Push: Visit NYC’s best cultural institutions for free with a library card

New York City is home to some of the most renowned cultural institutions in the world, and starting this week, The New York Public Library is making it even easier for New Yorkers to enjoy these remarkable destinations with Culture Pass , a service that allows library cardholders to visit cultural institutions throughout the city … Continue reading Push: Visit NYC’s best cultural institutions for free with a library card

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The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards 

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce4th Hong Kong International Business Awards Thursday, September 6 2018Dear Members and Friends,AustroCham is proud to be one of the supporting organizations for the Hong Kong Business International Awards 2018. Hong Kong Business International Business Awards is an initiative to recog­nize the contributions of International firms to Hong Kong and China economies.Nomination is … Continue reading The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards 

Repost: CNN is Heart Broking

Friday 6.29.18Our hearts are broken for our journalism colleagues in Maryland. Newsrooms are like families. They did what we do: work tirelessly to hold their leaders accountable, to chronicle their communities and, often, to deliver a bit of delight in a complicated world. We honor their legacy. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to … Continue reading Repost: CNN is Heart Broking

BOF: Kate Spade, Pioneering Accessories Designer, Dead at 55

Spade led a fashion revolution in the 1990s with her influential handbag designs, transforming the accessories market along the way.Source: GettySHARECOMMENTBY LAUREN SHERMANJUNE 5, 2018 17:24SaveNEW YORK, United States — Kate Spade, the pioneering accessories designer who created one of the world’s first-ever “It” bags in the 1990s, has been found dead in her New … Continue reading BOF: Kate Spade, Pioneering Accessories Designer, Dead at 55

[Reblog] The New York Times: NEWS ANALYSIS With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Shows How He Uses Conspiracy Theories to Erode Trust

ImagePresident Trump’s promotion of elaborate, unproven theories appears to be having a distinct effect.CreditEric Thayer for The New York TimesBy Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Maggie Haberman May 28, 2018 WASHINGTON — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump claimed that the United States government had known in advance about the Sept. 11 attacks. He hinted that … Continue reading [Reblog] The New York Times: NEWS ANALYSIS With ‘Spygate,’ Trump Shows How He Uses Conspiracy Theories to Erode Trust

The CONVERSATION: How Do You Want to Die (adapted)

In one study of seriously ill older Canadians, 28 per cent of participants wanted “comfort care” (meaning no curative treatments) but this was documented in only four per cent of their charts. (Shutterstock)Poor communication is compromising care for the dyingApril 19, 2018 9.14am AESTJohn YouResearch shows that up to 70 per cent of seriously ill, hospitalized … Continue reading The CONVERSATION: How Do You Want to Die (adapted)