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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: trials and terror

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by Jason Wordie

    ... the fear-value in this. Bible oaths were often used in early Hong Kong by Chinese witnesses who considered – not without evidence – that doing so would make them seem more reliable to foreigners, ... Direct oral affirmations were instituted in Hong Kong courts in 1852, but complications often ensued during translations; whether a defendant had pleaded guilty or not sometimes remained unclear. ...

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    My life: Nicolas Beaudouin

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... meeting people from different places and cultures, sharing experiences and learning much more than I was able to give back.   Nicolas Beaudouin was in Hong Kong with MSF's "Emergency ... Hong Kong until November 21. For details, go to msf.hk/ea30 or call 2959 4249. Want more articles like this? Follow SCMP Lifestyle on Facebook! ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters Aaron Kwok Fu-shing, the Hong Kong singer, dancer, actor, model, etc, celebrates his 49th birthday today. After entertaining fans at sold out concerts across Asia ... significant financial and logistical support to Operation Yellowbird, it is reported. The Hong Kong-based initiative helped dissidents who had participated in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests flee ...

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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 ... of international-style education in Hong Kong is part of a deliberate government policy to rid the city of bolshie, lower-income expatriates". He or she claimed to have been "told this by someone ...

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    Something new: Rummin' Ting is a taste of the Caribbean

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... it's not Trinidad, Tobago or Antigua (although wouldn't that be nice!), I'm at Hong Kong's only Caribbean restaurant, which opened this month. While Mandy's Private Kitchen, ... which is influenced by Spanish, Indian, African, Arab and even Chinese fare. And with the recent closing of African hot spot Makumba, in Lan Kwai Fong, it's the only restaurant in Hong Kong ...

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    Rant: Mass Torture Railway

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin Ben Sin Mass Torture Railway The Cantonese term for the MTR roughly translates as "underground metal" and, to me, that is a most apt description, for Hong Kong ... maybe sometimes it's actual dirt but, hell, I love it. Hong Kong is a loud, vibrant town, too, but it's best experienced on the ground, not deep under-neath it.   ...

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    Then & now: class cutting

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

    ... Jason Wordie A lack of etiquette among mainland visitors is a legacy of the communist era, writes Jason Wordie Class cutting Hong Kong is a society whose people, historically, have ... wellraised person instinctively knows. In Hong Kong, too many people swiftly fail these most simple of character litmus tests. And local Europeans are frequently the worst offenders. Generally ...

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    My life: Lee Hadwin

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... of positive comments, but (a mall is) very different from a gallery, where everyone is interested in art. When I arrived in Hong Kong, I was completely knackered. I fell asleep in this box rigged with TV cameras they had constructed at HomeSquare and they filmed me. After two hours I got up and started drawing. It was good for them. SLEEPWALKING IN HONG KONG I'm really enjoying being ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Frederick Lugard (right), a British soldier and mercenary famed for his exploration of Africa, also did a stint in Hong Kong, serving as governor ... left Hong Kong in 1912 for his next gubernatorial post, in Nigeria, which is now ruled by the auspiciously named Goodluck Jonathan … Jonathan was born into a family of canoe makers and entered ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters John Le Carre, author of The Honourable Schoolboy, a novel about a British spy sent to Hong Kong, celebrates his 83rd birthday today. Le Carre is the pen name of David John Moore Cornwell, who served as a special agent for British intelligence services MI5 and MI6 in the 1950s and 60s, until his cover was revealed to the KGB by a British double agent. Le ...




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