Chinese economy grows at record quarterly pace to kick off 2021

China notches a record quarterly growth rate.
China notches a record quarterly growth rate. © FRANCE 24

Chinese officials say the country's economy grew at a staggering 18.3 percent rate during the first three months of the year when compared to the same stretch in 2020. While the figures illustrate the strength of China's economic recovery, uncertainty over the global health situation still poses a challenge. Also, an Australian judge finds Google misled consumers over data privacy and the US National Football League inks a partnership with three gambling companies.