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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

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

    ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
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    City scope: Windows to the past

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Anna Chen

    ... well: the manufacturing, advanced engineering, automotive and aerospace sectors are all thriving. Having been booked to read poetry for the festival's China Day, I discovered the city has ... who'd served in the British merchant navy during the second world war, but were secretly and forcibly repatriated to China after risking their lives for the Allied cause. Many left behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555556/city-scope-windows-past
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    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Jason Wordie

    ... by the late 19th century a new innovation had come into vogue in the Chinese world- the European-style brass band. Hong Kong, and other foreign-influenced cities in China, such as Shanghai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556131/then-now-blowing-their-trumpet
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    My life: Alex Tizon

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Ajay Singh

    ... no such thing as Filipino food. I don't know why. The Philippines doesn't have the strong, centuries-long tradition of entrepreneurship, like India, China, Korea and Japan. THE INVISIBLE MEN ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555578/my-life-alex-tizon
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    My life: Robert Joseph

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... and then in China. Later, I took it to Japan, Russia, Poland, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore. I would probably qualify for the Guinness Book of Records for having run the most competitions, over 50 of them. ... liquor laws. Most of Europe has been resistant, and French-led China still prefers cork. I believe in the screw cap, and I like good synthetic corks. Corks are bad news. If condoms or tyres had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1550929/my-life-robert-joseph
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    Reflections: Sleeping partners

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by WEE KEN KOON

    ... polygamy often occurred among the rich, as considerable means were needed to support several women (and sometimes their relatives). The polygamist par excellence in imperial China was always ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544217/reflections-sleeping-partners
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    My life: Ren Yanfang

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... time in New York now, living with my daughter. Last year, when I went back to China for a few weeks, CCTV (China Central Television) was showing a drama series about Jiao Yulu (a Communist ... passed away; they don't believe it at first. Together they call his name and ask him to come back. But in today's China, there is no Jiao Yulu.   Ren Yanfang's The Jiao Yulu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540414/my-life-ren-yanfang
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    City scope: snake angel

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

    ... discovered a more lucrative line of work, in the hordes of people wanting to get into the US but lacking the means to do so legally. With connections in China and the US, Cheng started to help ... in our village in China." And it is that fear of what might have been that fuels the reverence for Sister Ping.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536087/city-scope-snake-angel
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    My life: David Walker

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... given for going to war; we were told communism was coming down through Vietnam. China was regarded as the great bogeyman in the background. If Vietnam fell to communism, then Southeast Asia ... it was a big continent with a small population. So if China, with its 400 million people, decided it wanted another continent to expand into, Australia looked pretty tempting. Then, later on, Japan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536034/my-life-david-walker
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    Reflections: Just a hunch

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... the costly maritime expeditions of Zheng He had been issued by Yongle, Hongxi put a permanent stop to them by burning the entire fleet. Had Zheng's voyages continued, China might have become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1529898/reflections-just-hunch

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