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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

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

    ... Tsui's Broadway cinema from the National Theatre in London. In the play, Benedict Cumberbatch plays Victor Frankenstein, the mad-scientist creator of the grotesque, deformed monster. ... of the time, as was a United States politician born 199 years later with the exact same name … This John Milton (born April 20, 1807) was the fifth governor of Florida and he campaigned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572851/six-degrees
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... The 1980s, however, saw thousands of ethnic Vietnamese “boatpeople” arrive here; many ended up in camps while waiting for lengthy United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees screening procedures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572852/then-now-great-escapes
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: naked ambition

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Naked ambition The luo guan, or “naked official”, is a new species in the world of venality in the mainland. These corrupt officials are “naked” not due to their sexual shenanigans, if any, but because their wives and children have emigrated, leaving them home alone. With family members holding foreign nationalities, it’s easier for luo guan to transfer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572259/reflections-naked-ambition
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Shipping out: the Panama Canal at 100

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Mark Footer

    ... work on the canal in 1881, but was thwarted by engineering problems and disease. The United States took over the project in 1904, and spent a decade completing one of the largest and most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573384/shipping-out
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION & BEAUTY

    Behind the label: Le 16 Août

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee Darren Wee Who started it? French-Chinese designer Tiffany Yan left the United States for Paris, France, on August 16, 2011, or 16 Août in French, which marked the beginning of her fashion journey. She studied at the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne and worked at Prada, Louis Vuitton and Alexander McQueen in the French capital before launching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572193/behind-label-le-16-aout
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cover-up at Kai Tak? Allies 'caused Hong Kong plane crash that killed 19 to assassinate British investigator'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in Japan and halt the spread of communism across Asia. As part of a wider cover-up, Lane believes, the United States military gained access to files containing information on the chemical, ... in Japan, he spoke the language, was familiar with the national psyche, had seen the rise of militarism and nationalism and had belonged to a Christian group in Tokyo, building a network of Japanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1569054/blame-resistant
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... Dinah Gardner Nestled between India and China, Nepal is seen as strategically valuable to both giants, as they jostle for supremacy over the impoverished nation. Dinah Gardner reports. ... China's Shadow, accused Beijing of pressuring Nepal to spy on Tibetans residing in the landlocked nation, and prevent them from staging anti-China protests. The report said surveillance cameras ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572819/caught-middle
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... the country's biggest national daily. That's where I met Shaun. He's a South African white guy. That was a disappointment for my mother, and my race was difficult for his dad, because ... started naming Chinese who'd driven him to a protest march, or who had hid the ANC (African National Congress). And, of course, at Freedom Park in Pretoria, on a wall of remembrance, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572896/my-life-ufrieda-ho
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Thrown a curveball

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by David Roden

    ... store she founded this year. Cheung also helped turn a corridor into a “gallery” by choosing for its walls photographs, mostly taken by Adams while on a road trip across the United States two ... in the US. Dining area The 1930s brass shelving unit, from an old New York department store, was sourced through 1stdibs (www.1stdibs.com). The wooden dining table (HK$95,000), with brushed steel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572167/thrown-curveball
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A life sentence: Cambodia's acid-attack victims face an agonising future

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Tibor Krausz

    ... carpet-bombed by United States forces in an effort to root out Viet Cong guerillas; he endured the vicious Khmer Rouge period, during which some two million Cambodians perished on Pol Pot's ... of the Children's Surgical Centre's reconstructive surgery unit, who has treated numerous acid-attack survivors, young and old. Among Keo Vanna's patients have been a fisherman, attacked by his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573449/life-sentence-cambodias-acid-attack-victims-face-agonising

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