White House counsel Don McGahn reportedly calls Trump ‘King Kong’ behind his back

Andrew Harnik/AP White House counsel Donald McGahn reportedly sometimes has a fraught relationship with President Donald Trump and calls him “King Kong” behind his back. The New York Times reported several current and former White House officials said McGahn was frustrated by Trump’s “volcanic anger” and frequent outbursts. The report also revealed that McGahn has […]

The RetroBeat: Donkey Kong ’94 for the Game Boy is Nintendo’s forgotten masterpiece

Mario has starred in more classics than any other game character, but one of his best games doesn’t get the attention it deserves. In 1994, Nintendo released the Super Game Boy, a cartridge for the Super Nintendo that let you play Game Boy games on your TV. It would even add colors to some games. […]

A 32-year-old Hong Kong pop star has died after falling from a building

Ashley Pon / Getty 32-year-old Hong Kong pop star Ellen Joyce Loo has been found dead. She was seen falling from a building in the Happy Valley area of Hong Kong. She had reportedly been diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2013. Hong Kong pop star Ellen Joyce Loo has died after falling from a building […]

The Battle of the Exchanges Takes Off Between China and Hong Kong

Shortly before Charles Li boarded a plane to Beijing, the head of Hong Kong’s stock exchange admitted that there had been some “disagreements” over the future of Stock Connect, the trading link between Hong Kong and mainland China’s equity markets. At the heart of the dispute was a weekend announcement by the Shanghai and Shenzhen […]

John Woo Brought Genuine Hong Kong Spectacle to ‘Mission: Impossible II’

(Welcome to Team Leaders, a series where we explore how the directors of the Mission: Impossible movies used this franchise as a canvas to explore their pet themes and show off their unique sensibilities. In this edition: John Woo’s graceful Hong Kong transplant, Mission: Impossible II.) 18 years after the May 2000 bow of Mission: Impossible II, it’s somewhat […]

‘King Kong’ Broadway Video Teaser Shows the Beast Being Constructed for the Stage

The last time we saw King Kong careening around New York City was in the virtual world of the OASIS in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One. Before that, it was at the end of Peter Jackson’s 2005 film adaptation (which, by the way, is better than you remember). But now the giant ape is heading […]

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A Hong Kong couple bought a single parking space for $433,000 and flipped it for $760,000 in just 9 months

Flickr / Loïc Lagarde A single parking space in Hong Kong that was bought for $ 430,000 less than a year ago was just resold for $ 760,000. A local couple initially bought the spot in the luxury Ultima complex in 2017 and resold it nine months later for nearly double that, setting a new property […]

In photos: One cyclist’s remarkable journey from London to Hong Kong

Joshua Cunningham May 16, 2018 Share this article In 2015, Joshua Cunningham rode his bike from London to Hong Kong. His journey took him some 12 months and 21,000 kilometers (13,000 miles), through 26 countries. Here, he shares some of the photographs and tales he collected along the way. “It is by riding a bicycle […]

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