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  1. James Wong shed light on Hong Kong's culture

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... drama and Hong Kong culture and lifestyle landed on the mainland. Canto-pop has become an integral part of daily life in Chinese communities overseas. The death of Wong has revived ... . The Chinese-language Hong Kong Economic Times said in an editorial that the Putonghua-oriented mainland culture would become more prevalent in parallel with the ascendancy of the mainland economy. It may ...

  2. Business culture

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... a sociology scholar at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, said the West Kowloon cultural project was yet another predicament in which the Tung administration had found itself over the past seven ... Can cash-motivated developers really hope to encapsulate the cultural essence of Hong Kong, or are their bottom lines always about money? Chris Yeung reports Described as perhaps the most ...

  3. Culture of complaints belies the truth

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung A culture of blame is emerging in Hong Kong. Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping, the wife of the former chief executive, once said Hongkongers were good at complaining. Examples ... action. But a survey released last week paints a less gloomy picture. Chinese University's Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies asked 1,006 people whether the city was harmonious. Nearly 40 per ...

  4. Heritage issue obscured in magistracy row

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... become clear that the magistracy project would be far more contentious. Chinese Artists Association chairwoman Liza Wang Ming-chun has claimed that the awarding of the tenancy of the building ... service to the development of the traditional art form, she said. Cultural critics have accused the government of favouritism towards a foreign group at the expense of a local applicant. ...

  5. Government for big business?

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... their dominating influence on government policies. If left unattended, the anti-big business mood could sow seeds of instability. Take the West Kowloon cultural district project. Under an eye-catching headline, '[Whoever] Gets West Kowloon, Gets the Land Under Heaven', a report in Chinese-language daily Ming Pao on Friday quoted an unnamed property developer warning that whoever wins ...

  6. Vacuum no Cantonese opera mask can hide

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Theatre in Hung Hom is completed in 2012. A venue for Cantonese opera is to be provided in the West Kowloon Cultural District by 2016. The protracted tussle over the fate of Sunbeam Theatre has ... Magistracy building as a venue for opera performances added fuel to the fire. Lisa Wang Ming-chuen, a TV star and chairwoman of the Chinese Artists Association, claimed the government has rigged ...

  7. The cracks that threaten racial harmony

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Hong Kong can, in many respects, boast to be the most pluralistic, cosmopolitan city in China. Although more than 95 per cent of the population are of Chinese descent, foreign nationals have played an integral part in shaping the city's character and development. From arts and culture to business and finance, Hong Kong is on a par with leading international cities ...

  8. A year of joy, sorrow- and new conflicts

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of the historic Shenzhou VII mission, featuring the first Chinese spacewalk, marked not only a breakthrough in space technology but also a symbolic elevation of the nation to superpower status. However, ... and supervision of building construction, much remains to be done. The melamine scandal shook international confidence in Chinese-made milk products, while also exposing the intrinsic weaknesses ...

  9. One of a kind

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... The 'individual visit' arrangement for mainlanders to come to Hong Kong on their own, introduced in late July, has a more apt and thought-provoking description in Chinese ... the mainland on a free basis will have significant bearing on the interaction between the two systems in one country. According to a survey by the Chinese University's business management ...

  10. Thinking critically about next era of reform

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of Chinese history featuring humiliation by western powers and a civil war. Triggered by resentment over the Treaty of Versailles- which handed Germany's colonial concessions in Shandong ... of reform. The past 30 years of reform and openness, however, have seen a clear tilt towards seeking rapid economic growth at the expense of social and cultural development. The negligence of public ...




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