the next target?

After the Nicholas Tse and Cecilia Cheung saga, it seems the Chinese media in general is homing in on newly married couple Barbie Hsu (aka Da S) and Wang Xiao Fei. Wait, that is not entirely accurate because eversince these two hooked up, the media–from HK, Taiwan and the mainland, where Xiao Fei comes from–have…

Farewell, Abhisit

This is the prime minister that Thailand is about to lose. Despite living for seven years in this SE Asian kingdom, I still can’t understand the Thai psyche, especially its politics, and I have given up. Maybe Abhisit is ahead of his time and Thais are not ready yet for the kind of statesman that…

Arashi’s red string

I like the concept of the red string, which is a Chinese and Japanese legend. It’s called the red string of fate or red string of destiny. (Photos for this post are from nada醬 at Weibo) According to this East Asian myth, an invisible red string is attached to the ankles of a man and…