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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Flagrant harbour: the sordid affair that cemented Hong Kong's reputation for vice and corruption

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... The sordid yet titillating Caldwell Affair helped to cement Hong Kong's reputation in the 1850s as a hotbed of vice and corruption. Stuart Heaver attempts to separate fact from fiction Flagrant harbour "Nowadays, Hong Kong enjoys international acclaim as a society with a probity culture," Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner Simon Peh Yun-lu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1431060/flagrant-harbour-sordid-affair-cemented-hong-kongs
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A forgotten knight: Why Sun Yat-sen mentor Sir Kai Ho Kai died penniless and powerless 100 years ago

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... was a teacher and mentor to Sun Yat-sen, a leading figure in the reform movement and a noted political essayist during the establishment of the first Chinese republic. Tragically, at the height of his ... in 1912, and chose for himself the title Sir Kai Ho Kai- had withdrawn from his legal practice and devoted himself entirely to public duties and to being a political essayist. He longed for China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556065/forgotten-knight-sir-kai-ho-kai
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Through the keyhole: the homes modern China forgot

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by X

    ... with posters of political leaders or pop stars, family photos or the school certificates of grandchildren. When entering a traditional home, it often feels as though one has gone back in time. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555313/through-keyhole-homes-modern-china-forgot
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Mark Peters

    ... with Homerland, a parody, as you may have guessed, of political terrorist thriller Homeland. After he disappears from a nuclear power plant convention, Homer returns a changed man. When he refuses a beer, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555290/channel-hop
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... copies of Nepali textbooks and kick their plastic sandals at each other. At the border with Upper Mustang, unmarked except for a politely worded reminder in English to obtain a trek-king permit, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555545/high-road
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Fleeing Uygurs caught using Rohingya trafficking networks are stuck in limbo

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by GABRIELLE PALUCH

    ... Idem, the first political council at the Turkish embassy in Thailand, says they have not yet verified the identities of the individuals, nor have they been able to determine their origin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555568/state-limbo-uygurs-thailand
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Z Storm covers no new ground, but has moments of interest

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... (Cantonese, English and Putonghua) Rating: 2.5/5   The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC)'s image has been tarnished recently by the removal of high-profile graft suspect Song Lin as head ... and now David Lam Tak-luk's Z Storm features incorruptible ICAC officers going up against corrupt cops. A blockbuster crime thriller with a number of scenes that recall the 2012 hit Cold War, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1534530/film-review-z-storm-covers-no-new-ground-has-moments-interest
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Criticised for bigoted remarks, Gary Oldman returns in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by James Mottram

    ... didn't vote for this year's slavery Oscar-winner 12 Years a Slave, you were a racist. If it was meant as a swipe against political correctness, it was a miscalculated move that backfired. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1555245/criticised-bigoted-remarks-gary-oldman-returns-dawn-planet-apes

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