• Chinese border city's Communist Party chief dismissed over COVID-19 outbreaks

    14 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    The top Communist Party official of a city in China's southwestern Yunnan province was dismissed from his post due to what the provincial government called a “serious dereliction of duty” in failing to prevent COViD-19 outbreaks in recent months. Yunnan's government said in a statement on Thursday that three separate COVID-19 outbreaks occurred within a half-year period in Ruili city, which borders Myanmar, under the watch of city's party chief, Gong Yunzun. The outbreaks, including a cluster that emerged last week, “severely affected” Yunnan and China's epidemic prevention efforts and...
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