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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: royal treatment

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... and in Hong Kong, with the most famous Chaozhou son being, of course, Li Ka-shing. King Taksin the Great fought back the invading Burmese and unified the Thai state, and his policies ensured political ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: ship shape

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

    ... land-bank for its current owner-operators and their parent companies. Much as Kowloon Docks did for "Duggie" Clague- and not Li Ka-shing, who is usually (mistakenly) credited these days ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: the common touch

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon The common touch Earlier this month, Premier Li Keqiang walked 5km to the remote town of Longtoushan, the epicentre of the earthquake in Yunnan that killed more than 600 people. Two months earlier, a local official in Jiangxi hitched a piggyback ride on someone’s back to keep his shoes dry when he visited the site where three children had been swept ...

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    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Empress Wu, who was ruling in the stead of her adult son. By chance, the leader of the rebellion found a man who looked like Wu's other son, the late Crown Prince Li Xian, and used him as a figurehead for the uprising, telling everyone Li hadn't died after all. It isn't clear how the rank and file of mostly commoners were convinced that he was the prince, given ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... mountain goat. The 86-year-old Mr Li, playing a mean Moscow Nights himself, had only been learning the instrument for two years, and it was he who made my newfound non-procrastination rule kick in. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: razing the dead

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... In a conversation with his adviser Li Mi, the emperor said that when he eventually recaptured Chang’an, he would desecrate the tomb of his father’s prime minister, Li Linfu, who had strongly opposed his appointment as crown prince. Emperor Suzong said he would open Li Linfu’s tomb, burn his bones to ash and then scatter the remains. The wise Li Mi replied: “Why be bothered with the dead? His bones ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: waiting for Li

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker in Mandalay Nick Walker in Mandalay Waiting for Li Mandalay is one of those place names- like Timbuktu and Shangri-la- that is a byword for remote exoticism. And it is indeed ... Kyin and Sintkoo neighbourhoods. But morale at the two afflicted institutions was recently boosted with the news that movie star Jet Li was planning a visit, to teach kung fu to students ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm

    ... the Hong Kong-born singer-songwriter married Bruce Rockowitz, chief executive of global trading group Li & Fung, in a lavish two-day celebration rumoured to have cost more than HK$150 million. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: land of make believe

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... critical analysis summarily dismisses most of their arguments. Yes, yes – we know, we know. Pok Fu Lam contains objects of localised interest, such as the century-old Li Ling Divine Pagoda, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: farmers in arms

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... this year. Some 3,000 years ago, a mob of commoners stormed the palace of King Li of the Western Zhou dynasty and drove him into exile. Heeding a minister's advice, Li had imposed a royal ...




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