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  1. News - China

    Chinese netizens slam British newspaper's 'cultural intervention' over chopsticks article

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 01:45pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Chinese internet users have attacked a British newspaper’s claim that the Chinese should swap chopsticks for knives and forks, calling it a cultural ... chopsticks. The Telegraph ’s report and its headline provoked widespread condemnation on Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo on Friday. “Chopsticks have been part of our culture and tradition ...

  2. Unique exhibition promotes UN event and Chinese culture

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong 'Stone Master's' presentation aims to raise awareness of cultural heritage and the environment An exhibition of works by one of Hong Kong's most respected ... and China's Cultural Heritage Day, which occurs every second Saturday of June. The mainland's first Cultural Heritage Day was in 2006, and the tradition continues tomorrow. The 'Art ...

  3. Sea dive risks stoking tensions

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... claims in the region. But its presence so close to a nation already expressing concern over Chinese vessels violating its waters would almost certainly trigger a reaction from neighbours ...

  4. Shark's fin campaign is about sustainable fishing, not culture

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the current rates of take of shark species are unsustainable, with many tens of millions being removed from the marine ecosystem. Far from 'condemning Chinese cuisine' or being 'ideologically opposed to human use of marine species for food' we are passionate about the sustainable management and use of global fisheries. Traditional Chinese culture prides itself in not being ...

  5. Century-old Chinese banyan tree cut down in Nathan Road over safety fears

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to grow. The Chinese banyan was at the Park Lane Shopper's Boulevard, where 39 trees of various species and about the same age, line both sides of the southern end of Nathan Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. The 14-metre-high tree was cut down on January 31 by staff from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) after routine maintenance indicated that its decaying trunk ...

  6. Chinese herb garden to get HK$3.1m redesign

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicola Li A herb garden in Sheung Wan will be redesigned in a HK$3.1 million project to provide a better environment for Chinese species to grow. Sanny Yeung Yuet-ming, a manager for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, said that the work was necessary to stop the herbs being flooded during the rainy season. 'The project aims at moving all herbs to the other side ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nature needs a voice in Hong Kong to protect Chinese white dolphins

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL LAU

    ... Michael Lau Michael Lau says the plight of the Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong waters shows how development continues to take priority over conservation, with ecologists' views ... processes on development in Hong Kong seems to have weakened. As an example, take the Chinese white dolphin, an apex predator and an indicator of the health of the marine environment. We have ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese drive to create vast vineyards spark concern

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... pandas in China. He noted in an email to the Post that even though the Chinese government set up reserves for the giant pandas, the animals' movements may not be restricted to them. ... many of whom are farmers with household incomes of less than 1,000 yuan a year, the official said, declining to be named. There is a wide wealth disparity between most Chinese and Tibetans, ...

  10. Culture of secrecy that dirties mainland's name

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reluctant to take meaningful steps to give the public a voice. Analysts say the Longjiang toxic spill underlines a culture of government secrecy that continues to undermine Beijing's ...




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