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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artist Wilson Shieh brushes up on political activism

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui Best known for his subtly subversive work, artist Wilson Shieh is amping up his political style, writes Enid Tsui streak Rebellious Wilson Shieh Ka-ho is an unlikely political ... are interested in art now. Wilson Shieh But Shieh has stopped being polite. There was nothing discreet about his 2011 work, Don't compare him to dog. That is an insult to us, which was directed ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Actor and rapper Yasiin Bey, once known as Mos Def, puts politics at the heart of his music

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Richard Lord

    ... hop's best known and loved albums, Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are Black Star. With its downbeat vocal delivery and intelligent, politically conscious lyrics, it was a taste of things to come: ... outspoken on other political issues, particularly the US government's response to Hurricane Katrina, a disaster which disproportionately affected black communities. His most direct ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Journalist turns China experience into thriller

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Kidd

    ... hard to believe, but you do get bugged and watched in China. Particularly at periods of high political tension such as the June 4 anniversary or when there is a lot of popular protest. ... James Kidd Debut spy thriller draws on Chinese whispers Adam Brookes reported for the BBC from China, Indonesia and the United States for many years, and drew on his life as a foreign ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Slaughter by Ethan Gutmann Prometheus Books Pity anyone who enters China's penal system for any reason. Even "prisoners of conscience"- Uygurs, Tibetans, ... and political captives apparently lose their "retail organs" to transplant tourists from countries including France and Japan. A harvested kidney fetches about US$62,000, according ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CELEBRATING ART

    Politics and power set to challenge conventional perspectives at Art Basel

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:17am by John Cremer

    ... in the urban environment, Bradford has created a series of new works about Hong Kong which explore the structures of power and politics. This is done primarily through from the lens of urban planning ... pictures of the realities of modern China, while the latter is among the most unorthodox of the ink painters known collectively as the New Literati group. For fans of photography, there are three ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Review: Both Sides Now at Osage

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:24pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... frustration with the post-97 government, and scepticism of Communist Chinese rule, a Hong Kong-British joint exhibition reflecting on social and political issues is always going to be a tricky undertaking. And so it proves with "Both Sides Now", whose programme notes make the comically polite statement that Hong Kong is "thriving" and "likely to still become ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Linda Yeung

    ... in Belgium, to learn about European culture, history, politics and economics.   Just between friends A selection of postcards jointly created by students from four drawing classes of Lingnan ... public finance between England, Japan and China, is hailed as "a genuinely important piece of scholarship that has the potential to become a benchmark in the literature." It is now ...

  8. Lifestyle - Travel

    Superyachts the latest prestige purchase for China's mega-rich

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:58am by AFP

    ... Traugott Kaminski, head of China operations for Italian yacht-maker Sanlorenzo, brought two yachts to the mainland in 2003. "There were no regulations, no port, no yachting culture," he ... or 15 years ago. Nobody expected China would become the biggest market worldwide, and the same thing will happen to the yachting industry," Kaminski says. In another parallel ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    London's love for skyscrapers reaches new heights

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:32am by GUARDIAN

    ... into the ground at its base is undeniably impressive, yet the simple triangular glass-skinned silhouette is far more polite than the riot of the Lloyd's exterior. One reason for the difference, Stirk ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Brief Encounters: Rumi Neely

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:32am by Divia Harilela

    ... up going to college in San Diego to study political science. During that time I used to buy clothes from vintage stores for myself, but it became a problem when I couldn't fit them all ...




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