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Is Hong Kong playing chicken with China?

Hong Kong is in a standoff with Beijing. It’s a fight ostensibly about universal suffrage. But in some ways, it’s also a litmus test for financial freedoms under President Xi Jinping. 366 more words

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Preorders for Apple's iPhone 6/Plus in China surpass 2 million in first 6 hours

“News outlets in mainland China are reporting that initial reservations for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models across retailers and the nation’s three mobile carriers have reached the two million mark,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider. 152 more words


Shared Roots

Ricoh GR, ISO 200, 1/60 sec, f/6.3, EV 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Silver Efex Pro 2. 10 more words


China - Off the Tourist Path (a bit)

We actually have Pinterest to thank for our days in Southern China’s Zhangjiajie National Park.  Jen found photos of this place on Pinterest.  In spite of the Pinterest dreams, we never could manage to pronounce “Zhangjiajie” correctly, so we started calling it Jumanji instead.  1,502 more words


Meeting Ai Weiwei

Finally, after 7 days of work I had a day off. Rather, I had some time before my flight, and I was going to milk it for all it was worth. 1,173 more words