Last month, legendary American track announcer Tom Durkin evoked memories of Mel Gibson as William Wallace in Braveheart as he hung up the binoculars one final time.
Several news bits are casting a spotlight on growing stress in the low-end smartphone market, where a crowded field of Chinese companies have been engaged in a cut-throat series of price wars for...
Vancouver’s political scene has its very own 'Catfish' in the form of Bradley Saltzberg, director of activist group Putting Canada First and nemesis of multiculturalism and all things Asian.
It's a casual place with long, communal tables and bench seating. Order at the counter and the staff bring the food to you.
Bistro Manchu was such a long-time fixture on Elgin Street that it was easy to overlook; I only remembered it was there when it closed.
During the off-season the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s hardline attitude to raceday medication was put to the acid test when trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai was “discouraged” from using controversial...
Conspiracy talk was buzzing through the microblogging realm this past week, as numerous executives weighed in on two major news events in the China tech world.
A couple of smaller deals are in the headlines today, with smartphone sensation Xiaomi dipping its toe into the financial services market and online news portal Phoenix New Media (NYSE: FENG)...
The City of Vancouver that pioneering property magnate Jonathan Rogers helped build was very different from the multi-cultural Canadian metropolis of today, with its soaring property market...
This week’s tech round-up from the microblogging realm is a flurry of interesting but unrelated news bits, as the world gets back to work following the end of the summer holidays.
Whisky distillers face a conundrum – how can they cash in on the current whisky trend with new products that don’t imply their old product is inferior?
Despite increased attention to Chinese cinema, many Westerners still miss out on many good films from China.
There are plenty of Chinese immigrant success stories in Vancouver. But I doubt there are many less likely than that of Zhuang Zhuang.
Jack Ma has become a dairy farmer. In June, his private equity firm Yunfeng made a $320M investment in an Inner Mongolian dairy company owned by Yili Industrial Group.
It's rare that one issue dominates the blogosphere among the many tech executives who like to tweet about their companies on their microblog accounts.
I've become a big fan lately of top Internet company Tencent (
By now you are justifiably sick of watching videos of friends and celebrities dumping icy water on themselves.