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  1. Canto-pop conformists

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... Being a cheap mood manipulator, music has become a near-constant accompaniment to city experience. Though generally considered trivial, it is interesting to look at a community's musical-creation and consumption patterns, which reveal much about how ...

  2. Tomb Raider fails to get past censors on mainland

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Doug Nairne

    ... by China's censorship board. 'We are very disappointed, but I cannot say we are surprised,' he said from his London office yesterday. 'We have to abide by decisions of national censorship bodies.' Mr Cripps said the hit movie Bad Boys II with Will Smith had also been banned from the mainland, apparently for portraying Cuba in a negative light. He said China ...

  3. Film freedom

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cannot be screened on the mainland. Producers and actors have mixed feelings. China is our motherland, but their work is not shown there. But with censorship relaxed and more Hong Kong films ... I strongly agree with the idea for less stringent censorship in the article headlined 'Plan to give HK movies more leeway in mainland market' (October 25). Hong Kong films, ...

  4. Portrait of a nation

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... about censorship, Wolf tells a story about his work for Sitting In China, a seemingly apolitical exhibit on show in Germany. He's showing part of his personal collection of what he ... the humble stone buildings of their village in Fujian. 'They have a certain style that is unique to China,' Wolf says. He claims these are fly-on-the-wall journalistic portrayals, ...

  5. China's losing battle to control cyberspace

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by John Gittings

    ... The Sars crisis in China has provided intriguing evidence on how the use of modern communications - particularly the internet and mobile technology - can be used to break down the walls of official secrecy. When China sought to conceal the spread of the virus, millions of Chinese turned to their keyboards and mobile phones to access banned foreign reports and censored domestic ...

  6. Knowledge is power

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... as interested in Senator Clinton's thoughts about China. And this is the information that the state's censorship and propaganda apparatus denied them. Senator Clinton was spot-on when she ... Hongda were all excised or changed. No doubt, the Chinese publisher, Yilin Publishing House, was right in saying that 99.9 per cent of the book was not altered. After all, China accounts ...

  7. Author, movie star... what a difference seven hours makes

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... Selling Book Award in 2002 and the second annual China Women's Literature Award earlier this year. 'The publisher liked it because it's different to other accounts of Chinese ... a young Shenzhen-based director, A Gan, who was convinced it would make an interesting film. Although several films aimed at children and teenagers are made each year in China, they're often ...

  8. Crusader vows to fight on

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Yu's work has become difficult to find on bookstore shelves in China, and those that are published are subject to heavy censorship - his latest, Shanguang Shi ('The Glowing Stone'), ... an intellectual icon in China. Another, more recent, movement that served as a political awakening for Yu was the 1989 pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square. He calls himself 'a child ...

  9. Director provides cold, hard facts about life in rural China

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... October, but thickly padded army overcoats- the type designed to keep out northern China's freezing winters- have become essential on the set on Wang's new film, Day & Night, which ... a rural, natural environment and that's exactly what we've been able to achieve.' Set in modern-day China, Day & Night is a 'rags-to-riches' story about a country boy, ...

  10. Loosen control of internet, Schroeder urges mainland

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou He says freedom will allow the nation to become world's biggest Web market China must free up the internet if it wants to achieve its goal of becoming the world's biggest web market in four years' time, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said yesterday. 'China will reach its ambitious aim... in four years only if the internet ...




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