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  1. Hu scores quick coup with panda diplomacy

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing and Tokyo zoos exchanged panda cubs to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Panda diplomacy has witnessed the ups and downs of Sino-Japanese relations. The last time a Chinese president visited Japan, Jiang Zemin in 1998, the trip did not generate a gift of pandas given the tense atmosphere surrounding ...

  2. Officials in Taipei mull over panda diplomacy

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... constituted an important part of Chinese diplomacy. ...

  3. The names that spell abundant happiness

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng What's in a name? A lot, if you're a panda. History, geography, diplomacy as well as personal traits often are represented by the names of the endangered species. ... for Hong Kong's pair, Ying Ying and Le Le, previously identified as 610 and 606 respectively, also symbolise the celebratory mood associated with Hong Kong's handover, said Chinese ...

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    Chinese stars make-up with Japan at Ipsa launch

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com A very glamorous make-up: Chinese stars put politics aside for Japanese cosmetics launch As the debate rages over the East China Sea islands, Twins popstar Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin and former actress Michelle Reis have cancelled Japan-related jobs, but in the beauty world it is business as usual. TVB actress Leanne Li Ya-nan was a guest of honour ...

  5. How China welcomes its little dragons

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Areon Chan We can expect to see a lot of dragon babies this year. That is, a lot of couples having children in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is the only Chinese zodiac sign that is an imaginary animal. Why is that? Are dragons better than the other 11 creatures? Many Chinese couples think so. Part of their cultural belief is that dragons are superior creatures, so giving birth ...

  6. Chinese hero's family celebrates anniversary

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Sun Sui-fang, 76, has been travelling widely in memory of her grandfather Sun Yat-sen, the 'Father of the Nation'. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Xin Hai Revolution, and Sun plans to give out 100 bronze statues of her ...

  7. Police criticised for taking statement in Chinese

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A coroner yesterday criticised police for taking a statement in Chinese from an English speaker. 'I have never imagined, heard of or seen such an arrangement. It is ridiculous,' Coroner Michael Chan Pik-kiu said, angrily criticising Inspector Chan Yuk-man for asking a police officer to take the statement from Sean Coxall in relation ...

  8. First Chinese writers shortlisted for top prize

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Man Booker International Prize. Su Tong, along with fellow writer Wang Anyi, are the first two Chinese to be shortlisted for the British-based literary prize. The pair will compete with 11 ... China and Chinese life, which has accompanied China's growing economic power,' said Douglas Kerr, English professor at the University of Hong Kong. 'International publishers ...

  9. Tongues of potential

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... insisted on showing us how he can write the Chinese character for 'fish', and then went on to teach all of us the Putonghua word for fish. We were all quite proud of that. And while ...

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    La Prairie celebrates 25 years of skincare

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com La Prairie birthday bash showcases brand's history To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its flagship collection, Swiss skincare brand La Prairie threw a party in the ballroom of the Four Seasons hotel. Well-heeled tai ...




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