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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

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

    ... human history, every culture has marked this most final of journeys in its own way. The Chinese approach to death has always been very distinctive. Various historical travel accounts, ... 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 ...

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    Rant: Striking a SAR note

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... with woks, steamers and choppers? Finally, there's Pollution. A miserables musical featuring the songs of Air Supply, set in a haze of grey air, with lots of smoke machines. The audience could ...

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    So near yet so feared: the last word

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... and "last" and "next"- which share the same words (i.e. "up" and "last"- as in "previous" not "final"- are the same). They confuse "next" ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... with their severed arms and legs tied behind their backs. The women screamed in pain for days before they finally expired. “Wu you slut!” screeched Xiao, as she was tortured. “I’ll be a cat in my next life ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

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

    ... of government – or key personalities within it – are so thoroughly discredited with the public they no longer have any popular authority and are openly disobeyed? The final sanction, then, is a request ...

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    Reflections: Arguing the toss

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... was the most powerful person in the realm. To tighten his control of the court, or perhaps to pave the way for his own eventual elevation to emperor, Dong decided to replace the young Emperor Shao with the latter's even younger brother. One day, as Emperor Shao and his mother, the Empress Dowager He, held court, Dong drew his sword and announced his decision before all the officials. The emperor ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Let them eat brunch!

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... excesses of Cixi's court with Hong Kong's first Chinese free-flow brunch, Feng Wei- literally "abundant flavours". Diners can indulge in a buffet of fiery northern cuisine ... red curtains sway in the courtyard-themed surroundings. But don't get too comfortable; every 20 minutes a gong sounds and the entire court- sorry, we mean restaurant- assembles around ...

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    Then & now: Laundering service

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Jason Wordie

    ... effect on their surrounding areas. If neighbouring states, and their economies, functioned effectively, these service centres would lose their appeal. Hong Kong’s “comparative advantage” has ... is the ready availability of inexpensive domestic help as one ages.  The local direct tax rate also makes life very appealing. Why be assessed to the hilt in a cold, damp climate and do your own housework in your ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: a feast for the senses

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... slightly sterile smell? Where are the snacks? Someone has finally asked the right questions, and The Popsy Room is the answer. The brainchild of Jennifer Chung May-ling, The Popsy Room is a multi-sensory art gallery. Its inaugural exhibition, "Meditation and Megrim", showcases the work of four Hong Kong-based artists in an environment that appeals to all five senses. Uniting ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law in Seattle Violet Law in Seattle Blossoming relationship For nearly 20 years, a small group of Seattleites have been toiling to build a Sichuan-style garden in their city. And with craftsmen from Chongqing, rocks from Lake Tai, in the Yangtze River Delta, and peonies from Luoyang, Henan province, it is finally coming together. This labour of love began as the United States ...




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