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  1. Portrait of success

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong can learn much from Singapore about promoting the arts while conserving heritage, writes Tsang Yok-sing Public consultation on the West Kowloon Cultural District development project has attracted a lot of criticism about the inadequacy of government policy in promoting arts and cultural activities. Many in the arts and culture community have complained that Hong Kong ...

  2. Cultural heritage a high priority

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... gifts. Taiwan's culture runs a lot deeper- from the ancient customs of its native aborigines to modern-day art and literature, distinctive folk opera, puppetry and innovative performing arts ... links between their arts and cultural sectors and creative industries, and to foster the establishment and development of creative brands in the region. For Taiwan, there is a broader ...

  3. Vietnam seeks legal settlement to South China Sea claims

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia Correspondent in Singapore Vietnam's defence chief yesterday revealed that talks were under way to create a legally binding code to ease tensions in the South China Sea. In rare public comments, Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh also refused to rule out a possible deal with Russia to purchase state-of-the-art submarines and fighter jets- ...

  4. Course opens new Korea path

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... wave', as the booming interest in South Korean culture across Asia has become known. From pop acts and soap operas to food and fashion, the Korea Creative Content Agency estimates cultural exports may bring in up to US$3.8 billion this year. Spurred by young people's enormous interest in all things Korean, the University of Hong Kong's Arts Faculty is gearing up ...

  5. Multinationals choose Greater KualaLumpur and Klang Valley as Asia base

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by DISCOVERY REPORTS

    ... Reports by Elaine Deng Multinationals choose Greater KualaLumpur and Klang Valley as Asia base As Southeast Asia experiences significant inflows of global foreign direct investment (FDI), Malaysia aims to turn the attention of the world's largest businesses to the next most promising gateway to Asia. The Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley (GKL/KV) area is a powerful magnet ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia must resist pull of nationalism

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... if the Asia-Pacific region is to continue its voyage to prosperity, but instead chauvinist hoodlums and pirates are ahoy. It should be a matter of concern and shame that Hong Kong has played a role in rousing ... just repeating exclusive claims to 80 per cent of the China seas. All the nations of the Asia-Pacific region should learn to swim together or they will surely sink. Kevin Rafferty ...

  7. A Fork in Asia's Road: Best Bites of an Occidental Glutton

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung A Fork in Asia's Road: Best Bites of an Occidental Glutton By John Krich I first met John Krich about 10 years ago, when he was based in Hong Kong but travelling a lot in search of the top restaurants in Asia. I thought my job, which includes reviewing restaurants in Hong Kong, was good, but how much better would it be to expand the beat to the rest of the region? ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese TED: Giving voice to a good idea

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying and Simon Chu Fook-keung, chairman of the Hong Kong Archives Society, both ardent advocates for heritage and environmental conservation. Fierce debate over ... how civil servants lost six million files from the government archives during the relocation of government headquarters, and Lam will discuss how Hong Kong's geographical location has ...

  9. The buzz

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the popular Albert Einstein exhibition at the Science Museum or the movie screenings at the Hong Kong Film Archive, but these are so reasonably priced anyway (a standard ticket to Pixar costs HK$20, ... in an atmospheric former British military installation), the Museum of History (currently hosting a great exhibition on China's 1911 revolution) and the Museum of Art (now displaying more than 15,700 ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: balance of trade

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by VANESSA

    ... Vanessa Yung Vanessa Yung Balance of trade William Fitzgerald and Sana Saleem were so impressed with the unique qualities of accessories, clothes and other goods they came across on their travels through Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka they decided to ...




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