Former Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan is now deputy head of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing-based think tank. Photo: Xiaomei ChenFormer Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan is now deputy head of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing-based think tank. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Former Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan is now deputy head of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing-based think tank. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: China’s ‘sober-minded’ officials urged to focus on domestic recovery, not international disputes

  • Outspoken former Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan says China should ‘find new opportunities from the crisis’ to aid its domestic recovery
  • Issues over the origin of the virus, compensation claims by the United States and decoupling worries have all appeared in the wake of the outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Former Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan is now deputy head of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing-based think tank. Photo: Xiaomei ChenFormer Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan is now deputy head of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing-based think tank. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Former Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan is now deputy head of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing-based think tank. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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