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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The keeper of memories

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm

    ... Xu Donghuan Shen Jiguang’s haunting photographs capture Beijing’s vanishing neighbourhoods, writes Xu Donghuan In many of the world’s cities, inhabitants can step back in time by visiting an often well-preserved old quarter. Residents of Beijing, however, have few places to go for such nostalgia – rapid development over recent decades has seen great swathes of the ancient city ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: dream machine

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Dream machine At the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing, President Xi Jinping called on members to pursue the “Asia-Pacific dream”, an aspiration that recalls his own China dream. The idea of modern China projecting its political and ideological models abroad is an unpalatable prospect for most nations in East and Southeast Asia, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: the China story

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... about the rising superpower next door, which "we remain in the dark about". Others, such as Pallavi Aiyar- a former Beijing correspondent for The Hindu newspaper- write from their own experience of life in China. Aiyar's novel, Chinese Whiskers (2010), is a glimpse into the vanishing world of Beijing's hutongs through the eyes of two cats, set against the backdrop ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: busy bodies

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... to offer are an inevitable consequence. Little has fundamentally changed, whereas London once called the shots on matters of overriding local importance, Beijing now does so. But there is one key ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... by upmarket tour firm Remote Lands and Aman Resorts, which will take place next October. Starting off in Beijing and making its way to eight Aman properties via Bhutan and India to Sri Lanka, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Trey Lee Chui-yee

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com The Hong Kong-born cellist tells Oliver Chou how he flirted with careers in banking and archaeology before rediscovering his first love, music Trey Lee Chui-yee K EY PLAYERS I grew up in a musical family. My mother studied piano at the Central Conservatory (of Music) in Beijing. Some of her classmates are now really famous, including pianists Yin ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Wei Jingsheng, the Chinese human rights activist, was released from jail on this day in 1997 and promptly deported to the United States on medical parole, never to return to China. His controversial essay, “Fifth Modernisation”, posted on Beijing’s “Democracy Wall” – a street that became politically significant in 1978 – saw him convicted ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Rising sun Due to open for business next Monday- some six months behind schedule- Beijing's Sunrise Kempinski Hotel (above) is attracting a lot of media ... Hotel Beijing, the eye-catching property is just one part of a larger and slightly confusing three-part development that includes the Yanqi Hotel and an apparently unnamed cluster of 12 boutique ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Beijing Bohème updates Giacomo Puccini's opera to modern times

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Text: Darren Wee Bohemian rhapsody BEIJING BOHÈME House of Siren   Beijing Bohème is a 21st-century take on Puccini's La Bohème, drawing parallels between the Chinese capital today ... their facial expressions, which makes the drama and action more important, Zeman says. She added dialogue to the opera for this reason. Zeman lived in Beijing for several months, and had a stint in Ai ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Calling the shots: photography festival lights up Lianzhou

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... users. "I came to Shenzhen in 2004 and began this project in 2005. Though I worked in Beijing and Guangzhou before, I feel only Shenzhen can represent China accurately. It's a migrant ... in 2004, documenting the communities and towns of Chongqing before they were flooded by the dam project. The images were exhibited in Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo and were eventually collected ...




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