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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: technology in teak

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by Kathy Gao

    ... made of teak recycled from old houses and abandoned fishing boats in Java, Indonesia. "All the cases and stands are made from teak that is [at least] 30 years old," says Bas Fransen, ... it is hoped buyers won't want to throw it away. Cases are available for the iPhone5/5s, iPhone6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and priced from HK$590. Stands for tablets are priced from HK$790. Wooden phone ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Mark Peters

    ... on the programme.” In 2011, Hannity exclaimed outrage at Michelle Obama after the American first lady extended an invitation to perform at a White House poetry event to controversial rapper Common … Lonnie ... all the more noteworthy. Common was defended by White House spokesman Jay Carney, who claimed the media had “cherrypicked” negative phrases from the rapper’s overall positive work. In the song ...

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    Reflections: exciting attention

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:48am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... capital, Chang’an, he found himself a small fish in a big pond. One day, a vendor was hawking a huqin in a busy street and the price was an eye-popping million coins. Seeing the large crowd, Chen bought the stringed instrument and told everyone present to gather at his house the next day for a recital. When they arrived, Chen smashed the huqin to bits in front of his shocked guests, ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: scam artistry

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... At least, the Chinese artists I know who came to New York during that time all say so. Through the years, however, many of them have discovered that even freedom has its price. One who learned ... for the space, taste and mission of those funding it. The challenges and restrictive structures, including the sophisticated system that took artwork from the galleries to the auction houses- which would ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the not-so-simple life

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... are priced at a prem-ium to goods that are basically the same item. Local organic farms downplay the fact that chronic air pollution has both long- and short-term negative effects on plant as well ... that acknowledge the fact that the high-priced, "boutique vintage" wines they consume are laden with pesticide residues. Historically, Chinese farming methods relied on human excrement-based ...

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    City Scope: a parallel universe

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by CLARISSA

    ... an automotive engineer from Jiangsu province, agrees. "[Ordinary mainlanders] worry about illegal cooking oil, poisonous milk, high living costs, low salaries, rocketing housing prices … Don't ... of course. Every day, thousands of mainlanders travel across the border to buy coveted products to sell back home for profit. Hong Kong boasts cheaper prices, the latest technology (the iPhone ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Rubble rousing

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of the house depended on the amount of money it would have cost to save it. Given current stratospheric property prices, combined with a palpable anti-tycoon sentiment that has only become more ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: taking note

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

    ... such commodities will work as reserve, emergency currency when times get tough. Property has always been a hedge against bad times- while a house can't be transported, it can be rented out. And, ... and recent sharp spikes in jade prices offer an insight into current asset bet-hedging. Massive exploitation of jade resources in Myanmar in recent years has led to increased demand in the mainland, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Felipe Cucker

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... in the world of art. I attended classical concerts, visited art galleries, saw art-house movies and studied film theory at the weekends. I made my own attempts at art, too- I wrote some bad literature ... to Picasso that he was charging too high a price for a picture which took him only a few hours to draw. Picasso replied, "Yes it took only a few hours to draw, but it took my whole life ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: king of the Casa

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by ALEXANDRE HUIBONHOA

    ... and beverage industry. Bradshaw and his cohorts are set to open Casa, a free-house tapas restaurant and bar in Sai Kung, this Saturday. And they've decided to do things a bit differently. ... about the money. Their aim, rather, is to serve the best food and drink possible at affordable prices. "I don't know the specific motivation behind everyone starting up a restaurant ...




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