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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money shot

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Jason Wordie

    ... political debate in Hong Kong and the character of those prepared to put up their hand (well, one of them at a time, anyway) in the public interest – somehow such people manage to survive ...

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    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... Bush Snr had directed the US expedition in Antarctica to give us all cooperation. At the time, there was an international debate on whether drilling for oil and other minerals should ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of Hong Kong’s political system to deliver competent, responsible administration continues to decline. Popular despair at the dispiriting race to the bottom that characterises most public debate ... of the debate. Whatever form the protests take, the drama will end in floods of tears all round. But however many tears are shed – and let’s fervently hope that they are all that will flow on the streets ...

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    Then & now: land of make believe

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The heritage debate over Pok Fu Lam village is grounded in broader discontent towards an arrogant government, writes Jason Wordie Land of make believe Hong Kong society is undeniably ... The metaphor is deliberate; as any objective, long-term observer can discern, most of what passes for public debate in Hong Kong is not, ultimately, about the subject being loudly – and frequently ...

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    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 “public consultation” on constitutional reform, which dragged on farcically for months, has achieved nothing meaningful, and the public mood continues to harden. Figures on all sides of the debate ...

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    City scope: about face

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Anna Chen

    ... establishment rose up to crush the upstarts. Arts reviewer Mark Shenton attacked me and Hwang by name, so there was no way I was going to miss Yellow Face 's pre-show debate between playwright ...

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    Rant: are high education fees a harsh lesson in exodus policy?

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Mark Footer A lesson in exodus policy? On Tuesday, the South China Morning Post ran a story about the rising costs of English-language education in Hong Kong, which drew heated debate online. Among the usual accusations of racism, cultural insensitivity and government indifference, one commenter, XYZ, wrote that "the limited availability and high cost ...

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    Reflections: Tin Hau's legacy

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:07pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... God, which is still incomprehensible to many Christians, was hammered out in debates and compromises among quarrelling theologians, bishops and emperors in the first few centuries after ...

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    Then & now: ctrl freaks

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Jason Wordie

    ... numerous independent witnesses clearly observed. Of course, online public debates can be cleverly shut down long enough for other issues to take precedence in the wider consciousness; the recent ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Arthur de Villepin

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Shirley Lau

    ... I was introduced to a young Frenchman, Thibault Pontallier, who is the Asia ambassador of Bordeaux winery Chateau Margaux. When we first met in a cafe in Admiralty, we started off debating French politics. ...




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