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大亚湾深夜抢房？房管局及时辟谣
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Why are people putting rainbow pictures on their windows?
1. Newspaper reporter
A jailed con artist who falls in love with another inmate and escapes prison multiple times could only be the work of fiction, but this is more or less the real story of Steven Jay Russel. Much like his film counterpart, played by Jim Carrey, Russell was originally sent to prison for fraud. He escaped his first sentence to be with his partner Jim Kemple, who at the time was dying from AIDS. Russell was found two years later and returned to prison. Kemple died soon after.
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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.
Hopefully the experts come up with a better plan than one that fell flat earlier this year. The country's tourism body unveiled a 'Beautiful China' logo in February to market the country overseas, but the campaign was mocked for its contrast with the many photos of China's not-so-beautiful cities shrouded in pollution.
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