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  1. Liberal scholar thrown out of cultural institute

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

    ... anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Liu Junning, 48, a researcher on social issues at the Institute of Chinese Culture under the Ministry of Culture, confirmed yesterday that he had ... had been expelled from an official research institute. He was kicked out of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' (CASS) Institute of Political Science for introducing liberal ideas. ...

  2. Cultural exchange

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... series features Chinese teenagers wearing T-shirts emblazoned with English-language statements such as 'What Makes You So Special?'; Maoist slogans from the Cultural Revolution have ... are from different cultures and backgrounds? Also, I want the girls to represent the growing power of a developing country. The white Western man represents the established power, the young Chinese ...

  3. Culture panel members left in limbo

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Four months after presenting a report to the chief executive, an advisory group still does not know if it has a future role The government has yet to inform members of the Culture ... that Hong Kong's top policy advisers on long-term cultural development have been left in limbo shows that the government had scant respect for the sector. Van Lau, one of the commission ...

  4. US think tank honours economist for support of market reforms

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Bo wanted China to return to Mao Zedong's time and this I don't approve of. But many Chinese did.' About Chen, Mao said both the United States and China were using ... Mao said. 'Many Chinese government officials say America wants to destroy us, but so many Chinese come to America to study abroad. 'When they have trouble in China, they flee ...

  5. 'Pirates' censored 'to defend culture'

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the country's rules and culture, Xinhua quoted a top official as saying. Chow's Captain Sao Feng has only about 10 minutes of screen time in the version shown since Tuesday, in contrast to his 20 ... to the heroine at first sight, and where he recites a famous Chinese poem to her. A scene in which he declares 'Welcome to Singapore' was also deleted. Before the film was approved for release, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Forbearance for rude mainland Chinese travellers

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Forbearance for rude travellers Global tourism is being driven by mainland visitors, their numbers surging annually by double-digit percentages. Chinese are expected ... and argued with passengers, who told them to put the drinks back. Coming amid the fallout of a widely circulated video of a Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee member in Yunnan ...

  7. News - China - IMMIGRATION

    How mainland Chinese immigrants are transforming Vancouver

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... are reluctant to give up Chinese citizenship The maple leaf mainlanders Life is good for Wei Fuqiang and Chen Qianhong. Sitting on their 10-metre cruiser in Vancouver's exclusive Coal Harbour marina, the married mechanical engineers recount an unlikely trajectory from wartime China, to Tsinghua University at the height of the Cultural Revolution, to elite careers building particle ...

  8. Chinese people have made great strides in the past 60 years

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the country has achieved since 1949 in areas such as education, the economy and in society as a whole. Chinese children enjoy universal education and have the opportunity to learn so much, including English. This was not always the case. During the Cultural Revolution, many young people were not allowed to attend schools and we had a virtually illiterate generation. Things improved after ...

  9. News - China

    Chinese outbound tourism growing rapidly

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The culture of tourism services across the globe is changing, influenced by the rapid rise in mainlanders who travel abroad Chinese travellers take on the world ... logos, the dollars that buy them are firmly "made in China". "Last year, of all the Swiss watches sold in Switzerland, 50 per cent were to the Chinese market," said Xu Jing, ...

  10. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Chinese enjoy real Hawaii

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... in 2006." He notes the history as well. The Chinese, being among the first workers to come to the islands to work in the cane fields, settled into the culture and have invested in Hawaiian property ... Pacific paradise is experiencing a rapid rise in mainland and HK buyers, writes Peta Tomlinson Chinese enjoy real Hawaii The mainland has its "Chinese Hawaii"- the tropical, ...




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