Ms. Zhang's worry is not unreasonable. Per netizens, a courier bill can reveal the following information of an addressee: name, phone number, address, even personal preferences and consumption habits.
Through the above information, as well as the website platform and social media tools, the lawbreakers can even reach the addressee on WeChat in addition to making sales calls, and even customize a fraud. Thus, before discarding the express package, make sure to erase the personal information for safety reason.
Worldwide confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million
Johns Hopkins University says on Wednesday the worldwide confirmed COVID-19 cases have surpassed 2 million.
It took about four months for worldwide infections to reach 1 million and only 13 days to reach the 2nd million mark.
Chinese mainland saw 46 new confirmed cases
Wednesday Chinese mainland reports 46 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 34 imported cases, and 64 new asymptomatic COVID-19 patients.
Zhejiang starts a six-month flood season
On April 15, Zhejiang officially entered a six-month flood season (from April 15 to October 15).
"Affected by the southern rain belt, this year the rainstorm intensity in our province will be relatively strong, especially in the Mei flood season. Most of the rainfall will be close to or more than year-round, and more than 20% in some areas of Western and Northern Zhejiang." Said the person in charge of the Provincial Meteorological Bureau.
In addition to the increase of rainfall, typhoons will be more active from late summer to autumn, strong convection and local heavy rainfall will also be more frequent, and periodic high temperature heat waves may occur in midsummer.
42 of 58 venues for 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games to be completed in 2020
Organizers of 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games have revealed last Friday that 42 out of 58 venues should be completed this year.
There are 53 competition stadiums, five Asian Games villages and 31 training stadiums for the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games. The conference concluded that by the end of 2019, 40 of the 58 stadiums and facilities were already under construction. Among them, eight, including seven new competition stadiums and one Asian Games village, have already finished more than half of its total construction. Beyond that, another 18 stadiums have started the construction as planned, and the work on 31 training stadiums has also begun after their functional assessments are completed.
Then, the work target for 2020 was determined. And if the target of 42 venues is met by the end of this year, that will represent 85% of all preparation work that will be completed.
The 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games will be held from September 10 to 25, 2022. Hangzhou will be the third Chinese city to host the Asian Games, after Beijing in 1990 and Guangzhou in 2010.
Zhejiang holds online export fair dedicated to Portugal
An online export fair dedicated to Portugal is currently being held in Zhejiang province. The 15-day fair is being held by the commerce department of Zhejiang and focuses on auto parts exports. It will end on April 23.
The commerce department invited 80 Portuguese companies and 100 domestic companies to negotiate trade online during the event.
The fair is the second of the 2020 Zhejiang Online Export Fair Series, which was initiated by the commerce department to boost foreign trade during the COVID-19 epidemic. The department plans to hold more than 50 such fairs in the first half of 2020. The previous fair dedicated to exporting textile products to Vietnam saw letters of intent worth $145 million signed.