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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Local hip hop pioneer MC Yan's debut album is a celebration of free speech

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by BEN SIN

    ... free election in 2017. "We are being told to shut up, so any noise we make is better than nothing," he says. The one silver lining of Beijing's electoral decision, he says, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... on 2010 levels, with access to China’s markets by 2017. A 50 per cent increase in direct exports to China by the same year is also desired, as is the doubling of the number of major Chinese ... president-elect, Jean-Claude Juncker, has “made it quite clear that he will not seek to interfere on issues of membership”. “Besides,” she adds, “we’re also seen as pro-European. Just as much as we were ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... with financing terror organisations. In the end, Netanyahu favoured China, but some wondered if the outcome would have been different had the previous year's US election gone the other way. ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Ganga management

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... they helped to elect, to purify the 'goddess' flowing through their city, Amrit Dhillon reports Ganga management For 13 generations, the family of Vishwambhar Nath Mishra has been bathing ... are polluted by raw sewage and other filth. The Ganges, though, has a new champion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a devout Hindu who contested the May general election from Varanasi and won the seat ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs


    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by BEN SIN

    ... Outtakes To shows range in Toronto Although best known for crime films that blend underworld violence and politics in absurdist packages such as The Mission, Election and Drug War, Johnnie To Kei-fung is also a master of the romantic comedy. In fact, his 2000 rom-com, Needing You, kick-started the trend locally. The 59-year-old filmmaker is in Toronto this week for the world premiere ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... anti-Vietnamese sentiment a central issue of its campaign during last July’s election – and it nearly doubled the number of seats it has in parliament. “We are very concerned about the situation because ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: getting off Scot-free?

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... are squabbling over whether to sell the ancestral home and in the meantime they've thrown out all the stuff and put the dog in kennels. Or something. British expats can vote in normal elections ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Desert Dancer

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... leading up to the 2009 presidential election contested by, among others, Mir-Hossein Mousavi, a reformist politician who's also an artist and architect. And there's room for romance, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... say, "I don't know about having a black leader." NEW BEGINNINGS On the day of (South Africa's) first democratic election, in 1994, I was working as a journalist ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Gyanendra Shah seized power, but warmed again once a coalition government was elected, three years later. In that interim period, says Kochhar, China saw its chance. "Till [a] few years back, ...




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