Jun 16, 2021 07:33 PM

U.S. Supermarket Cashier Shot Dead, Covid-19 Spreading Faster Than Vaccine Distribution, India Lifts New Delhi Lockdown

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 paying close attention to a study that argues Covid-19 was circulating in the U.S. in December 2019. They’re also following reports about the Dutch princess who gave up her right to an annual income of 1.6 million euros ($1.94 million).

1.U.S. supermarket cashier shot dead by a customer in a dispute over wearing a face mask

2.The eldest daughter of the King of the Netherlands gave up her right to an annual income of 1.6 million euros

3.An elderly Japanese citizen mistakenly given a third shot of Covid-19 vaccine

4.The U.S. has announced temporary travel ban on dogs from 113 countries classified as high risk for rabies

5.Covid-19 was already circulating in the U.S. by December 2019, new study says

6.U.S. consumer price index up 0.6% in May from April

7.The World Health Organization warns Covid-19 is spreading faster than vaccine distribution

8.Thousands crowded into underground train stations and shopping malls Tuesday after India lifted lockdown in capital New Delhi

9.Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the carmaker could start accepting Bitcoin payments when cryptocurrency mining becomes more environmentally friendly

10. Japan’s Cabinet to face no-confidence motion from four opposition parties

Read the top 10 domestic news on the same day.

Translated by intern reporter Chen Bingyi

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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