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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - Back page

    Reflections: Man of honour

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 10:13am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Man of honour Most people on the mainland support the crackdown on corruption among high-level officials. In imperial China, corrupt officials were the norm, whereas honest ... was to stamp out corruption and nepotism. In the spring of 1043, the Qingli Reforms – named after the Qingli reign (1041-1048) – were launched with support from the throne. Fan was promoted and he ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Calling the shots: photography festival lights up Lianzhou

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... to the dark side of the boom: corruption, objectification of women, moral decadence and crass consumption are themes that feature prominently in his work. Yet his photographs are often laced ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Paragon of Sword & Knife features prolific screen legend Connie Chan

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... from Kam Tung's 1964 novel, the sprawling narrative follows teen protagonist Tso Siu-pak (Connie Chan) as he revenges the murder of his family by a coalition of evil gangs and corrupt ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: The Box's new show reflects the spirit of the student demonstrators

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... of their spirit. We artists never really lose the battle, even though we never really win the battle." The Box's battle against a corrupt world has been going on for three decades. Founded ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Fury conveys the horror of war

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by James Mottram

    ... American.") But in sprinkling the grit that he employed on his scripts for corrupt cop dramas Training Day and Dark Blue, the writer-director shows he has no wish to wave the Stars and Stripes. Never ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Flagrant harbour: the sordid affair that cemented Hong Kong's reputation for vice and corruption

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... The sordid yet titillating Caldwell Affair helped to cement Hong Kong's reputation in the 1850s as a hotbed of vice and corruption. Stuart Heaver attempts to separate fact from fiction Flagrant harbour "Nowadays, Hong Kong enjoys international acclaim as a society with a probity culture," Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner Simon Peh Yun-lu ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - Back page

    Reflections: Cutting class

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 10:22am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... and dismissing corrupt officials. However, when his attacks got too close to the bone,  Gaozong had Chen executed and hung his decapitated head from the top of the city gate. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... that satirised the filth, crime and corruption in the city. The work features in A London Year, an anthology of life in the British capital, along with the musings of another writer who had a distaste ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Equalizer

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by James Mottram

    ... Biko. The Equalizer is far less interesting than Washington's last film with Fuqua, Training Day, which won him the Oscar for best actor for his electric turn as a corrupt Los Angeles cop. ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - ART

    Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso fuses pop culture with Buddhist iconography

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... on corporate corruption. The work was inspired by a recent stay in Chengdu, where Gyatso says he noticed how powerful social networks were as a means of modern communication. "Everyone there uses ... creates new phrases to make their message popular. I found that amazing." Gyatso takes the government's use of the word "tiger" to describe the most corrupt people ...




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