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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: disappearing acts

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Disappearing acts Vice-President Xi Jinping, the presumed heir of President Hu Jintao, vanished from public view for two weeks this month, and his meetings ... In time, the truth- if there is such a thing in the mainland- about his disappearance may be revealed, but for now most people are just relieved to see a healthy looking Xi back in the limelight. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: knocking on heaven's door

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Knocking on heaven's door Illustration: a yip   New leader Xi Jinping visited Shenzhen last month, echoing Deng Xiaoping's 1992 southern tour. Apart from the obvious economic message- Deng is credited with leading China towards a market economy- Xi's homage to the late paramount leader was probably intended to reinforce his own ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: dream machine

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Dream machine At the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing, President Xi Jinping called on members to pursue the “Asia-Pacific dream”, ... for some 60 per cent of each language. It’s still too early to tell whether Xi’s China dream will become reality or remain of the pipe variety. But as long as it doesn’t become a nightmare ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

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

    ... Wee Kek Koon Clone wars There are actors in the mainland who, bearing an uncanny resemblance to political leaders such as Mao Zedong or Zhou Enlai, work as lookalikes. And recently, a picture of a pie-seller who was the spitting image of President Xi Jinping has been doing the rounds on the internet. I have yet to meet my doppelganger and I hope that chilling encounter never ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Game of thrones

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Game of thrones It's been reported that President Xi Jinping is to become the most powerful Chinese leader since Deng Xiaoping. Besides controlling the three most important organs of the state- the Communist Party, the government and the military- Xi will directly oversee the economy and internal security through two new bodies. Despite ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: follow the leader

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon This month, just days apart, two heads of state were elected not by the majority of the people they now lead but by small bodies of Very Important Persons. Pope Francis, the temporal head of Vatican City, the world’s smallest sovereign state, and President Xi Jinping of China, the world’s most populous, were chosen by assemblies of cardinals and cadres, respectively. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm

    ... Olivia Rosenman Xi Jinping celebrates his 61st birthday today. The son of a Communist Party revolutionary hero, Xi’s life was political from the get-go. At the age of 10 he watched his ... in jail and Jinping was sent to work in rural Shaanxi. Xi’s life story would make a great film – and maybe that’s why he’s such a fan of Hollywood. In 2012, Xi was instrumental in a deal ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Mark Footer President Xi Jinping’s (left) recent tour of Africa began in Tanzania, a country that rarely makes global headlines. A glaring exception occurred in 1871, when, in Ujiji (in ... according to a US diplomatic cable made public by WikiLeaks, President Xi Jinping.   ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: pork bun shop song and dance

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... Kenny Hodgart Kenny Hodgart Pork bun shop song and dance From the diary of President Xi Jinping, as leaked to Post Magazine by shadowy forces: "Dear diary, just can't decide what ... they didn't tell me about the song. Whose moronic idea was that? Big brother Xi … You warm the hearts of the common people in the cold winter. Jeez, it makes me sound all cuddly. All I did was fix ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Rising sun Due to open for business next Monday- some six months behind schedule- Beijing's Sunrise Kempinski Hotel (above) is attracting a lot of media attention for its highly unusual design. Coming hot on the heels of President Xi Jinping's call for an end to "weird architecture" in China, the hotel is auspiciously designed ...




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