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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: rights of way

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 10:27pm by Violet Law

    ... The 200-metre stretch of pavement in front of the People's Liberation Army barracks has become off-limits to anyone but those who work at the government headquarters. The two police officers ... Violet Law Violet Law Rights of way It's a happy accident, I'm sure you'll agree, that the Occupy Central protesters' blockades have returned the streets to the people ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: in plain sight

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... due to the presence of a People's Liberation Army installation, as it was during the British garrison presence. In the post-war era, a myth of complacent ill-preparedness evolved about ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The A theme

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by TELEGRAPH

    ... People's Liberation Army (PLA) scientists detonated China's first atom bomb at a nearby testing site- a 22-kiloton blast that set the desert sky alight and sparked jubilant celebrations ... past. "People should really face up to history- nuclear has a special place in our country," he says. "It also has a very special place in Chinese people's hearts." Text ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... had been installed around the Boudhanath stupa- the main Tibetan area in Kathmandu- in 2011. Incorporated into the People's Republic of China in 1950, Tibet has been restive ever since, ... in Nepal, combined with the build-up of its military capabilities in Tibet, will enable the [People';s Liberation Army] to deploy rapidly to India's borders." Other analysts argue ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Young Mao devotees lead an agricultural revolution at the Righteous Path Farm, Hebei

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... appear happy with the arrangement. Bai Qiongli, 24, who was a nurse at a People's Liberation Army hospital in Henan, joined the farm a month ago, to experience a new lifestyle. "I put ... ;s people's communes, are assigned work by a team leader. They then line up and jog in synchronised steps to the fields. "During the slack season, we begin our day by reciting passages from ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Two's company: dissident literary couple Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ...   ALTHOUGH BORN IN LHASA, Woeser was raised in the predominantly Han Chinese cocoon of a People's Liberation Army barracks in Sichuan province. Her half-Tibetan, half-Han father gave his Chinese ... Woeser, argu-ably China's most famous dissident literary couple, could hardly be more different as individuals. A Han Chinese hailing from the Manchurian northeast, Wang, 60, aired his ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - World cup 2014

    Will Hong Kong ever reach a World Cup, or are we losing sight of the goal?

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... in one of the worst incidents of public disorder the mainland had seen since 1949. It took a People's Liberation Army battalion to restore order. Not that the Hong Kong team cared. When ... David Bartram The local game has taken a tumble since the heady days of the 1970s/80s. As the planet's soccer fans turn their gaze towards Brazil, David Bartram asks what it will take ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The truth behind that nice Nigerian man who wants to give you loads of money

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by JUSN PSBLO CARDENAL

    ... Mandiant, a Washington-based IT security company that has been tracking hacking activity on the mainland, published a report linking the attacks to a People's Liberation Army unit based ... cyberwarfare, modern-day espionage and superhighway robbery Superhighway robbery A light rain falls as we duck into the lobby of one of Moscow's many ugly buildings. Inside the Leningradskoe Shosse ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Big deal

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Heaver

    ... People's Liberation Army recruits energetically marching up and down the promenade outside the exhibition halls with a huge red national flag being waved before them. As the guidebook makes clear, ... of history at HKU and author of A Concise History of Hong Kong. "The [treaty and the] story of the opium wars are part of the founding myth of the People's Republic of China," he says. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: pork bun shop song and dance

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ...; they said. 'Then we'll plaster it over the internet- well, the bits of the internet you allow- and you'll come up smiling. Man of the people and all that. Bingo! "Only they didn't tell me about the song. Whose moronic idea was that? Big brother Xi … You warm the hearts of the common people in the cold winter. Jeez, it makes me sound all cuddly. All I did was fix ...




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