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水龙头材质是铅超标的“真凶”
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Why are people putting rainbow pictures on their windows?
Neneh Cherry “Blank Project” (Smalltown Supersound)
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.
Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm have promised a Star Wars film every winter after the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. These movies will be spin-offs to the main films.
William Leung, portfolio manager at Cohen & Steers, the US investment house with $4bn of assets exposed to Asia, agrees. He argues that speculative investment will be driven out of the market as prices fall. He adds that a trend in the industry towards alternative investments should mean that the price of real estate investment trusts rises even if the value of underlying assets grow more slowly. “We don’t think this correction will be so sharp,” he says.
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