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  • Without warrant, Hong Kong unlikely to act against Snowden

    Without warrant, Hong Kong unlikely to act against Snowden
    BEIJING -- Hong Kong authorities are not likely to take action against their most famous fugitive, Edward Snowden, unless the United States issues a warrant for his arrest, a former legislator said. "The Hong Kong government will do nothing until the U....
  • Pandora competitor Rdio chases Spotify into Asian markets

    Pandora competitor Rdio chases Spotify into Asian markets
    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...
  • Empress Pavilion 1989: When the dim sum was better than in Hong Kong, moo shu was a 'burrito'

    Empress Pavilion 1989: When the dim sum was better than in Hong Kong, moo shu was a 'burrito'
    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...
  • Bob Iger promises to build 'China's Disneyland' in Shanghai

    Bob Iger promises to build 'China's Disneyland' in Shanghai
    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...
  • Edward Snowden gone from Hong Kong hotel, whereabouts unknown

    Edward Snowden gone from Hong Kong hotel, whereabouts unknown
    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. "We know...
  • Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?

    Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?
    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...
  • Bringing art to the middle class in China

    Bringing art to the middle class in China
    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...
  • Hong Kong cafes: Six ways to stay up late in San Gabriel Valley

    Hong Kong cafes: Six ways to stay up late in San Gabriel Valley
    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...
  • Casino owner Sheldon Adelson hit with $70-million verdict

    Casino owner Sheldon Adelson hit with $70-million verdict
    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...
  • Giant 'Rubber Duck' deflates in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor

    Giant 'Rubber Duck' deflates in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor
    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...
  • Debating the art market as the best judge of quality

    Debating the art market as the best judge of quality
    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...