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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Through the keyhole: the homes modern China forgot

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by X

    ... of 'China's Vanishing Worlds- Countryside, Traditions, and Cultural Spaces' Through the keyhole Throughout our numerous trips to far-flung parts of the mainland over the past eight years, we have ... The "old" China that was so vividly described by American writer Pearl S. Buck in the 1930s and 40s comes back to life in a labyrinth of dimly lit interwoven spaces. When hazy sunlight creeps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555313/through-keyhole-homes-modern-china-forgot
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Megacities of Asia Part III: The rise of the 'Megaregion'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am

    ... Urbanisation is changing the face of Asia but what’s next for the continent’s city dwellers, asks Vanessa Collingridge, in the last of a three-part series “Never in the history of urbanisation have we found ourselves living in cities this big!” proclaims Professor Chris Webster, dean of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. Despite a 30-year career studying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540813/megacities-asia-part-iii-grey-areas
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... to set up business here. It’s leveraging on the fact that while it might be physically in mainland China, for the first time ever there’s a chance that Hong Kong’s legal framework can be applied ... this definition is already too small-scale. In China alone, Beijing and Shanghai are classed as “metacities”, with populations of more than 20 million. But in certain key areas such as the Pearl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536089/perils-concrete-jungle
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: off colour

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... for the Chinese. When China became a centralised empire under the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty (reigned 220-210BC), the state colour was black. The emperor wore black, his ministers and soldiers wore black, state flags were black – Qin China was not a happy place. It was, however, soon replaced by the Han dynasty, which became associated with a vibrant shade of yellow.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1557249/reflections-colour
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... into the South China Sea, Dapeng marks Shenzhen's eastern periphery. The peninsula is named after a mythological bird first mentioned in the classic collection of Taoist fables Zhuangzi: "When ... "I was in middle school when my mum took me to live in Togo," says Sonia Ding, over coffee on the terrace of her Aloha Beach Club. "When I returned to China, I remember looking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558106/let-it-rip-surfs-shenzhen
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - ASIAN MEGACITIES PART I

    The rise and rise of the Asian megacity (and why 'metacities' are the next big thing)

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Vanessa Collingridge

    ... Asia's spectacular urbanisation may have been late in coming but it is unprecedented. "If you take China as an example," says Dent, "until relatively recently you would have ... Keqiang: he describes urbanisation as one of the key drivers for economic growth, ensuring that China's future will continue to be in the cities. "If you look at where economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1530748/larger-life-rise-and-rise-asian-megacity
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    The jazz scene in China is booming as more young musicians discover the genre

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Robin Lynam

    ... in Shanghai and Beijing, but there is growing interest in southern China. Li Gaoyang, a leading young saxophone player, comes from Beijing but often plays in the south, sometimes with Nate Wong ... of the scenes in Beijing and Shanghai in recent years is anything to go by, jazz in southern China could also have a promising future. Entrants for this year's Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1546605/jazz-scene-china-booming-more-young-musicians-discover-genre
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debut

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Robin Lynam

    ... as the theme for 1984's Unfaithfully Yours, and has contributed to many other soundtracks, including The China Syndrome and The Money Pit. Separate Lives was nominated for the best original song ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1557421/steven-bishop-songwriter-stars-excited-about-his-hong-kong-debut
  9. 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
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Fleeing Uygurs caught using Rohingya trafficking networks are stuck in limbo

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by GABRIELLE PALUCH

    ... Gabrielle Paluch Hundreds of suspected Uygurs are being held in Thai immigration camps while officials try to validate their desperate claims of Turkish nationality. Deportation to China ... detention centre in Bangkok, where they remain, quietly waiting to hear whether they will be deported to China or granted asylum in Turkey. The second group of 77 were detained in province. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555568/state-limbo-uygurs-thailand

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