For Moms Heading Back to Work, ‘Returnships’ Offer a Path Forward

Edit Voa News 19 Aug 2017
How does a former stay-at-home mom become an employee of a tech company that could be worth more than $1 billion? For Ellein Cheng, mom to a 5½- and a 2½-year-old, the answer involved a “returnship.” So-called returnships are internships that target men and women who have been out of the workforce, either for childrearing or other caregiving ... For Cheng, the inspiration came from a more personal place — her daughters....

McDoom: Michigan’s ready to win now

Edit Detroit news 19 Aug 2017
Ann Arbor — Michigan players are not listening to those who, because of the Wolverines’ youth, think they should be successful in the 2018 season ...That’s our mindset. Freshmen, every player.”. MICHIGAN SCHEDULE ... angelique.chengelis@detroitnews.com. twitter.com/chengelis. TOP VIDEOS. ....

Macao's chief executive meets HK chief in Macao

Edit Xinhua 19 Aug 2017
Chui Sai On (3rd R), chief executive of the ......

Meet the young designers leading growth in Hong Kong’s creative industries despite challenges

Edit South China Morning Post 19 Aug 2017
Hong Kong’s young creative entrepreneurs have insisted they continue to face significant social, financial and cultural barriers to success despite being hailed as key to the generation who will drive the city’s economy into the future. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has pledged to boost creative industries as the city loses ground on its traditional strengths such as retail ... ....

Bredeson lauds chemistry on Michigan offensive line

Edit Detroit news 19 Aug 2017
Ann Arbor – Michigan offensive lineman Ben Bredeson shrugged and said he doesn’t mind that a video was posted from a recent practice showing freshman Aubrey Solomon dismantling him on a play. Solomon made the tackle for loss, and Bredeson moved on to the next play. “Happens,” Bredeson said Friday night after the team practiced at Michigan Stadium. “He’s a big, strong kid ... angelique.chengelis@detroitnews.com. twitter.com/chengelis. ....

Over 400 killed in mudslides in Sierra Leone: UN

Edit Xinhua 19 Aug 2017
Bodies of the victims are tranferred out of the site of the mudslides in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone, on Aug. 18, 2017. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Friday said that more than 400 people had lost their lives in the mudslides that had occurred on Aug ... (Xinhua/Chen Cheng) ... ....

Vox Sentences: Bye-bye, Bannon

Edit Vox 19 Aug 2017
... ] “For the past 20 or 25 years two central themes in rap have been having money and finding ways to show it off; it makes sense that certain artists known for a dandyish flair in their music would gravitate toward the realm of European high fashion, which is nothing if not exclusive, distinctive, and expensive.” [ NYMag / Frank Guan ] Watch this....

Wyndham Championship: A career best nine-under 61 lifts Ryan Armour into a share of the lead

Edit Sporting Life 19 Aug 2017
-13 Ryan Armour, Webb Simpson. -12 Henrik Stenson ... 135 D.A ... Spaun (USA) 71 66, Billy Horschel (USA) 67 70, Zac Blair (USA) 69 68, Retief Goosen (Rsa) 72 65, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (Es) 69 68, Kevin Streelman (USA) 68 69, Aaron Baddeley (Aus) 69 68, Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn) 66 71, Miguel Angel Carballo (Arg) 68 69, Patton Kizzire (USA) 67 70, Cheng-Tsung Pan (Tai) 67 70, Michael Kim (USA) 66 71, Troy Merritt (USA) 67 70 ... Yang (Kor) 70 73 ... ....

Religious Extremists Pressure Indonesian Temple to Cover Giant Statue of a God

Edit Topix 18 Aug 2017
The 98-foot-tall statue of Guan Yu in East Java was unveiled in July, but last week nationalist and Muslim protesters rallied to demand its destruction. Last week, a 98-foot-tall statue of the Chinese deity Guan Yu was covered with an enormous sheet in the Indonesian town of Tuban, in East Java ... ....

Fund management is boring for M’sian stock picker

Edit The Star 18 Aug 2017
KUALA LUMPUR. Lim Tze Cheng says all you have to do is ignore the noise ... ....

Biantan: PH football in good hands with Jeff Cheng

Edit Sun Star 18 Aug 2017
AFTER the impressive wins of our Men’s Under-22 (U22) team and the Women’s (Malditas) football team in the South East Asian Games, only one person come to my mind, Jeff Cheng, the owner of the Davao Aguilas Football Club (FC). The Men’s U22 team ripped Cambodia 2-0, and then upset the host Malaysia 2-1 in their first matches ... ....

Carrie Lam to visit Shanghai, Hangzhou

Edit Hong Kong Standard 18 Aug 2017
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngot will visit Shanghai and Hangzhou from August 22 to 23, her ......

Letters to the Editor, August 18, 2017

Edit South China Morning Post 18 Aug 2017
Subdivided flats scheme a step forward Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has come up with an interim measure to help deal with the shortage of affordable homes for people on low ­incomes (“Up to 500 safer sub­divided flats for Hong Kong’s needy under HK$100m plan”, July 29). This ties in with her pledge to do more to help the poor ... ....
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