Monthly Archives: November 2010

What’s up at Christie’s Hong Kong this week?

Classical Chinese paintings, contemporary Asian art and rare pink diamonds from India set the pace for a show of collectibles rooted in Asian tradition to be auctioned by Christie’s; the estimated value exceeds 1.7 billion Hong Kong dollars (US$219 million).

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Scene Asia: Seems Like Old Times for Chinese Watch Collectors

This story was written for the Wall Street Journal Asia’s “Scene Asia” column. Chinese watch collectors have begun to shift their focus toward vintage pieces. It boils down to heritage and nostalgia: “As the Chinese buyers grow older, antique styles …

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A Green Thanksgiving

For those of you who would like to get your kids involved in a Green Thanksgiving celebration here are some prep tips from Ilya and Arya, two San Francisco kids.

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Mayor Bloomberg applauds Chinese Mayors for taking steps towards low carbon living

Mayors Michael Bloomberg of New York City and David Miller of Toronto tell reporters what most impressed them about the Chinese Mayors’ discussion about increasing sustainability in their cities. New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the new chair of the …

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