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By Henry Hing Lee Chan - 20 Sep 2019
The US reclaimed global supercomputer leadership in 2019 with the Summit and Sierra, and China’s Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe-2A are number 3 and 4 ranking supercomputers in the June 2019 TOP500 list.
In August 2019, Singapore and Indonesia announced two contrasting approaches to adapt to the risk of sea-level rise caused by global climate change. The lurking danger of sea-level rise is now recognized as an equally important climate change hazard.
The announcement by Facebook to launch a blockchain digital currency, Libra in 2020 opened the Pandora's box on the challenges toward currency. There was a chorus of US and international officials who voiced resistance to the tech giant operating its own digital money.
The ability to mobilize several thousand misinformed youths to paralyze airport operations showed the mastery of the radicals to use modern media platforms to spread false or fake news to rally the crowd.
With the launch of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, the future of Shunde will be closely related to the GBA. This article will use the GBA as a starting point to discuss the latest developmental direction of Shunde.
The general strike called by Hong Kong’s anti-extradition bill netizens on August 5, 2019 wreaked havoc in the city. The general strike reflected both the strengths and weaknesses of the anti-extradition movement and offered some clues on how to resolve the impasse.