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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Casualties of ore: tin mining is devastating the Indonesian island of Bangka

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by MATTEO FAGOTTO

    ... pontoons a few hundred metres offshore. The pontoons might look as though they are fishing platforms but fish are not what these men are after. Something far more precious lies at the bottom ... environment and its people. With the global demand for tin constantly exceeding supply, Bangka has become a mining free-for-all, with digging feverishly taking place both offshore and onshore. After ...

  2. Magazines - Money - LUXURY CONSUMPTION

    A brand of their own

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... shirts, 15,000-yuan (HK$18,900) tea sets and 30,000-yuan silk scarves. The image of originating on the mainland is no longer inextricably intertwined with images of a dirty factory. In fact, ... luxury goods or Western luxury goods?... Right now in goods like food, beauty and luxury, that dollar is going offshore. "I've watched inferior products be marketed well at the cost ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: farewell to Wong Kei

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Anna Chen

    ... building, with its architectural fusion of baroque and art-nouveau styles, was never empty. Much of its trade appeared to comprise unsuspecting tourists who'd stumbled in off the street ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm

    ... troops to Afghanistan and Iraq. Bush advocated China’s entry to the World Trade Organisation but he didn’t seem to mind offending Beijing, either. In 2007, he presented the US Congressional Gold ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Robert Bickers

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... through them. Lighthouses are important infrastructure. They are vital for faster, more regular shipping and therefore trade, but it's what goes on inside the lighthouse that interests me. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Lone Flag: Macau's WWII British consul

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by HKU PRESS

    ... a Colony this appears to be fairly strong Consular representation. But it must not be forgotten that up to the nineteenth century virtually all trade with China had passed through Macao. Here had ... and Miss Cholmondeley of Hongkong, later also a Mr Stott, got away by means of their own Chinese connections but the trade had not yet become wholesale as it did later. O'Neill deserves ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hoard mentality: what possesses us to possess?

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by NEW SCIENTIST

    ... and more complex, material goods became a store of wealth. Trade in such goods eventually led to the development of money. Of course, there are a number of groups in the world today who don't ...

  8. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... travelling in family units of three or four. An extreme case was a family of eight- a couple, children, parents and extended family. At 100,000 yuan (HK$127,000) a head, it's not cheap. ... story.) Dexo's newest package is a 13-day tour via icebreaker starting from Beijing, passing through South Africa's Cape Town and then on to the Antarctic. It costs 500,000 yuan per ...

  9. Magazines - Money - INVESTING

    Bringing clarity to claret

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... prices, and then trades wines using BBX, Berry Bros & Rudd's London-based online broking exchange, as well as traditional live auctions. This ensures he is buying wine at the same rate ... information on several websites that track wine prices among specialised traders, adding transparency and flattening margins. One of those websites is Liv-Ex. It's a trading platform that is used ...

  10. 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 ...




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