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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    SCMP charity art auction features work by major Chinese artists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by ISABELLA CHEUK

    ... of three trees with their branches covered in snow against a stark, grey background. The piece is stretched onto a circular frame, harking back to ancient Chinese round paintings and evoking ... by a private collector, vividly depicts symbolic scenes from ancient folklore that has inspired and fascinated for generations. The youngest artist featured in the auction is Kenny Lau, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Novel explores lives of Beijing's unnoticed street hawkers

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... on the ancient city. Pollution poisons the air with a metallic, toxic taste that makes the eyes weep and the nose itch. The plumes of dust that Xu conjures up are a natural phenomenon, a result ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - SPORTS

    Book review: Thirty-one Nil- On the Road with Football's Outsiders: a World Cup Odyssey, by James Montague

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:52pm by Kit Gillet

    ... abandonment of the national league due to political unrest (Egypt) or their players trying to seek political asylum whenever they have an away game (Eritrea); as well as players representing tiny ... struggling against the odds, and failing. In countries such as Egypt, where the passion of the World Cup campaign had briefly seemed to unite heavily divided factions of the country, the campaign ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Ancient Chinese practice of qigong may help alleviate insomnia

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:49am by Elaine Yau

    ... qigong for a couple of months," she says. Qigong is the ancient Chinese art of co-ordinating breath with a series of repetitive fluid movements which enables energy, or qi, to move through ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Confucius returns to mainland, statue by statue

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 10:02am by Victoria Finlay

    ... ancient, having been born in the Bronze Age or earlier). "Fifteen years ago, nobody in China really mentioned Confucius," says Liu Hongyi, president of the Shenzhen Polytechnic. "Now ... China destroy its ancient traditions during the Cultural Revolution, and then built itself into a powerful but strongly materialist nation, he became committed to the idea of promoting Confucian ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Review: Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by Sam Olluver

    ... of the storyline, inspired by ancient Greece, that normally plays out through the dancing. A concert has to compensate with a finesse of sound that continually hooks the ear. Rizzi gave a technically tight ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Lonely Planet- Central Asia, by Bradley Mayhew et al

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by AUDREY SZE

    ... of early traders along the ancient Silk Road or trekking, and horse-riding alongside local nomadic herders across the mountainous valleys of Karakol and Altyn Arashan in Kyrgyzstan. For those ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Sociologist wades into Occupy movement and other issues

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 02:00pm by Mischa Moselle

    ... to write, about the history of political authority, titled Authority: A Sociological History. I was writing about the rise of political authority in ancient Greece and Rome, and I wrote a chapter ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Kevin Spacey's love of theatre shines through documentary about 'Richard III' tour

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by Reuters

    ... in Britain on June 9. It follows the project's final production through rehearsals and its tour to places such as Beijing, Doha, San Francisco and Greece's ancient amphitheatre ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Open Qing dynasty mansions to the public, Beijing conservationists say

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:57am by Andrea Chen

    ... examples of ancient residential and royal courtyard architecture, second only to the imperial palaces, says Fang Yong, a Peking University professor specialising in ancient Chinese architecture. ... little recognition of the value of ancient architecture." The mansion of Prince Zheng was among the imperial residences to fall victim to the city's modernisation. One of the four ...




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