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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Plane speaking

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... the People's Republic of China in January 1950- the first major Western power to do so. Assets formerly held by the Nationalists went to the new regime, both in Britain and in British colonial ... regarding Communist intentions for Hong Kong but they were right about the building. Chinese government-owned department stores were also handed across. The old China Emporium in Central was opened ...

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    Rant: borderline ridiculous

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by ADAM

    ... productive citizen of my particular special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. While I generally look forward to the occasional jaunt over the border, there's one ... right of entry to the mainland enjoyed by ethnic Chinese people in Hong Kong? It really irritates me that the government doesn't differentiate between a 17-year resident of Hong Kong ...

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    Six degrees

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

    ... and the Boer war (1899-1902) in South Africa. In 1949, the newly formed People's Republic of China cancelled the rail service completely. Lugard wasn't around to enjoy the ride for long- he ... last but not least, Nelson Mandela … The Nobel Peace Prize laureate was South Africa's first black president and belonged to the Xhosa people, known for the clicking sounds they use when ...

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    Then & now: a privileged few

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... vice-president of the People's Republic, exemplified the red capitalist breed. A pre-war alumnus of St John's University in Shanghai (where he was a contemporary of Jiang Zemin, the president ... Jason Wordie Whatever their reasons for remaining in China after 1949, the red capitalists' strategies seem to have paid off, writes Jason Wordie A privileged few Enormous ...

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    Then & now: taking note

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and the European Union have all turned the presses on and fundamentally ignored the lessons of the 20th century, but they're not the only ones- Japan and China have done the same. And while- in broad terms- the risk of Japanese inflation doesn't matter much, given that its national debt is largely owned by its own people, China- as ever- is a different story. In 1948, the Nationalist ...

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    City scope: An African queen

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by UFRIEDA HO

    ... diplomatic ties with the People's Republic, in 1998. These mig-rants now dwarf in number the South African nationals of Chinese descent, who are a minority of an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 ... There's a benefit in straddling these two worlds at a time when Beijing's horizons stretch to Africa- China, after all, is now South Africa's largest trading partner. ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... are two races of people- men and women- no matter what women's libbers would have you pretend. Men are born with no purpose in the universe except to procreate. There is lots of time to kill ... at AsiaWorld-Expo, proving he's Never Too Old to Rock 'n'; Roll. In 2011, Anderson, who is less well known for his online guide to Indian food, performed the first ever space-Earth flute duet, ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Margaret Thatcher met with the then paramount leader of the People’s Republic, Deng Xiaoping, in late September 1982, when she is infamously said to have “lost Hong Kong” to China. Perhaps the British prime minister was bound for failure, having described China as a “rather unpleasant place governed by rather unpleasant people” when she first visited, in 1977. ...

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    My life: Ren Yanfang

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... to tighten the class struggle, fortify the people's commune and thwart a wave of privatisation. Nowadays, most of the fictional works avoid mentioning this. Rather, they portray him as a leader ... 600,000 words from diaries and notes. But after the Xinhua profile, which was published by the People's Daily, Jiao quickly became a propaganda hero. I found at least 12 inaccuracies ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... patriotism, social idealism and virtue were lauded as symbols in the charge against conservatism and restorative forces, led by Zhou Enlai … The inaugural premier of the People’s Republic of China held ... Hollywood’s hottest new sex symbol, the star of American Gigolo … Richard Tiffany Gere was born one month and one day before the founding of the People’s Republic of China, a country to which he bears ...




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