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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Campus tolerance vital for Confucius institutes

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:34am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the nation and its people cannot be done simply by learning the Chinese language; there has to also be cultural insight. The Confucius institutes, which recently celebrated a decade of existence, ... countries. Their aim is to promote Chinese language and culture and facilitate the training of language teachers, cultural and academic exchanges, and research of China's education, arts ...

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    A new world order takes shape as China rises

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The outcome- endorsement by all 22 Apec economies to create a Chinese-led Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP)- represented a diplomatic achievement for China in the face of American lobbying ... of the summit, he had outlined China's vision of a new Silk Road. More than a revival of the old trade and cultural route from China to Europe, the new Silk Road envisions an Asia-Pacific land ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese will develop better travel etiquette in time

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Travel manners will come in time First-time overseas travel can be daunting, particularly if it is to a place with an unfamiliar culture. Explosive mainland Chinese tourism ... in their rooms in preference to patronising local restaurants. Chinese are spending big on tour packages and luxury goods, infusing much-needed cash into economies. But when they leave, locals are often ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    SFC's legal action against Citic a reassuring sign

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... troubled experience with an Australian iron-ore mining and processing project, which is not untypical of problems encountered by some Chinese companies overseas, including cultural issues. It has been plagued with cost overruns, technical glitches in commissioning production lines, conflict over the import of cheap Chinese labour along with unfamiliarity with local labour conditions, ...

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    Yoshiko Yamaguchi, songstress who bridged divide

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... song. The eponymous hit ballad by Jacky Cheung Hok-yau introduced a generation of Hong Kong people to "Li Hsiang-lan", the Chinese name she used as a renowned actress and singer ... the cross-cultural understanding she brought to her life's work will be all the more important for peace in the region. Born to Japanese parents in pre-war Manchuria, Yamaguchi came to fame starring ...

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    Xi Jinping's task to build on Deng Xiaoping's legacy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... But it is also an occasion for reflection on how far it still needs to go to fulfil the vision. The late paramount leader set his country on a new course after the chaos of the Cultural Revolution, ... in his concept of “socialism with Chinese characteristics” attest to that. They include a growing wealth gap, rampant corruption, concerns about social injustice, and obstacles to economic ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Education can help cut China's demand for ivory

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the demand. In this part of the world, that will involve cultural re-education as well as law enforcement. Ivory has always been in demand in China and elsewhere in Asia, where it is prized ... A study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, admittedly seven years old, found 70 per cent of Chinese did not know this. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Justin Bieber hit a dud note in visit to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... understandably make each visit to Yasukuni by Japanese public figures contentious, particularly for Chinese and Koreans. Pop culture may have little regard for such matters, but that does not mean its ... faithfully recorded the event for his adoring fans by posting pictures on his Instagram account. Shortly after, to his bewilderment, the criticism began pouring in, mostly from Chinese and South ...

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    There are better ways to discipline children than using physical violence

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to parenting. Some couples think child-rearing is their own business. Some go further and say parents have every right to do what they like with their young ones, including smacking them. Cultural values certainly play a part, too. For instance, many Chinese parents believe that good behaviour comes from strict discipline and physical punishment. There is no shortage of references about ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Libraries still play a vital role

    Posted May 19th 2014, 02:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from our 77 public libraries over the past five years. The number of items borrowed fell 6.2 million, from 61.7 million to 55.5 million, according to the Leisure and Cultural Services ... culture- "people just surf the internet with their phones or tablets whenever they are free". He lays some of the blame on our schools- "students do not read for leisure now ...




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