Speaking of the top issues recently, Japan's discharge of Fukushima radioactive water inevitably takes the very lead.
The discharge has already aroused wild attention at home and abroad, and has as well triggered a series of relevant heated issues. For example, the pollution of seawater raised people's concerns about the source of salt production. People's fear of losing salt or increasing salt prices eventually transformed into a rush for salt in the markets nationally.
When it comes to the most popular animal these days, surely a large number of netizens will call out the name Capybara. The quirky combination of lovely capybara and the song of the same name makes it quickly go viral on TikTok.
Recently, Chinese short-form video hosting service Douyin has seen a surge in users imitating a middle-aged influencer whose exaggerated antics have amused and bewildered many. However, the top influencer, boasting 10 million fans, was abruptly removed from the platform. Speculation is rife, with some suggesting tax issues, while others believe he may have deceived his fans.
Headers, lobs, superb free-kicks into the top corner; 30 billion clicks, lasting three months, more than 50,000 spectators on the scene. It's not the FIFA World Cup or any big league or national game. It's the Village Super League held in Rongjiang County, Guizhou province, known in Chinese as "Cun Chao."
Talking about Chongqing, the magic 8D city in China, foreigners must be so familiar with the Liziba Station on Rail Transit Line 2, which is known for the "light rail train through the building".
Together with the miracle on the ground, Chongqing also has something hidden under the ground. That is the Hongyan Village Station on Rail Transit Line 9, which is the deepest railway station in China and the second deepest in the world.
Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released its Global Education Monitoring Report 2023, calling on schools worldwide to implement a campus ban on the use of smartphones by students. The statement has gone viral very quickly and got responses from many countries.
China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has brought benefits to humanity and has been well-received by many developing countries. However, in recent years, several Western media outlets have propagated the contentious notion of "Debt-Trap Diplomacy", criticizing China for providing substantial loans to developing countries.
In response, Kishore Mahbubani, the former President of the UN Security Council, strongly refutes these claims, considering them an insult to the intelligence of developing countries.
However, the Japanese government refuses to take the appropriate action. Instead, it plans to dump the contaminated water directly into the Pacific Ocean, which is the easiest but most irresponsible option.
Last year, Disney released a trailer for their live-action version of "The Little Mermaid" and received a million and a half dislikes from outraged film fans. Some faithful fans of Disney's original Little Mermaid are rejecting the new live-action version for swapping out the titular mermaid's famous blue eyes and red hair for the features of black actress Halle Bailey. People expect authentic representation on screen rather than political overcorrection.
The world's first and largest Disney theme park, "World of Frozen", is scheduled to open at Hong Kong Disneyland in November. The park recreates classic scenes from the movie Frozen: the small town full of traditional Arendelle architectural features and various frozen themed cuisine to recreate the Kingdom of Arendelle. The Hong Kong Disneyland Facebook has posted a video of the test of the "Snowy Ridge Ski". It is said that "World of Frozen" project has entered its final stage.