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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: gold is the new black

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 10:27pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... Jenni Marsh Jenni Marsh Gold is the new black We all know China likes its bling, so it comes as no surprise to discover that Shanghai- that city of spaceship skyscrapers and bottle-opener-shaped buildings- has taken the iconic black hackney carriage and painted it (you guessed it) gold. Two hundred of the flashy rides will go into operation this year, with 50 already having hit ...

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    Then & Now: The China lover

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie The realities encountered by singer-actress Yoshiko Yamaguchi do not fit easily into today's Sino-Japanese narrative. The China lover The recent death in Tokyo of singer ... in northeastern China and Taiwan. China's northeastern provinces- better known then as Manchuria- became a Japanese sphere of influence after Japan was granted "most favoured nation" status ...

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    Then & now: busy bodies

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... overrode the best interests of the people of Hong Kong at that time or openly superseded their wishes. As a society with limited (and for most of its history, non-existent) electoral franchise, ... much-maligned British parliamentarian Enoch Powell was the leading voice against British security excesses during the Mau Mau insurgency in 1950s Kenya. China, however, remains an authoritarian, ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm

    ... administrative region of China. It was co-signed by the premier of China and Anibal Cavaco Silva, the prime minister of Portugal. Zhao, who was critical of Maoist policies, played an important role in the free-market reforms that opened China to the world. In 1984, he was hosted as a guest at the White House, part of efforts to improve relations with China by United States president Ronald Reagan ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... in the early 20th century. On this day in 1911, he opened the Chinese stretch of the Kowloon-Canton Railway. Construction had been delayed by the Boxer rebellion (1899-1901) on the mainland and the Boer war (1899-1902) in South Africa. In 1949, the newly formed People's Republic of China cancelled the rail service completely. Lugard wasn't around to enjoy the ride for long- he ...

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    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... acquired money before anything else that typically goes with it. To help compensate, etiquette courses periodically open up; their attendees hope to quickly acquire in adulthood the social skills ... of your survival. Mao’s China, Stalin’s Russia and Pol Pot’s Cambodia all shared this chilling characteristic. In Russia, between 1917 and the late 1930s, the middle and upper classes were exiled ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... to China. Perhaps the British prime minister was bound for failure, having described China as a “rather unpleasant place governed by rather unpleasant people” when she first visited, in 1977. ... opened a tobacco shop on London’s Bond Street in 1847, when his son, Philip, was 12 years old. Seven years later, the Morris family began to make their own cigarettes and, by 1870, the shop ...

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    Then & now: Stone stock

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... jade- known for its mostly deep green hues- has a long history in south China. The contemporary opening up of jade mines in Bhamo and Myitkyina has historical parallels. For centuries, Burma ... Jason Wordie Long prized for its ornamental value, jade is back in fashion with those looking for a good investment, writes Jason Wordie Stone stock Jade has been treasured in China ...

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    Then & now: protected airspace

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Airways was a massive improvement on the fastest sea passages, which took at least a month to reach Europe. Interestingly, "domestic" China aviation was relatively open at this time; ... the state-owned China National Aviation Corp and the partly German-controlled Eurasia Aviation Corp- maintained regular passenger services from various mainland cities to Hong Kong. These remained ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: driven to abstraction

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by JOHAN NYLANDER

    ... in the background. But what looks like a Swedish dream is, in reality, a Chinese nightmare, says activist group Supporting Human Rights in China (SHRC). Since China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group bought ... for the Falun Gong movement, which, she said, is "just as tyrannical top down as China's Communist Party". Others argue that taking Swedishness to China is a way of getting Beijing ...




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