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  1. Culture industry displays 3,000 projects at fair

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to expand Chinese cultural influence, the fair serves as a platform not only to display domestic cultural projects, but also to facilitate international cultural trade and collaborations. ... of their operations, and they have plans to expand in the country. But more than half of about 300 businesses surveyed said they knew little about the Chinese cultural market, and, ironically, most considered ...

  2. The fast and the flirtatious

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... on to the next, and deciding who you fancy at the end. But Hongkongers have taken to it. 'We get a good combination of people from different cultures,' says Cynthia Chan, WhirlWindDate's ...

  3. Cultural evolution

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Joshua Samuel Brown

    ... of Guangdong. However, it is best known as the site of the British naval attack of September 4, 1839, widely considered the start of the Opium Wars. As local legend goes, Chinese troops in fishing boats, led by General Lai Enjue, defeated the better-equipped enemy. Today, visitors flock to the fortress not so much to commemorate this particular piece of Chinese history as to admire ...

  4. Shake your retail feather

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Brandon Zatt

    ... be another mall,' he says. 'We needed a concept to distinguish our position in the market and decided the most widely accepted theme was music. But we couldn't choose classical Chinese ... but the country is changing,' he says. 'Chinese people are changing. 'The people used to cling to what they know and disregard everything else. But now we're like a sponge by the sea, ...

  5. Kevin Chong, writer

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... novelist. I'm working on a piece of fiction about 'overseas Chinese' in contemporary China, so I recently read Delisle's graphic novel, Shenzhen, and his other travelogues, Pyongyang and Burma Chronicles. I like how he mixes in cultural observations with his personal preoccupations; travelling needn't always mean escaping from your own life. Where I'm ...

  6. HK named best Chinese city for investors in pre-crisis survey

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong offers the best investment environment among all Chinese cities, according to a study conducted by the China Institute of City Competitiveness. The institute yesterday ... in terms of technological innovation, cultural innovation and its environmental innovation.' Shenzhen scored 72.04 and Hong Kong 71.89 on innovation. Hong Kong was China's most ...

  7. Private eye chases marriage cheats, and counsels them too

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it takes. I have 18 investigators in four cities, and we average four new cases a week. The most expensive case I had was a Chinese woman who lived in Canada. She hired me to investigate her ...

  8. 'Soft power' receives funding injection

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao A 20 billion yuan Chinese cultural industries fund, backed by the mainland's top economic planning agency, will help boost so-called 'soft power' ... Chinese culture. 'These products could help increase exports and spread Chinese culture,' he said. 'Boosting China's soft power and expanding globally are among ...

  9. New mayor set to clean up in Guangzhou

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... further. 'He is already 56 and that's not young in the Chinese cadre system. His direct boss [Guangzhou party chief Wan Qingliang] is eight years his junior. The next few years ... degree in administrative management from 2005 to 2008- remember his eloquence, noting that he loved culture and debating. 'He's open-minded and good at building his image of being ...

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    HK Chief Executive vows to limit number of mainland Chinese visitors

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 03:07pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Tuesday pledged to control the number of incoming mainland individual visitors after Shenzhen earlier announced it would allow regular visits by 4.1 million non-permanent residents from next month. Leung sai ...




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