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  1. Ada Wong tipped as culture minister

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung, Olga Wong and Tony Cheung Arts critic Ada Wong Ying-kay is expected to take up the post of culture minister to lead a newly created bureau, the South China Morning Post has learned. The new culture bureau is to take over the duty of heritage conservation from the Development Bureau. Urban designers worry the change may defeat the current efficient mechanism ...

  2. Culture of criticism

    Posted Dec 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in international terms. Furthermore, it has an exciting fusion of Chinese culture and modernity. Hong Kong is a city to be proud of. And should criticism be directed solely at the government? After all, ... Hong Kong has long been famous for its rich variety of popular culture. Nowadays, it is overflowing with another kind- the culture of criticism. This in the political arena of a city whose ...

  3. Born-again Chinese

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Allan Zeman is proud of his new nationality and doesn't care who knows it, writes Paggie Leung I'm Chinese. I'm Chinese. That's what I am,' says Allan Zeman, with his trademark grin. 'I might not look Chinese, but I'm Chinese.' The Ocean Park chairman and colourful businessman is known for his flamboyant publicity stunts- ...

  4. Critics round on 'outsider' tipped to run culture bureau

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Prominent figures in the cultural and creative industries have come out strongly against appointing as culture minister an outsider who has ... was Danny Yung Ning-tsun, a board member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. He helped chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying draft his culture platform during the election campaign. ...

  5. Culture sector unhappy about having no voice

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com The bundling of all 14 of the Election Committee's cultural sector votes in favour of Leung Chun-ying upset others in the sector who claim their views were not sought. Their discontent surfaced in an online petition that also calls for a change in the Legislative Council's functional constituency set-up, to split culture ...

  6. CE election race shows up our flawed political culture

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ronald Ling, University of Hong Kong Public concern has been growing over the integrity of candidates in the race for the chief executive election. I am among those citizens who are increasingly unhappy about the entire election. What worries me most is t ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    C.Y. Leung announces task force to 'advance' Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Johnny Tam Leung Chun-ying announces task force to further promote the industry in HK Body to 'advance' Chinese medicine Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ambitious plans to develop the city's traditional Chinese medicine industry took a step forward yesterday with the appointment of a task force to help bring the idea to fruition. Leung wants ...

  8. Architect distances himself from row

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the West Kowloon Cultural District, he had not been informed by the city's government of the entry's disqualification because he was not the lead architect. 'I wouldn't know ...

  9. Is time right for faithful to speak out?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com The precursor to the still secretive Hong Kong branch of the Chinese Communist Party, the Marxist Research Group, was set up by three young Hong Kong men ... in Hong Kong and abide by its laws. Lin Junwei, Zhang Rendao and Li Yibao set up the Marxist Research Group in 1920 shortly after they met Chen Duxiu, the co-founder of the Chinese Communist ...

  10. Who chooses our next chief executive?

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the city's highest post, you must be at least 40 years old, a Hong Kong permanent resident and a Chinese citizen. Also, you cannot hold the right to live in any foreign country, and you must have ... seats: industrial, commercial and financial; professionals; labour, social welfare, religious and cultural; district councillors, and members of the Legislative Council, the National ...




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