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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: trouble on Mao Zedong Street

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by UFRIEDA HO

    ... ago, airport, hospital, suburb and street names have been, and continue to be, renamed. Most often, the new titles erase colonial names and are a nod to the icons who laid the foundations ... South Africans accept and even applaud new monikers for a new era. Jan Smuts Airport gave way to OR Tambo International Airport, Verwoerdburgstad district became the politically neutral ...

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    Then & now: flights, camera, action

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Jason Wordie

    ... decades, Kai Tak airport was Hong Kong's principal entry and exit point- and home to one of the world's most dramatic landings. After steadily descending over sea and islands, aircraft ... again- but, man alive, what a pong! Children from nearby buildings used to sit in the airport arrivals and departures hall and do their homework. Air-conditioned in the summer- unlike ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: going off the rails

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... over-land. I'm talking about the collaboration- or conspiracy, rather- between town "planners" and those involved in transport. The trend of airports being built further and further away from cities has been going on, around the world, for years, of course. If you travel by bus from Narita Airport to downtown Tokyo, for example, that trip is almost as long as the flight ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: a friend in need

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... suitable". I think that's where E drank the extra-strong chilli sauce we'd ordered, straight from the bowl. When I took her to the airport, her suitcase was 300 grams away from being taken ...

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    So near, yet so feared: culture vultures

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Performance"). The Old Town, a warren of plastic-looking houses built yesterday, was so packed with tourists that we couldn't even see the trinkets in the airport-style shops, so we succumbed ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: sounds bite

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Stuart Heaver

    ... for Meat Loaf in a restaurant is on the menu. In a men's toilet at Manila airport, where the hits of Michael Jackson are thoughtfully provided as a musical serenade to bodily functions, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: All at sea

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:48pm by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker in Phuket Nick Walker in Phuket All at sea Phuket's is now the most used foreign airport by mainland Chinese, according to TripAdvisor. On any given day, 5,000 to 6,000 of them pass through Phuket International, accounting for more than a quarter of the total number. But mainlanders also top another Phuket index- of deaths by drowning. A dozen or so died ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong's maritime industry has undergone sea changes in line with the city's ever-evolving economic landscape, writes Jason Wordie Ship shape As one of the world's major seaports, contemporary Hong Kong retains enduring connections with its maritime origins. The newly opened cruise-ship terminal on the old Kai Tak airport runway, designed to tap ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: casting the net wide

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by ALEXANDRE HUIBONHOA

    ... McDonald's, various malls and the airport. "People always want to be online nowadays," says Dirk Dalichau, Ovolo's chief operating officer. "Roaming charges can be excessive- so we ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Taken for a ride on a bus

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... nationals, in Canada on visitors' visas, behind bars since July 15, when they were stopped trying to leave Vancouver airport for Hong Kong with C$148,000 (HK$1.1 million) in cash and enough ...




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