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  1. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536060/then-now-forcing-issue
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556131/then-now-blowing-their-trumpet
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: blind dates at Alchemy in the Dark

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... to Saturday, from 7pm to 11pm. Reservations are required. A three-course meal with wine pairing costs HK$700 per person. Five per cent of all profits go to the Hong Kong Society for the Blind.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1550984/something-new-blind-dates-alchemy-dark
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: the lapsap of luxury

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Mark Footer

    ... the world, especially in more affluent societies, millions, perhaps billions, of small items must be thrown away every day without ever having been used. Try standing near a paper-towel dispenser ... at an incredible rate. The very least we can do is actually make use of straws, paper towels and the myriad other bits and pieces of first-world living before we make them part of our society's great ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540855/rant-lapsap-luxury
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: dregs and the city

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

    ... "local" drink of tea mixed with coffee, is frequently paraded by "cultural critics" as a culinary fusion metaphor for Hong Kong society; a beguiling blend of East and West, if you like. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540802/then-now-dregs-and-city
  6. 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; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1530786/then-now-tempting-fate
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... most famous works, A Room of One's Own, protagonist Judith illustrated the limitations women faced in society. With a brother called William, Judith was the fictional sister of Shakespeare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536059/six-degrees
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: get me out of here

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Jason Wordie

    ... While local Europeans have long delighted in rubbing shoulders with celebrities, the feeling has not always been mutual, writes Jason Wordie Get me out of here Hong Kong’s European society ... sent many self-important society figures into near-apoplexy. In this – as ever – they were deeply conflicted; Shaw was famous, and the obvious desire to snub him tussled painfully ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1521091/then-now-get-me-out-here
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The struggles of a colonial-era civil servant help highlight how far Hong Kong has come in terms of the treatment of LGBT fellow citizens, writes Jason Wordie Pride and prejudice ... societies with plural, secular values and broad commitments to social justice. The life of Austin Coates, whose delightful memoir Myself a Mandarin remains the city’s only English-language popular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1473372/then-now-pride-and-prejudice
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1512612/then-now-flights-camera-action

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