Jun 18, 2021 07:43 PM

India Reports First Green Fungus Infection in Covid-19 Patient, Biden Calls Putin ‘Trump,’ Asian Tourist Hubs Reopening

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 social media users are concerned about the first case of green fungus infection in a Covid-19 patient in India. They’re also following the news about popular tourism destinations that will open to international travelers soon.

1.India reports first case of green fungus infection, also called aspergillosis, in a Covid-19 patient

2.U.S. President Joe Biden inadvertently called Russian President Vladimir Putin “President Trump” at press conference following Geneva summit

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

4.Chinese Covid-19 vaccination certificates recognized in several countries including Greece and South Korea

5.Indian families spend half their average monthly income on food as inflation rises, Chinese media cite “Indian media” as reporting

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

7.U.S. donates just 80 vials of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to Trinidad and Tobago

8.Italian cable car crash kills 14 people and seriously injures one child

9.Phuket, Bali set to reopen to international travelers from July

10. World Health Organization warns Covid-19 is moving faster than vaccine distribution

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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