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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: the forgotten army

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Anna Chen

    ... Anna Chen in London Anna Chen in London The forgotten army This month, the world commemorated the centenary of the outbreak of the first world war. Notably absent in the British ceremonies was any mention of the 140,000 or more Chinese workers, including 96,000 in the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC), who provided the support system for frontline Allied troops. Thousands of these men died ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581405/city-scope-forgotten-army
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: An African queen

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by UFRIEDA HO

    ... diplomatic ties with the People's Republic, in 1998. These mig-rants now dwarf in number the South African nationals of Chinese descent, who are a minority of an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590097/african-queen
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: the common touch

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... the imperial family, officials, the capital’s army and its people. As the repairs were taking longer than expected, Emperor Taizong of the Northern Song dynasty (reigned AD976- 997) decided to visit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1580829/reflections-common-touch
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... accident, Howard made his millions pushing motors and was known as the best Buick salesman in the world. Fresh out of the army, he began his career at a San Francisco bicycle repair shop in 1903. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581118/six-degrees
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Lest we forget

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jason Wordie

    ... the colony was occupied by the Japanese from 1941 to 1945. Until 1997, August 30 – the date in 1945 when the British fleet arrived – was celebrated as Liberation Day, a public holiday to commemorate ... date acknowledged a sentiment widely felt in Hong Kong in 1945; that the returning British were very definitely regarded as liberators after nearly four years of the colony being part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578433/then-now-lest-we-forget
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ren Yanfang

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... to tighten the class struggle, fortify the people's commune and thwart a wave of privatisation. Nowadays, most of the fictional works avoid mentioning this. Rather, they portray him as a leader ... 600,000 words from diaries and notes. But after the Xinhua profile, which was published by the People's Daily, Jiao quickly became a propaganda hero. I found at least 12 inaccuracies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540414/my-life-ren-yanfang
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money shot

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and their crackdown on porn merely fuelled public interest. Magazine sales extended to the overseas Chinese diaspora. Obscenity laws were more liberal here than in Malaysia or Singapore, and as high-quality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1568214/money-shot
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Jason Wordie

    ... British military bands could be obtained for a price (the Hong Kong Police Band can still be hired for various occasions); even the Salvation Army was not above renting out its band ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556131/then-now-blowing-their-trumpet
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

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

    ... for a science-based, industrialised brewery. Jacobsen was also involved with what is considered to be the first political party in Denmark, the National Liberal Party, which was instrumental in founding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556061/six-degrees

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