7 For All Mankind, a division of VF Contemporary Brands
Burberry
US iTunes, App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store
7 For All Mankind, a division of VF Contemporary Brands
Rebecca Taylor
Enjoy FREE shipping on ALL U.S. orders at AHAlife.com! (Valid thru April 30, 2014)
Saks Fifth Avenue
New July 2013

The Game I Played When I Was Scared To Death of Being Deported

Thumbnail

Amidst the pushcart vendors selling bacon-wrapped hot-dogs, religious leaders blasting damning sermons over megaphones, and the homeless wandering around the city, there is one San Francisco fixture most people don’t know about—not even the locals. It’s not a bridge or a winding street or anything like that: I’m talking about certain folk who roam San Francisco streets. People who can give you the credentials that make your life actually matter.Read more…

Continue reading The Game I Played When I Was Scared To Death of Being Deported

MPs back TV licence fee change

MPs vote in favour of plans to give the government power to decriminalise non-payment of the TV licence fee.

Continue reading MPs back TV licence fee change

Astronaut recalls his drowning nightmare

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk has revealed how he frantically tried to come up with a plan to save himself. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Astronaut recalls his drowning nightmare

CY Leung to face Occupy Central chief at dinner on reform

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will come face to face with a core organiser of the Occupy Central democracy campaign for the first time at one of two dinners hosted by the government next month. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading CY Leung to face Occupy Central chief at dinner on reform

Opposing groups cross swords in radio battle over Occupy Central

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A new group established just last week has fired its opening salvo against the Occupy Central campaign for democracy, splashing out on full-page print adverts urging the silent majority to speak up against the planned acts of civil disobedience. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Opposing groups cross swords in radio battle over Occupy Central

Restraint Urged for Egypt’s Security Services

Egypt’s interim vice president said on Saturday that force could be used only as a last resort to disperse demonstrations held by supporters of Mohamed Morsi.

Continue reading Restraint Urged for Egypt’s Security Services

CY Leung defends his development chief after farmland exposé

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Tuesday came to the defence of his embattled development minister Paul Chan Mo-po, saying Chan had met all the requirements in declaring interest in an agricultural plot. Chan is facing calls to resign after a media exposé forced him to admit his family’s interest in farmland that lies within a government new town development project. The minister in charge of the project had not disclosed this interest until an Apple Daily report on Monday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading CY Leung defends his development chief after farmland exposé

Development chief Paul Chan refuses to quit, denies conflict of interest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po faces fresh calls to quit after he and his wife were found to have run a company, later sold to his in-laws, that owns at least three pieces of agricultural land to be acquired by the government for redevelopment in Kwu Tung North. The calls were made by lawmakers in a legislative meeting on new town developments in northeastern New Territories this morning after Apply Daily had revealed on Monday that Chan and his wife had potential conflict of interests as they once owned the land within the new town developments. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Development chief Paul Chan refuses to quit, denies conflict of interest

Edward Snowden may be one step closer to Venezuela

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Edward Snowden was supposedly one step closer to taking refuge in Venezuela on Wednesday and ending his state of limbo in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, but hours later confusion reined. It all started with senior Russian politician Aleksey Pushkov saying that Edward Snowden had reportedly accepted an offer of asylum from Venezuela. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Edward Snowden may be one step closer to Venezuela

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam in bid to save Tuen Mun landfill plan

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will attend a Tuen Mun District Council meeting tomorrow to rally support for the government’s unpopular plan to expand a landfill in the area. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Chief Secretary Carrie Lam in bid to save Tuen Mun landfill plan

News Analysis: Has ‘Caucasian’ Lost Its Meaning?

An obsolete term survives, often as a last resort for people who are uncomfortable talking about race.

Continue reading News Analysis: Has ‘Caucasian’ Lost Its Meaning?

‘Fanatical’ Gove attacked by union

Thumbnail

The education secretary is like a “fanatical personal trainer” who urges schools to jump higher and run faster, a head teachers’ leader is to say.

Continue reading ‘Fanatical’ Gove attacked by union

China unlikely to have Cold War-style confrontation with US, says report

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China will likely use its growing power to try to force its way with Japan but it is doubtful that Beijing will enter a Cold War-style confrontation with the United States, a study said on Thursday. The report by the Washington-based Carnegie Endowment for International Peace aims to be the most comprehensive unclassified assessment of China’s rise and its impact on the US-Japan alliance in the years ahead. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading China unlikely to have Cold War-style confrontation with US, says report

Budget delays could hit funds for the poor

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Professor Chan Ka-keung, the financial services and treasury secretary, stepped up his rhetoric against filibustering attempts over the bill as the Legislative Council’s meeting was adjourned in the morning, causing more delay and further piling pressure on Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing to stop the filibustering. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Budget delays could hit funds for the poor

Academic says promenade site need not go to PLA

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A 1994 Sino-British deal suggests only that a military berth that splits the newly reclaimed Central harbourfront should be used by – not handed over to – the People’s Liberation Army, a legal scholar says. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Academic says promenade site need not go to PLA

High-rollers from China make Singapore casinos see red

<!– google_ad_section_start –> High-rollers get lavish treatment and hefty credit lines at Singapore’s two casinos, like any other gaming house in the world. But here, more of them skip town without paying their debt, a matter of increasing concern for investors. Three years after Singapore allowed casinos to open, Genting Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa and Las Vegas Sands’ Marina Bay Sands have become the world’s most profitable. Chinese nationals account for around half of the VIP gaming volume at their tables. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading High-rollers from China make Singapore casinos see red

Keep Hong Kong’s coastal access ‘people-friendly’, designers say

<!– google_ad_section_start –> All new reclamations should include typhoon shelters and piers for marine users to enjoy Hong Kong’s beautiful waters, Designing Hong Kong proposes. Paul Zimmerman, chief executive of the non-government organisation, said officials had made no mention of any marine facilities in most of the sites proposed for reclamation. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Keep Hong Kong’s coastal access ‘people-friendly’, designers say

Associated Press opens a bureau in Myanmar

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Associated Press (AP) has become the first global news agency to open a bureau in Myanmar since a reformist government took power two years ago and began easing restrictions on the media for the first time in decades. The opening paves the way for AP to expand its coverage of the unfolding transition in Myanmar, which is still emerging from nearly 50 years of military rule. Six multi-format journalists will staff the new AP bureau. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

Continue reading Associated Press opens a bureau in Myanmar

America, Inc. at it’s Finest

Saks Fifth Avenue
7 For All Mankind, a division of VF Contemporary Brands
Bren-Books.com, Modern first editions and collectible fiction<

bren-books.com, Modern first editions and collectible fiction

US iTunes, App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store
J&R Computer/Music World
Burberry
New July 2013