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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 10:27pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... but a regular at Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Morrison was a war reporter for London’s The Times newspaper, covering the Pacific Front in the second world war and later the Korean war, ... to Australian parents, he later attended Winchester College, in England, a public school established in 1382 which boasts alumni as eclectic as a 14th-century archbishop of Canterbury ...

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    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law in Seattle Violet Law in Seattle Blossoming relationship For nearly 20 years, a small group of Seattleites have been toiling to build a Sichuan-style garden in their city. ... west coast city reached across the Pacific to build ties with China. In 1979, one of the first non-government trade associations focused on China was founded here. When Chongqing and Seattle ...

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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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    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 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... filmmaker told the festival, "We're talking about the essential essence of this nation, of how it was built, this whole century: you've not dealt with it." Stone, who is famous ... Netanyahu is a long-time friend of defeated 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney … Romney and Netanyahu worked together in the 1970s at the Boston Consulting Group. Romney was born in Michigan ...

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    Then & now

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Jason Wordie

    ... institution existed in Singapore or Malaya until after the Pacific war ended, in 1945. Raffles College, established in 1928, provided arts and social science courses, and merged with King Edward VII ... students here were ethnic Cantonese, other dialect groups were  represented, too; the university also had signifi cant Hokkien, Hakka and Chiu Chow (Teochew) contingents. Generous donations ...

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    Something new: shell preservation

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... for the US$30,000 on offer are open to projects worldwide, but priority will be given to those in the Asia-Pacific region. Extra consideration will be given to registered charities and groups that can ...

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    My life: David Walker

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... might do. Ambon is in the Netherlands East Indies- now Indonesia. Australian troops were sent there. My uncle was in the air force. His small group was captured by the Japanese. They tried ... looked as if it could do something similar. So the idea of Australia being vulnerable to invasions from Asia was quite strong in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Some people travelled ...

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    Then & now: land of make believe

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... critical analysis summarily dismisses most of their arguments. Yes, yes – we know, we know. Pok Fu Lam contains objects of localised interest, such as the century-old Li Ling Divine Pagoda, ... about? Ultimately, it’s a proxy reaction against an out-of-touch, unrepresentative, arrogant government structure so comprehensively owned by vested interest groups that it would rather tamper ...

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    My life: David Tod Roy

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... pornography David Tod Roy P LUM PROJECT I first encountered Chin P'ing Mei (or The Plum in the Golden Vase; an anonymously written 16th-century Chinese novel) when I was living with my parents ... or 20 feet from the gingko tree in our yard and hurt himself badly. After the Pacific war began, the Japanese were bombing Chengdu several times a week. We built a dugout air-raid shelter ...




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