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  1. Our picks

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Japanese literature. The Broken Bridge: Fiction from Expatriates in Literary Japan (ISBN 1880656310), Edited by Suzanne Kamata A series of short stories by 36 non-Japanese writers who have chosen to stay in the country. The unique literary culture of Japan has confronted its expatriate writing community with a challenging mental and physical landscape. The Oxford book of Japanese short ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Top French honour for director Wong Kar-wai

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... is due to sign a visa accord with Hong Kong authorities intended to promote travel and business links between France and the city. Hong Kong is home to up to 20,000 French expatriates ...

  3. Edison Chen and sex-photo scandals overshadow the launch of Mickey's charity exhibition

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of images of a Chinese Cathay flight attendant performing a sex act on an expatriate. Chen feigned annoyance yet played along, switching from 'we should stop bringing up an incident ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ENTERTAINMENT

    Non-Chinese can succeed in local entertainment industry, says actress

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:23pm by CHRIS LAU

    ...  in more local shows than expatriate productions. She took on variety of gigs after graduating, from bit parts in TVB series to singing backup at pop concerts, and appearing as guest singer ...

  5. Benjamin Bunce

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Prospect Group. Told through the eyes of this English male expatriate, the story examines the complexities of living in a multicultural city and the amusing misunderstandings that can occur when ...

  6. Bondi bound

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... first editions to be more rewarding. However, last year's earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster in Fukushima prompted Carey to join the expatriate exodus from Japan, and he brought ...

  7. Dear me-moir

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... despite melding antipodean culture and international travel in light, folksy prose. With one million Australians living overseas, the expatriate travel memoir thrives Down Under. 'Every time ... to read,' she says. Few of the expatriate authors who have followed her have shown much reluctance to reveal themselves. Most offer minor twists on the Turnbull template of the wanderlustful ...

  8. Swiss book signings

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wrote an expatriate murder mystery, Gefahrliches Damen Spiel: Ein Hong Kong Krimi, set in Hong Kong. Robertson says she wrote the story to show her friends in Europe something of the unique ...

  9. The Honeymoon

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin The Honeymoon by Justin Haythe Picador $124 This debut by a successful screenwriter is a study of expatriate anomie. Gordon Garrety is a young American who has led a nomadic life, trailing after his mother, Maureen, as she wanders through galleries, ostensibly writing an art guide to Europe. A lifetime of accommodating his mother's selfish ...

  10. Floating City

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the expatriate-dominated company's first Chinese taipan on the eve of Hong Kong's handover in 1997. The plot is rich with drama, yet the film lacks an air of authenticity because Yim treats history ...




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