May 31, 2021 08:09 PM

WHO Criticizes Politicization of Virus Origin; National Lockdown in Malaysia; Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget

Here’s today’s ranking of the top 10 most-read international stories among Chinese people. We want to help you get a sense of what’s trending in the Chinese language sphere.

1. Malaysia implements nationwide lockdown from June 1

2. Germany to allow children over age 12 to receive Covid-19 vaccinations

3. Remains of 215 children found on the site of former Canadian school for indigenous children

4. Biden submits $6 trillion budget to Congress

5. U.S. confirms it will not return to the Open Skies Treaty

6. WHO says the search for virus origins is poisoned by politics

7. Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Zhao Lijian urges Japan to spend money to beautify the nuclear water polluting the sea

8. France recognizes its role in the Rwandan Genocide

9. Vietnam discovers a mixture of mutant strains of Covid-19

10. Germany takes responsibility for colonial-era genocide in Namibia

Read the top 10 domestic news on the same day.

Translated by intern reporter Harry Nicholls

The daily ranking of most read news stories among Chinese people, about China and global affairs, is jointly provided to you by Caixin Insight and HANA Data, an artificial intelligence technology team.

The key indicators calculated on the list are based on mass data sourced from China’s mainstream social media platforms and online news websites. Click here for a detailed introduction of our methodology.

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