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  1. HK culture week begins on a high note

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of traditional Chinese music presented by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. 'I've just been to Hong Kong and I'm very interested in Hong Kong's art and culture, so that's why ... Eva Woo in Shanghai Shanghai and Hong Kong yesterday launched a joint, week-long cultural celebration with an opera performance, in an effort to bring more of the special administrative ...

  2. Net gains bridge cultural gap after chance meeting

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Opperman was keenly interested in foreign languages and culture. He had a particular interest in China; he taught computer programming at Beijing University in 1985, had studied Chinese and had ... to bring this teacher's school into the cyber age. The following year he cashed in Sun shares, and set up the Oumu Foundation (Ou Mu is his Chinese name) and set to work linking students ...

  3. Cultural comic icon Master Q brought to life on silver screen

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... People might never guess that in his spare time, Valent Tse Yuen-ming, a lawyer by day, has been quietly working to revive Master Q, the Chinese cultural cartoon icon more commonly known ... developed east-meets-west storylines, putting Master Q and other Chinese favourites, such as the Monkey King, alongside Disney characters Aladdin and Tarzan. To ensure Master Q remains traditional, ...

  4. Opposition still faces culture of fear: Anwar

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... intimidation and the culture of fear have not changed,' said Mr Anwar, referring to how the opposition National Justice Party headed by his wife, Wan Azizah Ismail, was given the runaround when ... stronghold about 200km north of Kuala Lumpur, and convinced the Pui Nam Independent Chinese School to rent their school hall for the three-day congress starting today. 'But the school came under ...

  5. Virtuoso delivers opening lines of cultural message

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Beijing in 1981, and was happy to see the musician in person again. 'The series of events will enhance the understanding of the Chinese towards France. It will enable us to know it more than ... of the square The event came after the Year of China was held in France from October last year until July. People in China will immerse themselves in French culture, from architecture to music ...

  6. Use harbour in cultural plans, urges architect

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The unique visual impact of Victoria Harbour rivals Manhattan and should not be left out of any cultural plans, celebrated American architect Frank Gehry said yesterday. ... hoped would become part of the vista. The glass-and-marble museum complex at the Tamar site was part of Swire's rejected plan for the West Kowloon cultural district- which extends ...

  7. Donald the chief culture vulture hovers over the carcass of art

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The West Kowloon cultural district is our golden opportunity to join a select few cities that don't just follow, but set global standards of excellence in the fields of art and culture. But to achieve this, we need to make a quantum leap in the way we think, in the way we provide arts, culture and leisure facilities and in the way we nurture the entire ...

  8. Mould, enzymes and macaroni: the original Chinese take-away?

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... at a laboratory bench, but veteran biochemist Huang Hsing-tsung's breakthrough came rooting around among ancient Chinese literature and relics. While working on the Science and Civilisation in China project for the late Professor Joseph Needham at Cambridge in the UK, he discovered the extent of Chinese contributions to modern food culture and science. Now 84, the retired biochemist ...

  9. Undervalued Chinese art up for sale

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... money a Chinese painting has ever fetched at a Christie's auction is just a fraction of that. Autumn Cries on the Artemisia Plain, by Lang Shining, better known in the West as Giuseppe ... standard that have survived 1,000 years, and yet the most expensive Chinese painting that we have sold went for just HK$18 million, I would have to say that Chinese art, in general, ...

  10. Quest for equality

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... The government will debate legal rights for homosexuals, but only if the public shows its support in a new survey, reports Tim Cribb News has filtered out to Hong Kong's gay and lesbian communities that the government is preparing to openly debate th ...




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