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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: That's entertainment

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... most of these entertainers were corrupt and amassed wealth and political power. Their glory was short-lived, however. The emperor’s adoptive brother soon rebelled and the emperor was killed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1576903/reflections-thats-entertainment
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: the forgotten army

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

    ... in Europe and described the mixture of workers and intellectuals as a political awakening. The ideals formed during this conflict were carried back home and contributed to China's political ...

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

    Reflections: naked ambition

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Naked ambition The luo guan, or “naked official”, is a new species in the world of venality in the mainland. These corrupt officials are “naked” not due to their sexual shenanigans, if any, but because their wives and children have emigrated, leaving them home alone. With family members holding foreign nationalities, it’s easier for luo guan to transfer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572259/reflections-naked-ambition
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Lest we forget

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

    ... the beginning of what became the first world war. This devastating conflict affected the entire world; its political, economic and social aftermath materially shaped how we live today, in ways that many ... the colony’s salvation. But since 1997, September 3 has been favoured; this date marks the formal Japanese surrender across the Far East. While politically incorrect to a later generation, the August ...

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

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of life worldwide for the entire course of human history. Desperate people, driven from their homes by natural disasters, or political or economic circumstances beyond their power, have become ... of (mostly political) reasons, had voted with their feet against the “people’s paradise” then being created. In recent years, many former refugees have become skittish when reminded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572852/then-now-great-escapes
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... role was to translate the Queen's common English into impeccable Latin for all her foreign correspondence. Milton, a committed republican, was tormented by the difficult politics ... namesake. Brought to his wits' end by the politics of the American civil war, the governor committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. He shared a birthday and an exit strategy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572851/six-degrees
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... At school, we weren't allowed to talk about politics. The first time I got an inkling of what democracy might be was in 1989, when the Tiananmen Square protests happened. There were about 25,000 ... in Joburg made a mock goddess of democracy, and my sister sent the school cassettes of the freedom songs protesters were singing in Beijing. My first understanding of political protest came from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572896/my-life-ufrieda-ho
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: playing the loyalty card

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Playing the loyalty card Recently, individuals on both sides of Hong Kong’s political divide have been asked to reveal what their true nationalities are. This comes after ... and to mobilise the masses to affect political and social change. Consequently, Hongkongers – and especially their sovereigns in Beijing – have the right to question if these high-placed and high-profile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1566890/reflections-playing-loyalty-card
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money shot

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

    ... paid an internal fine of HK$10,000, wiped the drool off his face, and blithely resumed his stellar political career. This episode says a great deal about both the quality of the official political debate in Hong Kong and the character of those prepared to put up their hand (well, one of them at a time, anyway) in the public interest – somehow such people manage to survive ...

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

    City scope: claims to inflame

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Petti Fong

    ... That's the claim put forward by two school board trustees in the city- and it's one that sent ripples through the Chinese community and had immediate political ramifications. A recent press ... washroom?" Within hours of the press conference, Woo and Denike's political party, the Non-Partisan Association, expelled the two trustees from caucus, saying they did not represent the same ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1563326/city-scope-claims-inflame

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