Hong Kong Social Entrepreneur Francis Resigned from all Official Appointments

[Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine] Amid of accelerated protest against totalitarianism in Hong Kong, social entrepreneur Francis Ngai stepped down from all of his official appointments to send a statement to the HKSAR power and public. Ngai Wah Sing Francis, a Hong Kong entrepreneur and venture philanthropist. He is the Founder and CEO of Social Ventures […]

HK WebaSEE: Not One Less

Credit: An illustration by design_port in Hong Kong Supportive write-up and graphics blooms over the social media as a consequence of consecutive cases of Hong Kong teenagers killing themselves amid the one-of-it’s-kind pro-democracy movement in the city, which is, meanwhile, with shades of helplessness and hopelessness as the government refused to address the requests of […]

Brazil — Popula

  And it happened. Discredited by the Brazilian intelligentsia, covered for less than 20 seconds on free television, the inarticulate candidate of a tiny political party who’d spent 30 years as a mediocre federal congressman, retired Army Captain Jair Messias (Messiah, his true name) Bolsonaro—a racist supporter of torture, rape, and a wide range of moralist… […]

Financial aid season kicks off with 1st day for applications — Financial Post

Let the race for financial aid begin. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, became available Monday. It’s widely considered the most important document in securing money for higher education. Current and prospective students must fill it out annually to get loans, grants and other forms of federal student aid. There are a… via […]

Shopify: The Right Way to Monetize a Blog (With Lessons From Wait But Why)

There was once a time when if you wanted to live as a creator—as an artist—you needed a wealthy patron who was willing to sponsor and encourage your work. In many ways, creators still need patrons to support their work today. But the "patron" now consists of the many people that make up a creator’s audience—their […]

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Photo Credit: PowerfulJRE YouTube 影片截圖 美國證券交易委員會(SEC)指控「鋼鐵人」Elon Musk 涉及證券詐欺一案最後終於有了結果,Musk 將以辭去 Tesla 董事長一職、另與公司交付 2000 萬美元罰款,以及任命兩席獨立董事等條件與 SEC 和解。 雖然 Elon Musk 將依然擔任 Tesla 執行長,但根據和解協議,他將在 45 天內正式辭去 Tesla 董事長職務務,而且三年內不得回任。而且這兩席新的獨立董事將會額外負責與 Elon Musk「溝通」,控制 Elon Musk 對外的言行舉止避免他發布誤導性消息。根據報導,原本 SEC 是要直接禁止 Elon Musk 可出任任何一間上市公司的董事、高層。 Elon Musk 近期一系列的荒腔走板行為始於八月上旬,他透過 Twitter 宣佈有意將以 720 億資金把 Tesla 私有化,來進一步加速技術開發進程,確保不受董事會、股東的「牽制」,此舉引發各界議論紛紛,被外界認為可能是炒作話題藉以哄抬「股價」。 但 Elon Musk 隨後又否認說法,被 SEC 認為是捏造事實,誤導投資人進而提告。到了九月上旬,Elon Musk 進一步在直播節目公開吸食大麻,同時會計長 Dave Morton、人資長 Gaby […]

Variety: Emma Stone Re-Teams With Sam Mendes for Louis Vuitton Short Film by Tim Chan.

Four years after working with Sam Mendes on the Broadway revival of "Cabaret," Emma Stone is stepping in front of the director's camera for a new film celebrating Louis Vuitton's latest fragrance release. [pmc-related] The Oscar-winning actress is featured in a short film for “Attrape-Rêves,” the ninth perfume in the Louis Vuitton fragrance collection. Read more of […]

La Comédie humaine: Entrée by Maria Bustillos

https://youtu.be/lmmpUmBhrH4 La Comédie humaine is the diary of American expatriate  Claire Berlinski's amazing journey onto the Parisian stage. (Names have been changed to protect privacy.) If you missed the Introduction, we urge you to begin there. I feared superstitiously that if I failed to keep my New Year’s resolution, all my previous schemes for self-improvement […]

The Revisit of Ebola

 Ebola has reared its ugly head again in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has killed at least 69 people in the country's northern region, but with dozens of cases yet to be confirmed, that number is probably closer to 100. The World Health Organization is concerned about a "perfect storm" of factors – armed attacks in […]

Indonesian Firm Industry Revival Gain Additional Backup of Bali Festival

Triawan Munaf, chairman of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (BEKRAF) was on hand on Monday for the opening of the Bali International Film Festival (Balinale). His presence was intended as a sign that Indonesia, Asia’s sleeping giant as a film player, is rousing itself. It was also an endorsement of the indie festival which, […]

Breaking News for Far East’s Homebodies: Netflix Acquires Indian Social Media Drama ‘Rajma Chawal’

Netflix will give a worldwide release to Indian drama “Rajma Chawal. The film is scheduled for a theatrical premiere at London Film Festival in October, before its releasing online on 30 November. Shot at the chaotic, vibrant Chandni Chowk area of Delhi, Rajma Chawal dictates a relationship between a father attempting to reconnect with his estranged son […]

HRD: HRIS leader reveals the future of tech-based tools

HRIS leader reveals the future of tech-based toolsby Emily Douglas 21 Sep 2018 Online HR information hub HRD spoke to Dolly Oyenuga, a seasoned HRIS specialist, who revealed what first ignited her passion in all this people-related. “My role essentially is the IT arm of the HR function,” she prefaced. “I manage the HRIS systems […]

5 Days in Hong Kong and Macau — Scribble and Scrawl

Greek and Roman antiquities – Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City All photos by Heather Bean. Hong Kong is a wonderful, mixed-up town where you’ve got great food and adventure. ~ Anthony Bourdain Hong Kong comes across as a modern and efficient city with excellent infrastructure and facilities. Recently, my son and I had […]

Referral Marketing Targets Precisely (Referral Marketing Series 2/5)

Goals-achieving marketing campaigns are always being back up by an enchanting story and a precise target audience, i.e. customers. People to people referral including word-of-mouth, online recommendations at social media, ratings at Google Map, discussion in forums and alike are reaching out to the audience in a naturally selective way because people who speak with […]

Variety: Michelle Guthrie Fired From Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Michelle Guthrie, one of the highest profile women executives in international television, has been fired as managing director of public broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She was less than two and a half years into a five-year contract. ABC board chairman Justin Milne said that the decision was “in the long term interests of our […]

Straylite: Does Technology Breed Narcissism?

Technology is helping our students grow to be citizens of the world by cultivating their awareness and providing them a worldwide view,” says Tyra Frederick, educational technology coordinator and higher college English teacher at Brooklyn Prospect. With technology like that obtainable our future superheroes will have no trouble understanding which locations to patrol. Technology leads […]

HRD: Young workers want better health and wellness benefits

Young workers want better health and wellness benefitsby Rachel Ranosa | Sep 22, 2018 The secret to attracting younger talent just might be in your health and wellness benefits for employees, according to a survey on well-being at work. Four in 10 employees aged 18-24 said they considered the health and wellness benefits package of […]

Visionise Your Next Trip with Google’s New Touring Bird App

Picture: Google Touring Bird See everything before you walk it with Google's new Touring Bird app on your upcoming visits to Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Rome, San Francisco, and Toronto. Google's Touring Bird app features booking, price comparison, discovery tips and many more to combine all travelling websites into one tap to go. According […]

Straylite: Mississippi sheriff under fire for comparing Osama Bin Laden to Colin Kaepernick in Facebook post

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nike's decision to make former NFL star Colin Kaepernick the face of their new campaign has caused controversy across the nation. Now, some citizens in Marshall County, Mississippi are wondering what one elected official may have meant by sharing a picture of Kaepernick next to Osama Bin Laden on social media, according […]

Variety: Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Second Woman

Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Second Womanby Erin Nyren Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is facing heavy scrutiny after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, has been accused by another woman, Deborah Ramirez, of sexual misconduct. In a New Yorker report from Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer, […]

SCMP: China’s booming live streaming industry may have reached its peak

Dealing with scandals, regulatory scrutiny and rising costs, China’s live streaming industry has reached a turning pointBy Amanda Lee The party could soon be over for China’s booming live streaming industry, which saw revenue triple last year, as the tens of millions of yuan a year paid out to top presenters becomes unsustainable amid a […]