• Twitter adds fact-check labels to Trump’s tweets
  • Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 350000
  • France bans hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients
  • Trump seeks full withdrawal from Afghanistan without setting date
  • European Commission proposes 750b euros recovery fund
  • Chinese medics head to Equatorial Guinea
  • Around 200,000 people affected by floods in India’s Assam
  • Japanese fans can cheer remotely at empty stadiums
  • New system forecasts COVID-19 around world (


  • Third session of the 13th CPPCC National Committee closes
  • Calculating Mount Qomolangma height may take months
  • Beijing 2020 training center “Ice Jar” completed
  • “Green Channel” set to streamline chartered into passenger flights
  • Tsinghua team invents quick testing device(it can show results within 30 minutes)
  • Urumqi strides forward into 5G era(capital of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, plans to build 3800 5G base stations by the end of 2020, which will form the initial 5G network architecture and provide the basic conditions for 5G commercial use in the region, according to Yasen Sidik, the city’s mayor)
  • Fixed assets investment in transportation up in April (China’s fixed assets investment in the transportation sector reached 299.9 billion yuan≈$14.93 billion in April, up 18.2 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Transportation said on Wednesday)
  • Perfect World CEO: Epidemic spurs robust growth in online entertainment. (Although offline business, including movie theaters and schools, was stricken by the epidemic shutdown, Perfect World’s gaming sector saw a surge in the past three months, with revenue hitting 2.11 billion yuan in the first quarter, up 47.69 percent year-on-on-year, and net profit registering an increase of 67.33 percent from the previous year.)