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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

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

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

    ... conflict. No charm intended Few expatriate communities make so vibrant and welcome a cultural contribution to Hong Kong as the French. So it'll probably come as no surprise to learn that, ... the relationship was far more frosty. On August 23, 1884, France and China went to war with each other. Few seem to have heard of the nine-month conflict that made the French personae non gratae ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: choreographer Hofesh Shechter is a man of many talents

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... to look at it as if it's something on television, flipping from one channel to another. I thought switching between these conflicting realities would create an interesting emotional ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... to police the world. He was referring to the Nato intervention in Kosovo, where a conflict borne out of the break-up of Yugoslavia was spearheaded by Slobodan Milosevic … Milosevic, who went ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - Back page

    Reflections: Cutting class

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 10:22am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... against the dismissals. They beat the petition drum and shouted slogans and soon a crowd gathered. Just like in Hong Kong some nine centuries later, there were conflicting estimates of the crowd’s ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Wooden Crosses is a little-known anti-war masterpiece

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Text: Paul Fonoroff WOODEN CROSSES A cinematic side-effect of the centenary of the first world war has been a re-examination of war-themed film classics — some still famous, like All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), and others barely known to audiences even when they were new. Among the latter is 1932's Wooden Crosses, a grim French drama set during the conflict's early stages. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Nature of the beasts

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by DANIEL A

    ... fullest sense, which typically involves animals that may come into conflict with man, is most practically achieved in large spaces where the concentration of human habitation is low. Yet even ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rock star nun: how Nepal's rebel with a cause became an unlikely sensation

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... as the decade-long Nepalese civil war raged on, Phool Ko Aankha Ma was a call for peace and harmony. The song's positivity and spirituality resonated with a public in need of respite from conflict ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Grata, a documentary on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For it, he interviewed Benjamin Netanyahu … Israel's first native-born prime minister is also the youngest leader to have assumed ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs


    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:17am by BEN SIN

    ... attempted to bring Los Angeles hip hop group Jurassic 5 to Hong Kong, but scheduling conflicts with band members and concerns over venue space nixed the idea. So this year, the Fresh Off the Boat ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Lest we forget

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jason Wordie

    ... the beginning of what became the first world war. This devastating conflict affected the entire world; its political, economic and social aftermath materially shaped how we live today, in ways that many ... of aircraft and radio, and enormously increased employment and other opportunities for women). Hong Kong’s involvement in that conflict was limited. While many Europeans left the colony to sign up ...




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