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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: vantage point

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by ROSHNI MULCHANDANI

    ... and the buildings' dark stairwells attract drug users. There is also the constant threat of eviction by landlords breaking whatever legally dubious contracts may exist. With demand for public housing outstripping supply, however, it suits the government to turn a blind eye. And indeed, in a town where housing costs rank among the highest in the world, these dwellings are sometimes simply the best ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Tried + Tested

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:37am by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... and supplied by Hintegro. The superhero cushion (HK$200) was bought via Etsy and the beanbag (HK$1,920) came from Ovo. The American Walnut flooring here and throughout most of the house was HK$60 per ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Behind the label: Esquivel

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by MARISA CANNON

    ... are exquisitely made, using leather from the same tanneries that supply Louis Vuitton and other luxury houses. Working with the tanneries, he creates custom colours that he uses to complement the detail ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Mark Peters

    ... Gray, who is revelling in the company of a street-smart Irish prostitute dying of consumption (Billie Piper, of Dr Who fame, supplying the acres of flesh and splatters of rouge required of any ... libertarian existence has attracted "rebels" seeking independence- since their floating houses are not on the land they are free from taxation and the rule of law. Ice Lake Rebels (top; ...

  5. Magazines - Money

    The grass is greener

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... apartment project because of the strong German economy and the German capital's average yield, currently at between 4 and 6 per cent. The tight housing supply is expected to push up values ... price of bare commercial agricultural land (with no houses or other buildings) in England. There are many advantages to owning farmland, according to brokers, but the biggest attraction by far ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Green dreams

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by SMITH

    ... own lounge, terrace and balcony, and the garden house has a 12-metre glass wall and a balcony looking to the waterfalls and High Atlas Mountains. On-site there's also a traditional ... sourced wood, has a system for recycling and waste management and boasts one of the biggest solar power plants in the island nation. The resort also has a self-sufficient water supply and a marine ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION & BEAUTY

    The Dictator: On style, she rules

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Sofia Suarez

    ... Kong, such as Fonteyn Ballet Supplies (8 Thomson Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2528 9399) and Paul's Ballet Supplies Centre (Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, tel: 2527 2860). However, ... know, Scandal is a political thriller that stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, an ex-White House communications director who has left to start her own crisis management firm. Pope wears quite ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Malta

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Tim Pile

    ... of foreign consulates housed in rambling colonial villas with sweeping views across Marsamxett Harbour. The best "X" of all, though, is the village of Marsaxlokk. Twenty minutes from ... in short supply, Malta is a "swim off the rocks" kind of place. This makes the Blue Lagoon on the neighbouring island of Comino even more special. Frosty white sands and luminous ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    For the love of dog

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Simon Parry

    ... stinking rich, literally. Most dog traders have two homes- one for business amid the canine squalor and a second, opulent, three-storey house on the quiet side of the village, where they relax ... abuse and represents the first steps towards what campaigners hope will be a ban on the dog-meat trade. With foreign supplies now almost non-existent, demand for dogs within Vietnam is booming, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    25+ restaurants: Connie Ko revamped Wah Fung restaurant, founded by her grandfather in 1941

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by JANICE LEUNG HAYES

    ... outside the original location. "It was just after the war, so supplies were scarce. He sold a bit of everything," says Ko. Her grandfather received his training at the famous Lin Heung Tea House, and of the skills he acquired there, he was especially passionate about Chinese pastries. Once the building on Queen's Road Central was restored, he bought it and opened ...




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