Jun 08, 2021 08:05 PM

Study Finds Coronavirus Mutates More Than 30 Times in HIV-Positive Woman, Eating Disorders in South Korea, Cryptocurrency Ransom Recovered

Here’s today’s ranking of the 10 most-read international stories in China that we’ve compiled to help you get a sense of what’s trending in the Chinese language sphere.

Chinese internet users have shown interest in recent findings by South African scientists that the novel coronavirus mutated more than 30 times in a HIV-positive woman. They are also following U.S. President Joe Biden’s new efforts to blacklist Chinese companies and Nepal’s emergency-use approval of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine.

1.Woman with advanced HIV was found to have contracted Covid-19 for seven months, during which the virus mutated more than 30 times, South African study says

2.Former Japanese Prime Minister Tojo Hideki’s ashes were scattered in the Pacific Ocean, official U.S. military archives show

3.Apple fined about $2 million in Brazil for selling iPhones without a power adapter

4.U.S. recovers some $2.3 million in cryptocurrency ransom paid to hackers

5.Four times more women than men suffer eating disorders in South Korea

6.An estimated 1.5 billion-plus masks to find their way into the ocean in 2020, report says

7.Former U.S. President Donald Trump calls cryptocurrency “scam against the dollar”

8.Trump says at fundraiser that he will take back the White House “sooner than you think”

9.Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko says Minsk intends to abandon European and American technology in response to Western countries’ sanctions against the eastern European country

10.China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in Nepal

Read the top 10 domestic news on the same day.

Translated by reporter Wang Xintong and Cai Xuejiao.

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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