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  1. Comment - Blogs

    I’ll Be Brief: The Chinese Two Sentence Speech

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 08:32pm by Jesse Appell

    ... conditions are met, the host must extol this guest’s accomplishments, expound their virtues, and lastly, invite them to 说两句话:Say two sentences. Chinese culture exerts an inexorable and undeniable ... is a Petri dish for Two Sentence Speeches. The outfits and comedy style are agar; the associated Chinese cultural context an incubator that creates the perfect breeding ground for Two Sentence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1535700/ill-be-brief-chinese-two-sentence-speech
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Put Chinese 'medicinal' products to the test, for sake of rare species

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:12pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... Paul Stapleton Paul Stapleton says our youth must be taught to question old beliefs Chinese medicinal folk tales endanger world's pangolins The recent news that three tonnes ... a chance. For the record, pangolin scales, according to a website on Chinese medicine, are considered salty and cool. These scales promote menstruation and lactation, reduce swelling and are good ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1538927/put-chinese-medicinal-products-test-sake-rare-species
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    People's Daily spars with New York Times over reported 'meddling' of Chinese language institute

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:30pm by Angela Meng

    ... language and culture institute after a New York Times report featured concerns it was “stifling” academic freedom in US universities. The New York Times on Wednesday reported that the American ... choosing the curriculum and restricting teaching material”. “Confucius Institutes function as an arm of the Chinese state and are allowed to ignore academic freedom,” the group said. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536938/peoples-daily-spars-new-york-times-over-reported-meddling-chinese
  4. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Chinese border town to demolish failed 270m-yuan tourist strip near Vietnam

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:23pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Relatively new project becomes a white elephant, requiring more money to dismantle than what it took to build it A remote Chinese county near the Vietnam ... yuan – its conservative estimate – to raze the 1-kilometre-long China-Asean International Tourist Cultural Scenic Corridor, which officials say has been derided by the public as unsanitary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536842/chinese-border-town-demolish-failed-270m-yuan-tourist-strip-near-vietnam
  5. News - China

    Unesco adds Chinese abacus to World Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 12:14pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com UNESCO added the Chinese abacus to its World Intangible Cultural Heritage list on Wednesday during a meeting held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. ... documentation of the Chinese abacus, or zhu shuan, dates back to 2nd century BC, it has assisted both decimal and hexadecimal computation for more than 2000 years. It is known as the fifth invention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1373575/unesco-adds-chinese-abacus-world-intangible-cultural-heritage-list
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India outsources chores as servant culture shifts

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mumbai Cultural shift as middle class turns to companies for helpers rather than employing full-time staff Indians outsource servant chores Need someone to pay your bills and pick up your shopping, take an elderly relative to hospital or deliver 26 presents to your girlfriend on her 26th birthday? These are just some of the requests received by Get My Peon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557714/india-outsources-chores-servant-culture-shifts
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: off colour

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Off colour In terms of visible cultural markers in Asia, the Chinese are a people apart. Among Asians, not only do Chinese take on foreign first names the most readily, ... traditional South Asian dress. The only item that fitted me in the Kowloon shop, however, was a black kurta. Although I’m about as Chinese as Bill Clinton is British (hailing, as I do, from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1557249/reflections-colour
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve on board of West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve cultural hub The board of the West Kowloon Cultural District should be thoroughly reviewed and chaired ... handling hot potatoes such as political reform. Members were also frustrated by the bureaucratic structure of the cultural district and said the composition of the board was aimed more at balancing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556939/call-arts-lovers-only-serve-board-west-kowloon-cultural-district
  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Three Chinese fashion graduates aim to develop their own style in New York

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by NOOR BRARA

    ... is definitely where I want to be." Like Lee, womenswear finalist Wenqi Wu also addressed Chinese culture- but in an abstract way in his "Neo-Constructivism" collection. After growing up ... Chinese motifs or images. I was trying to play with the boundaries of culture and modernism." This comes through in his strict use of black and white fabrics, blazers and Oxford shirts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1531691/three-chinese-fashion-graduates-aim-develop-their-own
  10. News - China Insider - ANIMATION

    Competition for Pixar? Chinese animation company acquires US$20m in funding

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 06:33pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... by Wang in 2013 out of a desire to create “world-class animated films with a Chinese cultural touch” that could compete with the likes of American powerhouse Pixar. Over the last year, Light ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Light Chaser Animation Studios aims to create world-class movies with a Chinese touch Light Chaser Animation Studios, an animation company founded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1537049/competition-pixar-chinese-animation-company-acquires-us20m

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