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  1. Magazines - Money - CURRENCIES

    Will the yuan rule?

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... over capital flows. One vital concern Beijing is testing is the settlement of cross-border trade transactions in yuan, in which Hong Kong plays a key role. Although cross-border trade ... quarter of last year. The chart displayed shows the rapid acceleration of cross-border trade in yuan from the first quarter of 2010 to US$93 billion by the end of the third quarter of last year. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Once considered socially acceptable, the nauseating public health hazard hasall but died out in Hong Kong. Spitting images Public spitting more resolutely divides Hong Kong Chinese from their cross-border brethren than any other attribute. This social marker illustrates profound social differences between citizens here and in the rest of China, and signals very ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Myanmar snub-nosed monkey facing extinction

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm

    ... figures, from 58 per cent to 47 per cent of land area over the past two decades. Local timber traders say, however, that the export ban could actually fuel cross-border smuggling by raising ... of the sustainable extraction and exploitation of these resources” is necessary to prevent the loss of key forested landscapes. China has been a positive partner in cross-border initiatives, she says, ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs


    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm

    ... However, Francophiles who don’t want to make the cross-border trip could just attend the Hong Kong version of Fete De La Musique, being held at Stanley Plaza on June 22. This event will feature ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Snack attack: laksa

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Susan Jung

    ... to complete the dish. Assam laksa is much harder to find in Hong Kong; so far, my favourite version is the one served at Café Malacca, at the Traders Hotel (last week rebranded as Hotel Jen), ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Tricks and stones: the gem traders of Chanthaburi

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Luke Duggleby

    ... onto the street. Behind them sit traders from all over the world, from Pakistan and Germany to Sri Lanka and Japan, all competing to buy gemstones at the best possible price. Behind one long ... take off until the 1850s, when an agreement between the British, who controlled Burma, and the Thais allowed Burmese traders to cross Thailand en route to Indochina. The Burmese were ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - PETS

    Proper turtle care needs knowledge and dedication

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by KATRINA YAU

    ... buying turtles from illegal traders. "This is a grave and rampant problem that is rarely discussed in the mainstream media," Hung says, adding that vast numbers of exotic chelonians ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in … Phuket

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Joan koh

    ... first hotel catered to sailors and traders who arrived during the flourishing tin mine trade in the 1970s. The eclectic blend of shops in the old town offers everything from confectionery ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: The World Beyond

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by TAMSIN BRADSHAW

    ... items for The World Beyond? "I don't do flea markets or house visits. I source from antiques markets and traders. I go to about six markets in England, a couple in Belgium. It's ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rock in a hard place

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... This bastion of Britishness depends on the 7,000 workers who cross the border every day to keep it running and, as the critics of the Spanish government are quick to point out, it is those cross-border ... shopkeepers and traders – but it remains buried beneath the cult of Britishness. I played in a week-long chess tournament on the Rock in January, but chose to stay in La Linea and commute, in part ...




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