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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: running to fat

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Soy-sauce rice, lard rice and other poverty-era foodstuffs haven’t – as yet – made their way onto some laboriously compiled list of Hong Kong’s “intangible cultural heritage” food items. But given ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... for the Big Smoke, George Orwell … The old Etonian went undercover as a pauper for Down and Out in Paris and London, his chronicle of poverty in the two capitals. As part of his literary pursuit, ...

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    My life: Ufrieda Ho

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

    ... a cat might mean a number, which could be lucky that day. My dad worked for somebody else- he just collected the money. There was so much poverty that even winning a small amount of money ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ren Yanfang

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... University and become a playwright in the Changchun Film Studio. POVERTY TRAP Lankao was so poor at that time. When I arrived at the train station, I saw a kid jump an old man from behind and grab ... attention to his own health, he said to me in a guilty tone, "Yanfang, we didn't do a good job. Lankao had its golden era before 1957. (We) dragged it into poverty like this. We owe ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: take no prisoner

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... individuals had usually sold themselves because of debt and poverty. Slavery in China continued in various guises for more than 2,000 years. It was only in the 20th century that slavery was formally ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm

    ... immigrants from Poland who changed their name from Spurling to Spelling in order to fit into their new home town: Dallas, Texas. Spelling overcame childhood poverty, racist bullying and even ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters LMF, the local underground hip hop ensemble, return to the stage with their foul mouths and funky beats on March 21. Emerging from the poverty of public housing in 1993, Lazy Mutha F**** (right) began as an alternative to Canto-pop and attempted to establish a unique cultural identity for the youth of Hong Kong by encouraging them to take pride ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: sole food

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... 100,000 meals. "I've done a lot of volunteer trips to Africa, China, Mongolia and Nepal," she says. "I saw hunger, disease and poverty. And I couldn't do anything except ... "I've been doing mission trips there for two years with my church … And I've seen the kids. They eat one or two meals every three days. There's a lot of poverty and injustice. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Muhammad Yunus

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by CHARLEY

    ... and poverty, and wanted to see if there was a way I could help. I was doing little things for individual people. Then I saw loan sharks in the village and started lending money myself. That's how ... was a fantastic experience because all along I had been saying the same things- poverty is the denial of all human rights, entrepreneurship is something built into every single human being, the banking ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: in search of colour

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... conscious, outspoken, outside observer. Gellhorn described Hong Kong as a "time-bomb", largely due to its appalling poverty, "the worst I had seen anywhere", which was mostly due ...




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