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1. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet will begin her visit to China on Monday, and allegations of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region should be the main topic of her trip.

2. US President Biden said in Japan on May 23 that if China attacks Taiwan, the United States will intervene militarily to defend Taiwan. To avoid a Russo-Ukrainian war in Asia, Washington appears to be making its ambiguous strategy across the Taiwan Strait clear.

3. The new Prime Minister of Australia, Anthony Albanese, rushed to Tokyo to attend the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, saying that Australia-China relations are a difficult issue.

4. Hong Kong, which has always been regarded has certain freedoms without democracy, is described by the latest Hong Kong Annual Report of the European Union as having turned to authoritarianism.

5. Inflation in the eurozone has soared. European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde said today that the ECB might end its negative interest rate policy by the end of September.

6. Badiucao, a Chinese dissident cartoonist in exile in Australia, used art to support the Ukrainian people and criticize the leaders of Russia and the Chinese Communist Party at a recent exhibition in Prague, the Czech capital.

7. Biden announced that 13 countries have launched the Indo-Pacific economic framework and are writing new rules.

8. On Monday (May 23), spot gold hit a two-week high of $1,865.33 an ounce, as the US dollar index tumbled nearly 1% to a one-month low of 102.076.

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