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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Windows to the past

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

    ... Anna Chen in Liverpool Anna Chen in Liverpool Windows to the past Liverpool, home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe, is hosting the International Festival for Business (IFB) ... that the visitor can see it exploding from the town's every pore. Opposite the Il Forno restaurant, in Duke Street, where I was due to give my talk on the Chinese diaspora and read poetry, a grim ...

    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

    ... human history, every culture has marked this most final of journeys in its own way. The Chinese approach to death has always been very distinctive. Various historical travel accounts, documenting aspects of life in the mainland, Hong Kong and among the overseas Chinese diaspora, describe these events. In the 1950s, funeral processions for the wealthy and socially prominent could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556131/then-now-blowing-their-trumpet
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
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    My life: Alex Tizon

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

    ... Sing of Bonanza; Bruce Lee, of course; and there was a TV series called Kung Fu in which the main character was supposed to be Chinese but was played by David Carradine. At the time, ... I worked on a story about Chinese stowaways from Fujian province. The story took me to Fujian, where my Chinese guide and interpreter introduced me to wen wu, the Confucian concept that, in order ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555578/my-life-alex-tizon
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    Then & now: schools of hard knocks

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Jason Wordie

    ... that ensured their competence in either standard written Chinese or English was insufficient to fully benefit from either language as an effective intellectual tool. How did this wasteful state ... the Chinese down”) overstate the issue, it’s clear how these feelings arose. The 90s witnessed a huge flight of Hong Kong’s middle class to local international schools, where critical thinking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1550965/then-now-schools-hard-knocks
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: the last word

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... old-fashioned Chinese train any time. The only mitigating factor of that journey was reaching Changsha South and seeing the man in the photo: too much information. Talking about information, how do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1550982/so-near-yet-so-feared-last-word
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... adopted a daughter from China and served as board president for the Seattle Chinese Garden. After securing a 1.8-hectare plot on a college campus, Wood and others launched a fundraising campaign ... was then a port commissioner. Scholars' rocks are a signature landscape feature in most traditional Chinese gardens. A bronze carp sculpture, hand-cast in the early 20th century as a tribute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525851/city-scope-seattle-chinese-garden
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Sleeping partners

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

    ... since time immemorial for all humanity. They fail to consider polygamy, historically a viable matrimonial arrangement for many peoples, including Hebrews, Indians, Koreans and Chinese. Monogamy may be enshrined in law today, but for the Chinese up until the 20th century, it was socially and legally acceptable to have a family that consisted of one man and several women. Naturally, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544217/reflections-sleeping-partners
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    Reflections: exciting attention

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:48am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... but took the opportunity to distribute his writings. He became an instant celebrity. One of his later poems, On a Gate Tower at Youzhou, is required reading for most Chinese schoolchildren. Here’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1539644/reflections-exciting-attention
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    Then & now: dregs and the city

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Jason Wordie

    ... found elsewhere across the Chinese diaspora. In particular, anywhere that experienced large-scale Cantonese and Hakka migration a few generations ago (Kuala Lumpur and its environs, for example) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540802/then-now-dregs-and-city

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