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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Jason Wordie

    ... Fujian province in 1909, Lim moved to Singapore aged 16 and – like many other Malayan Chinese of his generation – had close personal and educational links to the University of Hong Kong (HKU). ...

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    City scope: snake angel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... run by immigrants from Fujian province. When a procession of 100 black cars came through, the crowd pushed forward. The road was blocked. Cameras flashed. Some people wept. Some shouted, ... criminal, who had succumbed to cancer while serving a 35-year sentence in a Texas prison for having run a human-smuggling ring that brought thousands of Chinese from Fujian to the United States ...

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    My life: Alex Tizon

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Ajay Singh

    ... I worked on a story about Chinese stowaways from Fujian province. The story took me to Fujian, where my Chinese guide and interpreter introduced me to wen wu, the Confucian concept that, in order ...

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    Reflections: Sauce material

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and many other herbs and spices, it is used for cooking, or as a dip, among speakers of the Minnan languages in Taiwan, Fujian province and the Chaozhou-Shantou region of Guangdong. Given its popularity in this area, many assume the condiment originated in Fujian or even Taiwan. But shacha is a foreign import and its name gives a clue as to its source. Shacha, literally “sand tea”, ...

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    Reflections: Tin Hau's legacy

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:07pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Chinese deities, Tin Hau was an actual person. Born Lin Mo or Lin Moniang around AD960 on Meizhou Island, off the Fujian coast, she was a popular medium in her lifetime and, after her death, many ...

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    Reflections: smoke rings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... was cultivated on Luzon (part of the modern-day Philippines) by the Spaniards and brought to China by the Fujianese. The plant, which was called tam-ba-cor in the southern Fujian dialect, took root ...

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    Reflections: sea and joons

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... syllable of junco rhymes with “boon” rather than “bunk”, there’s a possibility that it has its roots in the Chinese dialect spoken in southern Fujian. In that dialect, the word for ship is joon, ... BC, King Fuchai of Wu founded a shipbuilding plant on Fujian’s Min River. Southern Fujianese and their joon, or junks, plied the seas of Southeast Asia for centuries before the Portuguese ...

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    Something new: on thee mapp

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... he'd found something big. The map's significance relates to a series of faint lines radiating from Quanzhou, a seaport in Fujian. At a time when China was widely considered to be closed ...

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    My life: Jahja Ling

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou The Indonesian-Chinese conductor tells Oliver Chou about his musical beginnings and performing for Queen Elizabeth Jahja Ling EARLY NOTES I was born in Jakarta in 1951. My parents are Indonesian Chinese, originally from Fujian province. In 1946, while my father was a civil servant with the Dutch administration, they took in a lady from Wuhan, in central China. Li ...

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    Then & now: the Canton spirit

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Fujian province. This is hardly surprising: prior to the concentration of foreign trade in Canton in the 1750s, the port of Amoy (modern Xiamen), farther up the coast, in Fujian, was also open ... with Fujian. Before large-scale Han Chinese colonisation started from that province in the mid-18th century, Formosa was ethnically more similar to Luzon, too: the indigenous highland Negritos on both ...




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