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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - Back page

    Reflections: Man of honour

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 10:13am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... of economic development and prosperity. However, Fan Zhongyan (989-1052), a junior official, saw rot in the system and petitioned Emperor Renzong to implement reforms. Among Fan’s many proposals was to stamp out corruption and nepotism. In the spring of 1043, the Qingli Reforms – named after the Qingli reign (1041-1048) – were launched with support from the throne. Fan was promoted and he ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: one for the history books

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... as reflected in its title, meant it focused on politics, with little coverage of economics and culture. While the compilers were unabashed about twisting the past according to their own biases, it’s ...

  3. Magazines - Style - FASHION

    Style Takes Paris PART III: Advocate and Provocateur

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 09:53am

    ... posted by Style_SCMP (@style_scmp)  on Sep 9, 2014 at 3:24am PDT   Vivienne Westwood Having been a long-time advocate of postmodern fashion and social political opinions, Dame Vivienne Westwood ... The lace-encrusted minis and capelet captures signature Westwood style. Political messages are evident throughout the collection. It’s no wonder Westwood said in earlier interviews that climate change is her ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is a family comedy that's too mild for its own good

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by Richard James Havis

    ... jokes about the word "dump". Teenagers will think it dull beyond belief, and even their little brothers and sisters might find the physical humour a bit too restrained. This politely ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Forward steppe

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by MARIKA DEE

    ... Marika Dee Breakneck economic growth has spawned a generation of Mongolians who are learning to savour their country's successes and excesses. Words and pictures by Marika Dee Forward ... experienced unprecedented economic growth, driven by the breakneck development of its natural resources. Half of Mongolia's 2.8 million people live in Ulan Bator, or UB, as it is known. And more ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... people who outlasted the political madness remembered what it was like not to deliberately behave like pigs and appreciated the benefits of a gentler mode of living. Unsurprisingly, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    Dandy & Dapper

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Sofia Suarez

    ... a polite way to communicate to guests which attire would be appropriate. As such, following the request is a mark of respect. To do otherwise places yourself and your vanity above all others. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coast effective? The mammoth task of ridding Hong Kong's beaches of plastic rubbish

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Angie Bucu

    ... a lot of flak from some you might imagine would be in the same camp. Critics, including Ocean Conservancy, suggest that cleaning up floating plastic on this scale isn’t economically ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: choreographer Hofesh Shechter is a man of many talents

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Text: Edmund Lee The long and short of it POLITICAL MOTHER Hofesh Shechter Company   When asked to reconcile his many successes in the contemporary dance world with the fact he mainly ... work, Political Mother (2010), which made use of 10 dancers and eight musicians, achieved such widespread approval that it spawned a "choreographer's cut" with a considerably ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Income and gender equality can boost Hong Kong's economic growth, says IMF's Lagarde

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm

    ... of the IMF As American as tarte aux pommes When Christine Lagarde says Hong Kong should adopt social and economic policies to enrich a broader swathe of society and empower more women, she says it with a passion that one does not expect from the leader of a dry financial body such as the International Monetary Fund. The tall, charismatic Frenchwoman stresses her economic prescription is based ...




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