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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    History enthusiasts pull up a chair at Heritage Museum exhibition exploring the role of seating as a cultural artefact

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com A museum exhibition explores the role of seating as a cultural artefact History enthusiasts pull up a chair Slightly faded and elegantly curved, the wooden stool appears small and unassuming- for a 3,000-year-old relic from ancient Egypt, that is. "Tutankhamen's tomb had one almost identical, [but] it's broken," said Naomi ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    Japanese emperor urged to return inscribed Chinese relic

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:53pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Campaigners say Tang dynasty relic in Imperial Palace in Tokyo was stolen by Japanese troops Japan told to hand back 'looted' ancient inscription A pressure group has demanded that the Japanese royal family return an ancient inscription it says was looted from China in the early part of the last century. Tong Zeng, the chairman of the Chinese ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Museum of History: A modern-day marvel in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Modern-day marvels from an ancient civilisation More than 170 Mesopotamian artefacts, including wall reliefs, jewellery and tablets, go on display at the Museum of History today, in the first exhibition of its kind in Hong Kong. "The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia"- which explores the period from 3,500BC to 539BC of the area that today ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    ‘Uncultured’ multi-billionaire is China’s biggest fine-art collector

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... "His art collection does not have a boundary. He bids on anything, from ancient musical instruments to furniture and paintings," Dong says. Since then, Liu has set several auction records. ...

  5. News - China - CULTURE

    Saving Guangxi's cultural heritage from decline

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 01:37pm

    ... a glimpse of their ancient culture, said Nong Guanpin, honourary chairman of the Guangxi Folk Literature and Art Society. “I hope it can help stimulate public interest.” But Pan warned ...

  6. News - China - CULTURE

    British pair recruit North Koreans to paint Beijing as a socialist utopia

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:27am by WU NAN

    ... and many places of interest are now closed to the public," he lamented. "As the city develops, the beauty of the culture and of ancient times is disappearing." The delight ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: No Place to Call Home, by Katharine Quarmby

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... hundred years ago in England, there were vagabonds from Ireland and others supposedly from Egypt, hence the word "gypsy"(although the gypsy language Rom has more in common with Sanskrit ...

  8. News - China - CULTURE

    Palace Museum to expand with new institute and restoration centre

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com With space tight, Palace Museum looks to expand Beijing's Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, houses more than a million items from the Ming and Qing dynasties in a sprawling complex of 980 buildings, but it is running out of space. The museum's director, Dr Shan Jixiang, said it would expand beyond the city's ancient ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Bells peel back 2,400 years of Chinese history

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... survived. "What we have here is not a theory, but actual instruments capable of full tonality for melodies. These bells represent China's ancient culture," he said. "It would ...

  10. News - China - CULTURE

    With ‘Confucius cuisine’, they cook to order

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 04:37pm by AFP

    ... soft power”. One of the few ancient Chinese names to have global recognition, the philosopher highlights bonds with overseas Chinese and other Asian nations, and his moniker has been adopted ...




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