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  1. Professor reported for critical remarks on Chinese culture

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Two Shanghai students have reported a professor to the municipal educational authority, accusing the historian of criticising traditional Chinese culture and the central ... Professor Yang wrote. 'They angrily accused me, asking how I could criticise Chinese culture and the government the way I did.' The professor said he had allowed them to drop his class. ...

  2. Legal giant and legislator led the way in promoting Chinese culture

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Motor Bus and a strong advocate of Chinese culture, Woo was born in Hong Kong on January 1910, the son of Woo Hay-tong, who was known for establishing the Woo Hay Tong Scholarships for local ... to the early 1990s. Woo was vocal on education reform and a pioneering advocate of Chinese culture, at times when it was largely neglected by colonial society. 'As Hong Kong is the meeting point ...

  3. Unique exhibition promotes UN event and Chinese culture

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong 'Stone Master's' presentation aims to raise awareness of cultural heritage and the environment An exhibition of works by one of Hong Kong's most respected ... and China's Cultural Heritage Day, which occurs every second Saturday of June. The mainland's first Cultural Heritage Day was in 2006, and the tradition continues tomorrow. The 'Art ...

  4. 'Couture' exhibition puts China in frame

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... 'It's meant to open the boundaries between cultures and between the various forms of creativity [art and fashion]'. Christian Dior & Chinese Artists, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, ... Divia Harilela The relationship between fashion and art has been explored by various brands over the years. But the recently opened Christian Dior & Chinese Artists exhibition ...

  5. A cultural revolution as customs are revived

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and promoting themselves as the most authentic places to hold memorial ceremonies. Shaanxi and Henan, the cradles of Chinese culture, have been competing to honour Huang Di, deemed to be the first ... Jane Cai After being left out in cold for decades, traditional culture is back in vogue on the mainland. Millions flocked to sweep the tombs of their ancestors on the Ching Ming festival ...

  6. Union gap

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... of the additional cultural differences.' Linda Heaney Lau, a Scottish woman who divorced her Chinese husband, points out how even seemingly straightforward situations in daily life can be open to misinterpretation. 'I wasn't sure how much it was to do with the Chinese culture and how much it was to do with who my husband was,' Heaney Lau recalls. 'He was not a brilliant ...

  7. Petition campaign to save ancient sites from culture centre

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... project. The Chinese Cultural Symbolic City, covering an area of 50 sq km, will be built around ancient sites, including Jining's Temple of Confucius. The initiative is the latest in an array ... issue at the meetings of the National People's Congress and the CPPCC after Sun Shuyi, chairman of the Shandong government advisory body, vowed to make Jining a second Chinese cultural ...

  8. Hong Kong designer adds traditional opera culture to couture

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... I should shoulder the responsibility to bring forth Chinese culture to the international stage.' ... Like most Hong Kong people of his generation, Ho wasn't much of a fan of Chinese opera growing up, but learned to appreciate it after researching it for this set of couture. 'Most ...

  9. There's more to culture than kung fu dramas

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... always enjoyed a degree of popularity on the mainland, as it does among overseas Chinese communities. But it appears his new-found dominance on television has less to do with culture than ... They are not necessarily adaptations of Cha's work, but are similar in that they retell stories from Chinese history and folklore. Chen Kaige's epic The Emperor and the Assassin and Zhang Yimou's ...

  10. Cultural devolution

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... are fighting against the decline in interest in traditional Chinese culture. Despite the fact that few music teachers know how to perform Peking Opera, 200 schools across the country began instructing ... to defend Chinese culture against the onslaught of pernicious western influences like pop music, the State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (Sarft) has extended its ban on the screening ...




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