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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    The discontent beneath the surface

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... China The End of the Chinese Dream: Why Chinese People Fear the Future by Gerard LemosYale University Press 2 and a half stars Chow Chung-yan As a visiting professor to Chongqing between 2006 and 2010, Lemos had the opportunity to mingle with ordinary res ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Great Equal Society, by Kim Young-oak and Kim Jung-kyu

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:49am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China and the 21st Century by Kim Young-oak & Kim Jung-kyu World Scientific Pub 4 stars Mark O'Neill This well-written book explains how China could become a model for the world- setting the example the US has failed to provide- based on its ancient philosophy: Confucianism. Co-author Kim Young-oak is professor ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Silent Army, by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Louise Rosario

    ... at home and seek their fortune, however unfavourable the conditions. One such migrant, who had little formal education, arrived in Egypt more than a decade ago and identified the market for women's clothes; he now has eight factories and 60 warehouses across the country. He ships silk, polyester and wool in containers to Libya, from where it can be imported without duty into Egypt ...

  4. News - China - CHINA

    Little people get a chance to shine in shadow world

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 03:23pm

    ... to keep an ancient tradition alive. “It’s difficult for us short people to find a job. We are not tall enough or strong enough,” said Lu. Dwarfs have traditionally faced discrimination ... short to manipulate cut-out characters held up in front of an oil lamp that projects their shadows onto a paper screen. The plays are an ancient form of Chinese narrative, often used to tell ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: 'The Fate of Zhuangzi in Modern China' by Liu Jianmei

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... her book after conducting exhaustive research into Chinese classics and modern Chinese literary works. The book gives a historic overview of people's reception of the ancient sage since ... Hu compared the ancient sage's teaching to Darwin's evolution theory. Indeed, every reading is a reconstruction and our understanding of a subject is always influenced ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Huge changes in mainland's sexual attitudes

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Kit Gillet

    ... are an estimated six million sex workers on the mainland today). "Ancient China was in many ways one of the most sexually open societies the world has ever seen," Burger writes. For more than 2,000 years Taoist sex manuals have taught that both men and women need to enjoy sex to the fullest in order to properly exchange their yin and yang energies; ancient Chinese erotic poetry still ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Using the past to speculate on China's future

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... state-market dichotomy, which has ensured robust growth. He acknowledges, however, that the outcome of China's second rise remains an educated guess, as there is no history of an ancient ...



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