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    My life: Natasha Reyes

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... with the emergency unit in mid-2013, and took a more stable job in the Hong Kong office, where I monitor Southeast Asia for emergencies, which usually mean natural disasters. As a Filipino, we have ... Kate Whitehead The Hong Kong-based Médecins Sans Frontières emergency coordinator talks to Kate Whitehead about a career dealing with disaster Natasha Reyes FAMILY VALUE I've got ...

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    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Jason Wordie

    ... life, if something is good, then more of the same must naturally be better. Having two or more full brass bands marching along in the cortege, each playing a different tune, was a commonplace ... members were required to weep, wail and prostrate themselves. This did not come naturally to everyone; grief is a highly individual emotion and sometimes participants did not behave as social ...

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    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by ATLANTIC

    ... sign by nature but, with Jupiter at the midheaven point of your chart, some of your plans may be over the top. If you have any special talents this is the time to exploit them. Sagittarius (Nov ...

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    So near yet so feared: the last word

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... announcements about having left them. Tickets for the bullet trains, naturally, cost three times more than those for normal trains. For the money we paid, we could have got a leisurely and relaxing ...

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    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... on with their lives. Increasingly, comparisons are being drawn between Hong Kong’s emerging political disaster and the general situation that resulted in the 1967 Leftist riots. Youth anger, then, was largely ...

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    Reflections: Sleeping partners

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by WEE KEN KOON

    ... may be enshrined in law today, but for the Chinese up until the 20th century, it was socially and legally acceptable to have a family that consisted of one man and several women. Naturally ...

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    My life: David Walker

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... a view of Australia as being an untouched continent; the nature is pristine, the air is clear and everything is lovely. I guess by comparison to a city like Beijing, Australia looks pretty good. ...

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    Then & now: Tempting fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Jason Wordie

    ... post-retirement income, have been assured. Other allowances have included overseas education provision. Nevertheless, human nature being what it is, some officials still hanker after the expensive toys ... mainland operations; but in the manner of fig leaves, few clear-sighted observers are genuinely fooled about the underlying nature and function of what dangles behind the foliage, just outside ...

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    Reflections: Just a hunch

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... disability. Not only was the Hongxi Emperor (1378-1425) of the Ming dynasty morbidly obese, he also suffered a leg ailment, the exact nature of which is not known. Despite being emperor for less than ...

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    So near, yet so feared: Bowled over

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... by myself with hardly any money and no contacts in Hong Kong, I naturally asked them where they were staying. "The Peninsula," the clever wags sniggered. How was I to know this wasn't ...




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