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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Clone wars There are actors in the mainland who, bearing an uncanny resemblance to political leaders such as Mao Zedong or Zhou Enlai, work as lookalikes. And recently, a picture of a pie-seller who was the spitting image of President Xi Jinping has been doing the rounds on the internet. I have yet to meet my doppelganger and I hope that chilling encounter never ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
  2. 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 the country's constitution and consisted of stalwarts such as Ditlev Gothard Monrad … A key figure in shaping early Danish politics, in 1864 Monrad abandoned his native country when it became engulfed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556061/six-degrees
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... assessing the legal and political situation for the American fugitive. "It's not like it was guaranteed to work," said Assange. "But the risks of inaction were even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1551919/six-degrees
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... As faith in the Hong Kong leadership deteriorates, the political arena remains ominously devoid of viable replacements, writes Jason Wordie Cometh the hour Confidence in the ability of Hong Kong’s political system to deliver competent, responsible administration continues to decline. Popular despair at the dispiriting race to the bottom that characterises most public debate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1545539/then-now-cometh-hour
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: dregs and the city

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Jason Wordie

    ... and are unable, given existing political structures, to control their own destinies, they clutch at reassuring small symbols from their past. Familiar food, especially, is deeply comforting when people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540802/then-now-dregs-and-city
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Military involvement was politically possible in 1956; then, the principal troublemakers were Kuomintang supporters and triad societies and as a result, mainland criticism of decisive British ... over border operations. But due to political considerations, their presence was mostly limited to the frontier, and the police remained in control in urban areas. In countries where armed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536060/then-now-forcing-issue
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... favourite, the gentle Consort Xiao. Using her beauty, childbearing ability and political acumen, Wu eventually became Emperor Taizong’s empress, and one of the first things she did was to incarcerate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1534656/reflections-cat-scratching
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm

    ... Olivia Rosenman Xi Jinping celebrates his 61st birthday today. The son of a Communist Party revolutionary hero, Xi’s life was political from the get-go. At the age of 10 he watched his ... … Nicolas Sarkozy is even shorter than Napoleon was, but what he lacks in height he made up for in controversy during his presidency, both in his political and personal lives. Sarkozy and Bruni ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1529926/six-degrees
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... the leader of the Indian independence movement that broke the British Empire. Impressively, he managed to create no bad blood during his political struggle. British newspaper The Guardian described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525177/six-degrees
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm

    ... on this planet” by a good friend and long-term supporter, Sean Penn … Known for his social and political activism, Penn won an Academy Award in 2008 for his portrayal of gay-rights icon Harvey Milk, using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1521078/six-degrees

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