A graduate of Columbia Journalism School and the London School of Economics, Nadeem Shad joined the Post in 2019. He previously worked as a video journalist for the BBC in the US and Europe, where he
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The North Korean government “blew up” its joint liaison office with South Korea on June 16, 2020. Located in the border city of Kaesong in North Korea, the destruction of the building was confirmed by South Korea’s Unification Ministry in a report sent to journalists. The move by North Korea comes after Pyongyang cut off communication with Seoul on June 9, and expressed anger over North Korean defectors sending balloons across the border filled with pamphlets critical of Kim Jong-un.
Jun 17, 2020
Nearly 40 years ago, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner hit the silver screen and changed cinema forever. The 1982 film imagined November 2019 as a dark, gritty, dystopian world dominated by inequality and technology, as it introduced a new generation of fans to cyberpunk culture. Bridging the science fiction and neo-noir genres, its cultural impact continued to resonate in films ranging from The Dark Knight series to Ghost in the Shell. And while the Blade Runner story was supposed to be located in Los Angeles, the cult film drew massive influence from 1970s and 80s Hong Kong, referencing its distinctive streets and urban panoramas in nearly every scene. We take a look at Hong Kong's enduring leg
Dec 03, 2019
The world’s longest double-deck suspension bridge opened to traffic on October 8, 2019, in Wuhan, the capital of China’s central province of Hubei. The Yangsigang Yangtze River suspension bridge spans 5,577 feet, making it the second-longest suspension bridge in the world as well as setting the record for longest double-deck suspension span.
Oct 11, 2019
China’s new Beipanjiang Bridge is being hailed as the highest in the world. Connecting the mountainous provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou, the bridge is 1,850 feet above the Beipan River – a height that could fit Shanghai’s World Financial Center.
Sep 12, 2019