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Wake Up, Beijing -- It's Hong Kong Calling

David Millar | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
David Millar

If Occupy Central can generate enough unity among the people and Hong Kong politicians -- and remain peaceful -- it may actually force Beijing's hand and bring about real change.

Ironic Choice of Asylum for Self-Proclaimed Government Critic

Sandra A. Grossman, Esq. | Posted 08.26.2013 | World
Sandra A. Grossman, Esq.

It seems Edward Snowden didn't do his homework on where in the world to apply for asylum. His choice of Ecuador as a safe haven stands in stark contrast to President Rafael Correa's war on the free press and refusal to endure dissent of any kind.

Snowden's Troubled Journey and Questionable Destination

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

It is impossible to map out a route to your destination if you don't know where you're starting from. Sue Orman _._ Disclaimer: The author, a na...

Snowden Crash

William Bradley | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Beset on all sides by great powers, sophisticated operators, and clashing agendas, Snowden, like his perhaps new Wikileaks patron Julian Assange before him, seems like a character in a cyberpunk novel.

The Twisted Tales of Chen Guangcheng and Edward Snowden

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Yesterday, as American leaker Edward Snowden made his headline-grabbing flight from Hong Kong to Moscow, the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng left New York to spend time in Taiwan.

U.S. 'In Conversation' With Hong Kong Over Snowden Extradition

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - The United States has gone to Hong Kong authorities seeking the extradition of Edward Snowden, a former U.S. Nationa...

Passenger Claims To Have 'Poisoned Everyone On Board' Flight: FBI | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

A flight from Hong Kong on which a man claimed everyone was poisoned landed safely Monday at Newark Liberty Airport, and the man was taken off the pla...

We're Here, We're Queer, We're Christian, We're Asian

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

As an openly-gay Chinese American minister, I will always remember my experiences of living, loving, and leading in the midst of my queer Asian siblings from around the world.

Edward Snowden: Hero to the Highest Bidder?

Michael Yaki | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Michael Yaki

Nothing about the Snowden Affair smells quite right. It is one thing to break the law to reveal the existence of a secret NSA surveillance program. But there was little secret about this program.

Life in Shanghai

David Gosset | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
David Gosset

While the myth of the "Old Shanghai" is more a narrative cultivated by a few foreigners than a living point of reference for the Shanghaiers, Shanghai has an instinctive passion for the newness and the promise of each day.

China Says It Has No Info About NSA Whistleblower

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

BEIJING, June 13 (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry offered no details on Thursday on the National Security Agency contractor who revealed the U.S...

Sunnylands Summitry: Alternate Chinese View, Alternate Californian Summit

William Bradley | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Snowden's revelations have dramatically undercut Washington's effort to corner Beijing on the issue. They allow Xi to counter Obama's complaints by saying that the rest of the world, including China, is a potential victim of this massive and formerly secret American cyber-surveillance program.

NSA Finds Snowden

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Ryan Grim

8 Great Getaways For Asylum Seekers | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden knew he was about to create a problem for himself. Leaking NSA secrets about its panoramic surveillance would make him a prime target o...

NSA Whistleblower Finds Unlikely Refuge

AP | Posted 08.10.2013 | Media

HONG KONG -- By holing up in Hong Kong, the American defense contractor who says he leaked information on classified U.S. surveillance programs has fo...

Hong Kong Is Unlikely Refuge For Edward Snowden

AP | Posted 08.10.2013 | Media

HONG KONG (AP) — The American defense contractor who says he leaked information on classified U.S. surveillance programs could benefit from a quirk ...

This Man Is Actually A Woman

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

A 66-year-old who lived his whole life as a man was given a surprising diagnosis after visiting the doctor in Hong Kong with a swollen abdomen -- he w...

Choices, Choices

Amy Wu | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Amy Wu

The gathering and miniature Goddess of Democracy are the small, but not so subtle signs of freedom that are to be cherished and coveted while still here. They are also reminders of what is not possible across the border in Mainland China.

China's Massive Trade Surplus: Is it Real?

Selina Wang | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Selina Wang

China is finally losing steam after a decade of rapid economic expansion. GDP growth slowed to 7.7 percent in the first quarter, a considerable drop f...

Gina Wong's Vision for Hong Kong and The Pineapple Underground Film Festival

Rachel Mason | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Rachel Mason

As I started to learn more about the PUFF Festival and Gina Wong, I realized that her insistence upon the appearance of an artist from the other side of the globe for the world premier of a low budget indie rock opera art film should not come as a surprise.

Drool! Where To Get Wagyu New York Steak

Jay Weston | Posted 07.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Peking Duck at Chi-Lin My Huffington readers are well aware of my passion for Chinese food. I have reported that I will go anywhere in the worl...

Kung Fu Secret Fighting Techniques: Available Soon in English

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
Andrew Lam

The lesson we are quickly learning in the 21st century is that no one owns culture. Some in Hong Kong may gripe about how cherished Southern Chinese fighting secrets are now literally an open book, but they may be surprised to find that Chinese kung fu itself not purely Chinese.

A Tale of Two Cities: Energy Efficient Buildings in New York and Hong Kong

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

Hong Kong has surpassed New York City in several ways, including number of high-rises, population density, and modern, highly-efficient mass transit. Yet there is one area in which Hong Kong is lagging far behind -- cutting the energy use and carbon emissions from buildings.

Hong Kong Official Makes Shocking Comment About Rape

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.15.2013 | World

A Hong Kong city official is drawing criticism this week after saying that women can avoid being raped by not drinking so much. Secretary of Secur...

Great News For Hong Kong's Transgender Community

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's top court granted a transgender woman the right to marry her boyfriend Monday in a watershed ruling that falls short of allow...