La Comédie humaine: Entrée by Maria Bustillos 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce 4th Hong Kong International Business Awards Thursday, September 6 2018 Dear 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 […]

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 17:24Save NEW 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 […]

[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 […]

Russian planes are killing children in Syria, just as the world is gearing up to laud Russia at the World.

Russian planes are killing children in Syria, just as the world is gearing up to laud Russia at the World. But the UK government is pulling out, and if we get more leaders and teams to say they won’t go to the #cupofshame unless Putin stops the bombings, we could finally stop this hell on earth. Add […]

🛎The Business of Fashion: Global Market Sell-Off Clips Luxury’s Wings

MARKET PULSE Global markets took a plunge at the beginning of February, wiping out any gains the SLI made on the back of a stronger than expected 2017. Source: Shutterstock6 SHARESCOMMENTBY PIERRE MALLEVAYSMARCH 6, 2018 18:27Save LONDON, United Kingdom — More good news regarding the luxury sector’s performance in 2017 did little to offset a long-anticipated sell […]

🛎 Artists Network Competitions: EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVE ENERGY Embrace your artistic abilities, and show off your original style by entering AcrylicWorks 6: Creative Energy!

Web Version »Artists NetworkName If you can wow the judges, you’ll see your work featured in the pages of North Light Books’ AcrylicWorks 6. Whether you’re trying to grow in your career or just want to shine a spotlight on your favorite work, this competition can help you achieve your goal. For the AcrylicWorks 6 […]

🛎 Oberlo Blog: 10 Vital TED Talks For Entrepreneurs Starting a Business

Tom Joseph LawGetting Started5 Mar, 201810 min read1 Comment Starting a business is tough.It takes guts, commitment, hard work… and constant development.In the words of Marshall Goldsmith: “What got you here won’t get you there.” So, where do you start?What do you need to do to succeed? What will see you through? In this quick-fire […]

Why Barbra Streisand’s cloned dogs aren’t identical to the original pet March 1, 2018 8.37pm AEDT Russell Bonduriansky Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could bring back a deceased loved one? Such ideas used to be pure science fiction, but recent advances in biotechnology seem to have brought this possibility within reach (at least for the wealthy). When American singer-actress Barbra Streisand lost her beloved […]


Located in Sharjah, a cultural leader within the UAE, Shams prides itself on being a hub for the media, trading and creative industries – and offers a number of specialised business services and facilities to help its inhabitants grow both locally and internationally. Shams also boasts world-class facilities and a vibrant business community that’s hard […]

SCMP: Witness a clash of convictions set to shape your views ~ Will the 2018/19 Budget surplus continue to be used for a rainy day that never comes?

This article first appeared on SCMP and all rights are reserved by SCMP. Government coffers have surpassed the “saving rainy day” excuse; can the government finally start spending more liberally? Will there be more handouts or fiscal prudence must come first? On 16 March, panel members will give their views on:• How is the new […]

Repost: Hong Kong’s leaders should tell its youth that the future lies in embracing the mainland

Regina Ip says the frustration of Hong Kong’s youth is easy to understand – they face harder conditions than their parents did. The answer, though, is to embrace connectivity with the mainland, rather than to resent mainlanders for their success Regina Ip UPDATED : Saturday, 24 Feb 2018, 7:07PM Hong Kong’s youth should know the […]

Repost: Why It Matters That Olympic Athletes are Talking About Their Periods

byELIZABETH YUKO 3 SHARES Photo: Getty Images Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu didn’t have her period when she landed her historic triple axel at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, but if you ask her, it wouldn’t have mattered. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, the she revealed that she was menstruating on her way over to the Olympics, but even if it […]

Repost: These 11 Gorgeous Wedding Trends are Worth Obsessing Over

byKRISTEN BOUSQUET 21 SHARES Photo: Pat Robinson Photography If Pinterest isn’t the destination for all things wedding inspo, we don’t know what is. With over 4 billion wedding ideas, you know that the ever-useful site will help you generate amazing ideas for your big day—and keep them organized in an otherwise chaotic time. Read more: