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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese culture fails to make the grade for today's mixed-race children

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Lijia Zhang Lijia Zhang recounts her struggle to instil pride and love of all things Chinese in her daughters Chinese culture fails to make the grade for today's mixed-race children ... for the time May and her younger sister, Kirsty, spend at my house. The truth is that she's really interested in the language and, indeed, the Chinese part of her cultural heritage. A few years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586018/chinese-culture-fails-make-grade-todays-mixed-race-children
  2. News - China Insider - GUN CONTROL

    'Americans love their guns': Chinese microbloggers mock US firearms culture

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 07:33am by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Recent shooting incidents in the United States have inspired a flurry of conversation on the Chinese internet In the wake of Ferguson and the accidental death of a shooting instructor in Arizona, US gun culture has been a hot topic on the minds of Chinese social media users for the last several weeks. “Americans love guns” was the common ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1581497/americans-love-their-guns-chinese-microbloggers-mock-us-firearms
  3. News - China Insider - Ethnic tensions

    Retired Chinese Minister of Culture Wang Meng makes moderate plea for Xinjiang unity

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... and make an effort to preserve their cultural heritage. He said both the Uygur and the Han cultures are part of the Chinese civilisation and should be cherished as such. “You cannot be reckless ... should accept that their cultures have been enriched by outsiders in the past and were now part of a wider Chinese civilisation. Both had to constantly adapt to modernity, he said. “The only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1576053/retired-chinese-minister-culture-wang-meng-makes-moderate-plea
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ART

    Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso fuses pop culture with Buddhist iconography

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... that he knew very little about traditional Tibetan religion and culture, as it had been tightly controlled by the Chinese government. Keen to learn more, he moved to Dharamsala in India, where he ... Catherine Shaw Pop Phraseology Pearl Lam Galleries Collage education Born in Lhasa in 1961, Gonkar Gyatso's earliest memories of drawing were of the Chinese propaganda images he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1594535/tibetan-artist-gonkar-gyatso-fuses-pop-culture-buddhist-iconography
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau and Vanessa Yung As debate rages over which language of instruction is best for learning, many Hongkongers feel they are struggling to hold onto their dialect and culture ... and culture will keep waning". According to two concern groups (Putonghua as Medium of Instruction Student Concern Group and Societas Linguistica Hongkongensis), about 70 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1583037/argument-continues-over-using-cantonese-or-putonghua
  6. News - China Insider - soft power

    Beware the ‘chubby blue guy’: Chinese dailies warn public against Japan's ‘Doraemon’

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 06:16pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A few state-run newspapers in the western Chinese city of Chengdu earned themselves a barrage of ridicule after they warned that the Japanese ... on Wednesday.  The Chinese people “should be less blind and think more carefully” when looking at the drawings of the robotic cat and its human friends, the paper said. The article was widely carried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1601029/beware-chubby-blue-guy-chinese-dailies-warn-public-against-japans
  7. Comment - Blogs

    Why Chineseness sometimes matters when reporting on Vancouver

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:21am by Ian Young

    ... Mentioning ethnicity and cultural heritage carries a risk of racism, so why do it? Is it always necessary for a reporter to mention someone’s Chinese ethnicity, origins or cultural ... or cultural descriptor has variously resulted in accusations that I am anti-Chinese, pro-Chinese, anti-Canadian or even anti-Hongkonger. So why mention when someone is (ahem) Chinese to any extent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1599300/linguistic-acrobatics-why-chineseness-sometimes-matters-when-reporting
  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Tradition or tourist spectacle? Safeguarding Hong Kong's culture comes at a price

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of context and loses its original meaning to the community." Hong Kong is a treasure island of Chinese tradition. Civil wars, the second world war and the cultural revolution destroyed swathes of important customs over the last century, Liu said. After Chinese fled to Hong Kong, such traditions thrived and were preserved under colonial rule. Unesco lists 327 intangible cultural heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587371/popularity-cheung-chau-bun-festival-shows-price-be-paid-preserving
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In time, Chinese tourists will learn to behave better abroad

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:29pm by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... graffiti on cultural relics are common among misbehaving Chinese abroad. Recently, while visiting the Maldives, President Xi Jinping urged the tourists to behave themselves: "Do not litter ... be attributed to the cultural environment. Take the habit of speaking loudly. The Chinese environment is often quite noisy, and if you speak too softly- or "hum like a mosquito" as we would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1600783/time-chinese-tourists-will-learn-behave-better-abroad
  10. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    One-third of Chinese do not speak Putonghua, says Education Ministry

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:54pm by Chris Luo

    ... major dialects used by ethnic Han Chinese. Notable traditional examples include Cantonese, Hokkien, and Wu. Other minority ethnic cultures in China also have their own dialects, which in various ... diverse cultures and their different dialects. Since that time it has effectively driven the use of Putonghua in classrooms and the civil service, but many citizens still use their local tone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1598040/3-10-chinese-citizens-do-not-speak-putonghua-says-education

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