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World Chinese World Heritage site swamped by 20,000 visitors

05:15  06 april  2020
05:15  06 april  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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 Paris: 15,150 masks seized on the premises of a Chinese association © LP / Olivier Arandel Photo of illustration. A stock of FFP1 masks was seized within a Chinese association. While the Chinese community in the 13th district of Paris is mobilizing to bring in masks, gels and equipment against the coronavirus, from China and via legal devices, other trafficking is continuing illegally. This Monday, two men spent their day in police custody in order to explain themselves to a stock of 15,150 surgical masks in their possession.

A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area, selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are often important tourist draws. The most popular of sites can Forbidden City is the most visited UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world , having averaged Although the island is less than one square mile and has fewer than 20 , 000 residents, it receives over

A Chinese World Heritage national park has been forced to shut down after thousands of visitors flouted social distancing rules. © ABC News Images A Chinese World Heritage national park has been forced to shut down after thousands of visitors flouted social distancing rules.

A Chinese World Heritage national park has been forced to shut down after thousands of visitors flouted social distancing rules.

The Huangshan Mountains, or Yellow Mountains, in China’s eastern Anhui province, was swamped with more than 20,000 visitors, exceeding the park’s capacity.

The pictures emerged a day after China held a national memorial for people who died in the COVID-19 pandemic.

With China lifting the coronavirus lockdowns across many cities in recent weeks, people are trying to get back to a state of normalcy. However, many health measures are still in place to avoid a resurgence in new cases.

In full containment, a team of archaeologists conduct excavations on a site in Peru .
In full containment, a team of archaeologists carry out excavations on a site in Peru © Adrian Wojcik / 123RF The Machu Picchu site in Peru A teacher, Pieter Van Dalen, and nine students from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, were present in the pre-Hispanic cemetery of Macaton, in Chancay. This archaeological site is located approximately 80 km from Lima, the capital of Peru. It is here that archaeologists have embarked on excavations, provided with an authorization for the latter.

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