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    Reflections: one for the history books

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... I search both online and off to fill in the blanks. In 1065, Emperor Yingzong, of the Northern Song dynasty, commissioned Sima Guang to compile a grand narrative of China’s past. Sima and his team ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... that satirised the filth, crime and corruption in the city. The work features in A London Year, an anthology of life in the British capital, along with the musings of another writer who had a distaste ...

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    My life: Tim Jarvis

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Joyee Chan

    ... geomorphology (the scientific study of landforms) at university. I was an independent child and liked solo adventure. In the 1970s, I loved camping in Malaysian jungles with my dog. I became very ... didn't. But whether they could reach us, and if we could go against the current in our keel-less boat, was another story. We had to have a support vessel otherwise we couldn't obtain our ...

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    Six degrees

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

    ... by the nickname Sloba, was tried in The Hague on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. In 2000, before the trial had ended, he was found dead in his prison cell, having suffered ...

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    Then & Now: The China lover

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Jason Wordie

    ... "Manchukuo" was declared independent in 1932, the "state" was an international pariah, only recognised diplomatically by Japan and- predictably- the Vatican, then a habitual supporter ...

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    Six degrees

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

    ... recent referendum on independence, the band's frontman, Alex Kapranos, said, "There's no question about it, it should be independent. But part of me wants to say no, just to f*** ...

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    Something new: Electric avenues

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

    ... against "survivors", in what's billed as "the world's most thrilling run". Hot on the heels of the zombies comes the Electric Run, which promises to tran-sport ...

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    Then & now: Spitting images

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

    ... public education drives against spitting- combined with punitive fines- continued into the 20th century and gradually achieved widespread success in many parts of the world. Tuberculosis, ...

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    Then & now

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

    ... Jason Wordie Resistance fighter Lim Bo Seng highlights the academic link that many a Malayan Chinese forged with Hong Kong. A class of their own Overlooking Singapore’s MacRitchie Reservoir, the isolated grave of Lim Bo Seng – a legendary clandestine resistance figure during the years of the war against Japan – offers unexpected connections to pre-war Hong Kong. Born in  ...

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    Rant: getting off Scot-free?

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... in this month's referendum on the country's proposed independence from the rest of Britain- and that Scots living outside of Scotland would not- the whole business seemed a tad unreal. On a pragmatic ... of opportunity and adventure for centuries, and will continue to do so in the event of independence. But many of them also go back. Right now, they're being made to feel a bit less welcome. ...




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