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  1. 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 ...

  2. In memoriam

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... seat', shen wei, may be present and the date of the ancestor's death is also recorded. The Chinese believe that a person has three souls: one remains in the earth after burial, one ...

  3. letters

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An essential element of Chinese culture When you hear the words 'Chinese culture', what do you think of? Many people might say herbal tea or dragon dances. The first thing that comes to my mind is Cantonese opera. In my opinion, Cantonese opera is a very important symbol of Chinese culture. It mixes drama with traditional music. Cantonese opera is often based on traditional ...

  4. The Tao of doomsday

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... wonder what traditional Chinese culture has to say about it. The answer is much less than Western Christianity, which believes there will be a Judgment Day, or a final reckoning. According to Professor Wong Kin-yuen of Shue Yan University, in Chinese Buddhism- which plays an important role in Chinese culture- endings are always followed by a new beginning. The specialist in intercultural ...

  5. Taiwan's top cross-strait negotiator wants to resign

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... science at Chinese Cultural University, said while Mr Chiang might be fed up with criticism, he did not rule out the possibility that his resignation could be aimed at forcing Mr Ma to show ...

  6. The List

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Branksome Hall boarding school for girls, Toronto. CEC, Room 1216, China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, Central. Next Saturday, 2pm-4pm. Tel 2524 9668. Higher & Continuing Impact of Chinese culture on Sogdiana: An archaeological discovery. A collaboration of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, HKU and the HK Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture (HKIPCC). Speaker: Prof Rong Xinjiang, ...

  7. A magical journey

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a dramatic countdown by hundreds of drummers and ended with the traditional lighting of the Olympic flame. But the centrepiece was a spectacular cultural show that drew on 5,000 years of Chinese history. The beautifully choreographed display highlighted significant Chinese contributions to art, history and culture. While it will be remembered for its vibrant colours and spectacular set ...

  8. Industrialists eye potential of bamboo as earth-saving alternative to timber

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

    ... and credible product standard that would give consumers confidence, Tam added. Another issue was cultural bias against the material. 'It is often regarded as a poor man's timber and this perception is deep-rooted in Chinese culture. That is something that has to be reversed if bamboo is to gain more importance.' Professor Lam Yanta, from Polytechnic University's School ...

  9. Rising spas

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Kelly England

    ... have been trained in traditional Chinese medicine-style massage of the meridian lines by renowned doctor Lisa Li. The spa 'aims to respect Chinese culture and therefore uses the proven ... over the lotus pond to the treatment rooms to be immersed in a mixture of traditional Chinese medicine and Himalayan healing. In the chi balance signature treatment, several Asian techniques ...

  10. Demand for top academics soars

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Gigi Lam

    ... professors. The university is seeking 17 chair professors for various departments, including textiles and clothing, social work, Chinese culture, health technology and informatics, land surveying ...




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