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  1. Lessons for cross-cultural Korean-Chinese business

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is to become a specialist in one area, but I would also like to apply my knowledge and experience to developing cross-cultural Korean-Chinese business in a multinational environment. ...

  2. A life inspired by beauty, design, Chinese culture

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in coming up with a new design? After designing for the same brand for 10 years, people might think that the biggest difficulty is finding new ideas. Luckily, Chinese culture never ceases to inspire ... cheongsam, but we wanted to become a lifestyle-concept store. We wanted to bring traditional Chinese aesthetics and savoir-faire to the world. We wanted to reinterpret Chinese designs and to prove ...

  3. Chinese characters top student survey of cultural symbols

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Chinese characters are China's top cultural symbol, according to the results of a poll of about 2,000 university students, mainland media reported yesterday. A joint research group led by professors from Beijing Normal University asked undergraduates at 24 universities in 18 provinces, cities or municipalities to choose their top 20 Chinese cultural symbols ...

  4. Brushing up on culture

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese painting courses provide an opportunity to develop artistic talent, learn more about Chinese culture and unwind after a busy week at work 'Life these days is very hectic. To learn Chinese painting is not only a good way to know about the country's culture but also a good reason to slow down and enjoy a moment of quietness,' explains Bonnie Yeung, programme ...

  5. How our old characters build culture

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a long way. Secondly, mainland authorities must recognise the urgency and importance of bringing back traditional Chinese characters, as a way to protect its own cultural heritage and forge closer cultural links with overseas Chinese. The mainland started to introduce the simplified characters partly in an effort to boost literacy in the 1950s, as simplified characters contain fewer ...

  6. Sharing a cross-cultural bond

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of different cultures and more eager to try new things,' he says. 'I loved my upbringing so much, I would have no problem replicating the experience for my own children one day.' Lu Ruyi ... But with the help of her teachers and classmates, Lu soon overcame her shyness and embraced Japanese culture and life, not as an outsider but from within. 'Even to this day, many of my American friends ...

  7. Turning mechanics into high culture

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... up, Lam is a PhD research student at Chinese University. His two brothers before him also studied at the Mechanical and Automation Engineering Department. One now runs a company at the Science ... working on a robot that can paint calligraphy and Chinese art. He writes the calligraphy and the robot follows his brushstrokes. 'This kind of art is an important element of Chinese ...

  8. Cultural exchange

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... series features Chinese teenagers wearing T-shirts emblazoned with English-language statements such as 'What Makes You So Special?'; Maoist slogans from the Cultural Revolution have ... are from different cultures and backgrounds? Also, I want the girls to represent the growing power of a developing country. The white Western man represents the established power, the young Chinese ...

  9. Cultural focus

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Master of Arts in Anthropology Chinese University Chinese University's master of arts in anthropology is designed to help students challenge their notions of culture ... in Hong Kong and learn about the diversity of Chinese culture.' Students should have good writing ability and critical thinking, Bosco says. While a first degree in anthropology isn't ...

  10. Cultural experience

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... One of the best ways for expatriates in Hong Kong to experience Chinese culture is through learning Cantonese. Being able to interact with local people in their language provides ... can be difficult for some. 'In Chinese culture, it is normal to point out one's mistake or imperfect pronunciation. We are not very accepting of minor errors and nor are we known ...




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