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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... post-prandial eructations would be viewed in a, shall we say, less accepting light. Likewise, clicking heels and kissing hands constituted proper behaviour in formal European situations a century ago; ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... in the early 20th century. On this day in 1911, he opened the Chinese stretch of the Kowloon-Canton Railway. Construction had been delayed by the Boxer rebellion (1899-1901) on the mainland ... a heart attack. According to conspiracy theorists, Milosevic's downfall ought to be attributed to a cabal of world leaders known as the Bilderberg Group, whose ranks include royalty, ...

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    Reflections: long division

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... in the early 10th century. At its zenith, it covered present-day northeast China, Mongolia and parts of far east Russia. In 936, the Khitan took control of the Sixteen Prefectures of Yan and Yun, ...

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    Something new: ship in a bottle

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... Jenni Marsh Jenni Marsh Ship in a bottle Life aboard a colonial tea clipper, with its motley crew sweating on the sails by day and swigging ale come night, might not have been particularly … fragrant. But a romantic notion survives of those 19th-century voyages; clippers racing across the Indian Ocean and around the Cape of Good Hope to deliver decadent commodities to London from ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... than at the usual sideways angle, to get a clear view of the ball with both eyes. It’s a technique that yields results: last month he became the first 40-year-old to make a Test century in 20 ...

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    City scope: all change in Chinatown

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Petti Fong

    ... that time." Now she puts out a dozen newspapers on the pavement and is relieved when she sells out, because she doesn't have to cart the remainder away. The one outlier of the group is newcomer ...

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    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... must chime with whatever message focus groups have decided suits that particular development, inconvenient facts are airbrushed out of existence. Ultimately, it’s all about marketing. Hong ...

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    My life: Tim Jarvis

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Joyee Chan

    ... I also wanted my crew to have a good sense of humour. DELIBERATELY DISADVANTAGED We had to leave modern technology behind and make do with century-old navigation tools, period clothing ... a disparate group of people with different motivations, strengths and weaknesses to achieve a common goal against seemingly impossible odds.   Tim Jarvis was in Hong Kong to share his story ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... in the Great Depression. It is said that Roosevelt hailed from the Van Rosevelts of Oud-Vossemeer, a family of Dutch nobility who arrived in New York in the mid-17th century, when it was New Amsterdam. ...

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    Then & Now: The China lover

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie The realities encountered by singer-actress Yoshiko Yamaguchi do not fit easily into today's Sino-Japanese narrative. The China lover The recent death in Tokyo of singer Yoshiko Yamaguchi, aged 94, stirs controversial memories of the Sino-Japanese war, and highlights the identity issues that still linger from the half-century-long Japanese colonial experiment ...




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