pandemic began
A cease-fire proposed by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen has gone into effect, potentially paving the way for an end to the more than 5-year-old conflict
Covid-19 will affect carriers of HIV and tuberculosis disproportionately, and border closures and crowded hospitals may make getting treatment harder.
A report by aid group Oxfam says that around half a billion people could be pushed into poverty as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic unless richer countries help them
After two months of confinement, Lydia Chen emerges to a new reality and some of the same fears.
In another sign that wild animals are roaming more freely during the coronavirus lockdown for humans, a maritime patrol has filmed remarkable images of whales powering through Mediterranean waters off the coast of southern France
Vatican insiders say Pope Francis has curbed his interactions but is also trying to appear present, and not self-concerned, during a dark period for the world.
Television tradie Scott Cam gives up the remainder of his $347,000 taxpayer-funded salary, with the Federal Government blaming his reduced capacity on the coronavirus pandemic.
An Auckland man says his bank card was skimmed despite being home on lockdown and rarely leaving the house to buy anything.It comes as Netsafe reported an about 10 per cent increase in online scams, mostly due to a pick-up in fraudulent...
Bettina Rowley wants to make other parents aware that kids can get coronavirus too, after her three-year-old son and five-year-old daughter both tested positive.
Hundreds of thousands of Australians apply to get an early release of their superannuation under the Federal Government's plan to help people out of work and facing financial hardship during the coronavirus pandemic.
An Auckland rest home resident has contracted Covid-19, amid reports the families of other residents were worried about the amount of testing at the facility.The Ellerslie Gardens Lifecare resident was taken to Auckland Hospital...
New Zealand has recorded its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since March 21, as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern implements a new quarantine on Kiwis arriving from overseas, and sticks with her planned election date. Get all the...
Auckland residents were being warned a powerful storm could hit the city this Easter Sunday and Monday with the potential to bring power disruptions.Power supplier Vector said the storm was expected to bring strong winds at a time...
Urgent maintenance on deteriorating turf in schools and sports facilities around New Zealand has been given a lockdown exemption by the Government this afternoon. Until today, school and sports facilities had been exempt from the...
New Zealanders have flocked to supermarkets around the country ahead of the closure on Good Friday, despite stores opening on Easter Sunday this year.Footage shared on social media today shows long queues to get into the supermarket.Video...
Wellington city councillors have canned any prospect of a rates freeze, choosing to investigate two rates increase options instead. Council officers will now prepare more detailed scenarios of a 4.95 per cent and 2.15 per cent increase...
The Prime Minister has hit back at the suggestion the Government could have been putting every person returning to New Zealand into quarantine since the lockdown began two weeks ago.Jacinda Ardern today announced a blanket quarantine...
Iwi and small, isolated communities are pleading for Easter holidaymakers to "stay away" as reports emerge of lockdown-breakers sneaking in to vulnerable hotspots. In Whangamata the town's population has reportedly increased this...
A young kiwi showed complete disregard for social distancing rules as it burst a bubble and made himself at home at this Little Barrier Island house.The incredible footage was captured by resident rangers Richard Walle and Dr Leigh...