Assange: Enema of the State

Crikey, he gives them the shits. Hillary once said — even before the 2016 election — “Can’t we just drone him?” Maybe you’re thinking she was just joking, like Obama that time at the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2010, when he cracked that he’d take out the Jonas Brothers with a Predator drone strike, … Continue reading “Assange: Enema of the State”

CPA Congress 2019 Brings Great Minds to Explore the Business Opportunities in the Unusual World

HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 11 October 2019 – CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, held its CPA Congress 2019 in Hong Kong with the theme “Get Ready For Business As Unusual” today. Attended by about 400 business and accounting professionals from over 10 countries and regions, the event brought together business leaders … Continue reading “CPA Congress 2019 Brings Great Minds to Explore the Business Opportunities in the Unusual World”

The History of Hong Kong, Britain’s Colonial Legacy. Fast Forward to 2019

The recent history of Hong Kong doesn’t begin where most Westerners might imagine. It began with the Rothschild’s British East India Company that existed from the early 1700s to nearly 1900, when Rothschild conceived the idea of inflicting opium onto … The post The History of Hong Kong, Britain’s Colonial Legacy. Fast Forward to 2019 … Continue reading “The History of Hong Kong, Britain’s Colonial Legacy. Fast Forward to 2019”

HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2019

Oct 12, 2019 Picture:  Over 1,000 international exhibitors set to converge in Hong Kong HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair presents its 12th edition from 7-9 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 1,000 international exhibitors are expected to participate the fair this year, where they … Continue reading “HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2019”

La Maison Hong Kong. L’hybris du capital hongkongais

La question en litige dans la Maison Hong Kong n’est pas le projet de loi sur l’extradition des criminels vers le continent, ni le sort réservé à la potiche Carrie Lam, ni la « démocratie » bourgeoise mise à mal. Quel est l’enjeu ? Ce à quoi nous assistons sur la petite ile de Hong … Continue reading “La Maison Hong Kong. L’hybris du capital hongkongais”

La Maison Hong Kong. L’hybris du capital hongkongais

La question en litige dans la Maison Hong Kong n’est pas le projet de loi sur l’extradition des criminels vers le continent, ni le sort réservé à la potiche Carrie Lam, ni la «démocratie» bourgeoise mise à mal. Cet article est disponible en 5 langues sur le webmagazine http://www.les7duquebec.com 9.10.2019 Quel est l’enjeu? La question … Continue reading “La Maison Hong Kong. L’hybris du capital hongkongais”

Some in Hong Kong Feel Frustrated, as Their City Is Losing to Mainland China

Hong Kong is losing to Mainland China. Its poverty rates are high, it suffers from corruption and savage capitalism. It is now the most expensive city on earth. People are frustrated, but paradoxically, they are blaming socialist Beijing for their … The post Some in Hong Kong Feel Frustrated, as Their City Is Losing to … Continue reading “Some in Hong Kong Feel Frustrated, as Their City Is Losing to Mainland China”

Appel à une rébellion internationale pour le Rojava

Nous, collectifs écologistes, groupes de gilets jaunes, organisations syndicales, organisations nationales, collectifs autonomes, occupant-e-s de la place du Châtelet à Paris, membres d’Extinction Rebellion, appelons à soutenir massivement le Kurdistan syrien envahi par l’armée turque depuis le mercredi 9 octobre. Les bombes qui pleuvent sur ce territoire nous concernent tous-tes. Depuis 2012 cette région au nord … Continue reading “Appel à une rébellion internationale pour le Rojava”

CDB Aviation Delivers First of Nine A321neos to Indian Carrier IndiGo

Oct 11, 2019 Companies Join Airbus in Celebrating Delivery of 1,000th A320neo Family Aircraft for Airline Operation HAMBURG, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced today the delivery of the first of a fleet of nine Airbus A321neo aircraft to India’s leading airline, … Continue reading “CDB Aviation Delivers First of Nine A321neos to Indian Carrier IndiGo”

Some in Hong Kong Feel Frustrated, as Their City Is Losing to Mainland China, by Andre Vltchek

When my dear friend and a great concert pianist from Beijing, Yuan Sheng, used to live in New York, recording, giving concert and teaching at prestigious Manhattan School of Music, he told me that he used to cry at night: “In the United States, they smear China. I felt hurt, defenseless”. He returned to Beijing,…

Blood in the Streets?

by Lawrence Wilkerson Today, those of us who have labored for many years within some part of the U.S. government may well ask: How is it that America has allowed the degradation of that government we witness today? Which begs a further question: will the ultimate outcome of such a savaged governance process precipitate a … Continue reading “Blood in the Streets?”

Olympic gold winner forced to forfeit his medal after he orders Hong Kong fried noodles instead of Chinese Noodles at a restaurant 

Continuing with its rigid stance of coming down heavily on those who support Hong Kong, the Chinese administration has expressed displeasure over Olympic gold winner’s social media post. The post Olympic gold winner forced to forfeit his medal after he orders Hong Kong fried noodles instead of Chinese Noodles at a restaurant  appeared first on … Continue reading “Olympic gold winner forced to forfeit his medal after he orders Hong Kong fried noodles instead of Chinese Noodles at a restaurant “

St. John Names Zoe Turner as New Creative Director Redefining Modern Luxury at Heritage House

HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 9 October 2019 – The designer joins the iconic American brand from Max Mara Fashion Group and Dior in a new role spanning product, store design and brand communication. St. John, the American luxury house founded in 1962, has named Zoe Turner as its new creative director, an expanded role arching across all … Continue reading “St. John Names Zoe Turner as New Creative Director Redefining Modern Luxury at Heritage House”

“Hong Kong Eyewear Good Design” Pavilion at SILMO Bangkok 2020, ASEAN’s business platform for the optical and eyewear industry

Oct 09, 2019 Picture:  Bangkok, Thailand, October 2019 – SILMO Bangkok 2020, the ASEAN optical fair is pleased to announce that Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association (HKOMA), in collaboration with Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), will organize the first ever Hong Kong pavilion, consisting 30 exhibitors, under the “Hong Kong Eyewear Good Design” project, at … Continue reading ““Hong Kong Eyewear Good Design” Pavilion at SILMO Bangkok 2020, ASEAN’s business platform for the optical and eyewear industry”

The Trump Effect

Subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Radio Public, and other platforms. New to podcasting? Click here.   As all eyes are on the White House, struggles against oppression play out across the globe. This week on Intercepted: Jeremy Scahill is back. Well, sort of. He passes the reins over to Intercepted’s producers. A recent report … Continue reading “The Trump Effect”

Taiwan ranks 12th in WEF Global Competitiveness Report

Taiwan ranks 12th among 141 economies in the latest Global Competitiveness Report released Oct. 9 by Geneva-based World Economic Forum.   Scoring 80.2 out of 100, Taiwan finished ahead of neighbors South Korea, 79.6; Malaysia, 74.6; and China, 73.9, but behind Singapore, 84.8; Hong Kong, 83.1; and Japan, 82.3. Singapore topped the survey ahead of … Continue reading “Taiwan ranks 12th in WEF Global Competitiveness Report”

Netherlands has EU’s most competitive economy: WEF

The Netherlands surpassed Switzerland and Germany as the most competitive economy in Europe. Worldwide, the Netherlands is in fourth place, after Singapore, the United States and Hong Kong, according to a comparison by the World Economic Forum (WEF), NU.nl reports. According to the WEF researchers, “an entrepreneurial culture, flat organizations and growth of innovative companies” … Continue reading “Netherlands has EU’s most competitive economy: WEF”

Golden Pin Design Award and Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2019 Announce a Total of 71 Finalists from 6 Countries or Regions

Oct 08, 2019 Picture:  Taipei, TAIWAN –( ASIA TODAY )– The Golden Pin Design Award and Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2019 announce a total of 71 finalists from designers in 6 countries or regions. There are 64 finalists in the Golden Pin Design Award and 7 finalists in the Golden Pin Concept Design Award … Continue reading “Golden Pin Design Award and Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2019 Announce a Total of 71 Finalists from 6 Countries or Regions”

Chinese Officials Respond To NBA Controversy By Moving Millions Of Citizens To NHL Re-Fanification Camps

BEIJING—On the heels of recent pro-Hong Kong comments by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey, Chinese officials responded to the criticism Tuesday by moving millions of Chinese citizens to NHL re-fanification camps. “To show that China will not tolerate this flagrant disrespect for our nation amongst the ranks of the NBA,…Read more…

Moody’s Upgrades Jiayuan International’s Corporate Family Rating to ‘B2’ reflecting Capital Market’s recognition

HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 8 October 2019 – Jiayuan International Group Limited (“Jiayuan International” or the “Group”; SEHK stock code: 02768), an established property developer of both large-scale residential and integrated commercial complex projects in China, is pleased to announce that a prestigious international credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has upgraded the Group’s corporate … Continue reading “Moody’s Upgrades Jiayuan International’s Corporate Family Rating to ‘B2’ reflecting Capital Market’s recognition”

Israelis Were ‘Saddened’ to Have to Kill Gaza Protesters, to Avert ‘Bloodbath’

Have you watched reports of the Chinese government’s attacks on protesters in Hong Kong? American media are outraged, and the shooting of a young man two days ago was national news here. The fact that the protesters hurl bricks is … The post Israelis Were ‘Saddened’ to Have to Kill Gaza Protesters, to Avert ‘Bloodbath’ … Continue reading “Israelis Were ‘Saddened’ to Have to Kill Gaza Protesters, to Avert ‘Bloodbath’”

Overreach, the Achilles Heel of Autocrats

It Has Happened Here and Everywhere It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating the democratic wave sweeping Europe in the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse. It seems like yesterday that we hailed the Arab Spring and its potential for democratization across the Middle East. It seems like yesterday that we scoffed at … Continue reading “Overreach, the Achilles Heel of Autocrats”

À propos de la suite de la fin du monde.

Compte rendu subjectif de « Dernière occupation avant la fin du Monde » qui s’est déroulée le samedi 5 octobre à 10h pendant 18h d’affilée. Appel à poursuivre les initiatives de convergence des luttes pour le mois d’Octobre. Dans ce compte-rendu, XR désigne abusivement, aussi bien l’organisation Extinction Rebellion, qu’une militante ou un militant se réclamant de ce … Continue reading “À propos de la suite de la fin du monde.”

Hong Kong : un journaliste du service public touché par un projectile en flammes (VIDEO)

Si le récent épisode d’un manifestant hongkongais blessé par le tir à balle réelle d’un policier, qui aurait réagi à une attaque, a été relayé massivement par la presse internationale, la couverture médiatique d’un journaliste du service public hongkongais touché par un dispositif en flammes s’est avérée plus discrète. Comme le rapporte l’agence de presse basée à Londres Reuters, le 7 … Continue reading “Hong Kong : un journaliste du service public touché par un projectile en flammes (VIDEO)”

Greater Central rents record largest quarterly drop in seven years amid weak demand

Greater Central rents fell 3.2% in Q3, the largest quarterly drop since 2012; Souring sentiment and weakening demand set to lead to a forecasted fall of 6% to 8% in 2019 Tourist arrival figures and retail sales in August plummeted, causing retail rents to fall across the board.   HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 3 October 2019 … Continue reading “Greater Central rents record largest quarterly drop in seven years amid weak demand”

Hong Kong : l’ambassade de Chine à Paris exprime son «mépris» face à la position de l’UE

Dans un communiqué publié le 6 octobre et relayé sur Twitter le lendemain, l’ambassade de Chine à Paris a fermement dénoncé une déclaration de l’Union européenne (UE) sur les violences qui ont secoué Hong Kong au cours des mobilisations antigouvernementales de ces dernières semaines : «Nous exprimons notre vif mécontentement et notre profond mépris face à l’hypocrisie … Continue reading “Hong Kong : l’ambassade de Chine à Paris exprime son «mépris» face à la position de l’UE”

Iraq Protests: Spontaneous or Made in the USA?

Time and again, when peaceful protests turn violent in various countries, US dirty hands are involved. There’s no ambiguity about months of protests in Hong Kong, US dirty hands all over them, local elements involved having met with Trump regime … The post Iraq Protests: Spontaneous or Made in the USA? appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Iraq Protests: Spontaneous or Made in the USA?”