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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    It's a small world: the Kingdom of the Little People

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Simon Parry The Kingdom of the Little People stands accused of exploiting its workers, many of whom the Yunnan theme park has given an income and independence that were denied them ... everyone is Happy and no one ever seems to get Grumpy. It might sound like a land of make-believe or a scene from the movie Shrek, but that is the fantasy being sold by the Kingdom of the Little ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Funky town: How disco fever in the late '70s changed Hong Kong’s nightlife forever

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by ISOBEL YEUNG

    ... Isobel Yeung blames it on the boogie man Funky town Another Saturday night and Lan Kwai Fong is in full swing: girls in skin-tight dresses shoulder past a harried waiter carrying yet another tray ... released book, In the City of Dragons. With the newly opened MTR mobilising the town to its hottest spot, the club, with a door charge of HK$40, attracted everyone from television personalities, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Dinah Gardner Isolated, remote and largely unexplored, the Nepalese Kingdom of Mustang is now open to pilgrims and tourists alike, writes Dinah Gardner. Pictures by Koon Ming Tang The high road As we rattle across the moonscape towards the lost Kingdom of Mustang, the jeep's rear window falls out. One of the passengers, a middle-aged Indian man, with a dusty holdall jammed ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    With the arrival of Heart-Town, Hong Kong has its first heavy metal festival

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by David Frazier

    ... heavy metal fest? With the new Heart-Town Festival, taking place simultaneously in Hong Kong and Taiwan from August 8 to 10, promoter Jimmy Liu has been getting that question a lot lately. ... of madness in Taiwan and Hong Kong is Liu's brainchild. He named the festival "Heart-Town", after Taichung, his home city. In Chinese, the second character in the city name, ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... the Resettlement Department was terse in its summary: [this agency] does not conduct clearance activities within the Walled City. The Joint Declaration of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great ... and exceedingly murky, pond. In March 1962, the colonial government announced that it had plans to demolish the Walled City under Stage II of the Tung Tau resettlement scheme. A Kowloon Walled City ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Could Zhuhai's new Ocean Kingdom create a market for imported killer whales?

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by Simon Parry

    ... do that with cetaceans. They are too large." Ocean Kingdom has repeatedly declined to answer questions about whether it is planning to import and show killer whales. Its newly launched ... for orcas around the country, writes Simon Parry Wild card It cost a reported US$5 billion to build. It features the world's biggest aquarium. It showcases what it claims is the world's ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coming home: John Rocha plans to spend time in Hong Kong after retiring from fashion circuit

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Francesca Fearon

    ... in which he struggled and didn't have the money to visit his family. Now, the designer is planning to spend six weeks a year in Hong Kong, starting in November, when he'll visit ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Genesis of a New York Chinatown

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... in recent years, have acquired more green cards through investing than people from any other country. The only thing standing between Limb and his Asian town is the fact that there is little ... a very convenient location, where you can enjoy the best things in the city," says Wang, who had been renting in Queens since the family received their green cards through the United ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Comfort zone

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... over the years have been very, very different in every country we have lived in," says Emery. Before coming to Asia with her French husband, Alex, who works in private equity, the couple ... daughters and sons. "It's great fun to create these spaces but I've already got plans to change things again quite soon," Emery says. "I'm studying fung shui design ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Land of the Huldufolk

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Tim Pile

    ... Tim Pile With volcanoes and glaciers aplenty, Iceland is an otherworldly country of little people and gargantuan attractions. Words and pictures by Tim Pile. Land of the Huldufolk In its ... vaguely familiar. You won't meet any hobbits but if the locals are to be believed, you might encounter a troll or two. I've hired a car for the week and plan to follow Route 1, ...




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