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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... polemicist and civil servant in Cromwell's England. His job title these days sounds more like a hoax than history: Milton was the government's "secretary for foreign tongues". His ... namesake. Brought to his wits' end by the politics of the American civil war, the governor committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. He shared a birthday and an exit strategy ...

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    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... civil war erupted in earnest, till late 1952, when enhanced mainland policestate bureaucracy made it virtually impossible to travel internally without a permit, more than 1,000 uninvited ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... of perfection. And I'm not perfect"- but some perhaps feel he should. In 2012, civil rights activist Harry Belafonte accused Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé, of "turning their back on social ...

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    My life: Peter Allison

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... in southern Africa. The second one is also about my travels in the region and me doing silly things. [For example] in 1996, I was in Mozambique. The civil war had just ended and I saw these baobab ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: flights, camera, action

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Jason Wordie

    ... those in other parts of the city, with multiple attachments. A worst-case civil-emergency situation, regularly practised for by joint military/ civilian response teams, involved a fully laden ... the runway and ended in the harbour, as well as a variety of near-miss incidents, were more commonplace than the local aviation sector (even today) would be prepared to admit. All that- like much ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Jason Wordie

    ... service- and who stays away- still matters in local society. "Even the dead can lose face," is a commonly used phrase, sourly deployed when the recently departed have been finally ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: protected airspace

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong has a history of minimising competition forits aviation flag carriers, despite its free-market reputation, writes Jason Wordie Castles in the air Any new evidence ... in recent years. The aviation sector is no exception; recent junkets for individuals with influence over landing rights and conflict-of-interest allegations regarding the proposed third runway ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... As the public mood deteriorates, PLA deployment in the face of civil unrest is looking ever more probable, writes Jason Wordie Forcing the issue As predicted, Hong Kong’s longheralded ... for “aid to the civil power”; in effect, this means that the armed forces are called in to help restore public order in support of – or, in the worst case, as a substitute for – local police. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Tempting fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Jason Wordie

    ... successfully, administrations must ruthlessly eliminate opportunities for graft among all ranks of the civil service. Ethical arguments in favour of honesty in public office without strictly enforced ... purse. Individual pay scales may have been less than those at comparable levels in the private sector, but, overall, the working conditions for civil servants have been measurably better; ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ren Yanfang

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... in the Xinhua article and wanted to write to the Propaganda Department. But I was stopped by a friend who said I would get into trouble. When the Cultural Revolution broke out in 1966, the members ...




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