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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: the forgotten army

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Anna Chen

    ... was any mention of the 140,000 or more Chinese workers, including 96,000 in the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC), who provided the support system for frontline Allied troops. Thousands of these men died ... been missed. The mix of Chinese workers and intellectuals on the European battlefield was a catalyst for change. In 1937, Gu Xingqing published an account of his time as a CLC interpreter ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... (and the third male in general) to grace the cover of Vogue. Criticised as "racially insensitive", the image showed James striking a primate-like pose while clutching ...

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    Rant: Striking a SAR note

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo Robby Nimmo Striking a SAR note A radio show recently asked listeners to come up with ideas for Hong Kong musicals. A few thoughts immediately sprang to mind … Billy Spelliot could be a show about a boy who thought he was the only person left in Hong Kong who cared about putting letters in the right order. His mission? To erase the green grocer's apostrophe ...

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    Then & now: the money shot

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Jason Wordie

    ... in this respect, little has changed for decades. Hong Kong’s legions of sex workers advertised themselves, with photographs, as far back as the 1920s. Shanghai’s foreign-run concessions were major ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: last man standing

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm

    ... Charlie Harris Charlie Harris Last man standing Co-worker: 1, Charlie Harris: 0. That's how it felt at the end of every day during my first office job in Hong Kong. My female co-worker, a twenty-something local, would arrive at the same time as me each morning but left … well, I never knew when. No matter how late I stayed she'd always outlast me. Such endurance ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: World's best goalie, Robokeeper, arrives in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Kicking off Hot on the heels of Robocar, Google's driverless automobile, comes Robokeeper, a computerised goalie. Considering the spate of strikes and boycotts that has plagued Brazil in recent days, authorities there might want to consider enlisting a few as backups before the World Cup starts this week. According to its makers, Robokeeper ...

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    My Life: Chris McCormack

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... the idea. He was a waterside worker- a "wharfie"- with zero education and Mum was a schoolteacher. Dad was determined his kids would have an education and was completely anti-sport ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and ship-repairing were major local industries from the mid-19th century up until the 1960s, when both sectors went into significant decline. Modern Hong Kong's main container port, at Kwai Chung, ... shipbuilding and repair facilities in Tai Koo and Aberdeen, but most such services in the city were concentrated on the other side of the harbour, around the Hong Kong and Whampoa Dock Company yards ...

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    My life: Robert Bickers

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... as a child. We returned to County Durham (in northeast England) in the middle of a miners' strike- I thought it was awful. I guess the link to studying Chinese at SOAS (the London School ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: farewell to Wong Kei

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Anna Chen

    ... and was a favourite among clubbers and night-workers. Thanks to Westminster Council, though, it now keeps normal opening hours. Soho has lost yet another bit of character.   ...




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