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  1. A life inspired by beauty, design, Chinese culture

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in coming up with a new design? After designing for the same brand for 10 years, people might think that the biggest difficulty is finding new ideas. Luckily, Chinese culture never ceases to inspire ... cheongsam, but we wanted to become a lifestyle-concept store. We wanted to bring traditional Chinese aesthetics and savoir-faire to the world. We wanted to reinterpret Chinese designs and to prove ...

  2. To learn the language, live the culture

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... work. I've seen many people learn Chinese, and those who achieve fluency are willing and able to accept and live the culture. Why did you decide to open a school to teach Mandarin? I worked ... the University Pathway programme to help foreign students learn enough Chinese to earn university degrees on the mainland. What first brought you to China? I first came to China on a one-year exchange ...

  3. Lingnan to establish new Chinese culture research programme

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Lingnan University is setting up a new research programme on Chinese culture and expanding a learning scheme that focuses on community services with a $2 million donation from the Kwan Fong Charitable Foundation. Cantonese opera, Chinese customs and food culture will be covered by the Kwan Fong Cultural Research and Development Programme, to be launched next month. ...

  4. Chinese cultural centre 'is crucial'

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... anchor which was vital for the all-round professional development of the individual. 'Local students have very limited understanding of cultural issues. Their learning of Chinese ... on things rather than simply going after short-term goals.' Learning about Chinese culture was particularly important in the post-colonial era, as more graduates would have to work more ...

  5. Breathe in the culture to fully understand Chinese

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Chinese. Try to immerse yourself in the language and the culture as much as possible. Try to make friends with other second language learners- especially those who do not speak English. I spent ... there was no toilet paper in the bathroom. I went to the front desk. Not knowing the Chinese word for toilet paper, I used the English word, which nobody understood. So I tried using the Chinese word ...

  6. Brushing up on culture

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese painting courses provide an opportunity to develop artistic talent, learn more about Chinese culture and unwind after a busy week at work 'Life these days is very hectic. To learn Chinese painting is not only a good way to know about the country's culture but also a good reason to slow down and enjoy a moment of quietness,' explains Bonnie Yeung, programme ...

  7. Sharing a cross-cultural bond

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of different cultures and more eager to try new things,' he says. 'I loved my upbringing so much, I would have no problem replicating the experience for my own children one day.' Lu Ruyi ... But with the help of her teachers and classmates, Lu soon overcame her shyness and embraced Japanese culture and life, not as an outsider but from within. 'Even to this day, many of my American friends ...

  8. Cultural focus

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Master of Arts in Anthropology Chinese University Chinese University's master of arts in anthropology is designed to help students challenge their notions of culture ... in Hong Kong and learn about the diversity of Chinese culture.' Students should have good writing ability and critical thinking, Bosco says. While a first degree in anthropology isn't ...

  9. Cultural experience

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... One of the best ways for expatriates in Hong Kong to experience Chinese culture is through learning Cantonese. Being able to interact with local people in their language provides ... can be difficult for some. 'In Chinese culture, it is normal to point out one's mistake or imperfect pronunciation. We are not very accepting of minor errors and nor are we known ...

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    Hong Kong's deadly exam culture

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by ALASTAIR SHARP

    ... exam culture. The rise of "managerialism"- the application of the business model of accountability, efficiency and surveillance to education- has had a profound effect in many ... at the Chinese University, found that suicidal thoughts among adolescents were strongly associated with test anxiety and parental dissatisfaction with academic performance. A further study by Lee ...




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