China Considers a New Way to Tighten Its Control on the Internet
China's government is moving to tighten its grip over the internet as it rolls out draft rules that will effectively ban Web domains not approved locally.
How to Give Up Control & Move From Force to Faith
Why Google Just Tightened Its Grip On DeepMind
A competitor say the AI company became so fixated on a grand vision to solve intelligence that it lost its way in building anything useful.
The Hong Kong Guide
No other city fills up its real estate quite as efficiently as this bustling harbor metropolis—stores, markets, and boutiques alone take up more square footage here than they do anywhere else in the world. The exquisite Chinese food, gorgeous outdoor spaces, and killer nightlife just seal the deal.
For China, a growing conundrum: What to do with Hong Kong?
The defiance in Hong Kong risks angering Beijing, which could move to tighten its grip on the semiautonomous territory.
Hong Kong’s Lessons for Taiwan
By John J. MetzlerUNITED NATIONS--Hong Kong has always been a city of contrasts. Wealth, a free economy, a feisty media, and the rule of law, have always contrasted with poverty, crowding and claustrophobia. Still, Hong Kong remains a refuge for millions of Chinese who choose freedom despite its doorstep proximity to Mainland China. Yet, in…
Why Business Has a Stake in Hong Kong's Protests
Beijing's tightening grip is bad for Hong Kong's bottom line
Why Hong Kong has grown increasingly fearful of Chinese control
Successive events dating back more than a decade have led many to feel as though the walls are closing in.
Hong Kong Travel Guide
Hong Kong always brings the unexpected; from quaint shops to quiet temples and local neighbourhood haunts. Visitors love to take Hong Kong’s lesser-travelled roads, exploring the city’s enticing nooks and crannies, and discovering its hidden gems.
What is happening in Hong Kong and what are the protests about?
Hong Kong is in the grip of a political crisis, as protesters have taken to the streets to reject a proposed extradition bill. Police and demonstrators have violently clashed, as many people reject legislation which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial. The bill is seen as tightening of Beijing's control over the territory. Here is everything you need to know on the political crisis:
Mexico's President Hints Migration Controls Could Be Tightened
VOA News Center associate producer Jesusemen Oni contributed reporting from Washington. Mexico’s president suggested Saturday that his country could clamp down on migration, and he said he thought the United States was ready to discuss its threatened use of tariffs as a means to combat illegal migration from Central America. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said at a Mexico [...]
Programming language popularity: Python tightens its grip at the top
Python retains its top spot as the most popular language for electrical and electronics engineers.
Apple's iPhone: Still top in US but Android tightens its grip
Apple's iPhone remains the most widely-used smartphone in the US, where mobile market penetration now nudges 80 percent.
How China's tightened control over think tanks is impacting its foreign affairs
The Party’s new policies have discouraged policy advisers from having in-depth discussions with their US counterparts.
An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Hong Kong
Hong Kong floats between old China and the west; its futuristic harbour has become one of Asia's most famous views but you'll also find pockets of...
Here's The Real Reason Why Hong Kong Authorities Are Desperate To Regain Control Of University
CUHK is the hosting university of Hong Kong Internet eXchange (HKIX) - the internet exchange center of Hong Kong...About 99 percent of Hong Kong’s internet traffic goes through the center.
Why Hong Kong Is a Paradise for Architecture Photographers
Hong Kong’s sky-scraping cityscape, a product of its status as one of the most densely populated areas on earth, has turned this metropolis into something of a photographer’s Eden. With a population of 7.2 million and a density of 17,000 people per square mile, accommodating and sustaining these masses means there is only one way…
What's in Store for Art Basel Hong Kong?
Now a global art epicenter, China looks forward to a record-breaking iteration of its star fair: Art Basel Hong Kong.
China tightened border controls with N. Korea: top US diplomat
Susan Thornton sees growing awareness on Beijing’s part on need to pressure Pyongyang to halt missile tests.