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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... group interested me in particular; a band of old men and women playing saxophones and clarinets. Their saxophone teacher, Mr Wang, is 85 years old and as nimble-fingered as a saxophone-playing ... and produce such great tunes I'll be damned if I can't learn the banjo. And as soon as I got back to Hong Kong I bought a banjo and began. I also printed out all my photos of Mr Wang et al ...

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    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... of the commanders captured, Wang Xiaojie, was released and sent back to China on account of his eerie resemblance to the late father of the Tibetan king. An armed revolt broke out in 684 against Dowager ...

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    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... no feline fan, though her reasons were more macabre. While still a consort of Emperor Taizong, of the Tang dynasty, Wu engineered the fall of the emperor’s principal wife, Empress Wang, and his ... Wang and Xiao. Later, enraged that her husband had visited his two former wives, Empress Wu had the two women flogged and their limbs amputated. Their torsos were placed in vats of wine ...

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    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... beyond breaking point. Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang recently wrote about the possibility of “serious social unrest”, and Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm

    ... The traditional Jewish ceremony, which took place at Sky 100, the observation deck of the International Commerce Centre, saw Lee escorted down the aisle by her mother, clad in a Vera Wang dress. According ...

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    Reflections: blood vassals

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... the princess for the many women she introduced into the imperial harem. Not one to take an insult lightly, Princess Guantao along with Consort Wang, another of the emperor's concubines, began plotting against Li and badmouthing her before the emperor. Before long, the crown prince was demoted and Li banished. The princess married off her daughter to Wang's son, who went ...

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    Reflections: Work to rule

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... and depravity as men. As consort to Emperor Gaozong, Wu killed her own newborn daughter to frame the then empress (Empress Wang), whom she subsequently replaced. Wu's politically astute daughter ...

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    Then & now: Home and away

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... such as the powerful Guangdong leader Chen Jiongming, had moved here some years earlier. Wang Jingwei, the mercurial political figure who established a puppet government in Nanking after the Japanese invasion of the country in 1937, remains an enduring historical hate figure due to his wartime collaboration. This ghastly man had shown early form; in 1929, after Chiang Kai-shek came to power, Wang set up ...

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    My life: Greg Rafferty

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang Movember's man in Hong Kong tells Jeanette Wang why he is so keen to persuade the city's chaps to furnish their upper lip Greg Rafferty THE BIG MO-VE I lived in London for six years, working for a big TV production company as an account manager. In 2009, I returned to Australia and was looking for a change in career. I'd done a reasonable amount ...

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    Reflections: Hocus pocus

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Hocus pocus The latest leader of a spiritual movement to come under the government’s radar is Wang Lin, famous in China for his purported ability to heal the sick using qigong ... film stars and senior officials. It’s only natural that Beijing is wary of people such as Wang and spiritual movements with mass appeal, such as the Falun Gong, as, historically, they often ...




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