If people are outside, they must observe the government’s social distancing guidelines which state they are required to stand two metres apart in order to avoid any possible transmission of the virus.
While the draconian measures have been brought in as a matter of necessity to stop the spread of Covid-19, they’ve also inadvertently taken away the ability for people to talk to one another, or make small talk to strangers.
That’s why people are relying on other gestures to convey a message of solidarity, such as pinning rainbow pictures to their windows or从两会代表团开放日，读出城市群的“秘密”
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Why are people putting rainbow pictures on their windows?
China hopes that the Asia-Pacific region will be one that enjoys order and stability, a region that is able to work out issues through consensus-building consultation, properly manage differences through dialogue and has the wisdom to resolve differences.
Foreigners with permanent residence enjoy the same rights as Chinese citizens, such as in investment, housing purchases and schooling, among other rights.
Creating the pictures also serves a practical function, however, as it has given children a chance to flex their creativity while being homeschooled by their parents, following the nationwide school closures.
Users say the voice messages are transferred quickly enough to have a conversation on the platform. But different from free voice applications such as Microsoft Corp.'s Skype, it also offers the flexibility of answering messages at a later time. 'I can decide when to reply, or not to,' said Beijing WeChat user Robin Wang.
Ellen is a stand-up comedian and is best known for her self titled talk show, which she's hosted since 2003.
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