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May 02, 


China News

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Chinese smartphone maker Transsion Holdings posted net profit of 1.79 billion yuan (about $253 million) in 2019, surging 172.8 percent from a year ago.


The upcoming five-day International Labor Day holiday will be a "Golden Week" for tourism and consumption since China entered the phase of regular epidemic prevention and control.


Shanghai's health promotion center has released a notice reminding people not to take off masks when traveling on public transport during the Labor Day holiday and to avoid unnecessary contact.


More than 456,000 people had visited 130 major tourist attractions in Shanghai as of 3pm on Friday, first day of the five-day Labor Day holiday. That was a 64 percent decrease on the same period last year amid the coronavirus pandemic and rainy weather.


China has provided strong support to the international community in global fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with its daily export of anti-epidemic supplies more than tripling last month.


China saw stronger overall demand for loans in the first quarter of this year, a central bank survey showed. The index for overall loan demand rose to 66 in Q1 from 65.4 in the last quarter, according to a People's Bank of China (PBOC) survey of bankers.


Chinese health authorities on Friday released a report on the clustered COVID-19 cases in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province since April, urging medical institutions nationwide to draw lessons from them.


The world's highest 5G base station at an altitude of 6,500 meters entered operation on Thursday afternoon, with China Mobile and Huawei together taking 5G connectivity to a new height by bringing the network to the summit of Mount Qomolangma.

SourceGlobaltimes, Xinhuanet, Chinadaily, Shine, GdtodayChina Plus News

Author: Producer Emilio Mendez

Speaker: Caroline Parraguez

Edition: EAcham

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