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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Leanne Nicholls guided the City Chamber Orchestra to success, but the Arts Development Council won't increase its grant

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:37pm by Sam Olluver

    ... Sam Olluver Leanne Nicholls' innovative programming has helped the City Chamber Orchestra excel,so she's baffled by the Arts Development Council's refusal to increase its ... development of the orchestra. She also thinks her example has pushed the city's other orchestras to do even better in terms of their own inventiveness. She was shocked, therefore, when the Arts ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Flawed poll sees new faces on Hong Kong's Arts Development Council

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow and Candy Chan

    ... and a count that went on until yesterday afternoon. The exercise to choose the 10 elected members of the 27-member Arts Development Council also came amid fears that the body was being pushed ... the problems, but he said "settlement has been agreed by the candidates who participated in our special meeting in the morning".   HOW THEY VOTED Arts Development Council results (votes): Arts ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong deserves a better Arts Development Council

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 09:57pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Development Council (ADC) members nomination exercise. This is probably going to be one of the debates full of sparks as this year's event is seemingly the most exciting in a decade. Held once ... in the arts criticism sector. The number of registered voters also went up: 7,071 registered as voters to choose their arts representatives in the council in 2010, and this year the number has gone up ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Arts Development Council election system under review

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of the Arts Development Council may gain the right to vote under changes proposed by the arts funding body. The changes, in a paper subject to public consultation until December 12, would allow arts ... film and media arts, literary arts, music and visual arts. The Arts Development Council gets annual funding of HK$87 million from the Home Affairs Bureau, out of government expenditure on arts ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Chow Chun-fai says Hong Kong's Arts Development Council has lost credibility

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Liverpool Biennial exhibiting artist Chow Chun-fai, who lost a bid for the culture sector seat in the Legislative Council election, said the Arts Development Council lost its credibility ... in the arts community have the right to elect members of the council. But only nine out of 22 Arts Development Council members were voted for by the arts sector. The council revealed that 13 council ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Arts Development Council accused of ignoring views of artists in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Council accused of ignoring the views of artists The Arts Development Council has been accused of failing to canvass the views of the artists ... in a three-way battle to replace Fok. They will choose between 32-year-old visual artist Chow Chun-fai, a member of the concern group; the Arts Development Council's former chairman Ma Fung-kwok; ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Green Development Council chairman on a mission to save planet

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... Development Council says Q & A Hong Kong Green Development Council chairman Conrad Wong Tin-cheung has a mission: save the planet. With more than 20 years of construction project management experience, Wong has been contributing to sustainable development in Hong Kong and leading the industry towards greener practices, in the hope that will minimise environmental impacts while maximising ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - NEWS

    Arts council urged to revamp prize jury rules

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Ai Lau

    ... Ai Lau life@scmp.com Council urged to revamp jury nomination rules after conflict-of-interest row clouds art prize Situation critical The controversy over Hong Kong's first art criticism prize refuses to die down, as veteran critics are now demanding an overhaul in the process of electing representatives to the Arts Development Council, which organised the award. Observers ...

  9. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Leader of trade council focusing on minorities favours common-sense approach

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Good business is where you find it, and leader of organisation focused on nation's minorities favours common-sense approach Council embraces ethnic groups Lan Jun was a civil servant and businessman before he joined the China Council for the Promotion of Nationalities Trade in 2006, a social institution that supports investment and better ...

  10. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    State Council kicks off drafting of next five-year plan

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:36am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporters Premier Li tells ministers the government wants to improve livelihoods but any programme must account for slowing economy State Council kicks off drafting of five-year plan The State Council kick-started the drafting of China's next five-year plan, with Premier Li Keqiang meeting ministers this week, state media reported yesterday. Li told officials to support ...




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