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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

    Quenching the thirst of China’s Yao minority

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm

    ... of Lower Nongxin. I ask Yang if he believes he can help these people. After all, isn’t part of China’s great economic drive urbanisation? “I don’t know about that. I only know what I see. Since ... Furthermore, in boom-time China – a nation that hosted the world’s most expensive Olympics and has its own space programme – why isn’t there enough cash to build a few simple cisterns? After breakfast, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1563278/taking-rains
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When China and France went to war: 130 years since forgotten conflict

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... A soft-power approach has seen a strong bond develop between Hong Kong and the French, unlike 130 years ago, when France went to war with China. Stuart Heaver looks back at a forgotten ... this weekend, hardly anyone will be marking the 130th anniversary of a little-known war between France and China that created such antipathy towards the European nation that there was a boycott ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578428/no-charm-intended
  4. 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
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Dinah Gardner Nestled between India and China, Nepal is seen as strategically valuable to both giants, as they jostle for supremacy over the impoverished nation. Dinah Gardner reports. ... China's Shadow, accused Beijing of pressuring Nepal to spy on Tibetans residing in the landlocked nation, and prevent them from staging anti-China protests. The report said surveillance cameras ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572819/caught-middle
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    First Served

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by FIRST SERVED

    ... mousse. Grano Italiano (tel: 2661 3533) is opening a new branch at China Hong Kong City in Tsim Sha Tsui. Diners can order tailor-made pizzas which are ready in five minutes, as well as focaccia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1580790/first-served
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Joe Odagiri, actor

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... mainland China and South Korea. Are you looking to accomplish anything in particular by doing this? It's not really a plan. To start with, the filmmakers invited me with their promising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1579236/inquisition-joe-odagiri-actor
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: That's entertainment

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon That's entertainment Entertainers are now objects of emulation. Winners of acting awards are hailed as “movie emperors or empresses” (yingdi, yinghou) and their secretaries, make-up artists and other hangers-on “serve by imperial appointment” (yuyong). But in imperial China, they were considered little better than prostitutes – but for a couple of years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1576903/reflections-thats-entertainment
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Genesis of a New York Chinatown

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... is what you don't easily get in China. And my son will be getting into high school in September; the schools on Long Island are better quality than those in the city," says Wang, who, like the wives in many such investment-immigrant families, lives with her son in New York while her husband spends most of his time in China, taking care of business. (The name she uses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1579024/genesis-new-york-chinatown
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Lest we forget

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jason Wordie

    ... involvement in the second world war, however, was direct, and the long-term impact much more profound. On a war footing from 1938, following the Japanese invasion of China the previous year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578433/then-now-lest-we-forget

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