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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... Territories district commissioner K.M.A Barnett. Barnett’s homophobic vendettas also helped prevent the bestowing of a post-war gallantry award on a fellow Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps officer, who spent the war passing information, at considerable personal risk, in and out of Argyle Street prisoner-of-war camp. Sleeping with one of the Formosan guards helped enable this activity ...

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    Reflections: pulling the plug

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... at war and in defeat, the water god headbutted Mount Buzhou, the pillar of the world, which caused the sky to collapse. Water from the River of Heaven poured through the broken sky, inundating ...

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    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by ATLANTIC

    ... into play and help you convince others you deserve more responsibility and a bigger slice of the cake. But keep a sense of perspective: life is not a war. Virgo (Aug 24- Sep 23) You’re full of ideas ...

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    My life: Jahja Ling

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Oliver Chou

    ... Houston, it's such a great pleasure to perform with you." She replied, "It is my honour to do this with you." It was during the first Gulf war, so security was very tight. LOVE ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm

    ... including one particularly bellicose US president … George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the US, launched the “war on terror” in 2001, an international military campaign that included sending ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm

    ... City … The Vietnamese city’s sites have been shaped by its French colonial history as well as two drawn-out wars. Its name was changed from Saigon in 1976, when the unified communist Socialist Republic of Vietnam was established. The grand architecture of Eiffel’s General Post Office appeared in the 2002 film The Quiet American, an interpretation of the novel set during the Vietnam war ...

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    My life: David Tod Roy

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... I undertook the translation. I knew the translation would take at least that long. I didn't know whether I would live long enough to do it. DAYS OF WAR I was born in 1933 in Nanjing. My father ... they took me and my brother back to the United States. The Japanese war began in 1937. When we went back to China in the winter of 1938, the University of Nanking had moved to Chengdu, to escape ...

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    Something new: first cut for teen film festival

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... the films. Sound designer Martin Chappell, whose film credits include more than 40 Hong Kong movies, including neo-noir action flick The Longest Nite, crime thriller Drug War and a drama based ...

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    Then & now: open secrets

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Jason Wordie

    ... clear"). Hidden in plain sight, the Pacific war had begun. Then as now, the most secretive acts are orchestrated in the public gaze, in broad daylight. Half an hour after Boxer relayed the message ... as Hong Kong was concerned, the war had started. Across the Pacific, Hawaii's Pearl Harbor had already been attacked, troop landings in Malaya were imminent, and Singapore and the American ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Olga Horak, Auschwitz survivor

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Liana Cafolla

    ... As the only member of her family to survive Auschwitz, the 87-year-old author talks to Liana Cafolla about loss and the tragedy of war Olga Horak THE END OF NORMALITY I was born in 1926 ... of the war, on April 15, by British and Canadian forces. The Germans still believed Hitler would win the war. They did not want to surrender. When they came into the camp, they begged the British ...




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