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Chinese Library ‘Hires’ 7 Cats to Comfort Lonely Readers Because of Quarantine

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A library located in one of Tianjin, China’s tallest buildings has recently hired seven new cat employees or “intern curators,” to help comfort visitors who had been stuck inside their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The announcement came from Wang Yan, the vice-general manager of the 415.2 meters (1,362 feet) landmark in Tianjin, according to China Daily.

70% of Companies in China Found Violating Air Pollution Standards

More than 70% of the companies recently investigated by the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection failed to meet the government’s emission standards and regulations.

A total of 13,785 companies in 28 different cities across the Jing-Jin-Ji area (Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei) were found to be partly or completely ignoring strict limitations on harmful emissions that were set to keep the environment clean, according to Shanghaiist.