Zheng Shuang, made famous for her lead role in the television series Meteor Shower, is making headlines, but this time it isn’t for her acting skills. Zheng Shuang was formally invited to attend the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which started on Dec 2. At the conference, she served as a representative of the Youth4Climate Chinese Youth Delegation. She exchanged ideas with environmentalists and gave a speech stressing the importance of combating climate change. Zheng Shuang commented: “Tackling climate change is the responsibility of every citizen. Everyone should take action to support climate change education.” Zheng Shuang is often praised by netizens for her active involvement in social issues.
Table tennis titans
Ma Long and Liu Shiwen, China’s table tennis world champions, received the Male and Female Star Awards on Dec 11. The 2019 Star Awards ceremony, hosted by The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), was held in Zhengzhou, Henan.
Ma Long cemented his reputation as one of the greatest male players in table tennis history earlier in the year, the ITTF stated. After 2015 and 2016, this was the third time Ma received the honor. “Table tennis means everything to me,” Ma said at the ceremony.
This was Liu Shiwen’s second Female Star Award after she won her first in Lisbon in 2015. Liu said that the prize was an approval of her effort in 2019, especially after struggling to perform in the previous two years. Now the 28-year-old player sets her eyes on the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
Cement one’s reputation意为“加强、巩固……的声誉”。
时隔25年，牛姐Mariah Carey于1994年发行的圣诞神曲《All I Want For Christmas Is You》在本周Billboard单曲总榜正式夺冠了！这也是牛姐30年歌唱生涯中的第19个Billboard冠单。这首歌在圣诞期间最为流行，24小时内在流媒体音乐服务平台声田上的播放超过千万。牛姐也因为坚持写圣诞歌和举办圣诞音乐会而成为有名的“圣诞女王”。(戳这里
Twenty-five years after its release, All I Want for Christmas is You, a Christmas single by US singer Mariah Carey, topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It is also the 19th Billboard champion single from the US singer in her career of 30 years. It is the most-listened-to song during Christmas, with a record of more than 10 million listens within 24 hours on Spotify.
Mariah Carey is known as Christmas Queen as she keeps writing Christmas songs and holding Christmas special concerts.
Growing up in a working-class family, she had to work several jobs to pay for recording songs when she was young. Though she went through a tough time, her passion for Christmas never changed. Her love for Christmas continues throughout her career regardless of what people think of her. “I'm a very festive person and I love the holidays. I’ve sung Christmas songs since I was a little girl,” the singer told the media. As Carey sticks to what she loves, she is rewarded with fame and wealth by the warm and happy Christmas song she created.