UAE becomes hub attraction for international film-making
The UAE is becoming a prime location for top international movies. Today, it stands as the third global center for film-making after Hollywood and Bollywood.
Shanghai in the Fast Lane
Eric D. Goodman
The sheer density of Shanghai sort of hits you in the face as you drive into it. It’s also said that half of the construction cranes working in the world are in China - and most of them are right here in Shanghai.
The Ring of Fire
Volcanic slopes of Central Java, terraced potato fields, farmers in conical hats, hell yea. I was finally getting the feel of the finest tropical island in the world.
Three Strangers and a Writer on the Magome-Tsumago Trail:
A Journey - Sze-Leng Tan
Never did I realise that the trail I followed that day was an answer to my heart’s calling.
|Welcome Back to Corporate Land
Net Neutrality, Tax Rates and Deregulation A-Go-Go
The main goal of this Republican-controlled federal government has been to deregulate everything in sight, cede the entire ecological, moral and structural game to not the private sector, but the corporate-level powerbrokers.
Once again Catalonia votes and Independence wins - The background to the election and consequences for Spain are explored. Is Spain in political danger now?
|Beware Of Toasters, They’re Going To Get You
The first time I took a hammer to a machine, it was one of those big Xerox photocopiers with an A3-sized glass slab under its hood and an attitude to suit.
Mom, Me, and Boyfriends
I never once woke to the sound of my mother sneaking in with a stranger, heels in her hand. I was not reared in a house where a new man would shuffle out while I ate my cereal. But my mother has had many boyfriends...
Joan first met Patrick in a dumpster. This altercation had a lot to do with the neighborhood in which she lived.
Israel (further adventures of Patrick) by Allen Cook
New Yorkers Joan and Bob were goyim, not Jewish. By going to live in Israel they did not plan to make alliya (become Israelis.) Rather, they simply wanted to see first hand what was going on...