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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Carnival China, by Kerry Brown

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Carnival China: China in the Era of Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping by Kerry Brown Imperial College Press 4.5 stars David Wilson A 2009 public survey by the state-owned magazine ... on Chinese society until the March 2013 accession of President Xi Jinping is punchy but tender, even amusing. For him, China is a dark and complex carnival in which every citizen performs. "The ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Betrayal in Paris, by Paul French

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:52pm by KIN-MING LIU

    ... Kin-ming Liu Betrayal in Paris by Paul French Penguin 4 stars Liu Kin-ming To understand the "Chinese dream"- described by President Xi Jinping as a "national rejuvenation"- one must learn about the "century of humiliation", the period between 1839 on the eve of the first Opium War and 1949 with the founding of the People's Republic, when China ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... against official corruption since the People's Republic was founded in 1949. More than 30,000 government officials have been prosecuted for taking bribes since President Xi Jinping launched ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    'Iron Man' hitmaker Eric Kwok is looking forward to his Coliseum shows

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... Lok-shing and Mark Lui Chung-tak, as well as lyricists Wyman Wong Wai-man and Lin Xi, have staged their own concerts, playing their back catalogues with star-studded line-ups. Now that Kwok is doing ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... to Xi Jinping sets out to humanise figures usually only remembered for their political contribution. Over a long China career at John Hopkins University, Lampton has enjoyed access not only ... Xilai, a leader of the old school outmanoeuvred by President Xi Jinping and his allies. Lampton's interviews yield some fascinating anecdotes, not least the story of Bo simultaneously ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How Chinese University vice-chancellor Joseph Sung promotes vision of holistic learning

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... figures and thinkers, including writers Pai Hsien-yung and Wu Nien-jen, poet Bei Dao (not young people's usual icons) and pop lyricist Lin Xi had students queuing up to attend. At an address ...

  7. News - China - PRESTIGE MOTORING

    What austerity drive? Wealthy Chinese undeterred as they flock to lavish auto show

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 06:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... president in March last year, Xi Jinping has mounted an austerity campaign among top officials and a highly publicised crackdown on corruption, designed to rein in spending. China’s business ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    There's a lot more to our neighbour Shenzhen than cheap suits and massages

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... for pavement space. The food is cheap and excellent, made by purveyors who have made one dish all day every day for years. Another area not to be missed is Xi Jie, an indoor foodie wonderland with stalls from all over the country. Xi Jie has a reputation for being touristy, but I was the only foreign face in the seemingly endless press of people. I was served a northern Chinese pancake ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MEMORIAL

    Mourners brave the rain to remember 'unique' opera star Hung Sin-nui

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 02:52pm by Mimi Lau

    ... President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and the other five members of the Politburo Standing Committee led the list of those who had sent flowers and messages of condolence. Guangdong governor Zhu ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Shenzhen is a starting point for bands trying to make it on the mainland

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Fiona Tam

    ... in Chengdu, Chongqing, Nantong, Shanghai, Xi'an and Zhengzhou. Chiba expects the experience to offer useful insights. "Before the tour, we have little way of knowing the Chinese audience ... The increasingly busy concert scene in the past 10 years suggests mainland music fans want to see bands play live. The co-ordinator for Beijing-based events organiser Hotpot Music, Xi Linhu, says they have ...




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