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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    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 ...

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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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    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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    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 ...

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    Reflections: Work to rule

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... and depravity as men. As consort to Emperor Gaozong, Wu killed her own newborn daughter to frame the then empress (Empress Wang), whom she subsequently replaced. Wu's politically astute daughter ...

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    Then & now: Home and away

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... such as the powerful Guangdong leader Chen Jiongming, had moved here some years earlier. Wang Jingwei, the mercurial political figure who established a puppet government in Nanking after the Japanese invasion of the country in 1937, remains an enduring historical hate figure due to his wartime collaboration. This ghastly man had shown early form; in 1929, after Chiang Kai-shek came to power, Wang set up ...

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    Reflections: Common ground

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... actually toured the empire, including Emperor Yang (567-618), of the Sui dynasty, and the Qing dynasty's Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799), did so more for amusement than any desire to listen ...

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    My life: Greg Rafferty

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang Movember's man in Hong Kong tells Jeanette Wang why he is so keen to persuade the city's chaps to furnish their upper lip Greg Rafferty THE BIG MO-VE I lived in London for six years, working for a big TV production company as an account manager. In 2009, I returned to Australia and was looking for a change in career. I'd done a reasonable amount ...

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    Reflections: Hocus pocus

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Hocus pocus The latest leader of a spiritual movement to come under the government’s radar is Wang Lin, famous in China for his purported ability to heal the sick using qigong ... film stars and senior officials. It’s only natural that Beijing is wary of people such as Wang and spiritual movements with mass appeal, such as the Falun Gong, as, historically, they often ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... to injury, he was favourite to take gold again in London last year before falling at the first hurdle in the heats, prompting on-air tears from CCTV commentator Yang Jian. As a youth, Liu trained ...




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