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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology

    Apple fast-tracks new iPads' release in mainland China ahead of Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 12:55pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... working days, compared to Hong Kong’s one to two weeks. An Apple spokeswoman in Beijing did not provide an explanation on the disparity in timetables. Hong Kong, mainland China and Macau are among ... – it came as no surprise that Apple unveiled incremental improvements for new models last week. The South China Morning Post, through technology market insiders, was able to get hands-on testing ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China's outspoken transgender queen of modern dance talks about her tough road to the top

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 10:41am by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Jin Xing says self-belief and tenacity have helped her get to where she is now Leap of faith Jin Xing, China's best known proponent of modern dance, ... absence from the Hong Kong stage on mainland bureaucracy: "My troupe is private, the first private dance troupe in China. The Ministry of Culture would never dispatch a private dance ensemble ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - GEOPOLITICS

    Book review: The South China Sea- The Struggle for Power in Asia, by Bill Hayton

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... Ben Richardson The South China Sea – The Struggle for Power in Asia by Bill Hayton Yale University Press Disputes over the South China Sea can seem as unfathomable as the storm-swept waters that batter its contested cluster of tiny islands, uninhabitable rocks and semi-submerged reefs. Bill Hayton's superb and timely book, The South China Sea- The Struggle for Power ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news: China space contest launches

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Competition, jointly organised by the Home Affairs Bureau, the Education Bureau, the China Manned Space Agency, and the China Astronaut Research and Training Centre. Space experiments that can pass the testing of the China Manned Space Agency could be carried onboard Tiangong-2 in early 2016 for demonstration by astronauts in zero gravity. Winning teams will also have the opportunity to visit ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    New iPads could bolster Apple's lead in China’s tablet market

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 11:08am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... launch on the mainland, with all three nationwide telecommunications network operators — China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom — launching the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The Wi-fi ... in [mainland] China just yet, given its sheer scale and size, as well as the legion of loyal consumers waiting in the wings to lap up new Apple devices," Avinash Kalyana Sundaram, senior market ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ming dynasty exhibition puts spotlight on China's golden age

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:10pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... government in faraway Beijing, a new exhibition in the British Museum in London shows, through several hundred carefully chosen treasures, that for China, managing its remoter regions is an age old issue. This blockbuster, titled Ming: 50 Years that Changed China demonstrates how, in the first 50 years of the 15th century, the early Ming emperors approached this perennial issue of ruling ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Peter Chan's film Dearest is based on a true story of child abduction

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by James Mottram

    ... had its world premiere. In the intervening years, Chan has proved that Variety prediction correct. Last year, his American Dreams in China was one of the 10 highest grossing films of the year ... That's even better, as their lines are totally improvised." Written by Zhang Ji (who also wrote American Dreams in China), Dearest 's story opens in July 2009. Divorcee Tian Wenjun ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Quirky humour in children's picture books is a nod to the past

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:06pm by Annie Ho

    ... home. But he is captured by a fisherman and narrowly escapes becoming a meal for the fisherman's family. Flack uses many quirky details to depict life in China, and to suggest to her ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ning Hao's comedy takes two buddies across changing mainland

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:54pm by Helen Barlow

    ... many movies, I used to watch more," he admits. While Ning claims to love the violent mayhem of Quentin Tarantino, John Woo Yu-sum, Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho, he says China has its ... and construction of highways all over the country. "It's almost like you cannot live without a car in China," Ning says. "There's so much transformation and modernisation going on, ...




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