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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: off colour

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Off colour In terms of visible cultural markers in Asia, the Chinese are a people apart. Among Asians, not only do Chinese take on foreign first names the most readily, ... traditional South Asian dress. The only item that fitted me in the Kowloon shop, however, was a black kurta. Although I’m about as Chinese as Bill Clinton is British (hailing, as I do, from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1557249/reflections-colour
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: finite arts

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The Chinese approach to construction recognises that all buildings- however sacred- must succumb to time, writes Jason Wordie Finite arts Inside many traditional Chinese buildings, a fir ... to society. While artisans were usually illiterate (or nearly so), their skills and expertise contained echoes of Chinese philosophical approaches to the world. In this regard, cloth tell-tales flag ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558148/then-now-finite-arts
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    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... straight for the beach, where under the palm trees we found dozens of musicians playing the erhu and other traditional Chinese instruments, belting out the revolutionary songs of their youth. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558138/so-near-yet-so-feared
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    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
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    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
  9. 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
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    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

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