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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Tale of Princess Kaguya may be Isao Takahata's swansong at Studio Ghibli

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Takahata's retelling of the 10th-century folktale (considered to be Japan's oldest extant narrative) begins with an old bamboo cutter, Okina (voiced by Takeo Chii), finding a tiny being inside ... characters left featureless, it is aesthetically impressive. The depictions of cherry blossoms, a key symbol in Japan for life's transience, are splendid. The film is scored by Joe Hisaishi, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... 80th anniversary this year, making it one of Japan's three oldest national parks. Tomorrow, my wife and I will be motoring across that sea, via the Shimanami Kaido, a spectacular 60km road and bridge network connecting Japan's main island of Honshu to Shikoku (the country's fourth-largest island). Starting here in Onomichi, in Hiroshima prefecture, the route will take us ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    25+ restaurants: Lord Stow's Bakery in Macau sells the famed Portuguese egg tarts developed by Englishman Andrew Stow

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by JANICE LEUNG HAYES

    ... Portuguese circles back then, but never for the public in a street-side bakery." Today, they have franchises in Japan and the Philippines, an exclusive licence with The Excelsior in Hong Kong, ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Q&A: Hiroyuki Kanda

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... The notion of each ingredient is different in Japan [than it is] in France. For example, tai [sea bream] and tuna are the most expensive fish in Japan. But in France they are not as popular as sea ... from all over the country. My family restaurant is in Shikoku, in western Japan, which doesn't get as much fresh produce. It closed two years ago because [the owner's] son didn't ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs


    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm

    ... in Kowloon Bay on July 11and 12 along with guests Chui Ball Tong and Survive Said the Prophet, respectively from the mainland and Japan. “I have no idea where Redline will be five years from now,” ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Robert Joseph

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... and then in China. Later, I took it to Japan, Russia, Poland, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore. I would probably qualify for the Guinness Book of Records for having run the most competitions, over 50 of them. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Allegro Singers turn 50

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm

    ... Cantata, an anti-Japanese standard written in the late 30s, during the war with Japan. The conductor was Yan Liangkun, from Beijing, whom Fei had known since her student years at the National ...

  8. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates 40th anniversary

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... the orchestra is ready to conquer the world. We are going to Europe, the mainland, Japan and Korea. What kind of details do you put into your music to make it so delicate? Details of a piece are like ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Continental drifter: novelist Susan Barker opens up about her nomadic lifestyle

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Susan Barker has written three books. The first, Sayonara Bar, which was published in 2005, is set in Japan. It has three storylines that are all connected to a hostess bar in Osaka. Her second ... dynasty (in 1836) and the Cultural Revolution (in 1966). The first book was written after Barker spent two years teaching in Japan. The second was partly born out of her background: her mother ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Adam Nebbs

    ... American Airlines and Delta will be operating a Boeing 777-300ER and an Airbus A330-200, respectively. Japan by the book A book introducing and illustrating Japan's 17 Unesco World Heritage ... to the northeastern shores of Hokkaido. Written by John Dougill, a professor at Kyoto's Ryukoku University, with a foreword by Japan's most famous long-term expat, the late Donald Richie, ...




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