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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

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

    ... attention for its highly unusual design. Coming hot on the heels of President Xi Jinping's call for an end to "weird architecture" in China, the hotel is auspiciously designed ... Phangan, in Thailand (above), Vientiane, in Laos, and Tokyo, in Japan. Other countries with hotels taking part in the promotion include Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & Now: The China lover

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie The realities encountered by singer-actress Yoshiko Yamaguchi do not fit easily into today's Sino-Japanese narrative. The China lover The recent death in Tokyo of singer ... in northeastern China and Taiwan. China's northeastern provinces- better known then as Manchuria- became a Japanese sphere of influence after Japan was granted "most favoured nation" status ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    A moving experience

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... and Edwardian furniture reveals that a third of the 60-odd passengers are from China. We feel right at home. Capital Park was built with materials salvaged from other stations around the country, ... in each hand. She says a tardy arrival is guaranteed almost everywhere the train will stop because Rovos is at the mercy of the South African railways network. "We have the watches, ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Henry Steiner: the king of graphic design

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... Review, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hongkong Land, IBM, Lane Crawford, Mandarin Oriental, MTR Corporation, Ocean Terminal, San Miguel, Shangri-La, Korea's Ssangyong Group and Unilever. STEINER ... to the handover because I'd survived one Anschluss and I didn't want to go through another. Along with everyone else, I was pleasantly relieved when the return to China turned out to be much ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... in the early 20th century. On this day in 1911, he opened the Chinese stretch of the Kowloon-Canton Railway. Construction had been delayed by the Boxer rebellion (1899-1901) on the mainland and the Boer war (1899-1902) in South Africa. In 1949, the newly formed People's Republic of China cancelled the rail service completely. Lugard wasn't around to enjoy the ride for long- he ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Downtown girl

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jing Zhang

    ... with business advice and mentorship, all funded by the brand. Burch acknowledges, however, that not every woman yearns to join the upper echelons of the corporate world. "What is 'having ... Burch's command of both the creative and corporate worlds- looking at things through a fashion lens while keeping in mind the bottom line- that makes her an inspiring role model to women hoping ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Material world

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jing Zhang

    ... discarded- energy consumption and environmental pollution. "Sustainability is integrated in our business," claims Leyla Ertur, H&M's manager of production for China, Myanmar, ... in business model. Nevertheless, says Julia Bakutis, H&M's sustainability manager for the China region, "We want to run in a way that is economically, environmentally and socially ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... role in the growth of China’s economic infrastructure, including railways and shipping,” says historian Ian Wotherspoon, author of The Scots and China, 1750-2000: Issues, Ideas and Identities. ... Standing on the brink of independence, Scotland is pulling out all the stops to win over China as it seeks to find its place in the world, writes Peter Simpson. Courting the dragon You ...

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    Patrick Manson: mosquitoes and a medical legacy

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... in China from 1866 to 1889. That period included six years living and working in Hong Kong, where his legacy is enormous, not least among the award-winning medical scientists carrying out research ... From his first tentative steps into China, he immersed himself in the country, treating local patients, researching endemic diseases and looking to bridge the gap between European medical ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... set its sights more firmly on Asia since being acquired from its American owners by Hong Kong's New World Hospitality in 2011. Eight upmarket properties are scheduled to open in China ... affordable from £119, or perhaps compromise with a "Cosy" room (above), at £99. For a closer look and online reservations from September 25, visit www.hoxtonhotels.com Railway cuttings ...




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