Friday, August 22, 2014

India to Unveil First Warship to Deter Chinese Submarines

from Bloomberg http://buff.ly/VIgTRQ

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

From Quartz: http://buff.ly/1ms5Ov3

Australians Don't Trust Russian Milkmen

From the Sydney Morning Herald: http://buff.ly/1s6PXFm

California community college students get a Head Start

Via San Jose Mercury News: http://buff.ly/1tqmE2K

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

The Nation (US) http://buff.ly/1pjrApH

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

San Francisco Business Times: http://buff.ly/1ngllhU

Straits Times interviews Jokowi: "Indonesia Must Embrace Competition"

http://buff.ly/1ngku0D

SF Rec & Park Drivers Still Park & Wreck

SFWeekly: http://buff.ly/1tm9e8T

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

South China Morning Post: http://buff.ly/XDNf1G

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

from the Huffington Post: http://buff.ly/XDMENu

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

A Lowy Institute Paper http://buff.ly/1nfy704

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

via Deutsche Welle http://buff.ly/XDlKVY

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Outpost at Sea: A Phllippine Garrison on the Spratlys

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/around_asia/AJ201408200042

CNET Looks at San Francisco's Tech Angst

http://www.cnet.com/news/san-francisco-tech-industry-backlash-internet/

Indonesian court to rule on election challenge

http://m.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/08/21/indonesian-court-rule-prabowos-election-challenge.html

San Jose Police Fields Unarmed Community Service Officers

http://blog.sfgate.com/crime/2014/08/20/new-kind-of-cop-in-san-jose-service-officers/

In Chinese Cinemas, Texting is Part of the Show

http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/20/china-bullet-screens/#continued

Leland Yee Case Full of Squeaky Wheels

http://sfappeal.com/2014/08/defense-attorneys-in-leland-lee-corruption-case-line-up-to-get-details-on-undercover-feds-alleged-misconduct/

Vietnam Resorts to Tourist Rubles

http://mondediplo.com/2014/08/12russiavietnam

San Franciscans are Ambivalent, As Usual

http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/08/20/poll-san-franciscans-think-theyre-doing-great-and-san-francisco-is-not

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?

http://thediplomat.com/2014/08/freedom-of-navigation-and-china-what-should-europe-do/

California allocates vastly more water than supplies allow

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/08/19/6639570/california-allocates-vastly-more.html

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

http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_25013388/california-drought-17-communities-could-run-out-water?source=most_viewed

Uber: Better than Water

http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/08/19/obama-campaign-head-joins-uber

Apparently, Australian Radio News is Run by Donkeys

http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/transcripts/s4069665.htm

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

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2014/08/19/san-francisco-new-sunset-housing-katy-tang.html?page=all

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

http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sfs-piers-30-32-could-collapse-within-decade-without-87-million-investment/Content?oid=2879030