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Here are today’s picks from our editors.

1. China unveils guideline on advancing western development in new era

China issued a guideline on advancing the development of western regions in the new era to promote coordinated regional development on Sunday.

Achieving western development in the new era is of great practical and profound historical significance to completing the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects and embarking on a journey to fully build a modern socialist China, according to the document issued by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council.

It will basically realize socialist modernization by 2035, with its public service level, infrastructure connectivity, and people’s living standard on par with the eastern regions, the document said. (Xinhua)

中共中央国务院:新时代推进西部大开发形成新格局

5月17日,中共中央、国务院发布关于新时代推进西部大开发形成新格局的指导意见。

意见指出,新时代继续做好西部大开发工作,对于促进区域协调发展,决胜全面建成小康社会,开启全面建设社会主义现代化国家新征程,具有重要现实意义和深远历史意义。

意见明确,到2035年,西部地区基本实现社会主义现代化,基本公共服务、基础设施通达程度、人民生活水平与东部地区大体相当。

2. Indian government urged to extend nationwide lockdown

India’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has urged the government to extend the country’s nationwide lockdown to May 31 to further curb the spread of COVID-19.

India has recorded more than 91,000 COVID-19 infections, with a death toll exceeding 2,800, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

The country’s current lockdown, imposed on March 25 and extended several times, is due to expire Sunday at midnight. (CGTN)

印度国家灾害管理局呼吁政府延长全国封禁期限

印度国家灾害管理局近日向政府发出呼吁,希望能延长全国封城期限至5月31日,以遏止新冠病毒传播。

据美国约翰霍普金斯大学统计,目前印度新冠肺炎确诊病例已超过9.1万例,死亡病例超过2800例。

印度政府于3月25日宣布全国封城措施,之后又经数次延长至5月17日。

3. 2020 list of UK’s richest shows first fall in wealth in decade

Britain’s wealthiest people have lost tens of billions of pounds in the coronavirus pandemic as their combined annual wealth fell for the first time in a decade, the Sunday Times reported in its Rich List 2020.

The newspaper found the past two months had resulted in the super-rich losing £54 billion.

More than half of the billionaires in Britain had seen drops in their worth by as much as £6bn, a decrease in their collective wealth unprecedented since 2009 amid the financial crisis. (AFP)

2020英国富豪榜出炉 总体财富十年来首次缩水

英国《星期日泰晤士报》5月17日发布了2020年英国富豪排行榜。受新冠疫情冲击,英国富豪的财富10年来首次出现大幅缩水。

报道指出,在过去的两个月内,英国超级富豪们共因疫情损失了540亿英镑的资产。

据悉,疫情期间,英国超半数亿万富豪身家下跌,最多达60亿英镑,总体财富也是自2009年及金融危机以来首次出现下跌。

4. Angola to produce less than 2 million carats of diamonds in 2020 due to COVID-19

Angola will produce less than 2 million carats of diamonds, rather than the 8 million previously expected for 2020, Ganga Junior, CEO of the National Diamond Company Endiama, said on Friday.

The official told local media that the drop in production is the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company will continue to work on restructuring to increase production.

Angola expects to increase diamond production to 14 million carats by 2022, which could make the country the third-largest diamond producer in the world. (CGTN)

受疫情影响 安哥拉本年度钻石产量将低于200万克拉

安哥拉恩地玛国家钻石公司首席执行官朱尼5月17日表示,受新冠疫情影响,安哥拉2020年钻石产量将从原先预计的800万克拉下降至不足200万克拉。因此公司将加大重建力度,争取增加钻石产量。

根据原计划,安哥拉的钻石产量将在2022年达到1400万克拉,成为世界第三大钻石生产国。

5. 11 firefighters injured in Los Angeles battling blaze

Eleven firefighters were injured, three of them critically, in downtown Los Angeles when a fire in a commercial smoke shop sparked a major explosion and spread to nearby structures on Saturday evening, officials said.

Crews had entered the building to battle what was initially thought to be a minor blaze when they noticed that the smoke pressure was escalating and decided to evacuate, Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas told reporters.

He said the blast occurred as the firefighters were leaving the building from the roof and the ground floor. (AFP)

美国洛杉矶火灾致11名消防员受伤

美国洛杉矶市中心一栋商业建筑5月16日傍晚发生火灾并爆炸,致11名消防员受伤,其中3人伤势严重。

洛杉矶消防局局长泰利赛斯对媒体表示,消防员期初以为该建筑发生的是小规模火灾,但进入建筑后发现烟尘逐渐增多,随即决定撤离。当消防员们正从室内和屋顶进行撤离时,爆炸突然发生。

6. Archaeological excavation of Nanhai No. 1 to finish next year

The archaeological excavation of Nanhai (South China Sea) No. 1, a cargo ship from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) salvaged in the South China Sea in 2007, is expected to be finished in 2021, said the archaeological team.

Porcelain products, gold, silver, copper, and iron relics and copper coins are some of the 180,000 diverse treasures found within the Nanhai No. 1 vessel.

Found in 1987, Nanhai No. 1 is preserved at the Maritime Silk Road Museum on Hailing Island of Yangjiang City, South China’s Guangdong Province. (Xinhua)

中国“南海I号”考古发掘预计于2021年完成

中国“南海I号”考古发掘队近日表示,自2007年开始的广东“南海I号”南宋沉船水下考古发掘项目预计将于2021年正式完成考古发掘。

截至2019年底,“南海I号”考古发掘项目共发掘文物近18万件套,发掘提取的文物种类丰富,主要有瓷器、铜铁器、金银器、漆木器、钱币等。

“南海I号”沉船遗骸发现于1987年。“南海I号”目前被保存在广东省阳江市海陵岛的“海上丝绸之路”博物馆。

7. FIFA to select 2023 Women’s World Cup host in June

FIFA has announced that it will select the host country for the 2023 Women’s World Cup at an online meeting with the global governing body’s council on June 25.

The four finalists to host the event include a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand and bids from Brazil, Colombia, and Japan is “the most competitive bidding process in the history of the Women’s World Cup,” according to a FIFA statement.

The 2023 World Cup will be the first tournament to feature 32 teams, up from 24 at the 2019 edition in France. (CGTN)

国际足联将于6月份揭晓2023年女足世界杯举办国

据国际足联官方消息,国际足联理事会将在2020年6月25日通过在线会议宣布2023女足世界杯的举办国。

据悉,2023女足世界杯的申办竞争为史上最激励的一次,共有4个国家参与角逐,它们分别是澳大利亚和新西兰足球联合会、巴西足协、哥伦比亚足协、日本足协。

尽管2019法国女足世界杯以24支队伍创下了历届参赛数量之最,但2023年的女足世界杯将书写一段新历史,因为届时将有32支球队参赛。

Thanks for listening and be sure to catch us tomorrow.

And now for the Question of the Day:

How many strings does a violin have?

(Answer: Four.)

Today’s quote is from Greek mathematician Archimedes (287 BC – 212 BC).

“The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.”

(Produced by Nancy Yan Xu, Ryan Yaoran Yu, Lance Crayon, and Hang Da. Music by Eugene Loner.)

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