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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nobel laureates offer ideas on battling climate change

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... the event will gather together climate-change scientists, urbanisation experts, politicians, business leaders and about 20 Nobel laureates. The symposium series is the brainchild of Professor Hans ... part of the Pearl River Delta [which is considered an emerging megacity], it's on the coastline, it's a global leader in innovation and it's the access point for mainland China ...

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    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 ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

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

    ... 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 ... Rouge henchmen who, let’s never forget, were sponsored by China, simply killed the lot. But China, as ever, was different. Unlike in Russia, communism’s worst excesses only endured ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Forward steppe

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by MARIKA DEE

    ... not to lose our soul. If we don't know who we are, we don't know where we'll go." Over the past few years, Mongolia, a landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China, has ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: one for the history books

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... I search both online and off to fill in the blanks. In 1065, Emperor Yingzong, of the Northern Song dynasty, commissioned Sima Guang to compile a grand narrative of China’s past. Sima and his team ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Home tweet home

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Luke Duggleby

    ... of 60,000 and Thailand coming in third on the list. (Bird's nest is produced in small amounts on Hainan Island, but nowhere else in China). Yet, for some industry veterans, the golden age has ... it back to China and sell for 120,000 baht to 150,000 baht [a kilo]. Now the price [at source] is about 15,000 baht [HK$3,580] and it can be sold for 20,000 to 25,000 baht," says Bunpot, who ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... three-star hotels tend to rule the roost. This, the eighth Mandarin Oriental in Greater China, opened in May with the express intention of having the highest rack rates in Taiwan within its first ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    A moving experience

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... and Edwardian furniture reveals that a third of the 60-odd passengers are from China. We feel right at home. Capital Park was built with materials salvaged from other stations around the country, ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: Cui Xinming's Journey to the East investigates the modern era

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... inspired by the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West, about a monk and his three disciples' dangerous quest for peace, echoes China's position. It is also an allusion to the reliance people place on demigods in China. "When there is no righteousness, people tend to dream up heroic figures, often with supernatural powers. They hope that they will set things right. ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Yuen Biao, martial arts star

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... in China (1991). That's as far as I'm willing to go. As a child, you were part of the Peking opera troupe Seven Little Fortunes, which included Sammo Hung and Jackie Chan. Did you compete to be the best fighter? Did we get into fights? Of course we did — but not to decide who was the better fighter. It was the [China] Drama Academy that we attended, and that's why we didn't ...




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