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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam jails musicians over songs

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Hanoi

    ... Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch Asia. ... a decision that rights groups branded an outrage. Viet Khang was given a four-year jail term while Tran Vu Anh Binh, 37 was handed a six-year sentence, lawyer Tran Vu Hai said after a short trial ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Yan Huichang: conductor hitting all the right notes

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver KC Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Yan Huichang has spent 15 years breaking records with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, and now hopes to spread his success in Taiwan From thefields of Shaanxi to world Exactly half a century ago, Yan Huichang was a peas ...

  3. Striking the right chord

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Playing and sharing music with friends and family is an enjoyable social activity. Learning guitar is one of the more easily achievable means, as many popular songs only require a person to learn three or four chords. 'The guitar is a good choice of ...

  4. The gospel according to Jasmine

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... uncomfortable. What's new for 2012? Right now I'm writing new music and recording some songs for my next album. It should be out some time later this year. Who are you listening ...

  5. Six degrees

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Luther King Jr... The US civil rights hero, like many who have espoused non-violent resistance to powerful and malign forces, was himself the victim of the worst kind of violence when he was assassinated. His fate resembled that of the man whose commitment to securing the rights of his people in the face of a hostile oppressor without resorting to violence most influenced King: Mohandas ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MUSIC

    Yasmin Levy- sorrow by song but not by nature

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... as beautiful as hers, it's hard to believe Yasmin Levy's songs come from a very dark place. Yet like all great art, it's the darker side of the human condition that brings out the best. ... and passionate voice sings directly to the soul, so it is only right that "darkness" plays a major role in her work. The Ladino diva has released four albums since 2000. She already has three ...

  7. DJ knows what a b-boy wants

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yoshi, Jazzy Jeff and Cash Money. He also loves dancing. 'I love b-boying, too, and I also join in the sport,' he says. 'This helps me to choose the right music as I am also ...

  8. This week's question: Are you an animal person?

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and never abandoned. We need to think twice before we get a pet. Christy Leung, 14 Yes- I think animals are just like humans. They should also be respected and their rights protected. I get really ... up with cats and dogs around me, but I find it interesting to observe how different individual animals are. They have human-like characteristics and that makes them all the more intriguing- ...

  9. Globetrotting

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as racist, anti-Semitic and Islamophobic by a group calling for it to be removed from classrooms. The Italian human rights organisation Gherush92, which advises UN bodies on human rights issues, ...

  10. Friends find the time to step in for Aarif at boutique's opening

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... condition. 'I think he caught the flu in Shanghai... and last I heard he had a fever,' Lui said. 'But he'll live; it's not so serious. He's just playing it safe right ...




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