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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Lest we forget

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

    ... the colony was occupied by the Japanese from 1941 to 1945. Until 1997, August 30 – the date in 1945 when the British fleet arrived – was celebrated as Liberation Day, a public holiday to commemorate ... staff members who lost their lives in either of the conflicts. Hong Kong’s best-known memorial, the Cenotaph in Central, was unveiled in 1923; it is an exact copy of the Edwin Lutyens-designed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578433/then-now-lest-we-forget
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Sir Henry Pottinger (right), whose name has been immortalised by the steep, stone-stepped street in Central, served as the first governor of Hong Kong. It was Pottinger who led the Royal Navy to victory in Humen, Canton, ending the first opium war and prompting the Treaty of Nanking. The agreement was inked 172 years and two days ago, on August 29, 1842. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581118/six-degrees
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... the former police station in Tai O, which is now a boutique hotel, Mei Ho House- an old housing estate in Sham Shui Po which has been converted into a youth hostel- and the PMQ in Central. It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581412/my-life-ester-van-steekelenburg
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... not qualify for end-of-contract passages and other allowances. During the Pacific war years, Macau was packed with refugees from Japanese-occupied Hong Kong. The administration in Macau turned over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572852/then-now-great-escapes
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

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

    ... spectrum, all participants are now horribly in the wrong. Inevitably, Occupy Central will happen; with equally unstoppable momentum, lines of intransigence have been drawn on all sides ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1545539/then-now-cometh-hour
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Theatre of Tapas

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... with a modern twist," Samper says. Make sure you try his modern take on torrija, a type of Spanish bread pudding. Zafran is at 43 Wyndham Street, Central, tel: 2116 8855.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1568219/something-new-theatre-tapas
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: farmers in arms

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Farmers in arms Protesters, many of them students, stormed and occupied key government buildings in Taiwan last month to protest against a trade deal with the mainland. Some excitable Hongkongers have arrogated the protests as a foretaste of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement, which may or may not indulge in a bit of civil disobedience later ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1462471/reflections-farmers-arms
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Affairs Office, has reiterated, whenever Occupy Central is mentioned, that the central government remains prepared to assist Hong Kong authorities in maintaining order, if necessary. A former head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536060/then-now-forcing-issue
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: razing the dead

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

    ... was one emperor’s idea of revenge against a dead enemy. Emperor Suzong, of the Tang dynasty, who reigned from 756 to 762, was fighting the rebels who had occupied the capital, Chang’an. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1548845/reflections-razing-dead
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Striking a SAR note

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... and American spelling from the streets of Central. Rent would be an obvious, and slightly dark, choice- so many businesses have folded because of landlords' outrageous hikes. A Tale of Two Kitties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555555/rant-striking-sar-note

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