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1. China’s top political advisory body to hold annual session from May 21 to 27

The National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country’s top political advisory body, will open its annual session on Thursday afternoon in Beijing, a spokesperson said Wednesday.

The session is set to conclude on May 27, Guo Weimin, spokesperson for the third session of the 13th National Committee of the CPPCC, told a press conference.

Amid regular measures to prevent and control COVID-19, this year’s session will be shorter than previously planned.

During the session, the number of plenary meetings and group meetings will be reduced, Guo said, noting that one of the plenary meetings will be held via video link. (Xinhua)

中国全国政协十三届三次会议5月21日下午开幕 27日下午闭幕

中国全国政协新闻发言人郭卫民5月20日表示,全国政协十三届三次会议将于5月21日下午在人民大会堂开幕,5月27日下午闭幕。

郭卫民称,为有效防控新冠疫情,本次大会期间,全体会议和小组会议都做了压减,其中一次以视频会议方式举行。

2. Canada officially recommends wearing face masks

The Public Health Agency of Canada made an official recommendation on Wednesday that Canadians should wear non-medical face masks.

“If you can’t predict whether you can maintain that two-meter distance, then it’s recommended that you wear the non-medical mask or facial covering,” Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said at a press conference in Ottawa.

On the recommendation, Tam said public health advice is evolving based on the science and on steps provinces are taking to reopen their economies. (Xinhua)

加拿大政府正式建议民众必要时戴非医用口罩

加拿大联邦首席医疗官谭咏诗当地时间5月20日在例行的疫情通报会上宣布,建议民众在难以保证社交距离2米的情况下,戴上非医用口罩。这是加拿大政府首次以联邦指导意见的正式方式建议民众戴口罩。

谭咏诗表示,今后将根据科学研究进展和各省经济恢复步伐的变化而修改相应的公共卫生指导建议。

3. Cambridge University scraps in-person lectures for 2020-2021

Cambridge has become the first university in Britain to cancel all face-to-face lectures for the 2020-21 academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cambridge said late Tuesday that all lectures will be held virtually and streamed online until summer 2021.

The university, which has about 12,000 undergraduate students, said in a statement that “the decision has been taken now to facilitate planning, but, as ever, will be reviewed should there be changes to official advice on coronavirus.” (AP)

剑桥大学宣布取消新学期所有线下授课

英国剑桥大学5月19日宣布,受新冠疫情影响,决定将2020至2021学年的全部线下课程取消,所有课程将全部通过网络进行授课,直至2021年夏天。

拥有1.2万名学生的剑桥大学在声明中表示,这一决定旨在方便各方面计划安排,不过随着政府有关疫情的指引发生变化,学校也将对此决定做出评估加以调整。

4. Mink might be a COVID-19 intermediate host

Research into COVID-19 infections in the Netherlands showed possible human contamination by a mink, the Dutch Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality announced on Wednesday.

At the end of April several minks at two mink farms in Gemert-Bakel and Laarbeek in the Dutch province of North Brabant appeared to be contaminated with COVID-19. Some employees also had COVID-19 symptoms at both places.

Researchers concluded that it is plausible that one employee of an infected mink farm was infected by a mink, which would be the first time in the Netherlands. (CGTN)

荷兰研究人员:貂类动物或为新冠病毒中间宿主

荷兰农业、自然及食品品质部5月20日表示,该国近日首次发现人工养殖貂可能对人类传播新冠病毒。

据悉,研究人员今年4月底在位于荷兰北布拉班特省的两个养貂场发现有貂感染新冠病毒。两处养殖场中的多名工人也出现新冠肺炎症状。

研究人员表示,有可能是貂向养殖场工人传播了新冠病毒。这是在荷兰境内首次发现此类现象。

5. US Senate panel approves subpoena in Hunter Biden probe

A US Senate committee has voted to issue a subpoena as part of its investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, a move that met immediate opposition from Democrats who said the panel should be focused on overseeing the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 8-6 to subpoena Blue Star Strategies, a lobbying firm that was a consultant to Burisma, a gas company in Ukraine that paid Hunter Biden to serve as a board member.

There is no evidence of wrongdoing by the Bidens, and Hunter Biden has denied using his influence with his father to aid Burisma. (AP)

美国参议院委员会开出传票 对前副总统拜登之子展开调查

美国参议院国土安全与政府事务委员会5月20日通过投票表决,将就美国前副总统乔·拜登的儿子亨特·拜登受聘乌克兰天然气企业一事展开调查。该决定立即遭到民主党的反对,称该委员会目前应将焦点放在监督联邦政府应对新冠疫情的问题上。

在当天的表决中,参议院国土安全与政府事务委员会以8:6的票数同意向蓝星战略公司开出听证会传票。据悉,蓝星战略公司是为乌克兰贝里斯马天然气公司提供咨询服务的一家企业。有消息称,亨特·拜登此前曾受聘于贝里斯马公司。

目前尚没有证据表明拜登父子在乌克兰企业事件中曾有不当行为,亨特·拜登也多次否认曾利用其父亲的影响力帮助贝里斯马公司获利。

6. US arrests 2 men accused of aiding ex-Nissan boss’ escape

US authorities on Wednesday arrested a former Green Beret and his son who are accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while he awaited trial on financial misconduct charges.

Justice Department spokeswoman Nicole Navas said Michael Taylor, 59, and Peter Taylor, 27, were arrested by the US Marshals Service in Harvard, Massachusetts.

The two Americans are wanted by Japan officials on charges that they helped Ghosn escape the country in December after the former Nissan boss was released on bail. (AP)

美国警方逮捕两名“戈恩出逃事件”嫌犯

美国司法部发言人纳瓦斯5月20日表示,马萨诸塞州警方当天逮捕了两名被指控曾协助日产汽车公司前董事长卡洛斯·戈恩出逃的嫌犯。其中一人是现年59岁的美国前绿色贝雷帽特种部队成员迈克尔·泰勒,另一人是他的儿子,27岁的彼得·泰勒。

据悉,日本东京检方今年1月已对两人发出了逮捕令,他们涉嫌于去年12月帮助当时正处于保释期内的戈恩逃离日本。

7. Body found on LA beach identified as WWE pro Shad Gaspard

The body of former World Wrestling Entertainment pro Shad Gaspard was found early Wednesday on Los Angeles’ Venice Beach, after he was caught in a rip current last weekend, police said.

He was identified as Gaspard and his family was notified, police said. Gaspard went missing last Sunday after he went swimming with his 10-year-old son, Aryeh.

The boy was rescued and several other swimmers made it out of the water safely. (AP)

美国前职业摔跤手加斯帕德游泳遇难 遗体在洛杉矶海滩被发现

美国加州洛杉矶警方5月20日证实,世界摔跤娱乐集团(WWE)前职业摔跤手加斯帕德在游泳时溺水身亡。警方20日凌晨在洛杉矶附近的威尼斯海滩上发现一具男性尸体,很快被证实是失踪多日的加斯帕德,警方随后通知了家属。

17日,加斯帕德和自己10岁的儿子去游泳,突然遭遇急流。他的儿子和数名游泳者幸运获救,但加斯帕德却没有回到岸上。

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And now for the Question of the Day:

What was Whitney Houston’s first US number one single?

(Answer: Saving All My Love for You.)

Today’s quote is from English poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850).

“The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.”

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