Monthly archives: January, 2017

Celebrity stalker finds herself under the spotlight

Gong Yuwen (right), known as “Hongqiao Diva” has her picture taken with actress Ma Sichun. Photo: CFP   Swarms of fans chase their idol at the Shanghai Hongqiao International airport. Photo: CFP For years, Gong Yuwen, an ordinary-looking 18-year-old high-school dropout, spent most of her days camped at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, stalking and taking …

US Internet firms need to better localize in China

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GT   While soon-to-be President Donald Trump seems to be readying the US for a trade war with China, many US Internet firms are still trying to seek a foothold in the Chinese market, one of the most desirable yet tough-to-crack destinations for Silicon Valley overlords and start-ups. Apparently the rise of …