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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590097/african-queen
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    Something new: Electric avenues

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Electric avenues Exercise isn't most people's idea of a top night out- how often do you go partying dressed in your sports gear, dripping with sweat, red as a lobster? But the latest craze for social sporting events- fun runs, yoga summits, etc, billed as "parties first, exercise second"- is trying to convince us otherwise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1595286/something-new-electric-avenues
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    So near, yet so feared

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... the licences needed to keep a horde of government officials in clover, and were now guerrilla produce-selling on street corners. I bumped into a few women I recognised, because I'd captured them on video a few years earlier. They still laughed at my middle-class abhorrence to hanging live, flapping chickens upside down. As we chatted, a jumped-up government official- a clipboard Nazi- came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1595287/so-near-yet-so-feared
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    Then & now: Spitting images

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

    ... Chinese from their cross-border brethren than any other attribute. This social marker illustrates profound social differences between citizens here and in the rest of China, and signals very ... were spread by public spitting. Western visitors were shocked and revolted enough by this practice to write about it in nauseated terms. Travel accounts not only from Hong Kong and China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594711/then-now-spitting-images
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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Mark Peters

    ... was suppressed before its completion by the Soviet government, which claimed it contained social, artistic and political "failures". Eisenstein publicly recanted his work but the film's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594710/six-degrees
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... the office. Last year, Netanyahu found himself caught between the United States and Chinese governments after promising both sides cooperation in court when the Bank of China was charged ... telescopes within the sights of amateur astronomers. Dobson came from an academic family; his maternal grandfather founded Peking University, an institu-tion that hosted many of China's movers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590227/six-degrees
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now

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

    ... On his return home, Lim became further involved with Nationalist politics in Malaya and Singapore as the Japanese incursions into China expanded throughout the late 1930s. At the outbreak ... their awareness of China’s political issues directed many towards broader Nationalist or Communist causes. Captured by the Japanese and harshly interrogated, Lim became ill and died in prison in  Batu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590085/then-now
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm

    ... … The Duchess of York faced up to 22 years imprisonment in 2012 when the Republic of Turkey issued an international warrant for her arrest. The Turkish authorities claimed Ferguson, who founded the Children in Crisis charity, had illegally filmed a Turkish state orphanage in 2008 and presented a distorted view of the facility to derail the republic’s entry into the European Union. Luckily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1584315/six-degrees
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    Reflections: cruel and unusual

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... too. Desecration of corpses wasn’t unusual in ancient China – public displays of body parts were used by the state as a deterrent against crime. But there were also emperors who killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583778/reflections-cruel-and-unusual
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    City scope: the forgotten army

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Anna Chen

    ... by a British government since the war". "There were thousands of Chinese who worked in Britain during the war," Lau says. "At least 500 worked in munitions factories in Birmingham, ... in Europe and described the mixture of workers and intellectuals as a political awakening. The ideals formed during this conflict were carried back home and contributed to China's political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581405/city-scope-forgotten-army

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