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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Mark Peters

    ... the 80s, as the DJ sought personal donations from Thatcher for the rebuilding of Buckinghamshire’s Stoke Mandeville Hospital. Thatcher’s Iron Lady moniker, inspired by her staunch opposition to socialism and the Soviet Union, is now a term used often to describe strong female politicians. It was once bestowed upon a woman Thatcher greatly admired, the then prime minister of Pakistan, ...

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    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... accepted etiquette, however, does change significantly over time. Seventy years ago, a portentous belch offered up at the end of a Chinese banquet complimented the host’s hospitality; these days, ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Ken Kesey (pictured) was a little-known author of a very well-known book – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the play adaptation of which is being staged at the Sheung Wan Civic Centre tonight. Kesey’s novel was inspired by his employment at a hospital where experiments were carried out for the CIA-funded Project MKULTRA, which examined the effects ...

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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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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm

    ... the Children in Crisis charity, had illegally filmed a Turkish state orphanage in 2008 and presented a distorted view of the facility to derail the republic’s entry into the European Union. Luckily ...

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    Something new: shell preservation

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... hard-shelled friends? A fund launched by Hong Kong-based backpack maker Pacsafe will finance year-long projects that protect any turtle on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red ...

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    So near, yet so feared: southern hospitality

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... “Why does everything taste better with beer?” (I must be lost). Yes, they are just being hospitable. As taxing as this can be, one must live with it. But the last time I went to Sichuan, home ...

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    Something new: Heritage Lodge

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Violet Law

    ... is the boutique Heritage Lodge, in the former Lai Chi Kok Hospital building, which is now part of the newly christened Jao Tsung-I Academy, named after the 96-year-old renowned scholar and Hong Kong ... mainland labourers bound for mines in South Africa, and Victoria Prison inmates, when the jail became overcrowded in the 20s. In the 30s, it was a hospital for lepers and patients of infectious ...

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    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... prescribed on the public purse through Hospital Authority channels which end up being resold through these shops. How does this particular wheeze work? Certain ailments – non-specific back pain ... for piles – the list goes on – are freely dispensed. A four-month supply of, say, Lexapro, would cost more than HK$1,000 if purchased legitimately. But when a Hospital Authority patient is charged ...

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    Reflections: Sleeping partners

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by WEE KEN KOON

    ... Wee Kek Koon Sleeping partners Whenever individuals or organisations perceive threats to the “family”, they speak as if the monogamous union of one man and one woman has been sacrosanct since time immemorial for all humanity. They fail to consider polygamy, historically a viable matrimonial arrangement for many peoples, including Hebrews, Indians, Koreans and Chinese. Monogamy ...




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