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  1. 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 ...

  2. Stage icon donates award cash to beloved orchestra to help spread Chinese culture

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to a cultural organisation. With Wang's long affiliation with Cantonese opera and traditional performing arts, it was seen as fitting that she chose the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. 'The ... of fostering Chinese culture in other countries.' ...

  3. Preserver of Chinese culture

    Posted Feb 09th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... in China's cultural revival. In the past, the Kuomintang government claimed Taiwan was the true repository of Chinese culture and depicted itself as its guardian. This was especially true during ... habits. Taiwan then was proud of its Chinese heritage, from the treasures in the National Palace Museum to Taiwanese folk culture. Today, however, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party does ...

  4. Kung fu guru plans to put the punch back into Chinese culture

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... not surprisingly to those who know him well, Lam sees himself as an ambassador for Chinese culture, history and arts. 'I am organising a martial arts chain of schools to promote true Chinese culture,' Lam tells CitySeen. His goal is to open schools in London, New York and Paris. For eight months now, he has been practising Tai Sing Pek Kwar, a northern Chinese Monkey and Shoalin-style ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Conference focuses on spreading Chinese culture around the world

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not only learn Chinese language and culture but also get a much clearer picture of a modern China,' Ms Chen was quoted as saying. It was also announced that China had signed deals with six ... Jane Cai The first Confucius Institute Conference was held in Beijing yesterday to step up the mainland's promotion of Chinese-language education overseas and boost the country's ...

  7. Chinese culture for the world to see

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic organisers will use these three designs as inspiration for creating the fences for the showjumping. More than 2,000 entries were received by the Equestrian Company. The winning design in the professional category (far left) features a bamboo steam ...

  8. Learn to appreciate rich Chinese culture

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has a long history and a rich culture which is unique and completely different from western culture. But most Hong Kong students are not interested in our rich history and culture. They find it boring and outdated. Hong Kong is part of China now, we should learn our own history and culture, especially the arts. Schools should help students develop an interest in Chinese arts ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: From the Dragon's Mouth, by Ana Fuentes

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... to be human in an ever-changing realm of challenges and triumphs. Through her lucid prose, Fuentes exposes the barriers and opportunities confronting Chinese citizens today. She provides insight into China's history, politics, culture, economy and development- both for good and ill- without hyperbole or bias, instead letting the stories speak for themselves. Capturing the depth and range ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why playing safe is dangerous in today's economy

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... books during the holidays, I came across one on comparative Western and Chinese philosophy that had an old saying: "Every Chinese person is a Confucian when everything is going well; he is a Taoist when things are falling apart; and he is a Buddhist as he approaches death." Chinese culture is like a pyramid of worldviews. The earliest was animism; the Book of Changes taught two ...




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