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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... a coolie, and pushed and shoved and hocked and scratched and swore your way along the street and through life, you flew below the totalitarian state’s radar and significantly enhanced the likelihood ... people who outlasted the political madness remembered what it was like not to deliberately behave like pigs and appreciated the benefits of a gentler mode of living. Unsurprisingly, ...

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    Six degrees

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

    ... communicating; South Africans often refer to Mandela as Madiba, his Xhosa clan name. In 1999, the year he retired, Mandela denounced powerful nations such as the United States and Britain for trying ... politics in 1998 after earning a master's degree in fisheries biology and a PhD in zoology. As president, he's courted controversy more than once: in 2010, Jonathan attempted to ban ...

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    Reflections: long division

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Long division It may be an oversimplification but the main political quarrel in Hong Kong today is between those who believe “one country” is of paramount importance and those ... Taizong, of the Liao dynasty, split his administration into two. Khitan officials governed their heartland to the north while the southern, Chinese part of the Liao state was governed ...

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    Reflections: one for the history books

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... as reflected in its title, meant it focused on politics, with little coverage of economics and culture. While the compilers were unabashed about twisting the past according to their own biases, it’s ...

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    Something new: ship in a bottle

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... in Japan, and New York, in the United States, the clipper took tea to London, making the journey from Hong Kong in 1873 in 89 days. The unisex scent, created by French perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour, ...

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    Then & Now: The China lover

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

    ... was actually Japanese. In the 50s, as Shirley Yamaguchi, she became a successful nightclub singer and actress in Hong Kong and the United States. Her showbiz career ended when she married a Japanese ... at the end of the 1894-95 war. In the following decades, in this region, the Japanese built an extensive railway network, opened mines and factories, and developed an enormous, state ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Lee Hadwin

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... a gift but it's just a state of consciousness. I really don't know where the inspiration comes from and I can't understand the very different styles I paint in. I am as surprised ... and they had cameras fixed in my bedroom for about six months. The weird thing was proving to the TV station that I was not faking it and that I couldn't draw in a waking state. My drawing ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... and knick-knacks, it also stocked the Catalogue of Useful and Fancy Articles (the United States’ first mail order catalogue), which sold everything from horsewhips to French sugar plums. Tiffany took full ... mother to buy him an US$18 guitar. Springsteen has since earned a reputation for weaving a political thread into his anthemic hits. Last year, during his debut performance in Chile, he paid ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the look of exodus

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... the political spectrum- from monomaniac pan-democrat ranters to zombie-like United Front apparatchiks- must bear responsibility for helping to drive away the very people without who no society can hope ... Jason Wordie The SAR is no stranger to politically linked emigration, but the current departures may be the most damaging, writes Jason Wordie The look of exodus Hong Kong has experienced ...

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    City scope: Casting wide

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Violet Law

    ... as the Chinese net has been called by locals in the Indian state of Kerala for nearly half a millennium- is cast wide and high off the waters in Fort Kochi. Each net is suspended at least 10 metres above ... of the Indian Ocean. Political unrest, which culminated in the Manchu invasion of China, saw the Ming dynasty's seafaring ambitions ebb. Local historians believe it is plausible that the Chinese ...




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