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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: no smoke without ire

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... suffer, but there was a time when a geological event that occurred there had an impact on places as far away as the Yangtze River Delta. In the spring of 1815, a series of massive volcanic ... the dense clouds, global temperatures fell and 15 years of climatic fluctuations followed. According to renowned economic historians such as Li Bozhong, the Yangtze River Delta, China's ...

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    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law in Seattle Violet Law in Seattle Blossoming relationship For nearly 20 years, a small group of Seattleites have been toiling to build a Sichuan-style garden in their city. And with craftsmen from Chongqing, rocks from Lake Tai, in the Yangtze River Delta, and peonies from Luoyang, Henan province, it is finally coming together. This labour of love began as the United States ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... Monday's Warriors, and provided the inspiration for the character Te Kai Po in 2005 film River Queen, starring Kiefer Sutherland … The Canadian actor earned the accolade of being the highest paid ...

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    My life: Natasha Reyes

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... trip lasted seven to 12 days and we started out eating fresh fruit but it was canned food by the end. In the farther-off places that weren't too established the river was used for everything. I would be in a bikini in the river shampooing my hair and a floating object would go past, so we had to teach the basics: "Do your number twos downstream, please." It was very ...

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    City scope: hostility or hospitality?

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Gary Jones

    ... Gary Jones in Shanghai Gary Jones in Shanghai Hostility or hospitality? While Hong Kong grumbles about floods of mainland visitors- muttering about denuded shop shelves and their "uncouth" cousins slurping noodles on the MTR, among other breache ...

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    My life: David Walker

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... But Australia also has environmental problems it needs to address. The barrier reef is not being well looked after; our river systems have a lot of pollution. So the perception of Australia ...

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    Reflections: moveable feasts

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the south six times between 1751 and 1784, acquiring a taste for the rich, hearty food of the Yangtze River Delta – now known collectively as Shanghainese – in the process. But tales of the emperor ... sizeable entourage, all of whom were used to fine dining back in the capital. And so there emerged in the Yangtze region an F&B industry replete with celebrity chefs, gastronomes and food ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am

    ... Olivia Rosenman Qu Yuan (above) is the reason thousands of athletes have been doing battle in dragon boats of late. Qu was a patriot, poet and adviser to the Chu kingdom during the Warring States Period (475BC-221BC), when self-interest and conflict ruled supreme. Fearing for the future of his beloved country, Qu committed suicide by throwing himself into a river. The story goes ...

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    Then & now: Chinese silk trade's unbroken thread

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... to a growth in demand for luxury goods such as silk. The Pearl River Delta never produced much silk for the European market, while Hong Kong produced none at all in pre-British times. Back in the days ... of the Chinese silk sold overseas came from the central mainland, as it still does, and was produced in massive quantities in the famed silk-producing areas in the lower Yangtze delta. Soochow ...

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    Then & now: sex symbols

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jason Wordie

    ... accustomed to food security and social-welfare services. Breeding – and what caused it – was vitally important; if you and your immediate family, your crops and animals, and the seas, rivers ...




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