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July 3rd, Guilin Tourism School

Eight people have been confirmed dead after a rainstorm-triggered flood hit Quanzhou County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday.

As of 11 p.m. Sunday, nine people in Quanzhou had been reported missing and another 34 injured, according to the county's publicity department.

Coin-tossing passenger avoids punishment in Shanghai Airport

An 80-year-old passenger was exempt from punishment, partly due to her age, after she tossed a handful of coins toward the engine of an aircraft on Tuesday.

The woman, surnamed Qiu, threw nine coins to pray for a safe journey when she was boarding the China Southern Airlines plane at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

Maintenance personnel launched an immediate overhaul of the aircraft and found one coin in the engine, which could have led to its malfunction. The aircraft departed late on Tuesday evening from Shanghai to Guangzhou, five hours behind schedule.

Wifes of Presidents of Belt and Road countries in Forbidden City

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, visits the Palace Museum in Beijing with the wifes ( Primeira-Dama ) of the heads of the foreign delegations who participated in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 15, 2017.

Peng Liyuan and the others discussed cultural exchanges between China and countries along the Belt and Road Initiative. Images from Xinhua News Weibo account.

Chinese Team Participates in 2017 International Battle with Chinese Armor

In Chinese history, armors were the necessary equipment of soldiers. Now armors have become collections displayed in museums.

Recently, five armor fans have been wearing the Chinese traditional armors and practice for the 8th Historical Medieval Battle held in Barcelona at the end of April. Armor fans from around the world will participate in the battle wearing armors that have been existed in the history.

Italy Police patrol in Great Wall 2017

Four police officers from Italy conduct joint patrols with Chinese police officers on the Great Wall in Beijing on Monday. The Italian officers will help to patrol the streets in Beijing and Shanghai from April 24 to May 7.

Eight Chinese police officers will go on patrol in Italy in early June to help their Italian counterparts protect Chinese tourists, a senior police official said on Monday.