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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... much bloodier spats over land were about to begin. By 1947, refugees from China's civil war were heading for Hong Kong, and about 2,000 of them had moved into the one area where China ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... revolve around the 20,000 Tibetan refugees living in Nepal. Beijing has also been trying to improve trade between the two nations. China's share of all trade with Nepal rose from 11 per cent ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Since the beginning of colonial times, refugees have flooded in- and occasionally out- of Hong Kong, writes Jason Wordie. The great escapes Refugee migrations have been a tragic fact ... a daily sight on television screens. Hong Kong accepted refugees from the beginning of British rule and continues to do so today – albeit grudgingly. Displaced persons often encounter dangers ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Fleeing Uygurs caught using Rohingya trafficking networks are stuck in limbo

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

    ... controls imposed on them by Beijing. Tumturk, who was known to have good relationships with the United Nations Refugee Agency and the Malaysian police, was able to help many Uygurs gain refugee ... is a relatively safe place to apply for refugee status, it is not a country in which Uygurs wish to reside permanently. Tumturk says most Uygurs prefer Turkey to even the United States or Canada because ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... siblings, the late German-Jewish refugees Helga and Irene Bejach, who were adopted by the Attenboroughs after their family were killed by the Nazis. In 1988, Richard took part in Freedomfest, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Up against the wall

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Kit Gillet

    ... services officer for Askar, one of the West Bank's 19 refugee camps. The camps house some of the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians forced from their land following the creation ... the roughly 360 sq km territory to a large, well-guarded prison). In the tightly packed alleyways of the Balata refugee camp, where unemployment runs at almost 50 per cent, young men hang out ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Book: Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by Susan Jung

    ... leaves) with inmates at Monaragala Prison; milk toffee with a snack maker; and crab curry and idlis (steamed savoury cakes) with a woman who survived a tsunami, bombs and refugee camps, and lost ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A fight to the Finnish: a Chinese politician in Helsinki

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by JOHAN NYLANDER

    ... unemployment rate among foreigners," she says. "If a person is a refugee, native or immigrant it shouldn't matter. What we need is a structure in society that encourages people to work ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Olivia Chow says immigrant past made her stronger, as she enters race to be Mayor of Toronto

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm

    ... at WoodGreen Community Services, with Vietnamese refugees and Chinese immigrants. It was around this time that Chow met Dr Joseph Wong Yu-kai. Also from Hong Kong, he had studied medicine in New York ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Life in the raw: updating a tong lau apartment

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:07pm by Jane Steer

    ... vernacular that speaks fluently of the city's refugee past. And it's disappearing. Fast. It's easy to mourn the passing of the city's older, grittier quarters from the comfort ...




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