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  1. US art school using heritage site falls short of enrolment target

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com An American art school that took over a Hong Kong heritage site in Sham Shui Po as its campus has enrolled only 141 students in its first year, fewer than half of the number it planned. The Savannah College of Art and Design, which controversially beat local groups in a 2009 bidding war for the former North Kowloon Magistracy, had proposed to the government ...

  2. Fine works of art set to go under the hammer

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Starting from Monday, the first sale will be of fine Chinese ceramics, works of art and paintings. Tuesday will see sales of western and jadeite jewellery, followed by fine wristwatches. Focusing on high-value consignments from private collections outside Hong Kong, the first auction reflects the preference among Chinese buyers for high-quality art 'fresh to the Hong Kong market'. ...

  3. There's an art to success in the US

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... which also cover subjects including biology, chemistry, Chinese and English. College councillor Sue Farley said some of the school's arts students were considering attending arts colleges ... Liz Gooch Arts students at the International Christian School have received impressive results in US exams, with a greater percentage of its students achieving grades that may make them ...

  4. Bloom

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paper-cutout drawings on rice paper (including Sewing Highways) by Bovey Lee exploring the issues of identity and her bicultural experiences as a Hong Kong Chinese living in the United States. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Jun 3 ...

  5. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... rising profile on Wall Street as well as among ordinary Americans. I stayed at a hotel near Fifth Avenue in New York City. There were already some Chinese-speaking consumers on the well-known shopping strip but Putonghua was yet to become a required language for salespeople in luxury stores. Now, it is a different story, as American and Chinese travellers can tell you. This brings ...

  6. Anti-Chinese law served the Chinese well

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com The United States' Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 barred the Chinese from migrating to that country for the next six decades. It also banned ethnic Chinese ... and the state-sponsored genocide against native Indians under the guise of 'manifest destiny', the anti-Chinese act was perhaps all of a piece. I don't mean to be insensitive to those of my ...

  7. The Member of the Wedding

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers (read by Susan Sarandon) Bloomsbury (audiobook) Inspired by last week's Bloomsbury A-List double-header of Nicole Kidman and Dustin Hoffman, I checked out another collision between Hollywood an ...

  8. News - China - TRADE

    Beijing slams US sanctions on Chinese companies

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing hits back over US sanctions on companies Beijing has denounced US sanctions imposed on four Chinese companies and one individual last week for allegedly breaching a US law designed to hamper the development of weapons of mass destruction by Iran, North Korea or Syria. The companies included Poly Technologies, a subsidiary of China Poly Group- ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... photograms of leaves, flowers and Chinese calligraphy. Today, 11am-7pm, tomorrow, 11am-6pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, 1/F, 74 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends tomorrow Recent Work by Chinyee The Chinese New York-based artist exhibits oils, watercolours and collage. Today-tomorrow, 10am-6pm, Alisan Fine Arts, 315 Prince's Bldg, 10 Chater Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1091. ...

  10. Soapstone figures for sale

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Arguably the greatest collection of soapstone figures to be offered at an auction, the Q collection offers an unparalleled opportunity for collectors to acquire pieces of the highest quality with impeccable provenance. The collection is made up of pieces obtained from both ends of the market, from high-end art dealers in the United States, Europe and Japan to simple street ...




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