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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: The River is based on memories of the British Raj in the 1920s

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Text: Paul Fonoroff As the colonial era reached its twilight in the 1950s, a spate of Hollywood films emerged that showed European-controlled African and Asian realms in an exotic, nostalgic light. British Africa in King Solomon's Mines (1950), French Polynesia in South Pacific (1958), and Hong Kong in Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) were three prominent examples. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1511246/art-house-river-based-memories-british-raj-1920s
  2. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: Neanderthal Man, by Svante Paabo

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by GDN

    ... theory claims modern humans originated in Africa about 200,000 years ago, and entered Europe, Asia and Polynesia 50,000 to 60,000 years ago, by which time all other forms of proto-humans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1496694/book-review-neanderthal-man-svante-paabo
  3. 'I think I can do more': Chinese woman sails the world in 497-day adventure

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:32am

    ... such as French Polynesia, Tuvalu and Samoa. Watch: Sailing around the world for 497 days: A Chinese woman's adventure The mammoth journey, which took in a total of 39 destinations, ended with a trip ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1521186/i-think-i-can-do-more-chinese-woman-sails-world-497-day-adventure
  4. Hilton Bora Bora Nui

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... bungalows in French Polynesia. Opened last September, the presidential villas are 315 square metres of Polynesian luxury with three bedrooms, private plunge pools and sleek bathtubs (right), ... is at Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, tel: 6 89 60 3300; www1.hilton.com. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726448/hilton-bora-bora-nui
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    More Chinese than Westerners howl against annual dog meat festival

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by Cary Huang

    ... dog- a culinary custom in 11 countries and regions, including Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines, Polynesia, Taiwan and Vietnam, as well as in places as disparate as Mexico and Switzerland- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1542532/more-chinese-westerners-howl-against-annual-dog-meat
  6. Who needs Hawaii?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... in at 49th, ahead of glorious French Polynesia (50). There is no accounting for taste. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429760/who-needs-hawaii
  7. Boks 'have what it takes'

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey South Africa have all the attributes to carry off the Cup final today, says playmaker Stefan Basson. They were in ruthless form as they dispatched Tonga and Wales in pool B to advance to the quarter-finals. After a bruising 31-12 win over To ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/587299/boks-have-what-it-takes
  8. Catastrophe laps at doorway of low-lying Pacific nation

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Record tides and salt-poisoned crops are forcing the people of Tuvalu to face up to their bleak fate, writes Nick Squires As deputy prime minister of the South Pacific nation of Tuvalu, Saufatu Sopoanga has first-hand experience of the threat to his homel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/540769/catastrophe-laps-doorway-low-lying-pacific-nation
  9. Friday braced for 'stern challenge' from balanced Samoa

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Demonstrating plenty of tricks and a measure of power and pace, seventh seeds Samoa will present England with another headache tonight, said England coach Mike Friday. Even without star player Semo Sititi, a last-minute withdrawal from the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493373/friday-braced-stern-challenge-balanced-samoa
  10. Samoa deal rare loss to England

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com If it was really the Pool of Death then England had forgotten to pay the ferryman extra to carry their opponents across the River Styx. They stumbled against Samoa in their final pool game last night. Despite losing capt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996524/samoa-deal-rare-loss-england

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