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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: lack of security for old guard

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by PETER

    ... be of much use. But then I think of his situation and my temper dies down. Uncle Fook didn't get a good education, so never made much money. He was never married and has no children. When he ...

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    So near, yet so feared

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... there had been beautiful, winding old streets with great hovelage. The old women selling same-day-harvested vegetables had been driven away from the markets, possibly because they didn't have the licences needed to keep a horde of government officials in clover, and were now guerrilla produce-selling on street corners. I bumped into a few women I recognised, because I'd captured them ...

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    Then & now: Lest we forget

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of aircraft and radio, and enormously increased employment and other opportunities for women). Hong Kong’s involvement in that conflict was limited. While many Europeans left the colony to sign up ... as forlorn, increasingly decrepit reminders of long-ago conflicts in far-off lands, as forgotten, neglected and ultimately disrespected as the men and women whose lives, and deaths, these monuments ...

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    Reflections: Godmothers of goth

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:30pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... version of goth fashion. Far from being a subculture on the fringes of society, this look was so popular among women in the Tang dynasty that poet Bai Juyi (772-846) wrote a cheeky verse about it. ... for “eight” (); and the must-have on her dressing table was a dark cream that she dabbed on her lips to colour them black. Bai described the completed face as one on the verge of tears. Chinese women ...

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    Rant: lovin' on a jet plane

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... it their job since the 1960s, or thereabouts, to make women feel their lives are lacking in excitement) are to blame, of course. But unless you are rich enough to have a private jet, perhaps one ...

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    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

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

    ... group interested me in particular; a band of old men and women playing saxophones and clarinets. Their saxophone teacher, Mr Wang, is 85 years old and as nimble-fingered as a saxophone-playing ...

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    My life: Alex Tizon

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Ajay Singh

    ... as a man but as a person. My identity was very much in flux- and I fluxed right out of the marriage. I didn't realise it at the time, but I was very Filipino in the way I viewed women ...

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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, polygamy often occurred among the rich, as considerable means were needed to support several women (and sometimes their relatives). The polygamist par excellence in imperial China was always ...

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    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wang and Xiao. Later, enraged that her husband had visited his two former wives, Empress Wu had the two women flogged and their limbs amputated. Their torsos were placed in vats of wine with their severed arms and legs tied behind their backs. The women screamed in pain for days before they finally expired. “Wu you slut!” screeched Xiao, as she was tortured. “I’ll be a cat in my next life ...

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    My life: Natasha Reyes

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

    ... everything was new, and I was completely out of my element. The first week I was dealing with the wounded and then I was in charge of providing health care for 12,000 displaced people- mostly women ...




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