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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    International education

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH XU

    ... province, nor even in China. It is on the outskirts of Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Wen’s life is about to get a lot busier. After years of preparation and lobbying, the university campus he has ... first choice of university study with the shortcut for the overseas study in China,” an ad in the Englishlanguage Vientiane Times reads. Construction of the Vita Park campus should get underway ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1048488/international-education
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... had been installed around the Boudhanath stupa- the main Tibetan area in Kathmandu- in 2011. Incorporated into the People's Republic of China in 1950, Tibet has been restive ever since, ... in Nepal, combined with the build-up of its military capabilities in Tibet, will enable the [People';s Liberation Army] to deploy rapidly to India's borders." Other analysts argue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572819/caught-middle
  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Desert Dancer

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... some people's dislike of dance. But it's only after he goes to university in Tehran and establishes an underground dance company with, among others, fellow students Ardavan (Tom ... vehicle, Footloose. Dancing has also been forbidden in Iran since the 1979 revolution. The Islamic republic is the setting of Desert Dancer, based on a true account of an Iranian who grew up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1581071/film-review-desert-dancer
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Get reel: How cinema clouds people's perceptions of places

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:33pm

    ... Yvonne Teh, Film Editor Mention Vietnam and many people still think of war and violence despite decades of peace. Maybe we can chalk it up to the power of cinema – influential films such as Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, John Woo’s Bullet in the H ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1374621/get-reel-how-cinema-clouds-peoples-perceptions-places
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... in the South." Exactly five weeks later, on October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People's Republic of China. Three months after that, on January 11, 1950, the Walled City ... Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Question of Hong Kong was signed in Beijing on December 19, 1984. It had eight paragraphs, three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581649/kowloon-walled-citys-fight-exist
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When China and France went to war: 130 years since forgotten conflict

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... A soft-power approach has seen a strong bond develop between Hong Kong and the French, unlike 130 years ago, when France went to war with China. Stuart Heaver looks back at a forgotten ... this weekend, hardly anyone will be marking the 130th anniversary of a little-known war between France and China that created such antipathy towards the European nation that there was a boycott ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578428/no-charm-intended
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

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

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

    ... This is doubly ironic in light of the differing fates of Festival Moon 's participants: those who remained in Hong Kong enjoyed lives of relative stability while returnees to the People's Republic — including lead actor Han, a major Shanghai star who moved back to the mainland before the drama's premiere — were subjected to harsh persecution during the upcoming Anti-Rightist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1572721/art-house-festival-moon-highlights-inequality-hong-kong-past-and
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Genesis of a New York Chinatown

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... is what you don't easily get in China. And my son will be getting into high school in September; the schools on Long Island are better quality than those in the city," says Wang, who, like the wives in many such investment-immigrant families, lives with her son in New York while her husband spends most of his time in China, taking care of business. (The name she uses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1579024/genesis-new-york-chinatown
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Former Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke hits the decks

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Okereke says, he uses "other people's music to tell a story", with songwriting "it is completely your voice. I don't miss songwriting because I am still writing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1581053/former-bloc-party-frontman-kele-okereke-hits-decks
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: the forgotten army

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Anna Chen

    ... in Europe and described the mixture of workers and intellectuals as a political awakening. The ideals formed during this conflict were carried back home and contributed to China's political landscape in the 20th century. "These men were failed by everyone. Their contribution to China's journey into the modern world should be recognised and commemorated," says Lau. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581405/city-scope-forgotten-army

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