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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Finding their place: Young trio seeks identity of Vancouver's Hong Kong diaspora

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 08:24am by Ian Young

    ... of nostalgia is palpable. Now, a small arts company in Vancouver is asking what it means to be part of that Hong Kong diaspora. Hong Kong Exile explores this identity through theatre, music and dance. Composer Remy Siu, 23, provides the musical perspective.  Siu said the Hong Kong diaspora was in a unique position, not just for self-examination, but to observe changes taking place in Vancouver ...

  2. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka blocks UN war crime investigators from entering country

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... have urged Colombo to cooperate with the UNHRC after ending a prolonged separatist war that pitted ethnic minority Tamil rebels and the largely Sinhalese army in a drawn out ethnic war. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Emotional Jayawardene bows out

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... into next year's World Cup. Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa was among the 4,000 home fans at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) who bade goodbye to one of modern ...

  4. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan government accused of turning a blind eye to violence against Muslims

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AP

    ... constituency- the Sinhalese Buddhist population- which makes up about 75 per cent of Sri Lanka's 20 million people. "At the root of the failure of the government to check the violence is electoral politics," said Jehan Perera, head of the National Peace Council, a local peace activist group in Sri Lanka. "If the Sinhalese voters feel insecure for any reason they will tend ...

  5. Sri Lanka's war is over; let reintegration begin

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... claimed as their homeland. There are deep divisions between the ethnic Sinhalese majority and Tamils; memories of the more than 70,000 people killed over the decades will never be erased. Poverty ... Tamils were given a favoured place in the civil service and society in general. But with independence, Sinhalese governments reversed that position and effectively made Tamils second-class ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Mahela Jayawardene seeks fitting test farewell

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... and Makhya Ntini on his home ground at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in Colombo in 2006. Jayawardene looked set to surpass Brian Lara's record of 400 when he was bowled against the run ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Gwangju's art biennale is all fired up

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Victoria Finlay

    ... Dutch/Sinhalese lawyer and concert pianist Lionel Wendt in Sri Lanka, who specialised in taking pictures of beautiful men. For other sections of the exhibition, the element of "house" is- ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money shot

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

    ... and their crackdown on porn merely fuelled public interest. Magazine sales extended to the overseas Chinese diaspora. Obscenity laws were more liberal here than in Malaysia or Singapore, and as high-quality ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Windows to the past

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Anna Chen

    ... that the visitor can see it exploding from the town's every pore. Opposite the Il Forno restaurant, in Duke Street, where I was due to give my talk on the Chinese diaspora and read poetry, a grim ... of the diaspora.   ...

  10. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan police to deal with asylum seekers sent back by Australia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:41pm by Reuters

    ... three Tamil asylum seekers on temporary visas in Australia, facing the prospect of being returned to Sri Lanka, have set themselves on fire. Two died. Morrison said the 37 Sinhalese and four Tamils were subjected to what he described as an "enhanced screening process" before they were handed over. One Sinhalese passenger was entitled to a further refugee assessment, but had ...




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