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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Materialism a threat to China's literary culture, fears Wang Anyi

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... Oliver Chou Materialism a threat to China's literary culture, fears Wang Anyi With more than 60 literary works under her belt, Shanghai-based author Wang Anyi is regarded as one ... in history, and is there a modern-day significance in your works? The search for historic roots was in vogue in the mid-1980s, and I belong to that school. The period after the Cultural Revolution ...

  2. News - China - HERITAGE

    'Traditional Chinese villages' selected in drive to preserve cultural heritage

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the essence of traditional Chinese culture and they are parts of culture heritage from the era of farming civilisation, which can not be recreated," the guidelines said. The ministry said ... ancient villages have been designated as having special cultural significance, a first step towards slowing the pace of their destruction in the drive towards development. The 646 villages were ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Jao Tsung-I is right; Chinese cultural Renaissance is well under way

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by PROFESSOR LEE CHACK FAN

    ... Professor Lee Chack-fan Rapid development has spawned a global revival of classical Chinese civilisation studies Renaissance for Chinese culture Professor Jao Tsung-I is easily the most respected scholar of Chinese civilisation studies, and in recent years he has held the view that the field is undergoing a renaissance. Now 96, his research revealed some interesting similarities, ...

  4. To learn the language, live the culture

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... work. I've seen many people learn Chinese, and those who achieve fluency are willing and able to accept and live the culture. Why did you decide to open a school to teach Mandarin? I worked ... the University Pathway programme to help foreign students learn enough Chinese to earn university degrees on the mainland. What first brought you to China? I first came to China on a one-year exchange ...

  5. Cultural understanding

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to learn more about Chinese culture can help alleviate the misunderstandings that occur or help establish important business relationships. 'For business people who travel to the mainland a lot, they could make a big deal due to their level of understanding of Chinese culture,' explains Zhang Yiping, education director at HK Mandarin (www.hkmandarin.com). 'They need ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    A cultural relic reappears

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 08:10am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Navigation: China abroad  |  China at home  |  Chinese media Most people younger than 45 won't remember him, but Mao Yuanxin was a master of horror in his day. Sentenced ... the Cultural Revolution, Mao changed his name upon his release and exited public life. Mao, now "Li Shi", suddenly reappeared in Henan last  week to inspect a local leg of the South–North ...

  7. A culture shrivels without its own tongue

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But Cantonese is about who we are and how we want to live. Hong Kong may soon become the last bastion for Cantonese speakers, a cultural heritage well worth protecting. ...

  8. News - China

    Remembering the dark days of China's Cultural Revolution

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by SALLY WANG

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com Some 450 Chinese and foreigners marked this year's 36th anniversary of the end of the Cultural Revolution at a museum that bears sole witness to a dark ... area of Chenghai district, Shantou, Guangdong, the Cultural Revolution Museum hosted the seventh memorial on August 8 to pay respects to the millions of Chinese who died because ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    User-friendly design for Chinese opera centre at city's arts hub

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hong Kong-born Canadian architect Bing Thom says arts hub facility will meet needs of elderly User-friendly key factor for Chinese opera centre The Xiqu Centre for Chinese opera in the arts hub should be a user-friendly venue for both performers and the audience, especially the elderly, says a Hong Kong-born Canadian architect in his 70s who reconnected ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Cost of Chinese opera venue for West Kowloon doubles

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 02:53pm by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A team of Hong Kong architects has won the design competition of the Xiqu Centre for Chinese opera, the first arts venue planned for the West Kowloon arts hub, officials said ... and a better entrance on the ground level. On the outside, the venue’s design suggests a lantern and an opening theatre curtain – key elements of a Chinese opera performance – the architects said. ...




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