Xiaomi’s Lei Jun Speaks about Innovation and Efficiency at Harvard China Forum

By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass. April 23, 2017, — The 20th Harvard China Forum came to an close this after at Charles Hotel in Harvard Square. The 2-day forum drew around 1,000 attendees this year, and is the largest China focused conference in North America. Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi, speaks at Harvard China […]

Boston-based Startup’s Trademark Application Opposed by Chinese Internet Giant Tencent

By Jie Ji, columnist for bostonese.com It came as astonishment to Mr. Mo, founder of Dinnnerful.com and his business partners that their trademark application was opposed by Tencent, a Chinese internet tycoon. Mo couldn’t believe it as the submitted trademarks are in different language as Tencent’s and the two companies run totally different businesses. One […]

Zhao Zhongxian and Tu Youyou Share China’s Top Science Award

Beijing, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) — Two Chinese scientists, physicist Zhao Zhongxian and pharmacologist Tu Youyou, won China’s top science award Monday for their outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation. Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) presents award certificates to physicist Zhao Zhongxian (R) and pharmacologist Tu Youyou, who won China’s top science award, at an […]

Four MIT Students Named Schwarzman Scholars, Will Study at Tsinghua University

Kimberly Benard | Office of Distinguished Fellowships, MIT December 2, 2016 From MIT News Three undergraduate and one graduate student from MIT have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars. They are among the 129 members of the program’s class of 2018, who will pursue a year of study and leadership training at Tsinghua University in Beijing. […]

Last Press Conference by China’s Foreign Ministry of 2016 Focuses on Syria, US-Russia-China Relations

(The following is transcript of China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s regular press conference in Beijing on December 30, 2016) Q: According to media reports, the Syrian government and the opposition signed three documents yesterday, namely a nationwide ceasefire deal, a list of control mechanisms to ensure the ceasefire and a statement to begin peace […]