The epidemic kept factories and the hospitality sector shuttered nationwide earlier this year, forcing many migrants to sit idle without pay. The outbreak also triggered widespread travel bans, stranding many jobless migrants in cities where life is more expensive.
The enormous growth this year came mainly from the launch of a biologic injection to treat cardiovascular disease, and the product was moving much faster than anticipated, Penny Wan, vice-president and general manager of Amgen Japan, Australia and Asia-Pacific, said during an interview with China Daily.
The early days of tackling the virus were an uncertain time for frightened patients and overworked doctors in Wuhan. Filmmakers capture a crowd of 30 patients gathering outside the front of a hospital's epidemic disease section after becoming infected. Some were too weak to stand. All were anxious.
The draft revision to the Chinese Patent Law was submitted to an ongoing session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, for a second review on Sunday. It was first read in December 2018.
The economic risk of "moving from real to virtual" has been preliminarily contained in China, according to the country's banking regulator.
The earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou at 9:19 pm on Tuesday at a depth of 20 kilometers. More than 3,000 aftershocks, with the strongest being magnitude 4.8, had taken place by Sunday.
The establishment of the center, located in the office building of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs in northeastern Beijing, is in line with implementing instructions from President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission. The move will significantly boost support capabilities and services for veterans, the ministry said in a statement.
The event also saw participation of foreigners. Brian, an American working in the finance sector, brought his girlfriend to this event.
The draft also stated that adults should not make child models pose inappropriately or wear clothing that are not a match for their age range. It also requires regular checks to be conducted by the authorities.
The eruption has hit the island's tourism industry.