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.
Xiamen in East China's Fujian province has received concern from many international sister cities and organizations.
Here are some recommendations from the Foreign Affairs Office of Xiamen Municipal People's Government to foreign nationals residing in or travelling to Xiamen.
The Chinese government has taken a variety of steps to reduce the flow of people to overseas destinations in an effort to curb the spread of a highly contagious pneumonia.
The Chinese government has taken a variety of steps to curb the spread of a highly contagious pneumonia.