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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

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

    ... and the Boer war (1899-1902) in South Africa. In 1949, the newly formed People's Republic of China cancelled the rail service completely. Lugard wasn't around to enjoy the ride for long- he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1607605/six-degrees
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: No spray, Jose

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... male, or each strand an eighth of the thickness of other people's hair, if you're female. Combined with an egg-shaped head this creates a genetic disaster for me that can only ... party in our four-person cabin when the "show your passport" thing, which all people travelling in "soft sleeper" cars must endure, happened- something about keeping out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1617521/so-near-yet-so-feared-no-spray-jose
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    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 ... There's a benefit in straddling these two worlds at a time when Beijing's horizons stretch to Africa- China, after all, is now South Africa's largest trading partner. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1590097/african-queen
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    Then & now: class cutting

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

    ... of your survival. Mao’s China, Stalin’s Russia and Pol Pot’s Cambodia all shared this chilling characteristic. In Russia, between 1917 and the late 1930s, the middle and upper classes were exiled ... Rouge henchmen who, let’s never forget, were sponsored by China, simply killed the lot. But China, as ever, was different. Unlike in Russia, communism’s worst excesses only endured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1617555/then-now-class-cutting
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    Then & now: the look of exodus

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... distinct waves of emigration over the past 70 years; and another groundswell of departures is under way. Between 1947 and 1952, more than 1.5 million people decamped from China to Hong Kong. Many ... as soon as they'd secured a Canadian or Australian passport insurance policy. In the years after 1997, despite obvious challenges such as bird flu and Sars, gloom-and-doom post-handover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1607604/then-now-look-exodus
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    Reflections: one for the history books

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... I search both online and off to fill in the blanks. In 1065, Emperor Yingzong, of the Northern Song dynasty, commissioned Sima Guang to compile a grand narrative of China’s past. Sima and his team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1616847/reflections-one-history-books
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    Reflections: long division

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

    ... it as a way to incorporate capitalist Hong Kong and Macau into socialist China. It’s not the first time this formula has been applied in China. The Khitan people founded the Khitan (or Liao) dynasty 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1611440/reflections-long-division
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    Six degrees

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

    ... Olivia Rosenman Margaret Thatcher met with the then paramount leader of the People’s Republic, Deng Xiaoping, in late September 1982, when she is infamously said to have “lost Hong Kong” to China. Perhaps the British prime minister was bound for failure, having described China as a “rather unpleasant place governed by rather unpleasant people” when she first visited, in 1977. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1600207/six-degrees
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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 ... in northeastern China and Taiwan. China's northeastern provinces- better known then as Manchuria- became a Japanese sphere of influence after Japan was granted "most favoured nation" status ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1599504/then-now-china-lover
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    Something new: Electric avenues

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Electric avenues Exercise isn't most people's idea of a top night out- how often do you go partying dressed in your sports gear, dripping with sweat, red as a lobster? But the latest craze for social sporting events- fun runs, yoga summits, etc, billed as "parties first, exercise second"- is trying to convince us otherwise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1595286/something-new-electric-avenues

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