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The Tiananmen Papers

THE TIANANMEN PAPERS (COMPILED BY ZHANG LIANG, EDITED BY ANDREW J. NATHAN AND PERRY LINK, WITH AN AFTERWORD BY ORVILLE SCHELL)

Here is an extract from Zhang Liang’s preface: Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 4, 2005 in Chinese and China, current affairs, History, human rights, Multicultural, reminiscing

 

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Shakespeare Hotel and Sirdan

It was good to have had dinner with Sirdan and B at The Shakespeare last night. I had sausages, very daring of me, and they were rather good. But the food at the Captain Cook, where Lord Malcolm and I and some others dined last Sunday, is definitely better.

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Posted by on June 4, 2005 in friends, local, personal, Sirdan, Surry Hills

 

Rear Vision Program 2 of 6 : Papua New Guinea: Nation State or Failed State?

I happened to catch this on Radio National during the week, and found it fascinating and troubling. Many Australians of my age have memories of one kind of connection or another with Papua New Guinea. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 4, 2005 in Australia and Australian, current affairs, History, Oceania, radio, reminiscing