Bohan Phoenix is a Chinese American rapper who is steadily revolutionizing Chinese music. (Image: Courtsey bohanphoenix.com )

The Chinese American Rap of the Phoenix

Bohan Phoenix is a Chinese American rapper who is steadily revolutionizing Chinese music. His music stands out because it’s not a mere imitation of the Western style. He presents himself as the product of two cultures, and his work demonstrates…

China has launched the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative to connect the continents of Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Europe in order to foster trade relations and regional cooperation. India is the only South Asian country, apart from Bhutan, that does not support this initiative and, in fact, strongly opposes it.
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The Indian Elephant in the Room

China has launched the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative to connect the continents of Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Europe in order to foster trade relations and regional cooperation. The initiative aims to create a massive transportation network to…

Facebook users still have questions about what the data scandal means, and whether Facebook is selling user data to advertisers. (Image:  Ludovic Toinel via  flickr  CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Facebook Scandal: What We Know So Far

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and co-founder of Facebook (FB), recently sat before dozens of U.S. senators and was questioned about his company’s most recent involvement in the data-misuse affair involving Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based political consultancy company that had access to…

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