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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: An African queen

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by UFRIEDA HO

    ... of the South African event, in Cantonese. She is a recent arrival in Johannesburg, having married a Chinese South African. She adds that in the rest of Africa, where Chinese migrant populations ... in a country with a population of 52 million. The African pageant finalists mirrored those demographics. Many third- or fourth-generation Chinese South Africans don't speak Putonghua or Cantonese ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Wood Job! successfully combines humour and forestry

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... with an overwhelmingly urban population and whose timber industry is in decline. Adapted — like Yuya Ishii's sublime The Great Passage (2013) — from a bestselling novel by popular author Shion Mura (one ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... on the porch, with the help of a local midwife. Access to health care remains limited in Cambodia, a country in which 20.5 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line. In the floating ... “a significant improvement in the health status of the population” in recent years, but “inequity still persists between rural and urban areas, as well as among different socio-economic ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Click magnet: Why 73 million Weibo followers hang on Yao Chen's every word

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by TELEGRAPH

    ... and cautious." One could add the word "modest" to that list, because Yao, self-effacing as she is, has more followers on Weibo (the mainland's version of Twitter) than the population of Britain, France or Thailand. That's 73.2 million, in case you were wondering. And when 5 per cent of the population of one of the world's most powerful (not to mention politically ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Missing Picture is a reminder of Khmer Rouge atrocities

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... it," goes an oft quoted saying by philosopher George Santayana. With more than half of Cambodia's present population having been born after the Khmer Rouge's nightmare rule came ... forcibly emptied the capital city, driving its population of more than two million people out into the countryside. Those who survived the de facto death march went on to a veritable living hell, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: homeless in Elmhurst

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... Rong Xiaoqing in New York Rong Xiaoqing in New York Homeless in Elmhurst New York's homeless population is rising. More than 5,000 people are living on the streets and subways ... clashes. In the Elmhurst district of Queens, the Asian population jumped by 30 per cent from 2000 to 2010. The unsheltered homeless population in Queens has also been surging- rising 158 per cent ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... this brutal introduction, a prickly affinity exists between one of the world’s smallest nations and its largest, in terms of population. Tellingly, in each there is a desire to regain their former ... Separatists in the north of Italy have long called for an independent state made up of several of the country’s wealthiest and most populous northern regions, sometimes referred to collectively ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Mark Peters

    ... The Last Ship begins with typical Bay subtlety, as a pandemic wipes out 80 per cent of the Earth's population. Thankfully, a United States Navy destroyer, with a politically correct crew ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Genesis of a New York Chinatown

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... century, it hosted a few dozen aircraft companies that employed tens of thousands, but after the cold war ended, in the 1990s, the aviation industry's presence shrunk, and population growth stagnated. Whites still make up 75 per cent of Long Island's 3 million population, according to the 2010 census, but the Asian population- though it stood at only 5.5 per cent of the whole- had ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Film Q&A: Emily Meade

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu Alan Yu American actress Emily Meade, 25, who plays Aimee in the The Leftovers, a television drama set in a world where 2 per cent of the population have mysteriously vanished, talks about the bright side and why she doesn't seek fame. The premise of the show sounds depressing. "People are apprehensive about finding The Leftovers funny because it's ...




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