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  1. East meets West in rich new cultural exchange

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in an international environment with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. For this reason, the EMBA-Global Asia programme at the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) School of Business ensures ... of Chinese business owners, making it a lot easier to understand where they are coming from.' ...

  2. Clash of cultures in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... open while it's closing,' Chung says. Canadian-Chinese Andrew Wu, a 17-year-old student from King George V School, agrees. 'They talk too loud on the phone and they spit everywhere. They're disrespectful to others.' His classmate Norma Danue, an Italian-Chinese, adds: 'It's annoying when you go in a shop to find loads of mainlanders, all squabbling ...

  3. Culture a hot ticket item for summer

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The University of Hong Kong is holding its first Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities, an eclectic cultural series over four weeks that includes musical performances, lectures on art and writing and a symposium on Enlightenment-era European views on the mainland. Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang, currently working on a Broadway musical about the life ...

  4. Chinese students encouraged to make African expedition

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... of Chinese students partly to ignorance, he said they were unaware of what Africa had to offer. Africa not only offered an array of cultures but was also home to a rich variety of landscapes, ... 'It's not something Africans feel every day,' he said. Dr Bodomo said Chinese students were enthusiastic about getting to know African cultures. He called on governments and academics ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwan culture minister speaks at University of Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Taiwan culture minister tells people to 'look beneath the bubbles' in speech at university Democracy in media is 'like a foaming beer' Taiwan's culture minister may have been speaking in Hong Kong yesterday when she hailed the island's vibrant democracy, but her words were addressed equally to a mainland audience watching ...

  6. Differences in political culture tripped up HKU

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by a lack of experience in working with mainland counterparts. There is an obvious gap between Hong Kong and the mainland when it comes to politics and culture, so we need to strike a balance when ... to the attending mainland official. In fact, if we look at the HKU controversy as an example of the hotly debated cultural conflict between Hong Kong and the mainland, it merely signifies the tip ...

  7. Course aims to bring world to China and China to the world

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Executive MBA The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong's economy is closely tied to the mainland and the rest of the world. This being so, executives must combine the best of Chinese and Western management cultures to excel. 'Our goal is to bring the world to China, and China to the world,' says Professor Andrew Chan Chi-fai, director ...

  8. Cultural leaders flock to join programme

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Taylor With interest building towards the construction of the West Kowloon Cultural District, more people are inspired to take courses in arts administration. The school of humanities at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is launching an advanced cultural leadership programme this autumn. It will be the first cultural leadership programme in Asia. 'It aims ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Good marks for Hong Kong in World University Rankings, but history is a fail

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... and SciVerse Scopus, the abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature. HKU and Chinese University even made the top 50 for the less popular subject of philosophy, while Baptist ... The number will come down further next year, says Cunich. The history departments at Chinese University, Baptist University and Lingnan University are also limited in size. Chinese University has ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Posing a colonial mystery

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... that something earlier would be interesting.” Gage Street Courtesan is New’s eighth work of fiction. His second, The Chinese Box (1975), was set in the Cultural Revolution and to some extent ... and some people were annoyed because they thought they didn’t,” says New. Unlike his later novels, New didn’t need to do much research for The Chinese Box because the events were unfolding around ...




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