| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Music streaming service Rdio, which competes with Spotify and Pandora, is launching in seven new territories, including Hong Kong and Malaysia.
This marks the first time Rdio (pronounced are-dee-oh) will be available to listeners in Asia, the company...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
When Empress Pavilion, a 25-year-old dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, announced it was being evicted, the reaction included plenty of nostalgia. Many Angelenos recalled marking life's successful moments and celebrating holidays in the 600-capacity...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger revealed details about the company's forthcoming Shanghai Disney Resort while appearing at the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China.
Speaking on Thursday at the annual conference, Iger said the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:25 AM
BEIJING -- Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old contractor identified as the source of leaks about the U.S. electronic surveillance program, apparently checked out of his Hong Kong hotel at midday Monday, his destination and whereabouts unknown.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If Edward J. Snowden, who says he leaked National Security Agency secrets, wants to stay out of the clutches of U.S. judicial authorities, his choices for seeking asylum are few and, literally, far between.
Only Iceland would seem to meet the conditions...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Chen Xitong, a former mayor of Beijing who backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democratic movement during his term but later expressed regret, died at 82 on Sunday, two days before the 24th anniversary of the bloody quelling of the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
BEIJING — As the world's top collectors, gallerists and dealers converged in Hong Kong a week ago for Art Basel, the city's inaugural edition of one of the world's premier art shows, a very different kind of art venture was launching in the...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:12 PM
While the San Gabriel Valley isn’t exactly the most ideal place for partying in Los Angeles, you can count on it for some cheap late-night grub when the post-clubbing crowd files in after a long night.
Billed as Hong Kong cafes, these late-night...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:55 PM
LAS VEGAS – A Hong Kong businessman hit a $70-million court-awarded jackpot Tuesday when a jury agreed that he had helped the casino empire run by billionaire Sheldon Adelson get a gambling foothold in China.
This is the second time in five...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:49 PM
A popular art installation in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor is no longer making waves. A 54-foot rubber duck, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, started deflating Tuesday, and by Wednesday, the piece looked like a flattened yellow pancake bobbing...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:15 AM
On May 24 at China's Hong Kong Convention Center an outfit called Intelligence Squared will host a formal debate during the debut of the newest spinoff of the Art Basel franchise of international art fairs. The motion under consideration will be: "The...