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 2020-06-02 18:01 

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China's Xinjiang invests big to improve rural living environment...

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has invested 510 million yuan (around 71.5 million U.S. dollars) so far this year to improve the rural living environment, local authorities said....

 2020-06-02 17:47 

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China's Potala Palace to reopen...

The Potala Palace in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will reopen to the public on June 3, as the COVID-19 epidemic has waned in the country....

 2020-06-01 18:17 

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Pupils in Nanjing make creative 'face masks' to celebrate Int'l Children's Day...

The school held a variety of themed activities to celebrate the International Children's Day on Monday....

 2020-06-01 18:14 

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Curfews imposed in about 40 U.S. cities as protests against police brutality spread...

About 40 U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington D.C. have imposed curfews as protests against police brutality kept spreading for the sixth day....

 2020-06-01 18:14 

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Ties with China never been more important: Australian state premier...

Premier of Australian State of Victoria Daniel Andrews maintained his strong commitment to a healthy ongoing relationship with China, stating that it has never been more important than the moment....

 2020-06-01 17:52 

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U.S. sends Brazil 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine despite risks...

The United States has delivered 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to Brazil, the two governments announced on Sunday, days after the World Health Organization (WHO) halted the anti-malaria drug's clinical trials over safety concerns....

 2020-06-01 17:32 

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Thousands join global protests against death of George Floyd...

A man wearing a face mask holds a sign during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd, in front of the U.S Embassy at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, May 31, 2020....

 2020-06-01 17:18 

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S. Korea reports 35 more COVID-19 cases, 11,503 in total...

South Korea reported 35 more cases of the COVID-19 compared to 24 hours ago as of 0:00 a.m. Monday local time, raising the total number of infections to 11,503....

 2020-06-01 17:18 

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Shenzhen to complete microchipping all dogs in 2020...

The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen plans to complete installing microchips inside all dogs by the end of this year to better manage the pets, according to the city's urban administration and law enforcement bureau....

 2020-06-01 17:18 

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Immigration rights activists call U.S. routine deportations amid pandemic 'outrageous'...

Immigration rights activists in Mexico have been outraged by the U.S. government's routine deportations of undocumented migrants amid the COVID-19 pandemic without taking any health precautions....

 2020-06-01 17:18 

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India reports highest daily spike of 8,392 COVID-19 cases as total reach 190,535...

India's federal health ministry Monday morning reported 230 new deaths due to COVID-19 and 8,392 more positive cases during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of deaths to 5,394 and total cases to 190,535....

 2020-06-01 16:54 

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U.S. states clamp down on protests demanding end to police violence over George Floyd's death...

Some 5,000 U.S. National Guard troops were deployed to patrol a dozen major U.S. states on Sunday amid ongoing George Floyd protests against racism and police violence, which have sent shock waves through the country....

 2020-06-01 16:54 

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Curfew issued for U.S. Los Angeles County following weekend protests over killing of George Floyd...

A countywide curfew was issued Sunday evening by U.S. Los Angeles County following weekend protests and riots over the death of African American George Floyd....

 2020-06-01 16:54 

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China donates medical supplies to Fiji to help battle COVID-19...

China donated medical supplies to Fiji on Monday to help the South Pacific island nation fight against COVID-19....

 2020-06-01 16:54 

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More countries to ease COVID-19 restrictions as global cases rise with Latin America as new epicenter...

More countries in Europe and Asia began to ease restrictions and resume operations, but more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Latin America and the Caribbean, now the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-01 15:46 

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Xi's article on building moderately prosperous society in all respects to be published...

An article by Chinese President Xi Jinping on strengthening areas of weakness in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects will be published Monday....

 2020-06-01 15:39 

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Revisiting children in impoverished rural areas...

Childhood should be full of love and laughter. Yet some children have shouldered a much heavier burden. Just as an old Chinese saying goes, children in poor families are forced to grow up faster and become independent quicker than their peers....

 2020-06-01 15:30 

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The magic of nature! Salt lake in Crimea has dreamlike pink waters...

The Sasyk salt lake in Crimea has dreamlike pink waters. The lake turns pink because of a certain microorganism....

 2020-06-01 15:21 

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US Open hopes limited fans in attendance...

Despite COVID-19 still spreading, the United States Golf Association (USGA) is optimistic about keeping the championship at Winged Foot Golf Club in suburban New York on the schedule and remains hopeful that spectators in some limited form will be able to...

 2020-06-01 15:21 

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Construction of medical security center for Beijing 2022 to be accelerated...

The medical security center of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in the Yanqing competition zone has accelerated its construction, and is estimated to be operational before the end of this year, the local government confirmed on Monday....

 2020-06-01 15:08 

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In pics: Horse racing on grass field in Xinjiang...

A horse racing is held during a tourism festival in Fuhai county of Altay, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, May 31, 2020....

 2020-06-01 15:05 

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China's Heilongjiang reports no new confirmed COVID-19 cases...

No new confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Sunday, the provincial health commission said Monday....

 2020-06-01 15:04 

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New road safety rule 'one helmet, one belt' takes effect in China...

A deliveryman wearing helmet waits for the red light at an intersection in Chaoyang district in Beijing, June 1, 2020....

 2020-06-01 14:30 

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HKSAR gov't unconcerned over U.S. sanctions...

HKSR government hit back at the United States President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the city's preferential trade status, saying U.S. sanctions are unlikely to undermine Hong Kong's advantages under the "one country, two systems"...

 2020-06-01 14:30 

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Trump takes hard line on U.S. protests...

Donald Trump, the current occupant of the White House, took a much more controversial line as protests broke out across the United States for the fourth consecutive night on Saturday over the death of George Floyd, a black man, in Minneapolis, Minnesota....

 2020-06-01 14:05 

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Brazil's COVID-19 cases top 500,000, death toll nears 30,000...

Brazil on Sunday said its nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 514,84 after 16,409 people tested positive in the past 24 hours, while the death toll neared 30,000....

 2020-06-01 13:58 

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Artist's mirrored 'mirage' house installed in Swiss alps...

American artist Doug Aitken has installed a ranch-style house clad in mirrors in the mountains of Gstaad, Switzerland. The single-storey Mirage structure, so called because it reflects the surrounding landscape and disappears into it, is covered top-to-bo...

 2020-06-01 13:56 

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Over 400,000 students in Beijing resume classes...

More than 400,000 primary and middle school students in Beijing returned to school on Monday as no new confirmed cases have been reported for 46 consecutive days in the city....

 2020-06-01 13:45 

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Wuhan reports no new asymptomatic cases for 1st time...

Wuhan, the city in central China's Hubei Province previously hard hit by the novel coronavirus, reported no new asymptomatic cases Sunday, the first time since the provincial capital released figures on the virus carriers showing no symptoms....

 2020-06-01 13:35 

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Chinese mainland reports 16 new imported COVID-19 cases...

The Chinese mainland reported 16 new imported COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,756, the National Health Commission said Monday....

 2020-06-01 13:35 

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NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume...

With the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic still deepening in the United States, the National Hockey League (NHL) confirmed on Sunday that it will test all the players for the coronavirus daily if games resume....

 2020-06-01 13:35 

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Three COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland...

Three COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Sunday, the National Health Commission said Monday.....

 2020-06-01 13:35 

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China's Jilin reports no new COVID-19 cases for 8 consecutive days...

No new confirmed COVID-19 cases and asymptomatic cases were reported in northeast China's Jilin Province on Sunday, the provincial health commission said Monday....

 2020-06-01 13:23 

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Security law in HK backed by countries...

Various countries have expressed their support for China's decision on national security legislation for Hong Kong and condemned external interference on the issue....

 2020-06-01 13:18 

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Chinese mainland reports no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases...

Chinese health authority said Monday that no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on the Chinese mainland on Sunday....

 2020-06-01 13:13 

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Number of e-cigarettes smokers among Chinese middle school students on the rise significantly: survey...

E-cigarette smoking is becoming more popular among Chinese middle school students as the proportion of e-cigarettes smokers had increased significantly in 2019....

 2020-06-01 13:05 

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Italy's infection rate continues to improve as country gears up for tourist arrivals...

Italy recorded 355 new coronavirus infections over the last day, the second-lowest figure since early March and a welcome dose of good news as the country gears up to further ease lockdown measures this week....

 2020-06-01 13:05 

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Chicago braces for more chaos...

After the chaos and violence occurred during protests over an African American's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Saturday evening, downtown Chicago is quiet on Sunday....

 2020-06-01 13:05 

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U.S. Texas governor declares state of disaster following violent protests...

U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday declared state of disaster following violent protests in cities throughout the state over the death of George Floyd....

 2020-06-01 13:05 

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UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 38,489 as another 113 patients die...

Another 113 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 38,489....

 2020-06-01 13:00 

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Threatened U.S. sanctions benefit no one: Hong Kong business community...

The Hong Kong business community said it will not do good to anyone, as this will not only damage the mutually beneficial relationship between the two sides, but also harm the interests of U.S. companies and investors in Hong Kong....

 2020-06-01 12:53 

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Belgian prince contracts coronavirus after attending party breaking Spanish restrictions...

A Belgian prince has tested positive for the coronavirus after attending a party which broke Spanish restrictions, both Belgian and Spanish authorities confirmed on Sunday....

 2020-06-01 12:41 

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SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks with ISS in historic mission...

SpaceX has completed the first part of its historic crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday morning, when its Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the orbiting laboratory....

 2020-06-01 12:40 

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Xi extends Int'l Children's Day greetings...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has greeted children of all ethnic groups across the country on International Children's Day, which falls on June 1....

 2020-06-01 12:39 

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Landmarks in U.S. capital defaced amid unrest over Floyd's death...

A number of popular landmarks of the U.S. capital around the National Mall in central Washington D.C. were defaced with graffiti amid nationwide protests and unrest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis police custody, the au...

 2020-06-01 12:39 

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Curfew announced in Washington after protests near White House...

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said on Sunday night she was imposing a citywide curfew amid rising tensions between protesters and police outside the White House over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis police custody....

 2020-06-01 12:39 

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Curfew in San Francisco to remain effective beyond weekend...

Mayor of U.S. west coast city San Francisco London Breed announced on Sunday that the one-night curfew she declared earlier shall remain in effect until the state of local emergency is terminated or at her further direction....

 2020-06-01 12:39 

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New curfews announced throughout Los Angeles area...

Los Angeles declared another curfew effective local time 8:00 p.m. Sunday to 5:30 a.m. Monday as the second largest city in the United States braced for another day of unrest and potentially violent protests sparked by death of George Floyd in Minneapolis...

 2020-06-01 07:41 

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China PMI data shows fresh signs of recovery amid COVID-19 control...

China's factory and service sector activities expanded in May amid government policies to coordinate growth and control of the COVID-19 epidemic, official data showed Sunday....

 2020-06-01 06:28 

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Thousands defy mass-gathering ban in UK to protest over police killing of George Floyd...

Despite the ban of mass gatherings in Britain, thousands of people gathered Sunday in London and Manchester to protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man suffocated to death by a white police officer in the mid-western U.S. state of Minn...

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