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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - Back page

    Reflections: Split decisions

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... the traditional and contemporary Chinese obsession with a unified state. In the modern era, however, at least two political entities declared their independence and broke away from China. One ... Wee Kek Koon Split decisions With Scotland opting to remain within the United Kingdom, in a divisive referendum, several governments in this part of the world must be quite relieved. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Book: Delights and Prejudices, by James Beard

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Susan Jung Delights and Prejudices By James Beard   James Beard lived what sounds like an idyllic life, from the perspective of a food lover, at least. In his food-focused memoir, Delights and Prejudices, he writes about his cooking-obsessed mother, who owned and operated a successful hotel in Portland, in the United States, before selling up and giving birth to her ...

  3. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Vertu releases state-of-the-art headphones and speaker

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 10:41pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... Eileen Liu Soundsluxurious In the whirlwind of mania over the new iPhone, it's time for the tech-savvy to raise the bar for new products. British luxury mobile phone manufacturer Vertu is going the extra mile, debuting the brand's state-of-the-art audio collection in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen. The collection comprises headphones and a wireless speaker ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

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

    ... a coolie, and pushed and shoved and hocked and scratched and swore your way along the street and through life, you flew below the totalitarian state’s radar and significantly enhanced the likelihood ... people who outlasted the political madness remembered what it was like not to deliberately behave like pigs and appreciated the benefits of a gentler mode of living. Unsurprisingly, ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

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

    ... communicating; South Africans often refer to Mandela as Madiba, his Xhosa clan name. In 1999, the year he retired, Mandela denounced powerful nations such as the United States and Britain for trying ... politics in 1998 after earning a master's degree in fisheries biology and a PhD in zoology. As president, he's courted controversy more than once: in 2010, Jonathan attempted to ban ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is a family comedy that's too mild for its own good

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by Richard James Havis

    ... jokes about the word "dump". Teenagers will think it dull beyond belief, and even their little brothers and sisters might find the physical humour a bit too restrained. This politely ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: long division

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Long division It may be an oversimplification but the main political quarrel in Hong Kong today is between those who believe “one country” is of paramount importance and those ... Taizong, of the Liao dynasty, split his administration into two. Khitan officials governed their heartland to the north while the southern, Chinese part of the Liao state was governed ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Pure magic

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by CHARMAIN CHAN

    ... www.kzdesigns.com) and a cowhide rug (HK$2,500), sourced from the Gage Hotel (www.gagehotel.com) in Marathon, Texas, in the United States. The sheep (HK$16,800) was from Asiatique Collections (15 Dempsey ... unit came with the apartment. Zabihi added an ergonomic work chair (HK$2,200) from Space Furniture. The vintage Le Corbusier recliner was bought years ago at The Conran Shop. A bust created ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: Cui Xinming's Journey to the East investigates the modern era

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... the Chongqing-based artist. "I'm not interested in painting from a political or social perspective; I want to explore the empty, soulless mental state our people share as a result of the damage our ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Home tweet home

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Luke Duggleby

    ... with the United States, Hong Kong is one of the two largest importers of bird's nest in the world. Those in the trade here, though, prefer not to talk about it. Calls to two Sheung Wan businesses- ... been discovered that imported nests had been tampered with, and faked; a state of affairs familiar to people living north of Lo Wu. Earlier that year, a health scare had broken out when ...




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