July 2, 2020 | Issue 2020-34
Zooming in on COVID-19: Unforgettable Moments in the Global Fight Against the Pandemic
The COVID-19 outbreak caught everyone by surprise, infecting more than 10 million people worldwide and claiming over half million lives.

Photographers around the world have recorded with their cameras the unusual moments. An online photography exhibition recently opening in Beijing provides a multi-lingual and multi-terminal viewing experience to global audiences. Click the picture to visit the exhibition.
Six Things You Need to Know about the National Security Legislation for Hong Kong SAR
China's top legislature Tuesday voted to adopt the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ( Read full text or watch press conference) .

The law defines the duties and government bodies for safeguarding national security and four categories of offences -- secession, subversion, terrorist activities, and collusion with a foreign country or external elements to endanger national security .
A handful of foreign politicians have made unwarranted accusations and interfered in Hong Kong-related affairs, which are purely China's internal affairs. Click here to find six typical falsehoods about the legislation and the facts that you need to know.
Consul General Zhang Ping on Twitter : Hong Kong's national security legislation is essential to its rule of law. It provides institutional guarantee for safeguarding China's sovereignty, security and development interests, and steady implementation of "one country, two systems". It is beneficial to the long-term prosperity and stability of HKSAR. Hong Kong affairs are China's domestic affairs that allow no external interference.
Tianshan : Still Standing - Memories of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang

Warning! The documentary contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. 

"It's a life-and-death struggle." "There's blood and tears." This documentary chronicles personal accounts of survivors and witnesses, and reveals the physical and psychological toll of terrorism over the past decades in Xinjiang. It shines a light on how people in the region have been facing up to life in the aftermath.