Hello and welcome to the 13th issue of Beijing Review.
(Cover Photo: XINHUA)
Shared Answers for Shared Problems highlights the need for the international community to work together to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the situation is under control in China, the disease has become a pandemic in the world. The international community needs to come together to fight a common enemy that does not respect borders and bring the best science to the forefront to find shared answers to shared problems.
Braced for Headwinds describes how the smooth operation of civil aviation serves as an indispensable aerial artery for both epidemic control and work resumption. While the industry has been one of the biggest contributors to anti-epidemic efforts, it is also among the biggest sufferers. The Chinese Government has been rolling out measures to help the industry tide over the difficulties.
Finding the Silver Lining highlights the use of digital technology in tourism, with the novel coronavirus disease accelerating the launch of a smart cultural tourism industry solution. The Potala Palace and other famed tourist destinations have now turned to livestreaming and cloud services. Such interactive cloud tours enable viewers to experience the charm of the destinations without leaving their home.
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