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Tiphares vs. Elysium -- Welcome to the Age of Appropriation

Andrew Lam | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Lam

Elysium is the latest in a series of American productions that show how the Information Age has become the Age of Appropriation, one in which ideas and stories exist side by side for the borrowing, the taking, and ultimately, the mixing.

From a Silver Spoon to a Mobile Platform -- Transitioning to the Next Gen Wealthy

April Rudin | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

It's not news that there is a stark contrast between baby boomers and the next gen. Nor should my readers be surprised that wealth platforms across the globe are seeking to attract these younger wealth holders who, as I noted in my last post, are seeking to "do good while doing well."

'Super Ironwoman' Saves Drowning Man In Typhoon

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

A runner was hailed as "Super Ironwoman" after she plunged into Hong Kong's typhoon-whipped waters to save a drowning man, local media reported on Thu...

Chef David Myers' Hong Kong: Episode 4

Christian Remde | Posted 10.13.2013 | Taste
Christian Remde

Last May, Chef David Myers (Hinoki & The Bird and Comme Ça) and I were invited by the Hong Kong Tourism Board to visit Hong Kong during the inaugural Art Basel. I had visited the city once, many years ago, and was excited to see how it had changed.

Uninsured but OK

Amy Wu | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Amy Wu

When it comes to a medical sentence like cancer, matters of life and death come to mind, and most of us don't begin calculating the costs of treatment. The medical price tag takes an immediate backseat.

Fatherly Advice for Cancelled Moscow Summit

Jim Moore | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Jim Moore

When I was in junior high school in Lincoln, Neb., and living on a nearby military base, there was, in the same school, a local kid -- a townie -- who...

Chef David Myers' Hong Kong :: Episode 3

Christian Remde | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel
Christian Remde

David and I didn't want the trip to just focus on the food, but rather take in all this incredible city had to offer, the fashion, the art and, of course, the mind-blowing food scene that is the hallmark of this east-meets-west metropolis.

Chef David Myers' Hong Kong :: Episode 2

Christian Remde | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Christian Remde

See what happens when Chef David Myers visits some of the new boutique shops that have sprung up in Hong Kong.

A Samsung Galaxy S4 Allegedly Did This

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology

Samsung's hottest smartphone got a little too hot for one man in Hong Kong. The man, known only as Du, says a flaming Samsung Galaxy S4 torched his...

Afraid of Heights? Look Away

trivago | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
trivago

These deluxe giants (all found in Asia) are guaranteed to take your breath away, not only because of their unparalleled views, but also for their magnificent interiors, futuristic designs and unrivaled grade of hospitality.

Chef David Myers' Hong Kong :: Episode 1

Christian Remde | Posted 07.25.2013 | Taste
Christian Remde

Chef David Myers jumps right into the culinary landscape of Hong Kong with trips to Kau Kee for their famous Beef Brisket Noodles.

Climate Change This Week: Climate Shift Looms, Brilliant Wind Turbines, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Global Air Temperatures To Rise Faster Between Now and 2025 say scientists, reports Rob Painting at SkepticalSciencecom, as he reviews several studie...

South China Morning Post Reporter Quits Over Major Controversy

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2013 | Media

By Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Hong Kong journalist has quit in a controversy over disputed remarks that Jack Ma, founder of Ch...

Why I Eat McDonald's While Abroad

Julie Alvin | Posted 09.14.2013 | Travel
Julie Alvin

know about pink slime and I eat at farm-to-table restaurants and I stop at the farmer's market on my walk home to fetch fresh eggs and asparagus for dinner. But I'm not going to tell you a Chicken McNugget doesn't taste good. It does. It tastes really, really good.

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

www.newser.com | 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...