Mother’s Day: Memories of Xi Jinping growing up with his mother

BEIJING, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For Chinese President Xi Jinping, “Family is people’s first classroom, and parents are children’s first teachers.” That’s what his mother, Qi Xin, used to tell him, and the words stuck with him to this day. On this Mother’s Day, Chinese broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) published a story recounting the Chinese president’s childhood memories and how the knowledge his mother imparted to him has…

UNMISS PoC Update, 11 May 2020

UNMISS “Protection of Civilians” (PoC) Sites Population Update As of 7 May 2020, the total number of civilians seeking safety in six Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 188,649. This includes 118,385 in Bentiu, 27,930 in Malakal, 29,658 in Juba UN House, 1,921 in Bor, and 10,755 in the area adjacent to UNMISS in Wau.     Source: UN Mission in South Sudan

UNMISS’ Radio Miraya broadcasts school lessons for South Sudanese children during COVID-19

Across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an almost complete closure of schools, universities and colleges. According to UNESCO, these nationwide shutdowns are affecting about 72% of the world’s student population.   Remote learning is one of the ways in which many countries have sought to minimize the impact of educational disruption to millions of learners. South Sudan is no exception.   To help students continue their learning…

DTM South Sudan: COVID-19 Preparedness: Mobility Update Week 6 (27 April – 3 May 2020)

Overview   As of 3 May 2020, the number of confirmed cases in South Sudan saw a drastic increase to 49 from six cases in the previous week. The highest increase took place on 28 April 2020 with 28 new cases resulting from a release of 139 test results of persons who had been in contact with the fifth case. The incident led to an announcement of more stringent measures…

Hangzhou Realy IgG/IgM Rapid Test Device Deployed to Global Market

HANGZHOU, China, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On April 20,2020, Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries(CPAFFC) deployed a batch of anti-epidemic materials manufactured by Hangzhou Realy Tech Co. Ltd. and donated them to Bangladesh, Morocco, Malaysia and Thailand. A number of celebrities showed up and made speeches at the event, including the president of CPAFFC Lin Songtian, former Minister of Foreign Affairs Li Zhaoxing and his wife, ambassadors…

JA Solar Achieves New Breakthrough in Module Power Output with its New Generation High-efficiency Solar Module Reaching a Record 525W+

BEIJING, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — JA Solar, a leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that the power output of its high-efficiency solar modules under standard testing conditions has set a new industry record reaching above 525W. Such ultra-highly powerful PV module with 525W+ is designed to meet the customers’ desire and demand for further reducing the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) and maximizing the economic value of PV…

Nokia fails to secure 5G contracts in China due to technical issues

BEIJING, May 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on Nokia fails to secure 5G contracts in China due to technical issues. Finland-based telecommunications equipment company Nokia has come away almost empty-handed in terms of huge 5G contracts awarded by China’s big three telecom carriers. Deals reportedly worth nearly $10 billion have been awarded by China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom over the last few weeks, with Nokia…