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Hong Kong this evening: you are NOT alone

I rarely make comments on political issues, for a variety of reasons. But I can hardly stand by and watch, saying nothing when my television screen and my Facebook feed bring me  tortured images of a community that I shared so much of my life with, on the verge of anarchy. 336 more words


Thor's Thriller is at the Top of the List

Brad Thor’s newest novel, Act of War (New York:  Atria, 2014) was one of the best-selling novels in the summer and early fall, topping the fiction lists for awhile. 357 more words

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Hong Kong: Pro-Mainland Chinese Accuse Pro-Democracy Groups of "Anarchy"

By  Patrick Winn

BANGKOK, Thailand — At its best, Hong Kong is many things that China is not — a freewheeling bastion of capitalism, with strong democratic leanings and a reverence for private sector efficiency. 1,156 more words

China Exports Torture Tools to Authoritarian Regimes

Spiked batons, electric shock guns, leg and neck shackles, and restraint chairs are some torture tools that China is exporting to authoritarian governments around the world, according to… 150 more words


Is There An iPhone 6+ in the House?; Jack Ma's Very Good Day; Clorox Says "Adios" to Venezuela

Best. Ever…

Apple had an awesome weekend selling more than 10 million new iPhones in what has turned out to be Apple’s best debut weekend for an iPhone. 418 more words

[PHOTOS] EXCLUSIVE: Images From the Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Rally

The Chinese central government today announced regulations that would gut Hong Kong’s evolution to real democratic election of the city’s chief executive.  In essence, Beijing imposed rules that would ensure that only it’s hand-picked candidates would be allowed to run for the city’s top government post.  392 more words

Breaking News

Chinese operating system to replace Microsoft Windows!

Redmond Giant Microsoft will soon get a Chinese competitor in its OS business from this year end. As per the latest reports revealed by Xinhua, China is planning to launch its first home grown operating system by October 2014 to wean the country from the foreign OSes like Windows. 263 more words