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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. ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: American Hustle draws on Scorsese, Coppola and Altman

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Richard James Havis

    ... the corrupt political system of New Jersey. Things get dicey when the Mafia becomes involved, and Rosenfeld has to use his manipulative skills to stay safe. As the plot widens, director Russell ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Peace & quiet: Kosovo Macedonia and Albania

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by Tim Pile

    ... "They say Brussels is concerned about corruption, political instability and organised crime. It seemed to work for Italy, though. Weren't they one of the founding members?" It's ... was anything but safe. Pristina doesn't see many tourists. Foreigners in the Kosovan capital tend to be NGO employees, aid workers or political-science students. Sightseeing hasn't quite ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Equalizer

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by James Mottram

    ... films such as Man on Fire and American Gangster that bypass the brain. It's almost as if he's forgotten he was the actor who played politically engaged figures like Malcolm X and Steve Biko. The Equalizer is far less interesting than Washington's last film with Fuqua, Training Day, which won him the Oscar for best actor for his electric turn as a corrupt Los Angeles cop. ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Paragon of Sword & Knife features prolific screen legend Connie Chan

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... from Kam Tung's 1964 novel, the sprawling narrative follows teen protagonist Tso Siu-pak (Connie Chan) as he revenges the murder of his family by a coalition of evil gangs and corrupt ... within the historical context of its release during an era of politically manipulated Red Guards and riots, the spectacle of idealistic youths defying tyrants and thugs to fight the good fight ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Calling the shots: photography festival lights up Lianzhou

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:48pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... in DNA banks," he explains. Mingard aims to raise ethical, ecological and political awareness about the banking of genetic material. "With the economic crisis and our colonial history, ... to the dark side of the boom: corruption, objectification of women, moral decadence and crass consumption are themes that feature prominently in his work. Yet his photographs are often laced ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: The hoard instinct

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:27pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon The hoard instinct Hongkongers should be proud that despite the exalted position of former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan, who was recently made bankrupt, he has not been spared the ignominy of public court appearances for his alleged corruption in office. Whether that's the much-vaunted rule of law at work or he is the victim of a political ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm

    ... of the People in Beijing wearing his H belt during the annual Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. The photo went viral online, sparking discussion over delegates’ lavish attire that ultimately led to a Weibo anti-corruption campaign. Since the outcry, Xu seems to have focused his spending on the soccer club he owns. This year he showed up at the Great Hall wearing a belt from ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Work to rule

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... and depravity as men. As consort to Emperor Gaozong, Wu killed her own newborn daughter to frame the then empress (Empress Wang), whom she subsequently replaced. Wu's politically astute daughter ... notes on the sexual merits of the men they shared. It was gender equality at a sordid level, for both men and women were- and, I believe, still are- equally susceptible to the corrupting ...




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