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Above the Clouds

Large, stainless steel sculpture by Beijing-based sculptor Ren Zhe, exhibited in Exchange Square at IFC in Hong Kong. Ren describes the work: a static, stainless steel work of a man floating above the clouds. [There are two figures, but] he himself [...]

Jack Ma: In 30 Years, The Best CEO Could Be A Robot

Even top tech executives think they could be replaced by robots. Sherisse Pham reports: Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma, the man Fortune Magazine just named one of the world’s great leaders, predicts that technology will make many CEOs [...]

[VIDEO] Why is Hong Kong Housing So Expensive?

Uptin Saiidi reports: Hong Kong was recently ranked the most expensive housing market in the world for the seventh consecutive year, according to the annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey. The survey, which divides median [...]

Hong Kong — Electric Tramway

In service for over 100 years, these double-decker electric trams run along the busiest, densest east-west corridor on the north side of Hong Kong Island: Recently, the company that operates the trams rolled out a prototype of their latest [...]

Kangaroo, Crocodile and Emu Jerky

Seen in the office lunch room in Hong Kong: I haven’t sampled them yet, but they do appear to be exactly what they claim to be. Validated by the resident Aussie in the office as [...]

Warhol’s Mao Portrait Fetches $12.7 Million

HONG KONG (AFP-Jiji) — A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched $12.7 million at auction in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sotheby’s said — well short of the top estimate of more than $15 million. The sale of the 1973 [...]

Hong Kong: No Transpassing !!

Seen by my coworker Sarah Corry at a building site at Silver Mine Bay Beach in Mui Wo, Lantau Island, Hong Kong: No trans people that can “pass?’  No walking faster than any trans people?  No tossing trans people around?  I [...]

Hong Kong Art Scooter

We have “art cars” in the States, so I guess “art scooters” are appropriate in Hong Kong Those are little microphones the 1:6 scale figures hanging onto the scooter’s front forks are holding.  I’m guessing the [...]

Hong Kong – Lippo Center

The Lippo Center (力寶中心) in the Admiralty District of Hong Kong on a perfect Spring weather day today: This is another unique and iconic building along Hong Kong Island’s northern shoreline, near the waterfront of Victoria Harbor. [...]