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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: heir of the smog

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Mark Footer Heir of the smog As anyone who breathes for a living could tell you, last week was another shocking one for pollution in Hong Kong. And as decisive action was taken ... metal-contaminated) sand. Sure, there is some pollution we can do little about- the stuff coming over the border, for example- but there is a lot of action Hong Kong could take if it cared enough about its ...

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    My life: Robert Bickers

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... in the Royal Air Force and he did a tour in Hong Kong. We lived in Sunderland Road (in Kowloon Tong), just south of what is now the PLA barracks. I attended St Andrew's Primary School and remember ... Stuart Heaver The China historian and author tells Stuart Heaver how Hong Kong coloured his young self and put him on an Easterly path Robert Bickers T HE LIGHT GOES ON I am obsessed ...

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    Something new: custom-blend coffee

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... for Macau- 68 kilometres away- every half an hour. So isn't Hong Kong well overdue a custom blend of coffee all of its own? Yes, say The Coffee Academics. Hong Kong's self-proclaimed coffee ... empirical research, the company has created the "Hong Kong blend" to suit the local palate. According to Ben Lam Yue-chak, the award-winning barista behind the blend, it's low ...

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    Then & now: let's hear it for the Chans

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by Jason Wordie

    ... wellintentioned “heritage activists” bewail another long-established shop’s closure; further evidence, they claim, that Hong Kong’s “collective identity” is under threat. While the passing of a popular ... of hard work and a few merit-earned scholarships saw to that. Her brother, who first saw Hong Kong as a sleepy-headed infant, is now – through similar personal efforts – a top civil engineer. ...

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    Reflections: take no prisoner

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Take no prisoner As former domestic helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih – who was allegedly beaten by her employers – arrived back in Hong Kong from Indonesia this month to help police with their investigations, children in a local shopping centre were being asked if domestic helpers were one of the “things” they would like to take on holiday. Other things on the list ...

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    My life: Jahja Ling

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Oliver Chou

    ... And I did. In 1970, I went abroad for the first time. The first stop was Hong Kong. From there I went straight to New York. For five years at Juilliard I majored in the piano, while studying choral ... director then was Edo de Waart (who would, in 2004, become the artistic director and chief conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra). I was made responsible for forming a youth orchestra. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: time is money

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Mark Footer Time is money Hong Kong is a busy city- we work hard, we play hard, we parent hard and- in some cases- we sleep hardly at all. But the more rushed our lives become, the more "busy tax" we tend to pay. Busy people don't have the time to shop around for the best price; go through the rigmarole of negotiating with a service company that has ripped ...

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    So near yet so feared: why playing it safe doesn't pay

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... of indescribably horrendous Western food and fantastic dim sum, much better than the Hong Kong standard. When you check in to the hotel you get a voucher for a free Western breakfast the next day- giving ...

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    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The struggles of a colonial-era civil servant help highlight how far Hong Kong has come in terms of the treatment of LGBT fellow citizens, writes Jason Wordie Pride and prejudice In a landmark decision, Britain recently legalised equal marriage. While the same recognition has yet to reach Hong Kong, movement towards full legal protection for the city’s LGBT fellow citizens ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: going off the rails

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

    ... from Hong Kong. But most of us can (if pushed) sympathise with people who do not want to live beneath the runway of a busy airport. The mainland, however, has taken this idea one enormous ... on the lowly bus station. These are now being built further away from town centres than airports are. So … could the conspiracy actually be between the road guys and the air guys?   ...




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