May 15, The US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technologies, the White House stated. The executive order aims to “protect America from foreign adversaries who are actively and increasingly creating and exploiting vulnerabilities in information and communications technology infrastructure and services”.
“Seven years after I graduate from my master school, I still have the nightmares, I still dream of those classes, where the teacher is shouting, those sweaty summer days. I would dream of how I didn’t finish my math papers, and failed to find all the revision materials. I kinda feel it will haunt me all my life.”
On May 10, Japanese writer Haruki Murakami published an article that immediately went viral on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media platform. The famed novelist spoke up for the first time about his father’s involvement in the Second Sino-Japanese War.
The extended four-day labor day holiday has no doubt contributed to the national economy. According to statistics, the total domestic income from tourism reached as much as 117.67 billion yuan.
On May 9th, 2019, a joint venture under Xiaomi and independent investment bankAMTD Group called Insight Fintech HK has been granted a Hong Kong virtual bank license, according to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).
Netflix has purchased exclusive distribution rights to stream Chinese streaming website Youku’s original web series “I Hear You” outside of China, said the Alibaba-owned video site on May 10.
The superhero epic has already overtaken Operation Red Sea, a 2018 Chinese action war film, as the third most successful film in Chinese box office history, right behind Wolf Warrior 2 (5.6 billion yuan) and The Wandering Earth (4.6 billion yuan).
“Today I just want to tell you guys that going to Stanford is not a dream. As long as you have a determined goal, and work hard for it, the dream will come true.” Zhao Siyu said in a live-streaming video. She encouraged viewers to share the video, so that more people would come to know her story and get inspired.
Seven years have passed since the gang rape case happened in New Delhi, India, yet it still breaks people’s hearts. Through western productions like BBC’s India’s Daughter or this year’s new Netflix series Delhi Crime, we as outsiders came to understand, why something this evil and brutal would happen in a country of hinduism and marigold. Or perhaps, the misunderstanding has gone worse.
“My life is so much freer and better now, because I don’t need to get up so early each day.” I have never talked to anyone so genuine, pure and simple before.
The hit Chinese sci-fi film The Wandering Earth will debut on Netflix on Apr. 30. It is reported that Netflix has bought the copyright of the film as early as Feb. 21, and has had it translated into 28 languages, which will be available in 190 countries and regions around the globe.
All the legends will retire one day. In the 14,000,605 of different ending scenarios, only one leads to hope and light, and that one is the living reality.
On April 22, Fortune released its chart of 2019 world greatest leaders. Pony Ma, CEO of Tencent, runs the fourth on the list. Bill and Melinda Gates, the cofounders of Gates Foundation are listed as the first.
On April 23, Xiaomi held its 2019 spring new product launch event. According to Li Xiaoshuang, general manager of Xiaomi TV (Air Conditioning) Department, Xiaomi TV has topped the TV sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 and first quarter of 2019.
On April 23, Luckin Coffee, the Chinese Starbucks challenger, filed for official IPO to the U.S. Security Exchange Commission, with the ticker symbol ‘LK’.