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  1. Legal giant and legislator led the way in promoting Chinese culture

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Motor Bus and a strong advocate of Chinese culture, Woo was born in Hong Kong on January 1910, the son of Woo Hay-tong, who was known for establishing the Woo Hay Tong Scholarships for local ... to the early 1990s. Woo was vocal on education reform and a pioneering advocate of Chinese culture, at times when it was largely neglected by colonial society. 'As Hong Kong is the meeting point ...

  2. It's not always possible to put a price on culture

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Organisations that receive government funding have to be audited to ensure that they are properly managed. The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra can't be treated differently just because it is a cultural ambassador for our city. Its books have to be kept in order and waste minimised. That said, though, we shouldn't look on so important an asset as if it was a company, expecting ...

  3. Booming arts and culture scene at the crossroads

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 4 Incident for sure was a tragedy for the Chinese- offers a satirical comment on chief-executive elect Leung Chun-ying's reticence to address the bloody crackdown on the student democratic movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989. By entering the enamel-paint-on-canvas work into an official competition run by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Chow expects to raise many ...

  4. Culture bureau to inspire vision

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... policies in place would be more important than having a physical bureau, said Oscar Ho Hing-kay, programme director of Chinese University's Master of Arts in Cultural Management, and Ma ... of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, said the Hong Kong government was falling behind in terms of investment in arts and culture, compared to the mainland, Singapore and Taiwan. He also warned ...

  5. HK finds back cradle-of-culture theory

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... culture, 'The Origin Of Clothes' opens at Chinese University today and runs until January 4. The fabric was prepared by beating wet tree bark, which was then stretched. The clothes were ... a claim for southern China as a cradle of civilisation along with more widely recognised parts of the country. 'It proves the south China region was another crucial cultural centre together ...

  6. Cultural and economic ties drive relations

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... secondment. 'I was in the right place at the right time,' says Wong, who can speak Cantonese, but cannot read or write Chinese. 'I came to Hong Kong at a time when my use of English was more than sufficient to develop a career in the city. If I came to Hong Kong now, I would not be able to survive because written Chinese and Putonghua are essential in the business ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong art critics prize restrict to Chinese language entries

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by VIVIENNECHOW

    ... the local branch of a critics association affiliated to the UN cultural body Unesco, argued that writing in English was just as important as Chinese-language criticism. He said the English language ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Council's language policy attacked after English entries excluded from HK$50,000 award Art critics prize is restricted to Chinese entries Aspiring ...

  8. MA meets strong demand for cultural management

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Written by Wong Yat-hei With the West Kowloon Cultural District project creating a need for cultural managers, Chinese University's master of arts in cultural management programme ... arts from Chinese University and I set up my own art promotion business in September last year. Before that, I worked as a culture editor on an educational website that provides traditional ...

  9. Trade and cultural ties expanding

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... people. Jaroslav Kanturek, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Hong Kong and Macau, says trade and cultural ties between the Czech Republic and Hong Kong continue to grow. 'Excellent ... well-developed transport connections and trading experience provide plenty of opportunities for Hong Kong and new-to-Europe Chinese companies to utilise the Czech Republic's strategic location ...

  10. Mainland visitors enjoy city's diverse culture

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Dozens of young people from Chinese ethnic minorities stayed with host families in Hong Kong as part of a cultural exchange programme to celebrate the 10th anniversary ... the historic day a decade ago when the city reverted to Chinese rule. Upcoming events include parades, concerts and variety shows which will highlight traditional Chinese culture ...




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