Friday, August 22, 2014

India to Unveil First Warship to Deter Chinese Submarines

from Bloomberg

Thursday, August 21, 2014

AMAH? AMAH?! Philippines’ booming economy causing maid drain in Hong Kong and Singapore

From Quartz:

Australians Don't Trust Russian Milkmen

From the Sydney Morning Herald:

California community college students get a Head Start

Via San Jose Mercury News:

Thailand: Prayuth's Short Term Victory, Long Term Danger

The Nation (US)

San Francisco food, beverage industry faces structural challenges posed by growth demands

San Francisco Business Times:

Straits Times interviews Jokowi: "Indonesia Must Embrace Competition"

SF Rec & Park Drivers Still Park & Wreck


Patriotism and Basic Law ‘non-negotiable’ for Hongkong election in 2017

South China Morning Post:

Can Chinese HB-5ers Save San Francisco's Hunter's Point?

from the Huffington Post:

Responding to Indo-Pacific rivalry: Australia, India & middle power coalitions

A Lowy Institute Paper

JOKOWI WINS: Prabowo loses court appeal; party alliance ′unlikely to outlive court ruling′

via Deutsche Welle

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Outpost at Sea: A Phllippine Garrison on the Spratlys

CNET Looks at San Francisco's Tech Angst

Indonesian court to rule on election challenge

San Jose Police Fields Unarmed Community Service Officers

In Chinese Cinemas, Texting is Part of the Show

Leland Yee Case Full of Squeaky Wheels

Vietnam Resorts to Tourist Rubles

San Franciscans are Ambivalent, As Usual

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?

California allocates vastly more water than supplies allow

California drought: 17 communities could run out of water within 60 to 120 days

Uber: Better than Water

Apparently, Australian Radio News is Run by Donkeys

Katy Tang wants more housing in the Sunset. Great. What about the NIMBYs?

SF’s Piers 30-32 are collapsing. Now they tell us.