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  1. Ambassadors wanted

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A competition to select young ambassadors to promote Chinese culture is now open to young people in Hong Kong. The China's International English Contest will choose young ... on the topic 'Evangelising the Chinese culture to the World'. The semi-finals will feature a picture description challenge in late November. The finals will be held in December. Candidates ...

  2. Cultural heritage a high priority

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... council head, author Lung Ying-tai puts it: 'Culture is Taiwan's biggest advantage.' She feels that what is cultivated in Taiwan can become an inspiration for Chinese communities ... stage. 'Making more friends outside Taiwan, particularly those in China, also increases Taiwan's security,' he adds. As part of the drive to spread Chinese culture with unique ...

  3. Hall of rites needed for Chinese festivals and ceremonies

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Your leader is absolutely right in breathing a sigh of relief at the recognition by the Ministry of Culture of a number of traditional Chinese festivals ('Drawing on past will keep our culture fresh', July 21). I have always thought it one of the saddest aspects of Hong Kong culture that not more of such Chinese traditions are celebrated. Indeed, for the best part ...

  4. Heritage zones in Paracels to Protect relics

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... These are part of efforts to step up protection of underwater cultural relics from theft or damage. The provincial government will work with the public security authorities in enforcing Chinese cultural ... been searching for and studying cultural relics in the South China Sea since 1996. And they have collected 20,000 relics and located 122 underwater cultural relic sites. Beijing declared ...

  5. A glimpse of HK history

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Every year, students have the chance to gain a better understanding of Hong Kong's history and culture by joining the Inter-school Competition of Study Projects. The theme of this year's competition, jointly organised by the Museum of History and the Institute for the Promotion of Chinese Culture, is 'Social Organisations and the Development of Hong Kong'. ...

  6. The book ban that serves no purpose

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... civilisation. Xiao's work has suffered the same fate as the similarly controversial book The Ugly Chinaman and the Crisis of Chinese Culture and the documentary River Elegy. Its banning ... Journalist Xiao Jiansheng's academically inclined book Chinese Civilisation Revisited was sure to cause a stir among mainland leaders. Intellectual debate always prompts disquiet ...

  7. Minister's visit seen as 'soft push for unification'

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... political one because he was the most senior Hong Kong official to visit the island since the city reverted to Chinese rule in 1997, political science professor George Tsai Wei of Chinese Cultural ... for cross-strait unification. 'The World Buddhist Forum is full of pushes for unification,' a headline in the Chinese-language Liberty Times said yesterday. A cable news network said ...

  8. Kimchi ad kicks off storm in a Sichuan pot

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... traditional Chinese herbs as an intangible cultural heritage and that some historical figures, including Cao Cao, a warlord in the Three Kingdoms period; Li Bai, a Tang dynasty poet; and revolutionary ... Chinese culture. A report on Sichuan Online yesterday quoted South Korea's vice-consul in Chengdu defending his country, saying it had a long tradition of using various types of pots to make ...

  9. letters

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in their Chinese Culture examinations show they favour it. People nowadays embrace many ideals, and they mostly favour democracy and freedom. But I really appreciate the core philosophy of traditional ... expression. To make it more relevant, the government should put more effort into protecting old buildings, preserving original culture and promoting traditional Chinese art forms to residents of all ...

  10. That's How It Goes

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... This trend contrasts sharply with Hong Kong in the past decade, where the movement towards Chinese cultural and linguistic chauvinism has advanced almost without comment. Oehlers' extended ... of richness to its diverse social and cultural mosaic. A post-war graduate of Singapore's King Edward VII College of Medicine, Oehlers enjoyed a distinguished career as an oral surgeon ...




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