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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: culture vultures

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... surname and Jurchen officials had to know their native tongue. But the cultural attraction of the Han proved so great that even an imperial order couldn’t turn the tide. Want more articles like ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Mark Peters

    ... Lothian as David John McDonald, the Scottish actor changed his surname upon joining thespian union Equity, as another David McDonald was already a member. Tennant took his stage name from ...

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    My life: Ou Xiufang

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Bernice Chan

    ... could I do? How could I ask why she had sold me? LIFE AS WIFE I was 18 and sold off to a 50-year-old man surnamed Zhen, who already had a wife, a married son and a daughter. I worked like ...

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    My life: Jahja Ling

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Oliver Chou

    ... as in Johann Sebastian Bach. Although I have long resumed my Chinese surname, after becoming an American citizen in 1980, I decided to keep Jahja for the sake of my Indonesian origins. PASTURES NEW ...

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    My life: Robert Bickers

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

    ... in 1917 and, I think, attended the Diocesan Boys' School, and Andrew Ray Edwards was born in 1920 and may have been in the Hong Kong Police. Their Chinese surname is a very unusual one, Yee. ...

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    Then & now: open secrets

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Jason Wordie

    ... was on a known watch-list. Conversely, a personal letter sent after the outbreak of the European war, in 1939, to someone with a Germanic-sounding surname at an address in a neutral territory (for ...

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    Reflections: identity crisis

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon According to my Hong Kong ID card, I am “WEE, Kek Koon”. I don’t mind the block capitals: they identify my surname from the line-up of three clusters of letters. What I do mind is the comma after my surname, which implies that I am really “Kek Koon Wee” just as “Smith, John” is ordinarily John Smith. I am Chinese Singaporean and my surname goes in front; ...

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    Then & now: a privileged few

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... in Asia, with an estimated personal fortune in excess of US$1.9 billion. His son, Larry Yung Chi-kin (their surname is rendered differently in Cantonese), was chairman of Citic Pacific when ...



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