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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ted Thomas

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Madeleine Fitzpatrick

    ... to British Airways) in the Far East; Pan American, the biggest airline in the world; and (Dutch carrier) KLM. I did a cargo airline from Luxembourg, which I even flew, taking my car as excess ...

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    City scope: snake angel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... desperate peasants from Fujian to travel. She hired snakeheads who hid people in cargo ships en route to America. These already long journeys would often involve diversions to several other ... to collect debts. In 1993, however, the sophisticated human-smuggling empire she had built imploded when the Golden Venture, a cargo ship carrying 300 Chinese illegal immigrants, including some ...

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    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... International port empire in the 60s. The dockyard's development marked a departure from a Hong Kong that actually made things- whether it be plastic flowers or ocean-going passenger-cargo ships- ...

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    Then & now: Coffin homes

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:28pm by Jason Wordie

    ... bones destined for repatriation were dumped overboard during passage (most notoriously off the Australian coast) by ship captains, agents took to travelling with their car-gos to stop ...

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    Then & now: smooth sailing

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Cargo and freight helped the airlines- and the broader economy- weather that storm. There remain buildings in Hong Kong that stand as evidence of the impact of economic turmoil almost a century ago, and the ability of the cargo carriers of the day- shipping companies- to endure those hard times. The 1880s and 1890s had witnessed what was then the world's most prolonged economic ...

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    Then & now: Pest practice

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... they came from Africa via insufficiently cleaned cargo holds on wartime Japanese vessels. Others yet maintain the snail turned up from Taiwan in this period- which is more plausible given Japanese ...

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    Then & now: life on the ocean wave

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... numbers of Shanghai and Ningbo-based fleets. Given Hong Kong's importance as a port, disturbances to shipping or cargo handling operations were always a major concern. Hong Kong was- ...

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    Then & now: skies were the limit

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... air-cargo business opportunities as the civil war heated up from 1946 onwards. By 1948 communist assumption of power had become- to any astute observer- a matter of when, rather than if. ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... however, and after purchasing six cargo ships during the Great Depression his wealth grew immensely as he leased them out to the Allied forces during the second world war. In the 1988 movie ...

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    So near, yet so feared: life in the fast lane

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mostly drive well, probably because they carry valuable cargo and not humans) seem to think that nothing can happen when they are safely within their little metal universe and that other traffic ...




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