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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Using the past to speculate on China's future

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... second rise". The bulk of the book is a political, economic and ideological history of the nation. James Hsiung's premise is that in order to understand China's current rise, we ... civilisation and "fallen superpower" rising again as China is. The unique "China model" defies conventional thinking in the arena of political economy, but Hsiung explains ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Meltdown in Tibet, by Michael Buckley

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... by a foreword from the Dalai Lama. More political pamphlet than academic study, the book's main charge is that China's exploitation of Tibet's natural resources and incompetent, corrupt ... debate is made more so by China's economic and political power. Beijing is fond of rhetoric extolling the peaceful rise of China as a good neighbour and global citizen. But is it? China ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Following the Leader by David Lampton University of California Press 3.5 stars David Bartram China's modern political elite may look very different than it did during ... to Xi Jinping sets out to humanise figures usually only remembered for their political contribution. Over a long China career at John Hopkins University, Lampton has enjoyed access not only ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    China's first lady Peng Liyuan's fashion style has made her a global sensation

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:39am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Peng Liyuan's sense of style has made her an international sensation. But will other powerful women on China's political scene follow her sartorial ... Xi's drive to clean up the ruling party. Her own public image as a folk singer and performer adds a glamorous flair hitherto unseen in high-profile women in China's ruling political class. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: Humour in Chinese Life and Culture

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by KERRIE L. MACPHERSON

    ... at visual humour, the biting but subtle illustrations and cartoons that make observations on contemporary culture. One essay explores the impact of Japanese political cartoons on China and Chinese ... and Jocelyn Chey note, "the modern use of the term 'humour' in China is connected with the concept of the individual". A common thread from the editors' perspective ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TELEVISION

    Standing ovation or lost in translation? The 'accidental' popularity of American comedy shows in China

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:19pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... I think that copycat shows will be successful in China. The Daily Show and The Colbert Report make a lot of fun of politicians...[and] both hosts have their own political agendas. This is impossible to imitate given China’s political environment." While satirical news shows might be off limits, certain Chinese companies have begun importing more conservative variations of US ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Postcard: Melbourne

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 11:11pm by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green Films can bring international realities to our doorstep, informing and educating, even serving the cause of political protest. To some, linking the filmmaker's art and politics summons images of the propaganda movies of North Korea or of China during the Cultural Revolution. But a carefully curated selection of films at this year's Melbourne Festival ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Pao's daughter reveals details of his role as political catalyst

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... China's political past or present. He reminded the Western leaders: "China is too big, too poor and too uneducated to change the political system and risk losing control of the country." The book is frank about his political conservatism. After all, he died in 1991, so he did not see a richer and more educated China, or, once they blossomed, how little those two factors have ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Don't forget climate change as Hong Kong sizzles amid political tension

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Climate change, which will affect us far more than any election, should not be forgotten amid city's political tension As Hong Kong sizzles, the world keeps warming ... was less likely. Those heat events included Australia's hottest year as well as heat waves affecting Europe, Japan, Korea and China. So far, scientists have required hindsight to link specific ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Debating China, edited by Nina Hachigian

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... Islands, for example, China demands territorial integrity; the US demands a peaceful and secure Pacific. The US raises the issue of human rights; China notes the importance of political stability. ... David Bartram Debating China: The US-China Relationship in Ten Conversations edited by Nina Hachigian Oxford University Press 3.5 stars David Bartram China and the United States have ...




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