Victor Koh

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Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

Tackling the China firewall : A handy guide on the Chinese digital platforms

<i>In the second of a two part blog Eve Lo, Isobar China gives an insight into digital platforms available in the country and what that could mean for</i> …

China

Beware the Wrath of the Chinese Consumer

There’s a dog that hasn’t barked in the current round of trade tensions between the U.S. and China: Despite the first direct tariffs coming into …

Yan Xuetong on the Bipolar State of Our World

Over the weekend, <i>Reference News</i> (参考消息), the newspaper published by the official Xinhua News Agency that clips news coverage from around the world, …

China’s Master Plan: Exporting an Ideology

(This is the second in a series of columns on China's effort to supplant the U.S. as the world's pre-eminent geopolitical power. Read the other parts here: A Global Military Threat | A Worldwide Web of Institutions)<p>The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October 2017 is sure to loom …

China

China’s Master Plan: A Worldwide Web of Institutions

(This is the third part of a series on China's effort to supplant the U.S. as the world's pre-eminent geopolitical power. Read the first two parts here: A Global Military Threat | Exporting an Ideology.)<p>The basic theme of this series has been the degree to which the challenge posed by rising, …

“六四” 29周年:真相、遗忘与分化

封从德:记忆的战争(散文)

“讲述”不同故事体验一样“美好” 黄浦江45公里岸线断点变亮点堵点变景点

Machiavelli Was Right

The shocking lesson of The Prince isn’t that politics demands dirty hands, but that politicians shouldn’t care.<p>You remember the photograph: President Obama hunched in a corner of the Situation Room with his national-security staff, including Hillary Clinton with a hand over her mouth, watching the …

How Chinese telco ZTE bribed its way to greatness

ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company with a record of systemic corruption, is bidding for major contracts in Australia, including Telstra's 5G …

Jiang Shigong on ‘Philosophy and History: Interpreting the “Xi Jinping Era” through Xi’s Report to the Nineteenth National Congress of the CCP’

<b>An Introduction by David Ownby and Timothy Cheek</b><p>Jiang Shigong. Photograph by Stand News 立場新聞 9 April 2016<p>This essay by Jiang Shigong 强世功 (b. 1967), …

全球頂尖記者 揭露紅色貴族的藏錢大戲

會議桌上的人了解,他們馬上要做的事,有歷史意義,又可能很危險。但如果沒有他們抽絲剝繭,中國國家領導層的活動,大致成謎。

PBoC said to plan central deposit account for payment platforms | Financial Times

China’s central bank plans to require some of the country’s payment platforms to transfer customers’ funds to a central custody account, with 26 …

銀髮凋零之路(上):無社緣、無血緣、無地緣的日本「無緣死」

Why Chinese Insurers Lead the Way in Digital Innovation

The Diaoyutai Divide: U.S.-China Trade Negotiations Highlight Deep Differences

May 4, 2018<p>For much of the past year, Chinese officials have complained that they did not know what the United States wants or who to speak with …

Palantir's CEO Sounds Completely Insane

Palantir, the CIA-backed, Hobbit-inspired, probably-spying-on-you startup worth billions, has one hell of a leader. <i>Forbes</i> profiles Alex Karp in its …

How RegTech closes the gap between technology and financial services | Bloomberg Professional Services

<i>This article was written by Marco Antonio Cavallo for CIO and was licensed by Bloomberg.</i><p>Over the last few years, the market has seen the volume of …

Tours - Hong Kong Walking Tour | 活現香港 Walk in Hong Kong | Discover Authentic HK Experience

en_US<p>website<p>Walk in Hong Kong tours are designed with love, well-researched, and open to anyone eager to experience the lesser-seen sides of Hong …

Reluctant Stakeholder: Why China’s Highly Strategic Brand of Revisionism is More Challenging Than Washington Thinks

At the end of 2016, as Donald Trump prepared to take office as President, I penned an essay for <i>Foreign Affairs</i> magazine on “China and the World.” The …

Geopolitics

U. of C. seeks to dismiss lawsuit over $100M gift, files counterclaim against benefactor

The court dispute between the University of Chicago and one of its largest donors is escalating as the university fired back against a lawsuit aiming to negate a $100 million donation to the South Side school.<p>In a series of court filings late last week, the university is seeking to dismiss the …

Corruption

Gift control

AFTER Harry Elkins Widener, a Harvard College graduate and book collector, passed away in the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912, his mother had a …

Beware of Google's Intentions

A decade ago, Chicago handed over control of its parking meters to a cadre of private investors. Officials pitched the deal as an innovative win-win. …

Google’s Guinea-Pig City

Will Toronto turn its residents into Alphabet’s experiment? The answer has implications for cities everywhere.<p>Quayside is a nondescript, 12-acre chunk of land on the southern edge of Toronto’s downtown. It’s just three miles from my apartment, but getting there takes almost an hour by subway, bus, …

美国制裁中兴通讯 敲响了中国四大警钟

America's shameful Chinese Exclusion Act now largely forgotten

Most Americans know about the United States' history of slavery and the later internment of Japanese-Americans in special camps during the second …

China

Seeing China for what it is, warts and all, will help bridge the East-West gap

One of the best-known English-language newspapers in Asia, the <i>South China Morning Post</i>, has been acquired by China’s internet giant Alibaba. That …

China

This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

Many seniors are stuck with lives of never-ending work—a fate that could befall millions in the coming decades.<p>CORONA, Calif.—Roberta Gordon never thought she’d still be alive at age 76. She definitely didn’t think she’d still be working. But every Saturday, she goes down to the local grocery store …

Retirement