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The surf is up and the sun is out - this month CNNGo is cruising through the southern Californian city of Los Angeles.
From Hollywood to Santa Monica, CNNGo explores the City of Angels with some of its famous locals. Director of the Iron Man series, Jon Favreau, takes CNNGo to a few of the spots that have inspired his movies, including a visit to the Kogi BBQ Taco Truck, on which his latest movie "Chef" is based.
This month CNN's ‘Talk Asia' travels to both Australia and the U.S. to meet master chef, TV celebrity and entrepreneur Curtis Stone to talk about food, family and the future. Host, Monita Rajpal first catches up with Stone in his home town of Melbourne where he opens up about working under the Michelin starred Chef Marco Pierre White in London and reveals how television changed his career. Stone also takes ‘Talk Asia' on a personal tour of his L.A. restaurant, "Maude", and shows his culinary genius at work.
Hong Kong is a metropolis on the southern tip of China, where there's freedom of assembly, freedom of the press and rule of law. Since its handover from Britain to China 17 years ago, the people of Hong Kong were granted a wide range of civil liberties, and a measure of autonomy under the governing principle known as "one country, two systems". But many say that way of life is now under threat. As Beijing affirms its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over Hong Kong and with a growing number of mainland Chinese heading into Hong Kong, some people are asking is it the end of Hong Kong as we know it?
This month CNN's ‘Leading Women' profiles the 'queen' of Macau's gambling empire, Linda Chen, and the ‘queen' of cosmetics, Bobbi Brown.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout meets Taiwanese-born Linda Chen who is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Wynn Resorts Macau. An alumni of Cornell and Stanford, Chen previously worked for MGM Mirage and Bellagio in Vegas, joining Wynn Resorts in 2002. She has taken the company's gaming and resort industry to new heights and she is one of Asia's 50 most powerful businesswomen. Chen tells CNN about making the move to the new frontier of gaming, Macau, lessons she took from Las Vegas, and what her parents thought of her entering the casino industry.
This month on ‘Talk Asia' Academy Award winning actress and face of French fashion label ‘Dior', Natalie Portman, takes CNN behind the scenes of the luxury brand's new exhibition in Shanghai. The Hollywood star chats about starting her acting career at age 11, graduating from Harvard University with a psychology degree, and winning a Best Actress Oscar for ‘Black Swan'. Portman also reveals what ego and empathy mean to her, and shares insights on her latest film project. But it's not all just about making movies - Portman discusses causes close to her heart including her role in the anti-poverty movement FINCA.