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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: naked ambition

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Naked ambition The luo guan, or “naked official”, is a new species in the world of venality in the mainland. These corrupt officials are “naked” not due to their sexual shenanigans, if any, but because their wives and children have emigrated, leaving them home alone. With family members holding foreign nationalities, it’s easier for luo guan to transfer ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    A violent Sin City sequel gives Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller fans what they want

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by James Mottram

    ... of the first movie. "In this one, she's been corrupted by all of it," says the actress. "She's been transformed into a cynical, sad, self-destructive person." Alcoholic, ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Festival Moon highlights inequality in Hong Kong, past and present

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:11am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... into a symbol of the corruption and inequality of Hong Kong's capitalistic system. The inaugural production of the left-wing Feng Huang studio, this classic of 1950s Putonghua-dialect cinema took ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Mark Peters

    ... of an investigation into corruption. Despite its spunky realism, the storylines tend to meander down streets of ludicrousness but however far it ambles, it can't detract from Elba's magnetic ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Quenching the thirst of China’s Yao minority

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm

    ... works such as roads and cisterns incomplete. “I went through the communist education system,” says Yang. “As a teacher, I’m a party member. I used to respect them; I had no idea how corrupt ... anti-corruption campaign has garnered much publicity, but, as Li Huiming, a migrant from a remote mountain area, observes back in Shenzhen, “The crackdown is happening in the big cities. Corruption ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Z Storm covers no new ground, but has moments of interest

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... (Cantonese, English and Putonghua) Rating: 2.5/5   The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC)'s image has been tarnished recently by the removal of high-profile graft suspect Song Lin as head ... and now David Lam Tak-luk's Z Storm features incorruptible ICAC officers going up against corrupt cops. A blockbuster crime thriller with a number of scenes that recall the 2012 hit Cold War, ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: Brick Mansions is Detroit's mean streets

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... the reformed ex-con thrown into prison again, with the help of one of the many corrupt members of the Detroit Police Department. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to Brick Mansions' many denizens, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - ASIAN MEGACITIES PART I

    The rise and rise of the Asian megacity (and why 'metacities' are the next big thing)

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Vanessa Collingridge

    ... to this the concerns with corruption and the growing gap between rich and poor, and the social tensions of the megacity suddenly become very real indeed." However, for the young and educated, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - World cup 2014

    Will Hong Kong ever reach a World Cup, or are we losing sight of the goal?

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... qualifying for a World Cup is unimaginable today. In last month's Fifa world rankings, the men's team placed 158th, below Tahiti, the Maldives and Aruba. Corruption and match-fixing ...




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