Shanghai is expected to achieve zero-COVID beyond areas under closed-loop management in mid-May, and will by then ease COVID-19 restrictions while implementing a tiered management system for communities based on their risk levels, local authorities said on Friday.
For many residents living in Shanghai's downtown areas, leaving their housing compound to go shopping at a nearby supermarket is a big step toward normal life after spending more than a month in lockdown.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that the U.S. treatment of TikTok is "outright bullying", and the U.S. only uses a "national security risk" as an excuse to suppress Chinese tech enterprises.
Huawei said in the statement: "We are disappointed by this unfair and arbitrary action to restrict visas of our employees who work tirelessly to contribute to technological innovation in the U.S. and around the world."
East China's Shandong Province has banned or restricted fireworks and firecrackers in all its 16 cities, as the Lunar New Year is approaching, the provincial public security department said.