Here are some recommendations from the Foreign Affairs Office of Xiamen Municipal People's Government to foreign nationals residing in or travelling to Xiamen.
Many international sister cities and organizations expressed solidarity with the city of Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, by offering urgently-needed medical supplies.
The Xiamen Foreign Affairs Office (XMFAO) has opened hotlines for expats, with the aim of providing assistance services for people during the period of the control and prevention of the novel coronavirus.
Yao Jianhong, deputy director of the Xiamen Foreign Affairs Office, visited the consulates-general of the Philippines and Thailand, and spoke to the Consul General of Singapore on the phone Feb 13, to discuss coronavirus epidemic prevention and control.
Hector Aleman, secretary of International Relations of PRD in Panama, led a delegation of senior officials to visit Xiamen from Dec 18 to 19.
The annual conference for deputy ministers of finance and vice-presidents of central banks from ASEAN countries, China, Japan and South Korea was held in Xiamen from Dec 12 to 13.
Li Xiaoping, director of the Foreign Affairs Office in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, met with Ishizuka Hideki, consul general of Japan in Guangzhou, on Jan 11 in Xiamen.