On July 28th, 2020, the signing ceremony of “1 5” Love Project was held at No. 3 Yidoushan Road by the sub-district office of Loufeng community, Suzhou Industrial Park. FriendTimes Inc. and other co-founders of the project attended the ceremony to witness the launch of the charity project “Work Together for a Better Community”. FriendTimes has offered financial aids in public welfare projects aiming at raising funds for left-behind children, offering medical care to those in need, and taking care of stray animals, and has made donations to help fight against the epidemic. This new project will help the elderly who live alone, and FriendTimes will take this project as a new practice to help out more people.
Under the guidance of China Audio-video and Digital Publishing Association, the 2020 CNG Forum was hosted by Gamma Data at Kerry Hotel on the afternoon of August 1st, 2020, in Pudong, Shanghai. A number of outstanding listed and quasi-listed game enterprises, developers, as well as representatives from securities companies, fund institutions and secondary market investment attended the forum and discussed the future direction of Chinese games. FriendTimes Inc. was invited to the forum and won the White Horse Award of 2020 CNG Forum.
On July 14th, 2020, Jin Jie, member of the Standing Committee of Suzhou Party Committee and Minister of Publicity Department, and Sun Jian, Deputy Director of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau visited FriendTimes Inc. with Zhu Jiang, member of Suzhou Industrial Park Party Committee and Deputy Director of Suzhou Industrial Park Management Committee. The CEO and other senior executive officers of FriendTimes welcomed Minister Jin and the delegation.
On June 11th, 2020, Jiao Jianjun, Executive Deputy Minister of the Publicity Department of the Provincial Party Committee, Director of the Provincial Administration of Press and Publication, and Director of the Provincial Film Bureau, along with Wu Qingwen, member of the Standing Committee of the Suzhou Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of the Party Working Committee of the Suzhou Industrial Park, and Huang Ximing, Deputy Minister of the Municipal Publicity Department, Director of the Municipal Administration of Press and Publication, and other leaders, had a tour of inspection of FriendTimes.
The 2019 Jiangsu Top Ten Internet Rising Stars and Products of Innovation Selection kicked off in Elite City Conference Center of Nanjing, on May 29th, 2020. Mr. Jiang Xiaohuang, CEO of FriendTimes Inc., was voted and won by an overwhelming margin the Top Ten Internet Rising Stars Award of the year.
Days ago, the Management Committee and Working Committee of the SIP Party commended Jinji Lake advanced enterprises in talent and technology work and enterprises with outstanding economic contributions in 2019. FriendTimes Inc. (hereinafter referred to as FriendTimes) won the “Suzhou Industrial Park 2019 Technology Enterprise Listing Award” and "Suzhou Industrial Park 2019 Service Economy Award". FriendTimes’s affiliate, Suzhou GameFriend Network Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as GameFriend), won the "Suzhou Industrial Park 2019 Science and Technology Outstanding Award" and "Suzhou Industrial Park 2019 Gazelle Enterprise Cultivation Award".
The raging coronavirus has been terrorizing China in the time of the Spring Festival which is supposed to be all about reunion and rejoice. The phenomenon of the Spring Festival travel season accelerated the spread of the highly contagious virus. At ground zero of this outbreak, Wuhan and its surrounding cities have seen an unprecedented shortage of medical supplies and protective gears.
On December 31st, 2019, the 3D ancient-style raising sim mobile game "Fate of the Empress" from FriendTimes went live for beta testing on all platforms. Shortly after the beta went live, it reached the No. 1 spot on the RPG and Strategy Games List of App Store in China. So far it has also reached the No. 1 spot on the iPad Games List and the No. 2 spot on the iPhone Games (Free) List. The Fate of the Empress is also No. 3 in Hottest Games List and No. 2 in the Newcomers List in the gaming community Taptap. Players are rooting for the Fate of the Empress!
On October 8, 2019, with the Market Opening Bell of the HKEX ringing, FriendTimes Inc., the leading Chinese mobile game developer, publisher and operator, was successfully listed on the Main Board of the HKEX (Symbol: 06820.HK).
FriendTimes Made to the List of Top 50 Internet Enterprise in Jiangsu Province in 2019