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  1. 'Legal questioning' of journalists defended

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Guangdong authorities responded yesterday to claims of harassment, insisting their handling of reporters covering a weekend rally in support of the use of Cantonese was 'legal questioning'. Speaking in Guangzhou at an Asian Games press conference, Guangdong news office chief Li Shoujin said authorities had reiterated that since there was no campaign to marginalise Cantonese ...

  2. Cantonese Opera Treasures

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese Artists Association of HK (below) performs: an opening with drums and gongs, The Imperial Emperor of Heaven Holding Court (in classical Cantonese), Blessing by the God of Fortune, A Fairy Delivers Her Son to the Mortal Father (in classical Cantonese) and Luk Long Reprimands His Son, Thu; Birthday Feast on the Mountain Fragrant Flowers (in classical Cantonese) and Why ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVES

    Perspectives: constant practice the key to learning languages

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Perry Bayer

    ... able students. Hong Kong's businesses need workers who are fluent in languages other than just Cantonese, so every school has a responsibility in this matter. It is not about making every ... Perry Bayer life@scmp.com Practice makes perfect in anyone's language Coaches and sportsmen and women will tell you about the value of practice for honing important skills. Top ...

  4. Parents of TB victim feared for her health during visit

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... had understood a bit of Cantonese, she spoke a bit of Cantonese. I was quite impressed by her talking to the nurses,' said her friend Sarah Cotillon, a teacher at another school. ...

  5. Master Cantonese with a little application... on your phone

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cantonese, says this is because 'the tongue is a muscle. Since English does not require the tongue to contort to different shapes to make those tones and sounds, our muscles find it difficult ... he was learning Cantonese. Smartphone technology was not developed when he first came up with the idea. He had initially written the book Fonetic Cantonese using the international phonetics ...

  6. Why save Cantonese?

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry Students at the University of Hong Kong have spelled out the reasons they believe Cantonese should be saved amid predictions that the language is in danger of dying out. Here are some of their views in an essay assignment on the effects of the disappearance of the language set by Associate Professor of Linguistics Stephen Matthews: 'If Cantonese becomes extinct, ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 27, 2014

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by LETTERS

    ... HK students would rather use Cantonese I refer to the report " Doubts raised about using Putonghua as medium or instruction for Chinese language ", (August 17). Generally, Hong Kong students feel more comfortable when talking in Cantonese, given that it is their mother tongue. When adolescents are talking to each other, they use Cantonese, not Putonghua. Some of them ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... part of it.   On whether Hong Kong schools should teach Chinese literature in Cantonese or Putonghua: Harold Yeo- Cantonese is the language of Hong Kong. Why is there even any question? Would you ask the Dutch to stop teaching Dutch? Hongkongers have the right to be educated in Cantonese. Kristiane Cyrus- Why make this into an issue now when it has never been an issue before? ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    'No Cantonese' policy never existed, says punished broadcaster TVB

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Television station denies banning its stars from speaking the language when they appeared on rival channels, despite watchdog's report 'No Cantonese' policy never existed, says TVB The leading free-to-air broadcaster TVB has flatly denied that it was ever station policy to ban its actors and singers from speaking Cantonese on rival ...

  10. Cantonese broadcasts restricted in Guangdong

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is the most ancient language in China. It is not a dialect- hundreds of thousands of people all over the world use Cantonese. I feel very uncomfortable about [the change],' a Cantonese-language radio host said An activist behind last year's Cantonese-language campaign said: 'This will strangle the local traditional culture.' A Cantonese programme host at Guangzhou TV ...




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