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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

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

    ... in controversial circumstances, and Jack Cater, later the defence secretary. Others were less than stellar. Governor David Trench, interviewed about the situation on British television, was such a bundle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1545539/then-now-cometh-hour
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Territories district commissioner K.M.A Barnett. Barnett’s homophobic vendettas also helped prevent the bestowing of a post-war gallantry award on a fellow Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps officer, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1473372/then-now-pride-and-prejudice
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: planners not all at sea

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong's pre-war strategists had good reason to believe threats to the colony would come from enemy navies, writes Jason Wordie Planners not all at sea The most widely repeated slanders about British defence planning for Hong Kong and Singapore in the years before the second world war generally end with the line "and the guns all pointed out to sea!" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1421931/then-now-planners-not-all-sea
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: More equal than others

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:48pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie That Hong Kong's elite escape prosecution on the thinnest of defence arguments feeds public perception of official graft, writes Jason Wordie More equal than others Equality before the law has historically been one of Hong Kong's key strengths- and fictions. Likewise, the government continues to insist that official venality is minimal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1401391/then-now-more-equal-others
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Chinatowns' identity crisis

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:28pm by Xiaoqing Rong

    ... may be genuine. The latest, a report released last month by the Asian American Legal Defence and Education Fund, called "Chinatown Then and Now", suggests the neighbourhood's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1349726/city-scope-chinatowns-identity-crisis
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: follow the leader

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am

    ... Ogedei Khan and Mongke Khan died, in 1241 and 1259, respectively, the Mongol princes who were pounding the defences of Europe and the Levant withdrew en masse to their heartland to attend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1200923/reflections-follow-leader
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: mean streets

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... located some 200 kilometres northwest of present-day Shanghai. After its defences were breached and Shi executed, his remaining men fought tenaciously in the streets. The combat was so fierce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1076897/reflections-mean-streets
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: in plain sight

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Hong Kong's pre-war defences. While these were largely untrue, the events of 1941 demonstrated, beyond any doubt, that Hong Kong was not defensible, for any extended period. A dense urban ... was a vital link in Britain's Far Eastern defence strategy. The most powerful SIGINT (Signals Intelligence) intercept station in the Far East at that time, the Far Eastern Combined Bureau (FECB) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1123863/then-now-plain-sight
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: none so blind

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon None so blind The Sandy Hook school shooting in the United States last month was as shocking as it was baffling. To many non-Americans, the right to bear arms and the strident defence of that right by a large portion of that country's population fly in the face of common sense. Are these people genuinely concerned about defending American liberties, even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1123156/reflections-none-so-blind
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Horoscopes

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by ATLANTIC

    ... (Jul 24- Aug 23) This should be a romantic week but you must be careful not to let your feelings get too strong. A light-hearted attitude to love is your best defence but against whom and what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1199500/horoscopes

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