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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong's maritime industry has undergone sea changes in line with the city's ever-evolving economic landscape, writes Jason Wordie Ship shape As one of the world's major seaports, contemporary Hong Kong retains enduring connections with its maritime origins. The newly opened cruise-ship terminal on the old Kai Tak airport runway, designed to tap ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Robert Bickers

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... through them. Lighthouses are important infrastructure. They are vital for faster, more regular shipping and therefore trade, but it's what goes on inside the lighthouse that interests me. ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: off the record

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm by Jason Wordie

    ... sometimes wonder. All those mounds of dusty old papers take up space that could be used for more constructive purposes and provide interest only to cranky misfits more interested in the past than ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: heir of the smog

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by Mark Footer

    ... citizens; the government could take a leaf out of Europe's book and insist ships use cleaner fuels in our waters and it could enforce our idling-engines law. While waiting for my youngest ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: David Tod Roy

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... the China I remembered from my childhood was really noticeable. In any direction you saw construction going on. I've never liked what seems to me to be the totalitarian aspect of the Chinese ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: blot on the landscape

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

    ... Mark Footer Mark Footer Blot on the landscape Some construction projects in Hong Kong appear to get tied up in red tape and take forever to get built (we're looking at you, West ... permission". Those houses are now well past the foundation stage and, as of Thursday, work on them was continuing. Any action against construction now would leave an eyesore, although it seems probable ...

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    Channel hop

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Mark Peters

    ... clumsy point) and it inspires me to go and do something, anything, more constructive and worthwhile than worrying about which way Shia LaBeouf has decided to part his hair today. Other than ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: the big green leap

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... But green nuptials have finally arrived in the city. Management company ZCB and the Construction Industry Council (CIC), which developed the city's first zero-carbon building (ZCB), are jointly ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Paul Kan Man-lok

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Jo Baker

    ... places of serious worship around the world, from Kyoto to Saudi Arabia- and carved into beads and Buddha statues. Legend has it that when foreign ships first started sailing into Hong Kong ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: planners not all at sea

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Jason Wordie

    ... these were opened and closed by Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve motor torpedo boats to allow permitted ships in and out. The colony was put on a general war footing. By this time, Foreign Office ...




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