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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Mainland censorship: authors cut their losses

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Dinah Gardner When writing about for a mainland readership, overseas authors face a dilemma: appease the censors or refuse to publish. Dinah Gardner talks to writers who have had to make that choice To cut a long story short Next to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, is the city's main post office. Buried under postcards of yaks, tacky tourist maps, guidebooks and Buddhist ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Between the lines: Macau's label to watch

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by DARREN WEE

    ... if their target customers are mainland tourists. "All these casinos and high-fashion brands have even started to launch their flagship stores in Macau," Brito says. "They've made ... culminates in a fashion show in the courtyard, with designers from Macau, Hong Kong, the mainland and all over the lusophone world. Last November, Portuguese, Mozambican and Angolan designs walked ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: exciting attention

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:48am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Exciting attention The downward trend in mainland tourist arrivals is probably being welcomed by many in Hong Kong, but retailers are yearning for the return of the tuhao. Now listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, “tuhao” refers to the typically gauche parvenu from the mainland who think nothing of spending a fortune in a single afternoon. Poet Chen Zi’ang ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Disappearing acts: Delhi's 'magicians' colony' is braced for the bulldozers

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... is a puppeteer by profession and has been in the family business for almost six decades. Soon, four French tourists will arrive at his house, for an afternoon performance given by the puppet master, a son and a grandson. Once a prominent performance art in India, today Bhat's kathputlis- "wooden carved dolls"- are seen mainly by tourists and people with personal connections ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by ERIC SAN JUAN

    ... veterans and peace activists from the United States who in April took part in a two-week tour of Vietnam organised by Veterans for Peace. He had returned as a tourist last year, but wanted to come ... to Vietnam as a tourist in 2002, as part of his therapy, did Cleaver learn that the corpses were never retrieved. Since then, he has travelled back to Vietnam 12 times and dug up almost every crater ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Allegro Singers turn 50

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm

    ... with her signature cheongsam, was a big advantage, and the Allegro Singers were often featured on radio and television. But this was the turbulent 60s. The Cultural Revolution gripped the mainland ... of the Hong Kong Police, to weed out any politically sensitive content. It was no exception for the Allegro Singers,” says Chen. But Fei, the eldest daughter of legendary mainland film director Fei ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: razing the dead

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Razing the dead Mirroring the world of the living, the property market for the dead in Hong Kong faces issues of high demand, low supply and astronomical prices. Columbarium niches are so expensive here that many choose to have their ashes laid to rest on the mainland. Personally, I want my cremated ashes scattered – not in Hong Kong, for it is polluted enough, ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong's tiny Ping Chau offers a rugged island getaway without the tourists

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Martin Williams

    ... Text and photos: Martin Williams Ping Chau, a tiny, rugged island in the far northeast of Hong Kong, offers a peaceful respite from the bustle of the city Idyll wonder UNWIND ON THE EAST COAST The ferry arrives at a pier on the sheltered east coast. Look ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs

    A new breed of upscale bars and nightclubs have replaced Macau's once-seedy dive bars

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Or wander the streets around the Docas waterfront entertainment district for a more laid-back vibe. There you'll find tourists and locals mingling as they bar hop, or grab late-night snacks ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    The jazz scene in China is booming as more young musicians discover the genre

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Robin Lynam

    ... of the bands. Twelve international groups will compete for cash prizes of HK$250,000, HK$150,000 and HK$100,000. Will the winners come from Hong Kong, Macau or the mainland? The last two winners were ... and the erhu — took third place. The previous year another mainland band, Red Groove, were runners-up. The festival organisers are now soliciting entries — details at cotaistrip.com — and many young ...




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