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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: snake angel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... to collect debts. In 1993, however, the sophisticated human-smuggling empire she had built imploded when the Golden Venture, a cargo ship carrying 300 Chinese illegal immigrants, including some ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Megacities of Asia Part III: The rise of the 'Megaregion'

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am

    ... there are two blots on the horizon: firstly, as the West battles with recession, huge debts and a rising welfare bill, it’s cutting back on the mad consumerism of the 20th century and spending less, so ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: take no prisoner

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... individuals had usually sold themselves because of debt and poverty. Slavery in China continued in various guises for more than 2,000 years. It was only in the 20th century that slavery was formally ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Mark Peters

    ... Lennon in the foetal position just hours before he was murdered, Leibovitz ran into financial woes in 2009 as she struggled to clear a reported US$24 million debt, which almost cost her ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Nymphomaniac: Volume II

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm

    ... extra spice, Von Trier changes Joe’s profession to debt collector/extortionist. But this, and some further plot twists, can’t prevent the latter parts of Joe’s story from moving to the point ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING


    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by ATLANTIC

    ... 21- Apr 20) Don’t worry too much about money. You’ll find a way to pay any debts you’ve accumulated in the weeks ahead. You may have to make some painful choices but it will be more painful ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Snack attack: lo poh beng

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:00pm by Susan Jung

    ... an impoverished husband creating a cake and selling them to buy back his wife, who had sold herself to pay off the family's debts.   ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    True grit: from Hollywood to the horrors of a Phnom Penh rubbish dump

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm by Tibor Krausz

    ... are migrants from the countryside who have fallen on hard times after driving themselves into debt. Some took to the bottle, others gambled their families' meagre savings away, yet others could ... learned of the offer, he rushed to negotiate with the woman, offering to pay off her debts in a bid to rescue the girl. CCF also notified the authorities. Facing charges of child abuse, the man ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Separation anxiety: meet Iranian director Asghar Farhadi

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by James Mottram

    ... snakes in the desert to repay a debt to his in-laws. Of course, his filmmaking career goes back further: born in the central Iranian province of Isfahan, the second of four boys, he made 8mm ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The other Obama: Barack's Shenzhen-based half-brother sheds light on US president's 'mysterious Kenyan roots'

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... have been able to use as weapons in the fight for the presidency. First, his suspension from Stanford, and second, a trail of bad debt he had left in the US. Obama replied with a brief e-mail: ...




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