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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cover-up at Kai Tak? Allies 'caused Hong Kong plane crash that killed 19 to assassinate British investigator'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to realise the danger posed by the turbulence and terrain ahead. War veteran Arthur Lane, however, does not believe that explanation. It is far too convenient, he says, that the main British ... both among the 80,000 British, Australian and Indian troops who became prisoners of war. Wild was unlike the vast majority of men captured at the surrender of the island fortress, which Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1569054/blame-resistant
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - ART

    British photographer Martin Parr's show documents modern Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung Peek season Veteran British photographer Martin Parr had a packed schedule during his two-week visit to Hong Kong last year. Commissioned by Blindspot Gallery, he travelled all over the city, visiting places such as Ocean Park, Happy Valley Racecourse and Wong Tai Sin Temple to capture his artistic impressions of the city. A selection of 52 images from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1590987/british-photographer-martin-parrs-show-documents-modern-hong-kong
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... “Through their roles as agents and managers of the British empire, Scots helped extend trade and commerce, medicine and education as well as banking and finance in China. They played an important ... that the legacy of the British empire – opium wars, vandalism, occupation et al – and Scotland’s role in it might taint its future relationship with Beijing, or any of the countries colonised and governed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1585089/courting-dragon
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: artist hRLck's Empire of Dirt shows his pirate instincts

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Text: Vanessa Yung Plunders never cease EMPIRE OF DIRT Agnès b.’s Librairie Galerie   A descendant of pirates, Cyril Buet (alias hRLck) is certain that he has the same rebellious blood ... effort to create layers that look as if they are intersecting with each other. The artist describes his own style as "tribal, primitive street art", and the title "Empire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1569285/arts-preview-artist-hrlcks-empire-dirt-shows-his-pirate-instincts
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A force to be reckoned: memoir of a Hong Kong Policeman

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by EARNSHAW BOOKS

    ... Chris Emmett Chris Emmett's memoir, Hong Kong Policeman, is an honest and often hilarious insight into how a small-town British bobby adapted to life in the exotic, chaotic Far East. ... Then one weekend, I thumbed through the Sunday papers and there it was. I could not take my eyes off it. I read it several times, there was even a picture. It was a pen-and-ink drawing of a British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1595383/force-be-reckoned
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Prior to 1864, tourists- most of them British- had spent their summers in Switzerland and passed their winters on the French and Italian rivieras (which closed down for the summer, the season ... at HK$725, the set goes on sale at the Shanghai Tang flagship store in Central this weekend, and is available to order at luxecityguides.com Other booksellers will have it on their shelves from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1593915/travellers-checks
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coming home: John Rocha plans to spend time in Hong Kong after retiring from fashion circuit

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Francesca Fearon

    ... in 2000, of a fashion and homeware line for British department-store group Debenhams, which has been a phenomenal success. Rocha was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2002 ... daughter, Simone, will ensure the Rocha family remains at the heart of the British shows. "From now on my life will no longer be ruled by the fashion calendar," exclaims Rocha, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581640/final-bow
  8. 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

    ... however, an Order in Council at the end of 1899 made it perfectly clear- to the British, at least- that the Walled City was now "part and parcel of Her Majesty's Colony of Hong ... Convention of Peking- which had leased the New Territories to the British. Like a careful landlord, the Chinese had wanted to keep one room locked within the house, inaccessible to the tenant, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581649/kowloon-walled-citys-fight-exist
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Behind the label: Osman

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by MARISA PINTO

    ... Marisa Pinto Marisa Pinto Who started it? British designer Osman Yousefzada grew up inspired by his mother’s Birmingham-based dressmaking business. From England’s industrial Midlands, he ventured south to take up a spot at London’s Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, graduating in 2005. The following summer, Yousefzada launched his first collection under the Osman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1593930/behind-label-osman
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... completely died out in Hong Kong. During official Sino-British negotiation meetings in the early 1980s, colourful spittoons were conveniently placed at the foot of each diplomat's armchair. ... lungs remains open to speculation. Less than impressed by Deng's coarse habits, British prime minister Margaret Thatcher privately referred to him as "that vulgar old bugger". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594711/then-now-spitting-images

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