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Choi Sai-ho returns to his electronic beats after Hong Kong Arts Festival stint

This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition on Wednesday, 23 September [Permalink]

The city’s fast pace provides the fuel for Choi’s eclectic blend of visual art and electronic music… 1,097 more words

Hong Kong

What A Wonderful Family!

Veteran director Yoji Yamada returns with his first comedy in more than two decades, as a suburban middle-class family is thrown into disarray when the grandparents announce they are getting divorced.
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Hong Kong Glues Down Paving Stones to Prevent Violence During Beijing Official’s Visit 

Beijing taking no chances in protest-prone Hong Kong.

Emily Rauhala writes: In a sign of the times, officials in Hong Kong are gluing down bricks ahead of a visit by a top Chinese official, a move  365 more words

United States

Google 検索が 中国の検閲をすり抜けた 105分間: グレート・ファイヤーウォールの弱点が見えてきた!

Google scales the Great Firewall, falls off 105 minutes later

Erik Crouch – Mar 28, 2016

https://www.techinasia.com/google-china-censorship-firewall-march-2016

 

 

Citizens of mainland China unexpectedly found themselves with unfettered access to Google search late last night, commencing a golden age of censorship-free searching that lasted all of 105 minutes. 501 more words

Google

Hong Kong At ‘Serious Risk’ Of Cyberattack Amid 7 Million Daily Attempts Worldwide, Cyber Security Experts Warn

Hong Kong is certainly at a “serious risk” of cyberattack, with an average of 7 million hacking attempts daily worldwide, a Hong Kong cyber crime research centre warned authorities, urging them to do more to protect themselves from such an attack. 335 more words

United States

Money Monster

George Clooney plays a slippery TV financial adviser taken hostage by a desperate investor live on air in the polished but predictable Money Monster, Jodie Foster’s first directing effort since 2011’s The Beaver.
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U.S. Shuts Down International $180 M ‘Psychic’ Mail Fraud Linked to Hong Kong Firm

New York judge bans eight parties from sending promotional materials, including a company with a branch in Sheung Wan.

US authorities have shut down a long-running international “psychic” mail fraud ring linked to a Hong Kong company that cheated over a million Americans out of more than US$180 million. 261 more words

Crime & Corruption