Hong Kong

  • An Inside Look at Today’s China with Desmond Shum

    Air Dates: October 4-10, 2021 There is a contradiction inherent in today’s China.  The Chinese Communist Party wields total control over the politics of the land, but the state also celebrates and encourages private wealth.  Desmond Shum offers an insider’s account of wealth, power, corruption, and vengeance in today’s China. Shum was born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong and developed the largest air cargo logistics facility in China, … Read More

  • Picks of the Week | Extreme Weather Events and Hong Kong Protests

    Global Warming and Specific Weather Events Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change | The New York Times Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 From A Climate Perspective | American Meteorological Society A new collection of studies published by the American Meteorological Society (and reported on in the New York Times and elsewhere) includes several that draw causal links between global warming and specific extreme weather events – particularly, … Read More