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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: heist flick Meeting Dr Sun harbours a social agenda

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... interpreted domestically as a reaction to the growing unrest that culminated in the island's recent youthful civil disobedience movement. By bridging two delicate subjects in Taiwan's ...

  2. 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 ... beyond breaking point. Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang recently wrote about the possibility of “serious social unrest”, and Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Project Timor

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm

    ... however. In 2006, factional fighting and civil unrest caused 15 per cent of the population to flee their homes. Subsequent violence, in 2008 – when rebel soldiers attempted to assassinate ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When death came calling: how the plague swept through Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... the colony, causing widespread suffering and sparking social unrest. From Hong Kong the plague spread far and wide, creating a global pandemic that claimed millions of lives. In June 1894, young ... to conduct house-to-house searches. James Lowson, a Scottish doctor and acting superintendent of the Civil Hospital, described in unsparing prose the full horror of what they found: "On ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The truth hurts

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Sian Powell

    ... and igniting civil unrest across the region. It is perhaps too much to say that WikiLeaks has played a significant role in the upheavals that have seen nations as disparate as Egypt, Syria and Libya ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Left to their own vices

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Donghuan Xu

    ... the civil unrest in Athens that helped bring down Greek prime minister George Papandreou, and kicking would-be muggers “in the balls” while filming the London riots. He describes Vice today as “a ... Guide to Liberia. During the first Liberian civil war, there was a militia leader, Joshua Blahyi, popularly known as “General Butt Naked” because of the fact he would lead his child soldiers ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Escape the holiday crush with our guide to last-minute destinations

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI, Adam Wright, NICK TAYLOR, Amy Russell, CHARLEY LA

    ... ferry trip to the island. Due to recent unrest in the Thai capital, you are advised to consult your travel agent before flying.  Adam Wright     Instead of the Maldives, go to... SRI LANKA'S SOUTH COAST Why? Sri Lanka is affectionately known as the "pearl of the Indian Ocean", and for good reason. Recently opened up for tourism following its decades-long civil war, ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Sci-fi thriller Ender's Game sparks controversy

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:38pm by James Mottram

    ... marriage. Just one example: in his 2004 essay, Homosexual 'Marriage' and Civilization, he stated: "They steal from me what I treasure most, and gain for themselves nothing at all. ... unions- and his extreme views have been causing waves of unrest. Already this year, when DC Comics hired him to write an instalment for its forthcoming digital-first Superman anthology Adventures ...



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