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  1. Chinese food culture needs to be changed, health officials say

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Chinese food culture, which tends towards the greasy side, has to be changed before it brings more health hazards to the public, health officials say. However, Assistant ... over-reliance on baby and infant formula, which may provide more nutrition than needed, community medicine consultant Dr Leung Ting-hung said. 'It is also Chinese culture for babies to be chubby ...

  2. Officials tout 'red culture' to cure woes

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to the party's orthodox 'red culture'. In a study session last week, Guangdong Communist Party boss Wang Yang said lessons drawn from the brutal civil war, which saw the defeat of Kuomintang ... political star who has earned a name as a reformer, raised eyebrows. They were widely seen by political observers as following a growing political trend of promoting revolutionary culture ...

  3. When cultures talk

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... collaborations. He believes Europe can best understand China and Chinese civilisation, because it possesses the same 'spiritual quality' as the Chinese- cultural subtlety. Wen's ... as a pro-democracy reformer. Top Chinese leaders rarely expose their personal interest. When Hu Jintao assumed power in 2003, the world asked, 'Who is Hu?' That question remains unanswered, as very ...

  4. A Dictionary of Cantonese Colloquialisms in English

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... don't read Chinese, may confound. If 'take every bush for a bugbear' doesn't compute, it's likely the literal translation of the Chinese saying won't mean much either: ...

  5. How a dress became a cultural symbol

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... representations, the qipao has become a surpassing cultural symbol for Chinese women and, as such it, often functions not merely as a piece of clothing but as a patriotic statement. In recent decades, ... variety of fabrics with an equal selection of fashion accessories. It became the era's most popular outfit for Chinese women. Young Companion Pictorial and other popular magazines contained ...

  6. Newcomers show perfect timing

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... of Chinese culture'. Deleskiewicz adds that the mainland market has recently been requesting smaller watches. 'Smaller watches are easier to wear. Brands have been coming out with very big ... believes in the potential of Asia. 'Asians have good taste and good culture,' he says. 'They have a strong understanding of quality and luxury.' Many brands are making sure ...

  7. It's not always possible to put a price on culture

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Organisations that receive government funding have to be audited to ensure that they are properly managed. The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra can't be treated differently just because it is a cultural ambassador for our city. Its books have to be kept in order and waste minimised. That said, though, we shouldn't look on so important an asset as if it was a company, expecting ...

  8. Traditional Chinese ethics are still relevant in modern world

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Form Six and Seven study Chinese language and culture. A syllabus aimed at junior secondary students, which is centred on traditional Chinese religions and ethics such as Confucianism, Buddhism ... an overhaul of ethics education. Injecting traditional Chinese ethics and religions into the secondary school curriculum will encourage young people to learn about their own culture. It will enable ...

  9. letters

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... food. We should do more exercise and have medical check-ups regularly. Joseph Chau, King Ling College Watch out as Lion City roars The government has long been promoting both Chinese and English ... to communicate with mainland officials. The Singapore government says: 'Although we speak the same language, when we look at issues we are different. The next step is how we see China in a Chinese ...

  10. Culture vultures shoot the breeze

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Zhou Jun: Red Hot and Grey Exhibition opening Where: Louis Vuitton Gallery When: March 23 What: Culture vultures dropped by the luxury label's gallery in Tsim Sha Tsui to explore the works of Chinese photographer Zhou Jun who explores the modern contradiction of progress in the mainland. Who: Checking out the social images and the architectural canapes were Louis Vuitton ...




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