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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

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

    ... 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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    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... What is less known is that the lieutenant general and baronet hailed from County Down, in Northern Ireland. The coastal county was namechecked in the song Around the World, which ... accident, Howard made his millions pushing motors and was known as the best Buick salesman in the world. Fresh out of the army, he began his career at a San Francisco bicycle repair shop in 1903. ...

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    City scope: Casting wide

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Violet Law

    ... fishing net was a missionary rather than an imperial export. Fort Kochi was granted to the Portuguese in 1503. Only a few decades later, they settled in Macau. It is generally believed ...

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    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... different approaches to civic hygiene and general public life. Instances of mainland toddlers relieving themselves in the gutter remain uncommon enough that filmed examples posted online quickly go ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now

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

    ... Gajah, northern Malaya, in 1944. His remains were taken to Singapore in 1946; posthumously awarded the rank of major general by Chiang Kai-Shek’s Nationalist  government, Lim was reburied ...

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    Reflections: the common touch

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... it wouldn’t do for the emperor to get dirty while his ministers and generals remained high and dry. So, the whole lot of them waded into the river and got mud all over their pristine robes. And just ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... (and the third male in general) to grace the cover of Vogue. Criticised as "racially insensitive", the image showed James striking a primate-like pose while clutching ...

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    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... on with their lives. Increasingly, comparisons are being drawn between Hong Kong’s emerging political disaster and the general situation that resulted in the 1967 Leftist riots. Youth anger, then, was largely ... disgruntlement. Other comparisons to 1967 are seriously wide of the mark, principally because the current situation is, potentially, much more incendiary. Back then, the general population supported ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... problems troubled Virginia Woolf … The British writer suffered mental-health issues throughout her life; it is now generally agreed she suffered from bipolar disorder. The diagnosis came too late ...

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    Then & now: planners not all at sea

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Jason Wordie

    ... these were opened and closed by Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve motor torpedo boats to allow permitted ships in and out. The colony was put on a general war footing. By this time, Foreign Office ... repeated slanders about British defence planning for Hong Kong and Singapore in the years before the second world war generally end with the line "and the guns all pointed out to sea!" ...




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