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1. Guangzhou registered six confirmed local COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including two re-categorized from previous asymptomatic cases.
2. Haizhu, Liwan and Yuexiu districts in Guangzhou start today a new round of nucleic acid testing for all residentsin over ten key communities.
3. Neighborhoods around Beilian Village, Dashi sub-district in Panyu of Guangzhou (广州市番禺区大石街道北联村)yesterday raised the COVID-19 risk levels from low to medium.
4. The expressway from Yunfu to Maoming of Guangdong province will start operation from June 11.
5. More than 800 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across China as of Tuesday, the National Health Commission (NHC) said Wednesday.
6. China's Long March-2F Y12 rocket, carrying the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft for manned space mission, was transferred to the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Wednesday, according to China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO).
7. The wandering wild Asian elephant herd that has caught global attention has headed 3.7 km further southwest after taking a good rest in the outskirts of the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming.
8. Hainan, China's island province, plans to inject 220 billion yuan ($34.4 billion) in five years to enhance its transportation infrastructure to support construction of a free trade port, according to a comprehensive transportation plan released by the provincial government on Tuesday.
1. The U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a series of executive orders signed during the Donald Trump administration targeting TikTok, WeChat and other Chinese apps, and replaced them with a new executive order addressing apps linked to foreign adversaries.
2. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised travel recommendations for dozens of countries to a lower risk tier, adjusting travel guidance for vaccinated Americans.
3. European Union (EU) lawmakers on Wednesday gave their seal of approval to a new travel certificate that will allow people to move freely within the bloc without having to quarantine or taking extra coronavirus tests, paving the way for the pass to start in time for summer.
4. Japan plans to finish vaccinating all citizens who have applied for shots by October-November, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said during a debate between party leaders on Wednesday.
5. Canadian Health Minister Patty Hajdu announced on Wednesday that Canada is looking to ease some COVID-19 restrictions in stages, starting in early July.
6. Spain has ended restrictions on travelers from outside of the European Union and Schengen travel zones. The only exceptions are for people coming from so-called "red list" countries such as India, Brazil and South Africa.
7. The United Arab Emirates will suspend entry for travelers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda starting June 11, the state news agency WAM said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua, CGTN, China Daily