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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

    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... for the construction of a pavilion. In addition to the needed cash, more eclectic donations came their way. Huge rocks from Lake Tai were shipped in from Suzhou, in Jiangsu province, pro bono by someone who ... to a Chinese general, was shipped in from Thailand. The Chongqing city government was also eager to lend a hand- or 42, to be precise: attached to 21 skilled craftsmen. In 2010, the Sichuanese crew ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When China and France went to war: 130 years since forgotten conflict

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... destroyed the Chinese ships and the modern naval shipyard and arsenal on the Min River, which had been constructed under the supervision of the French navy only a few years earlier. "As ... southern fleet anchored in the Min River, a few miles downstream from the city of Fuzhou. On the eve of the battle, Courbet made a point of warning every neutral ship in the port of the carnage ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Freespace Fest brings experimental art and live performance to an outdoor venue

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:41pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... After this edition, it will take a break for two years while a section of the waterfront is closed for construction of the park, and a permanent venue for Freespace. "We want to push ... and a motorcyclist, and create a huge playground of shipping containers and concrete blocks. It's a tightly choreographed performance, and the challenge for some of the audience- at least 40 in each ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TV

    Channel hop: Richard Hammond Builds a Universe

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Mark Peters

    ... Wednesday at 9.30pm). By anybody's standard, that's quite a leap in grand designs; the equivalent of making a rabbit run then having a stab at constructing the IFC. Obviously, Hammond ... tussles. It's then over to Italy, to join a cave-exploring expedition, before Hammond heads to Nasa's garage, to fool around in a real-life rocket ship like a grinning schoolboy. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Chinese in Britain: personal tales of a journey to a new land

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by Anna Chen

    ... and that community's perception of itself.   SEAFARING In the 19th century, Chinese seamen were employed in the tea trade on East India Company ships and, at the turn of the 20th century, ... paid less, too). After the decline in merchant shipping following the second world war, many found work on land. Chang Yew, 93, (1919-2012), seaman "I was 19 when I started sailing in Hong ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Suite dreams

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... of two years to complete. The construction, the dust, the noise … it was chaos," says Trisha. "We had quite a few holidays to get away from it all but we were here for most of it." ... it down because the lights from the cruise ships and the buildings are very pretty at night." Master bedroom: Tsui designed and made the bed (HK$20,000) and bedside tables (HK$3,800 each). ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Afro-Chinese marriages boom in Guangzhou: but will it be 'til death do us part'?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... and speaks Putonghua. Issa ships 50 to 200 containers home per year- full of construction materials, because "they're the most lucrative"- and makes an average US$2,000 on each ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Rolling in the isles: A spin around Antigua

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:57pm

    ... that are targeted mainly at the passengers of the cruise ships that tie up alongside. I take a peek through the archway entrance and see a Rolex store and a place selling Colombian emeralds, but I have ... by the Nelson’s Dockyard National Park. By 1704, the harbour was in regular use by British ships and in 1728 the first dockyard was built. Many of the buildings that have been restored and are in use ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... role in the growth of China’s economic infrastructure, including railways and shipping,” says historian Ian Wotherspoon, author of The Scots and China, 1750-2000: Issues, Ideas and Identities. ... with what sounds like a cleverly constructed excuse, nudging with a sleight of the proverbial elbow some of the blame south of Hadrian’s Wall for past indiscretions. “But we were the administrators. ...




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