Jun 09, 2021 08:15 PM

Elderly Japanese Woman Mistakenly Vaccinated Twice, French President Slapped, 10-Year-Old Shot Dead in New York

Here’s today’s ranking of the top 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 netizens are interested in French President Macron being slapped in public during an official visit and an elderly lady in Japan who was mistakenly vaccinated twice a day. They also continue to follow the recent finding by scientists in South Africa that revealed the novel coronavirus mutated more than 30 times in a woman living with HIV.

1.Elderly woman in Japan mistakenly vaccinated twice in one day

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

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

4.French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face by a man during an official visit to the south of the country

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

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

7.Russian scientists defrost 24,000-year-old microbes from Siberia

8.The U.S. state of Michigan reports first human case of hantavirus

9. A 10-year-old boy was killed in New York after a gunman opened fire at his house

10. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan released partial list of Chinese intellectuals and influencers who received funds to visit the country

Read the top 10 domestic news on the same day.

Translated by reporter 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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