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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Heritage-themed property developments are a lucrative exploitation of history, nature and the public, writes Jason Wordie The money culture Heritage themes in Hong Kong’s property market have proliferated in recent years, for reasons that extend far beyond a desire to portray local history in meaningful, accessible and authentic ways. Photographic exhibitions ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: all change in Chinatown

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Petti Fong

    ... Bob Rennie, a condo marketer who has purchased a Chinatown building in which to house his extensive art collection, and who has his eye on other properties nearby. Kwan says a Chinatown ... this observation is made by a local herbalist as she condemns a world in which rich Chinese are snapping up property across North America with little sense of heritage. "In five years it's fated ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: The Lantau Infinity Pools party poopers

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... previous dips had been illicit, this seems like the cruelest outcome: the pools remain accessible but unusable; it's private property you can visit but not enjoy. Like Eve with the apple, what ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Casting wide

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Violet Law

    ... be seen laid out in a similar fashion to that of a Hong Kong wet market. There's little trace of the heritage behind the nets anywhere else on these shores, bar a few place names evoking ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... The once throbbing and ubiquitous markets had been whittled down to a few sedate- nay, sterile- stalls, while several super-markets and towering, shiny high-rises had sprung up where before there had been beautiful, winding old streets with great hovelage. The old women selling same-day-harvested vegetables had been driven away from the markets, possibly because they didn't have ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Jason Wordie

    ... and property magnate (and Kuala Lumpur’s premier triad leader). Southeast  Asian connections remain strong; Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Penang all have active HKU alumni associations. Lim came to Hong ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... provided an opportunity for “parallel imports” – smuggling, by any other name – of scarce medicines into the mainland. The Hong Kong market allowed international pharmaceutical companies – United ... manufacturers, fed up with sky-high property prices, increasingly use small pharmacies for promotional purposes. Margins for both manufacturer and retailer can be increased, savings passed ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: razing the dead

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Razing the dead Mirroring the world of the living, the property market for the dead in Hong Kong faces issues of high demand, low supply and astronomical prices. Columbarium niches are so expensive here that many choose to have their ashes laid to rest on the mainland. Personally, I want my cremated ashes scattered – not in Hong Kong, for it is polluted enough, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money shot

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

    ... to anything to do with sex – of whatever orientation – creates a ready market for these eye-catching products. Many magazines offer loosely disguised advertisements for prostitutes and, ... pornography was widely available across Asia, and, like other Japanese products, these publications flooded into the China market. The internet has changed everything, and erotic publications, like ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... in a mysterious rock he'd found on his large property, befuddled by the fact it had fallen out of the sky. My father realised it was a meteor, and it's still in a museum today. Old Bill had ...




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