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  1. Historians put finishing touch to internet course

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Thirty leading international historians this week met at Peking University to put the final touches to an internet-based course on the growth and evolution of ancient civilisations across the globe. The two-day conference followed a similar gathering in Hong Kong where the academics- from Egypt, India, Europe, the US, Hong Kong and the mainland- hammered out ...

  2. Ancient warriors marching into the future

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... which will display more than 120 Qin dynasty artefacts, including real terracotta warriors. 'The exhibition is a perfect crossover of ancient history and modern technology,' Leisure ...

  3. Ancient art, fresh heirs

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Annemarie Evans There's rather a lot of noise coming from class 4A at St Joseph's Primary School in Ma On Shan and surely too much laughter for serious study. At the front of the room, facing their classmates, children sit in a row with signs ar ...

  4. After 900 years, ancient scroll comes to life

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Try to imagine a night scene in an ancient Chinese capital 900 years ago. That was the tricky part in making an animated version of the Qing dynasty painting Riverside Scene ... known as Bianjing, capital of the Northern Song dynasty. It features computer animation projected on a screen about 120 metres long and six metres high, 30 times as big as the ancient scroll. ...

  5. Recent court cases that have damaged the reputation of ancient Taoist arts

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2009 Tony Chan Chun-chuen loses bid to claim Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's estimated HK$100 billion fortune in a probate battle against her Chinachem Charitable Foundation. The case was the talk of the town, with Chan claiming he had a 15-year love affair ...

  6. Egyptian agreement

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sophie Taylor Egypt has become the first country in the Middle East to sign an agreement with Hong Kong to promote cultural ties. Egypt's Consul-General in Hong Kong, Aly Galal ... between Hong Kong and Egypt. ...

  7. Travel alert system fails tourists stuck in Egypt

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One autocrat has already fled into exile. Inspired by the success in Tunisia, protests have further broken out in Algeria, Yemen, Libya, Mauritania and Egypt, some of which also involved copycat acts of self-immolation. In Egypt in particular, protest groups made no secret of their desire for a similar revolution, setting January 25 as the date to begin their mass demonstrations, ...

  8. Much ado about ancient landmarks

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Models sport hairdos featuring Beijing's Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall styled by Yeung King-hung at a preview for his Lunar New Year hair show at Sha Tin New Town Plaza. Yeung's show will be held on February 17 and 19.The renowned Chongqin ...

  9. Study to record story of ancient monastery before all is forgotten

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Academics have launched the first comprehensive heritage study on a crumbling monastery in Tuen Mun in an effort to preserve its fading history as people who know its stories are dying out and century-old artefacts are being damaged. The study ...

  10. Ancient Vernacular Music: Dongjing Music of Mengyang, Honghzhou, Yunnan

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dongjing music was originally Taoist. Performed by the Mengyang Ancient Music Ensemble of Honghe, Yunnan. Today, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre; tomorrow, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, Studio Theatre. $90, $150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 ...




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