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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

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

    ... however, he wasn't a student: he scored a job as a librarian thanks to his high school professor, Yang Changji, who considered Mao "intelligent and handsome". While many books have ...

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    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... group interested me in particular; a band of old men and women playing saxophones and clarinets. Their saxophone teacher, Mr Wang, is 85 years old and as nimble-fingered as a saxophone-playing ... and produce such great tunes I'll be damned if I can't learn the banjo. And as soon as I got back to Hong Kong I bought a banjo and began. I also printed out all my photos of Mr Wang et al ...

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    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... of the commanders captured, Wang Xiaojie, was released and sent back to China on account of his eerie resemblance to the late father of the Tibetan king. An armed revolt broke out in 684 against Dowager ...

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    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... no feline fan, though her reasons were more macabre. While still a consort of Emperor Taizong, of the Tang dynasty, Wu engineered the fall of the emperor’s principal wife, Empress Wang, and his ... Wang and Xiao. Later, enraged that her husband had visited his two former wives, Empress Wu had the two women flogged and their limbs amputated. Their torsos were placed in vats of wine ...

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    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... beyond breaking point. Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang recently wrote about the possibility of “serious social unrest”, and Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau ...

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    Reflections: road to ruination

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon   The Chinese schoolboy who defaced the ancient Egyptian temple at Luxor with graffiti that read “Ding Jinhao was here” was roundly condemned, not least by the Chinese themselves, who saw it as yet another instance of “uncivilised” behaviour from mainlanders overseas. Vice-Premier Wang Yang had recently urged Chinese travelling abroad to be more refined ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm

    ... The traditional Jewish ceremony, which took place at Sky 100, the observation deck of the International Commerce Centre, saw Lee escorted down the aisle by her mother, clad in a Vera Wang dress. According ...

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    Reflections: blood vassals

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... the princess for the many women she introduced into the imperial harem. Not one to take an insult lightly, Princess Guantao along with Consort Wang, another of the emperor's concubines, began plotting against Li and badmouthing her before the emperor. Before long, the crown prince was demoted and Li banished. The princess married off her daughter to Wang's son, who went ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm

    ... on the Beach, the feature debut of director Edward Yang … Regarded as one of the leading filmmakers of the Taiwanese New Wave, Yang was a toddler when his family fled the mainland during the Chinese ... that, I started to make up sequels and my own stories.” Yang’s somewhat autobiographical tale A Brighter Summer Day, which is often likened to West Side Story, takes its name from a lyric ...

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    Then & now: More equal than others

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:48pm by Jason Wordie

    ... notorious instance, Yang Yuan-loong, a politically connected, elderly Shanghainese textile tycoon, was spared serious punishment for conspiring to fix horse races, on the grounds of his imminent demise from cancer. Sheaves of specialist reports indicated that he might as well order his coffin. However, almost miraculously, Yang lived for a further 20 years- and would still play tennis ...




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