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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... Monday's Warriors, and provided the inspiration for the character Te Kai Po in 2005 film River Queen, starring Kiefer Sutherland … The Canadian actor earned the accolade of being the highest paid ...

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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. And with craftsmen from Chongqing, rocks from Lake Tai, in the Yangtze River Delta, and peonies from Luoyang, Henan province, it is finally coming together. This labour of love began as the United States ...

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    My life: Natasha Reyes

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... trip lasted seven to 12 days and we started out eating fresh fruit but it was canned food by the end. In the farther-off places that weren't too established the river was used for everything. I would be in a bikini in the river shampooing my hair and a floating object would go past, so we had to teach the basics: "Do your number twos downstream, please." It was very ...

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    Then & now: Chinese silk trade's unbroken thread

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... to a growth in demand for luxury goods such as silk. The Pearl River Delta never produced much silk for the European market, while Hong Kong produced none at all in pre-British times. Back in the days ... of the Chinese silk sold overseas came from the central mainland, as it still does, and was produced in massive quantities in the famed silk-producing areas in the lower Yangtze delta. Soochow ...

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    My life: David Walker

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

    ... But Australia also has environmental problems it needs to address. The barrier reef is not being well looked after; our river systems have a lot of pollution. So the perception of Australia ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... Olivia Rosenman Qu Yuan (above) is the reason thousands of athletes have been doing battle in dragon boats of late. Qu was a patriot, poet and adviser to the Chu kingdom during the Warring States Period (475BC-221BC), when self-interest and conflict ruled supreme. Fearing for the future of his beloved country, Qu committed suicide by throwing himself into a river. The story goes ...

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    Rant: boating about in a mess

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by ROBBY

    ... Robby Nimmo Robby Nimmo Boating about in a mess One of the best ways to spend a weekend in Hong Kong is on the water- the problem is thousands of other people agree. You can bet another boat will moor right next to yours. Competing soundtracks- say, rave ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: sex symbols

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jason Wordie

    ... accustomed to food security and social-welfare services. Breeding – and what caused it – was vitally important; if you and your immediate family, your crops and animals, and the seas, rivers ...

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    Then & now: the west end

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... the yellowish, silt-laden channel of the Pearl River met the blue-green waters of the South China Sea, the two remaining clearly distinct before eventually mixing. Its isolated beaches are only one ... expanded from the mid-18th century. Fan Lau Fort was renovated at some point after 1810 and, by the 1820s, formed part of a significant expansion of fortifications in the coastal Pearl River ...

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    Then & now: Cool and collectable

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... and radial spines and re-woven. High quality Livistona fans were a village speciality in Sun Wui, one of the more prosperous Pearl River delta districts, from where they have been exported ...




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