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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... Standing on the brink of independence, Scotland is pulling out all the stops to win over China as it seeks to find its place in the world, writes Peter Simpson. Courting the dragon You ... unitarian zeal the colony’s byzantine public services, ushering in new eras in education and housing, building new towns, promoting Chinese civil servants and weeding out corruption (though he later ...

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    Flagrant harbour: the sordid affair that cemented Hong Kong's reputation for vice and corruption

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... The sordid yet titillating Caldwell Affair helped to cement Hong Kong's reputation in the 1850s as a hotbed of vice and corruption. Stuart Heaver attempts to separate fact from fiction Flagrant harbour "Nowadays, Hong Kong enjoys international acclaim as a society with a probity culture," Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner Simon Peh Yun-lu ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rock star nun: how Nepal's rebel with a cause became an unlikely sensation

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... discriminated against. Despite significant progress in female school enrolment, archaic traditions such as early marriage, the seclusion of women during menstruation and the burden of household chores ... and Shanta Chaudhary, who rose from being a bonded labourer to become a parliamentarian fighting against modern-day slavery, in giving greater visibility to women. Drolma especially campaigns ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Sundance redux: the best of the fest

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram Sundance began as an American independent cinema showcase but judging by the eclectic line-up for the eight-film "Hong Kong Selects" season, that's no longer ... A Hijacking. The only non-fiction offering in the festival's Hong Kong Selects programme is The Case Against 8. Following the ultimately successful fight to have California's anti-gay ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    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*** ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - RANT

    The trouble with normal

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Charley Lanyon

    ... and for self-serving motives- crow the virtues of independent thinking and self-expression, is basically saying "keep your head down and join the crowd". Nothing says, "I surrender," like ... I am king you will be first against the wall. Well, after queue cutters, the government and, hell, pretty much everyone else. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    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 ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    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, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A force to be reckoned: memoir of a Hong Kong Policeman

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by EARNSHAW BOOKS

    ... tarmac. I shielded my eyes against the sun and felt my shirt dampen. Two airport ground staff looked us over. They were cool and relaxed in linen shirts and slacks. Reflective sunglasses hid ... Island's business district was a mix of modern high-rise and colonnaded Victorian and Edwardian grace. The ferry bumped against the jetty and its ramp clanged against concrete. The bus rumbled off ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Thanks for the memories

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Susan Jung

    ... or the shell won't be sturdy enough and might collapse when you steam it. The shell should be about 1cm thick. Julienne the Chinese ham against the grain and put it into the cavity of the melon. ...




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