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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... This status made them cheaper to employ in Hong Kong than other Europeans in certain occupations, such as the police. As these Russians were not “expatriates”, with homelands to return to, they did ...

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    Rant: are high education fees a harsh lesson in exodus policy?

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Mark Footer

    ... 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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    Then & now: what's in a name card?

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and handshakes. And, of course, every newly arrived expatriate is instructed on how to bestow and accept them with both hands and a slight bow. Along with rapping one’s knuckles on the table when a cup ...

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    My life: Robert Bickers

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... Edwards was himself born in Xiamen, to a British father from Singapore. Xiamen was full of expatriates just passing through, like here, but many families were on the China coast for two or three ...

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    Then & now: the grip of the grape

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Jason Wordie

    ... the staggering amount of drinking that took place; then, as now, conspicuous consumption and excess for the sheer sake of it was a hallmark of the expatriate lifestyle, and helped to anaesthetise ...

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    Then & now: for old times' sake

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Jason Wordie

    ... This shrewd business model enables old photographs to be artfully repackaged every five years or so to sell to fresh waves of expatriates eager to know what the place looked like in former times. ...

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    Then & now: Network protocols

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Kong's European society has been defined by transience and correspondingly shallow personal relationships. Expatriate society everywhere is characterised by a relative absence of lifelong friends ... with little scope for originality of thought or behaviour (as remains largely the case in contemporary expatriate society), further circumscription hardly mattered. National societies, such as the St ...

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    Then & now: PR pressure

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Attempts to internationalise the city's campuses appear to have more to do with marketing than teaching, writes Jason Wordie PR pressure Every so often, concerns about the declining international ranking of Hong Kong's institutions of higher learning make the headlines. Recently, the University of Hong Kong's appointment of an expatriate vice chancellor ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen Andrea Chen Nancy Kissel, aka the milkshake murderer, has renewed her bid to be cleared of murdering her Merrill Lynch banker husband, Robert, having been twice convicted for the crime- her 2005 conviction was overturned in 2010 but she was again tried and found guilty in March 2011. The case of the 49-year-old American expatriate, who fed her husband a barbiturate-laced ...

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    My life: Ed Olver

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... I went to the Peak School, a very British school, and the influence was massive. When you grow up as an expatriate, you have a very clear concept of what it means to be British, your sense ... I think all around the world expatriates are more in touch with their sense of nationality. We lived on The Peak, so we had the most amazing 360-degree views of Hong Kong. The Rugby Sevens ...




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