Jun 21, 2021 08:05 PM

Tokyo Cancels All Olympic Public Viewing Events, Tim Cook on Future IPhones, a Petition for Jeff Bezos

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 following changes to this summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games, which were postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They also have an eye on China’s global vaccine drive, as well as a brown bear in Japan that was shot dead after injuring four people.

1.Tokyo cancels all Olympic public viewing events due to Covid-19 pandemic

2.Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen mourns the death of U.S. President Joe Biden’s dog

3.More than 41,000 people in the U.S. have signed petitions to stop Amazon founder Jeff Bezos from returning to Earth after he announced his trip into space

4.China’s volleyball team fails to make it to semifinals of 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Nations League

5.China’s Foreign Ministry urges Chinese nationals in Afghanistan to leave the country amid a growing insurgency and violence there

6.Apple CEO Tim Cook says future production of iPhones will no longer consume the Earth’s resources as it will rely on renewable resources

7.Seven dead, 13 injured after a plane made an emergency landing in Russia

8.Conservative clergyman Ebrahim Raisi was elected the new president of Iran

9.China donates 100,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Oman on the condition that Chinese nationals get vaccinated first

10.A brown bear was shot dead in Japan after injuring four people

Read the top 10 domestic news on the same day.

Translated by reporter Wang Xintong

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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