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  1. Chinese culture for the world to see

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic organisers will use these three designs as inspiration for creating the fences for the showjumping. More than 2,000 entries were received by the Equestrian Company. The winning design in the professional category (far left) features a bamboo steam ...

  2. Culture clash

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... recent visit to our country, he demonstrated that there are certain differences in habit between Chinese and foreigners due to our cultural differences and in the way we were brought up. People shouldn't use that friendly gesture in unkind ways. Hardly the great communicator, Leon Lai Ming nevertheless articulately rebukes the tabloid media for stirring the pot after his Chinese ...

  3. Culture tour dogged by meat controversy

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Kaiping, a United Nations world heritage site, is famed for its 1,833 diaolou or watchtowers that blend Western and Chinese architectural styles. But another aspect of its culture ... president Dr Patrick Hase, leader of the tour which starts today, said that would be 'cultural imperialism'. Hase, who has visited Kaiping several times and helped it secure its world ...

  4. How China welcomes its little dragons

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that is an imaginary animal. Why is that? Are dragons better than the other 11 creatures? Many Chinese couples think so. Part of their cultural belief is that dragons are superior creatures, so giving birth in a dragon year will bring the baby prosperity. Yet what is the reasoning behind this belief? Li Cai-ping, deputy curator of the Beijing Folk Arts Museum, says in Chinese culture the dragon ...

  5. Creatures of culture

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu Fans of Chinese culture gathered at the Inter-Continental hotel recently for the presentation of the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage award. The gala dinner, held on June 10, honoured Annie Wu Suk-ching, who has worked to help promote and preserve Chinese culture. Guests sipped champagne and mingled during the cocktail reception in the foyer, before the doors ...

  6. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q. so you think you know pop culture... 1. In Chinese astrology, what is next year's zodiac sign? 2. The Cleveland Show is a spinoff of which animated sitcom? 3. What does the SMS text abbreviation TMI stand for? 4. Who is English celebrity chef Nigella Lawson (right) married to? 5. Where was melon liqueur Midori (far right) first distilled? 6. Which Australian ...

  7. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. What 1984 pop hit opens with the line 'I made it through the wilderness'? 2. Swee'Pea was the adopted son of which cartoon character? 3. What Chinese fruit is known as dragon eye? 4. Who wrote London Fields? 5. Where is the sitcom Spin City, starring Heather Locklear and Charlie Sheen (left), set? 6. What is the motto of the United States Marine Corps? 7. ...

  8. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Scottish actress Clare Grogan enjoyed a string of hits with which 1980s pop band? 2. Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing and Tony Leung Chiu-wai travel to which country in Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together (1997)? 3. Actor Richard E. Grant was born in which landlocked southern African country? 4. Who lived at 301 Cobblestone Way? 5. In Chinese cuisine, what is Swatow food also known as? 6. ...

  9. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Which evergreen American punk rocker was born James Newell Osterberg Jnr? 2. Name the world's longest-running TV soap opera. 3. What is 'Stinking Bishop'? 4. Who wrote In Cold Blood? 5. What 1978 rock song opens with the lines: 'I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand/ Walking through the streets of Soho in the rain/ He was looking for the place ...

  10. Entrants show concern for social and cultural issues

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or services... they should take pricing, appearance and cultural references into consideration.' Renowned jewellery designer Kai-yin Lo was named the World's Outstanding Chinese Designer for her contribution to promoting Hong Kong design and Chinese arts and culture globally. Lo epitomised a designer with a broad outlook, Mr Lo, head of the judging panel for this category, said. ...




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