A very big earthquake (or two) hit southern Taiwan and has broken some underwater telecommunication cables, including internet and phone services here in Hong Kong. My colleagues here have been without services today. Fortunately, we weren't affected.
I just heard that one of the stock brokerages has reverted to trading stocks on paper instead of electronically. Also, CNN Asia is out and they are broadcasting "World News Asia" from Atlanta! What am I going to do without Kristi Lu?
You can read about the story here.