Links of the day | 在网上找到

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hackers threaten to take down websites of Hong Kong banks unless they pay bitcoin ransoms – interesting move and good PR by Akamai, the block chain has allowed researchers to see which Hong Kong banks are paying up. Direct flights from Hong Kong to Ireland would really see bilateral trade take off, says Irish consul general… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Reading Time: < 1 minute The South China Morning Post do a really good job of short-form documentaries and vignettes, this one about Karachi nightlife behind closed doors struck me as particularly emblematic of the changes in the country over the years. Ageing middle-class liberals play music and party in private houses Previously Karachi nightlife was more conventional. They used… Continue reading Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)