THIS week, the print edition has a special report on China's economy written by Simon Cox. I highly recommend it. While you're looking that over, however, don't neglect the accompanying multimedia fare, including today's Daily chart, this conversation with Mr Cox, and the video below: read more
The hit sitcom "Friends" has been off the air for over 10 years now, but it lives on thanks to its many syndication deals with various network channels. Jennifer Aniston, while on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show Wednesday, showed up only to be told by Kimmel that he had prepared some "Friends fan fiction" for the two of them to read out loud.
In 2014, the announcement of a new print edition of anything is likely to be met with apathy, if not jeers. The British newspaper The Guardian seems to be aware, because its new commercial is definitely not boring. In the ad promoting its new weekend edition, a nicely dressed man named Ian starts to read the paper as his wife and daughter leave to run some errands.
SHANGHAI — Facebook, Twitter and other websites deemed sensitive and blocked by the Chinese government will be accessible in a planned free-trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday.Citing unidentified government sources, the Hong Kong newspaper also said authorities would welcome bids from foreign telecoms firms for licenses to provide Internet services in the zone.China’s ruling Communist Party aggressively censors the Internet, routinely deleting online postings and blocking access
Davos: It's "decoupling" day in Davos. Or that's how it feels. Everyone's talking about the Eastward shift in the balance of global economic power - and China, especially, as the key engine of global growth in 2010.
If you haven’t read Amanda Steinberg’s Wall Street Jounal piece, “Princess Daughter Redux,” I highly recommend it. She calls for video games that will nurture “little girls into self-sufficient women.” She writes: