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  1. Stage icon donates award cash to beloved orchestra to help spread Chinese culture

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to a cultural organisation. With Wang's long affiliation with Cantonese opera and traditional performing arts, it was seen as fitting that she chose the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. 'The ... of fostering Chinese culture in other countries.' ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Wanted: Olympic mascot with Chinese flair

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Ho

    ... be endearing and characterise Chinese culture. It should also have marketing value. The competition closes on December 1 and entries will be vetted by a selection panel. The Olympic committee aims ... Dennis Ho It has to be something cute, it must appeal to people of all ages and be able to cross the cultural divide and language barriers- in short, it must be a fitting mascot ...

  4. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Tencent touts all-round social app WeChat for smartphones

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com The WeChat software sells on its ability to merge disparate messaging and networking services into one platform- and to cater to Chinese users Tencent touts ... than half of the posts made on the internet nowadays come from mobile devices rather than computers," he said. The ability to customise products for Chinese users is seen as the key ...

  5. Chinese social media sites no mere clones

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the [mainland] Chinese, culture is totally different to the rest of the world, so I think localisation is more important.' The differences between the Chinese and American versions of social media ... copycat versions of online products developed in Europe or the US tend to turn up in the Chinese market. Renren is the mainland's Facebook, Sina Weibo is Twitter and Jiepang is Foursquare. ...

  6. Chinese sites in trouble over music rights

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... ruled against Baidu in September last year in a case brought by Shanghai Busheng Music Culture Media Company, the local distributor for EMI. Baidu has appealed, but the early ruling gives an idea of how the Chinese courts view the practice. Yahoo China has gone even further than Baidu with its music service, offering lists of artist, song and albums, and links to lyrics, streams, ...

  7. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Dell looks beyond the big Chinese cities for PC push

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... the big mainland cities for PC push Dell, one of the top names in personal computers, is planning an aggressive expansion in smaller Chinese cities as the market grows despite a global trend ... systems. Smaller Chinese cities show the most promise for consumer technology, moving the market away from the big centres such as Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, market research has found. ...

  8. The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Australia's Weeping Spoon Productions blends puppetry, music and animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea. In English with Chinese surtitles. Dec 16-17, 3pm, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...

  9. The race is on among economies to foster a culture of creation

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Sheng As companies and countries alike search for the next path to growth, their leaders cannot get away from the challenge of innovation. Everyone is looking for the genius innovator, or that killer application or product that would rocket them to ...

  10. Major developments achieved despite political setbacks

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Talent returning from overseas to the mainland has helped develop mainland science and technology, but politics has often hindered progress. Thousands of patriotic Chinese ... at the California Institute of Technology, became China's 'Father of Rocketry'. By 1957, more than 3,000 scientists had returned from overseas to form the backbone of the Chinese Academy ...




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