Jun 24, 2021 07:51 PM

India Warns of Third Wave of Covid-19, Death of Antivirus Software Pioneer, the Upper Limit of Humans’ Lifespan

Here is 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. While these headlines can help give you a sense of what Chinese netizens are interested in, the veracity and accuracy of the headlines hasn’t been independently verified by Caixin.

Social media users continue to follow the story of how Chinese swimmer Sun Yang’s ban from competition was reduced from eight to more than four years. They also showed interest in a new study suggesting that there may be an upper limit on how long humans can live — 150 years.

1.Chinese swimmer Sun Yang’s ban from competing over doping violations reduced from eight years to four years and three months

2.Foreign Ministry urges Chinese nationals in Afghanistan to leave the country amid a growing insurgency and violence

3.U.S. Commerce Department lifts restrictions on TikTok and WeChat

4.Disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s house will be auctioned in August

5.Indian experts say a third wave of Covid-19 infections is likely on the way

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

7.Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in a Barcelona prison

8.Study suggests the upper limit on how long humans can live might be 150 years

9.Qatar will only allow vaccinated fans to attend the 2022 FIFA World Cup

10. Delta variant is the ‘greatest threat’ to containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the U.S., White House Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci warns

Read the top 10 domestic news on the same day.

Translated by reporter Wang Xintong.

The daily ranking of the 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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