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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

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

    ... over border operations. But due to political considerations, their presence was mostly limited to the frontier, and the police remained in control in urban areas. In countries where armed ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: border personalities

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Border personalities In an attempt to justify his country's military intervention in its smaller neighbour, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed there had been an "unconstitutional takeover" in Ukraine. Some 600 years ago, China, under the Ming dynasty, invoked a similar reason for invading southern neighbour Vietnam. In 1400, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: let's hear it for the Chans

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by Jason Wordie

    ... late one night during an early political campaign, they crossed the border at Lo Wu (after a tip to the police) with one child holding her father’s hand, another sitting on his mother’s back, ... a bar and a restaurant all want to rent it. A family talk decides the matter. The little girl who crossed the border fearfully clutching her father’s hand is now a successful doctor – long hours ...

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    Rant: heir of the smog

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by Mark Footer

    ... metal-contaminated) sand. Sure, there is some pollution we can do little about- the stuff coming over the border, for example- but there is a lot of action Hong Kong could take if it cared enough about its ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: first case scenarios

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... weren't as eagle-eyed as those of the Huanggang border crossing, were they! "You will obey the law of our country," the immigration officer retorted. After half an hour or so of official ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: off the rails

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by CECILE GAMST BERG

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg Off the rails Just before Lunar New Year, I went to Shenzhen to breathe some long-needed mainland air- but a few metres across the border I stopped dead in my tracks: an outdoor wedding? At Lo Wu station? Why else would there have been a long white marquee decorated with flowers and hearts? Then I twigged: it was the caring China Rail ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: room and border

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg Room and border I had to laugh a bit, ruefully, the other day when I visited, for about the billionth time, that staple of sophisticated Hong Kong ... to look far, though; just across the plaza is the Shenzhen Railway Hotel, my stopover of choice. You could stay a week here and never have to go outside. On the side closest to the border ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & Now: early maps attest to HK's 'fluid' borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... Jason Wordie Early maps of Hong Kong, however inaccurate, provide a picture of its historical evolution and ever-shifting borders. writes Jason Wordie Grid expectations Monsignor ... instances has this documentation been more thorough than in mapping. Recent controversies about perceived redefinitions of the northern border with the mainland are nothing new. Hong Kong's ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: That sinking feeling

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... the euphoria of 1988 can never come again, I always feel a renewed interest in life when crossing the border. Something fun is guaranteed to happen and, even if it doesn't, the food is superior ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: stretching across borders

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHARU

    ... Charukesi Ramadurai in Mumbai Charukesi Ramadurai in Mumbai   Mumbai-based yoga instructor Asha Ambani doesn't sound surprised the ancient discipline is enjoying a surge in popularity on the mainland. "For centuries, people in China and India ha ...




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