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  1. Cultural dwarfare

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Alonzo Emery

    ... This problem is exacerbated by what he calls China's historic under-appreciation of contemporary art- essentially put to a stop during the Cultural Revolution. 'In the recent past, Chinese ... The former is famous for repeated images of bald Chinese men; the latter for repeated images of hysterically smiling Chinese men. The inaugural show, 'Beyond Boundaries', also features ...

  2. True blue fans curse soccer's money culture

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... the 1960s onwards. One of them, midfielder Rong Zhihang, who played for China 33 times from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, scoring eight international goals, was known as the 'Chinese ... soccer columnist and one of three authors of the Inside Story of Chinese Soccer, said players' incomes in the second division were typically half those of players in the first division ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nexen deal shows how Chinese firms can do business in US

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... quarters of all mergers fail, and the success rate for cross-border mergers is even lower. Chinese executives may be unfamiliar with Western culture, and are therefore not always as adept ... for Chinese firms The fact that China National Offshore Oil Corporation's US$15.1 billion acquisition of Calgary-based Nexen went through successfully, with the required US approval, shows ...

  4. Golf course for cultural district site

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... District contract. Other contenders are Sunny Development, a consortium of Sino Land, Wharf (Holdings) and Chinese Estate Holdings; and World City Culture Park, a Henderson Land subsidiary. Under ... Chloe Lai Sun Hung Kai Properties is building a nine-hole golf course at the West Kowloon Cultural District site. The Lands Department last month awarded a short-term tenancy contract ...

  5. Arts groups endorse plan for cultural hub

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A source suggests they attended Legco meeting at the government's bidding The West Kowloon cultural hub plan received overwhelming support yesterday from arts groups ... all of which are led by former civil servants- and three with links to developers bidding for sole rights to build and run the $24 billion residential and cultural development. An arts ...

  6. Arts hub contenders promise to put culture, not profit, first

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... executive director Yu Wai-wai said the company's plan would raise cultural and economic standards. Sino Land has formed Sunny Development with Wharf (Holdings) and Chinese Estates Holdings ... Chloe Lai Property developers shortlisted for the West Kowloon cultural district project yesterday vowed to make the area an international icon. The companies stressed ...

  7. Chinese friends

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... are becoming highly popular in China as well as in other Asian nations. Chinese call this pop culture hanliu, or 'Korea fad'. Chinese has passed Japanese as the most popular foreign language ... social and cultural arenas, China is fast increasing its influence in South Korea. China is also replacing the US and other traditional friends of South Korea as the country's most important ...

  8. Chinese set to become dominant language

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Josie Liu

    ... Conference in Beijing this week that Chinese culture and language were likely to rise to international prominence in the near future. Borrowing from a 1898 quote by former German chancellor Otto von ... colleges have established a Chinese programme, and this is only the beginning,' he said. Despite the influx of Chinese products onto the world market, China's language and culture were ...

  9. Hong Kong hubs a new blueprint for Chinese cities

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... eliminating the culture in place. It has to be more sensitive and delicately scaled- and preserve the quality we love about Chinese cities.' Previously, the MTR Corporation, Hong Kong's ...

  10. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    China's overseas investment set to soar, minister says

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Chinese firms' outbound investments will match incoming flows in 10 years, Chen Deming says China's overseas investment set to soar, ... cultures, among other things. Chen said the ministry had been advising firms to acquire stakes in target foreign companies first, instead of trying to buy out the entire firm, to acclimatise ...




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