In an exclusive interview with DotDotNews on Thursday (Jan. 20), Baek Yong-chun, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Hong Kong, shared Korea's long tradition in winter sports and how it boosts the tourism industry significantly.
The seventh-term Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) began its first meeting on Wednesday (Jan. 12) morning, marking the 90 Members elected under the improved electoral system through extensive democratic elections formally taking office to become the backbone of the patriots who perform their duties and govern HK towards a brighter future with prosperity, stability and better representation of HK people's real interests.
After Hong Kong's National Security Law came into effect, a large number of anti-China rioters fled to the UK and continue to hold rallies to promote "HK independence", resulting in a number of vicious incidents, which have been widely criticized.
On December 29, the Hong Kong police arrested several current and former senior staff members of Stand News. Subsequently the online news outlet decided to shut down its website and social media pages, deleting previous stories.
Currently, a new style of parenting — Gender neutral parenting — is becoming more widespread and encouraged within families and parental communities. Gender neutral parenting stems from the idea of gender neutrality, where people are not distinguished by whether they are born male or female - biological sex is not made the determining factor of physical and psychological characteristics, and is detached from social roles in order to avoid fixed stereotypes on the abilities and capacities of men and women.
Race has always been a common factor used as a means of categorization of people. By defining groups of people through a set of observable characteristics, classification through race becomes convenient and automatic, but also has detrimental impacts on perception of identity. In recent times, as racial tensions run high as people of colour rise to defy racial bias and discrimination embedded in social institutions, it is crucial to deconstruct the concept of race to understand what race represents at its core in order to fully subvert systemic racism and achieve stable equality.
Navina Heyden, a 21-year-old German girl, has been attracting a lot of attention online recently. For more than a year, she has been speaking out on Twitter and other social media platforms, refuting all the attacks on China in the Western media and showing the real situations in China to overseas netizens. But because of that, Navina has been subjected to a lot of online violence, and was recently attacked by German media outlet Die Welt and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), a British think tank.
It's no news that e-commerce in China is highly developed and COVID lockdowns propelled it even further. Chinese e-commerce is projected to be US$1 trillion dollars in 2020, up from US$862 billion in 2019. As for Viya, in 2019, the turnover during the Double 11 Shopping Festival exceeded 3 billion yuan, and in 2020, she topped the list of live-streaming e-commerce with over 30 billion yuan (US$4.66 billion) of sales...
Since its introduction to Hong Kong, Sinovac has been the subject of heated discussion. HK experts tried to block it because of the lack of a Phase III medical report, and the government had to waive that requirement to introduce it successfully. Recently, there have been several incidents of side effects and deaths after inoculation, causing some citizens to cancel the injections in fear. What exactly leads to the tarnished reputation of Sinovac? Watch this video to find out the truth.
The National People's Congress has passed the decision to improve Hong Kong's electoral system. To help the general public better understand the upcoming changes, DotDotNews conducts an exclusive interview with Ms. Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the HKSAR.
2021 is a year of the Ox, and as usual, big brands are trying every effort to blend Chinese New Year elements with their newly-launched products almost everywhere. Some of them are creative, glamorous and dazzling, while others can be quite puzzling and make us wonder: Do these big brands really understand Chinese elements in a correct way?