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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... deemed to be an unsanitary and unhygienic environment. The second clearance began on June 10, 1933, when the government issued a notice stipulating resumption of land (i.e. compulsory acquisition) by the end of 1934. By then, land reclamation meant the six-and-a-half-acre enclave no longer sat picturesquely near the sea. The residents, 436 of them, turned to China for help. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Myanmar snub-nosed monkey facing extinction

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm

    ... by Myanmar’s government, or media. Local reports frequently mention that diplomats from the Chinese embassy in Myanmar are summonsed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and confronted with photographic ... of evidence, quoting a senior minister as saying bilateral talks were being held to stop illegal logging in Kachin. The resource-rich state, however, remains a conflict zone, where more than 100,000 ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Spirit of the age

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in the region's capital city, Hohhot, Bao took a government job mediating between land-hungry railway ministry officials and the nomads they sought to displace. The position overwhelmed him. The nomads ... to work. The hill is on the shaman's ancestral land and he climbs it once a year to summon his ancestors; to express his desires and to hear their demands. For two hours he delivers ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Crossing the line

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... of Laos and southern China's Yunnan province because their land was required for a mainland-owned casino complex. Now Saivong faces another forced eviction, along with about half ... and told us they're going to build a tunnel through it. That's why we have to move again." Those surveyors were part of a team of 1,600 sent by the China's former Ministry ...

  5. Magazines - Money - INVESTMENT: MYANMAR

    Glittering prize

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... although this has been linked to natural-resource extraction. Most FDI has targeted offshore and onshore oil and gas blocks awarded to foreign oil companies by the Myanmar Energy Ministry ... might be Asia's investment bright spot Myanmar and strategic positioning. The country is strategically well- positioned in Southeast Asia, sharing land borders with Bangladesh, India, ...



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