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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Jahja Ling

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

    ... And I did. In 1970, I went abroad for the first time. The first stop was Hong Kong. From there I went straight to New York. For five years at Juilliard I majored in the piano, while studying choral ... Kong, at the new Academic Hall of the Baptist College (now University). At the Tanglewood Music Festival in Boston, in 1979, I met the late Leonard Bernstein. He became a mentor to me ...

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    My life: Robert Bickers

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... Stuart Heaver The China historian and author tells Stuart Heaver how Hong Kong coloured his young self and put him on an Easterly path Robert Bickers T HE LIGHT GOES ON I am obsessed ... to see if they can shed any light on the mystery. He was called Charles Hugh Edwards and had eight sons with his Chinese wife, and some of them moved to Hong Kong. Guy Spencer Edwards was born ...

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    Rant: bad gelato: on thin ice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... ice cream seriously. Imagine what the Carpigiani brothers would think if they were to visit Hong Kong. The frozen crap that is passed off as gelato in this city does little more than cause ... and are far more generous than those measuring out the precise and parsimonious scoops seen in Hong Kong. A city with eight summer months would make an Italian gelato aficionado green with envy, so ...

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    Something new: custom-blend coffee

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... for Macau- 68 kilometres away- every half an hour. So isn't Hong Kong well overdue a custom blend of coffee all of its own? Yes, say The Coffee Academics. Hong Kong's self-proclaimed coffee ... empirical research, the company has created the "Hong Kong blend" to suit the local palate. According to Ben Lam Yue-chak, the award-winning barista behind the blend, it's low ...

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    Then & now: let's hear it for the Chans

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by Jason Wordie

    ... wellintentioned “heritage activists” bewail another long-established shop’s closure; further evidence, they claim, that Hong Kong’s “collective identity” is under threat. While the passing of a popular ... of hard work and a few merit-earned scholarships saw to that. Her brother, who first saw Hong Kong as a sleepy-headed infant, is now – through similar personal efforts – a top civil engineer. ...

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    Reflections: take no prisoner

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Take no prisoner As former domestic helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih – who was allegedly beaten by her employers – arrived back in Hong Kong from Indonesia this month to help police with their investigations, children in a local shopping centre were being asked if domestic helpers were one of the “things” they would like to take on holiday. Other things on the list ...

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    Rant: time is money

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Mark Footer Time is money Hong Kong is a busy city- we work hard, we play hard, we parent hard and- in some cases- we sleep hardly at all. But the more rushed our lives become, the more "busy tax" we tend to pay. Busy people don't have the time to shop around for the best price; go through the rigmarole of negotiating with a service company that has ripped ...

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    So near yet so feared: why playing it safe doesn't pay

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... of indescribably horrendous Western food and fantastic dim sum, much better than the Hong Kong standard. When you check in to the hotel you get a voucher for a free Western breakfast the next day- giving ...

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    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The struggles of a colonial-era civil servant help highlight how far Hong Kong has come in terms of the treatment of LGBT fellow citizens, writes Jason Wordie Pride and prejudice In a landmark decision, Britain recently legalised equal marriage. While the same recognition has yet to reach Hong Kong, movement towards full legal protection for the city’s LGBT fellow citizens ...

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    Then & now: sign language in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:03pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hand language used by the deaf in Hong Kong speaks volumes about society at large, writes Jason Wordie Signs of the times Not so long ago, the blind, deaf and crippled were ... past-life misdeeds. Integration of the disabled into the wider community inevitably heralds societal progress. In this regard, Hong Kong has moved forward tremendously in recent decades. ...




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