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  1. Chinese and English bestseller lists in Da Vinci mode last year

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... named by leading bookstore chain Commercial Press as its 2004 bestseller, topping both its Chinese and English lists. Commercial Press said that books on politics also fared surprisingly well last year, with The Last Noble, a memoir by mainland intellectual Zhang Yihe about the anti-rightist movement, ranking as the second-bestselling Chinese book. Commercial Press retail director ...

  2. The Planner

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as the Bandung Conference and Ping Pong Diplomacy. In Putonghua with Chinese subtitles. Tomorrow, 5pm; Jul 5, 3pm. Night SceneUnderground 62 Featuring Indie folk band Comanches, pop rockers Thinking Out ... Choreographer Daniel Yeung's visual dance theatre applies traditional Chinese body culture to contemporary Chinese dance. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140, HK$200 ...

  3. Distant hero

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill, Shanghai In Shanghai, the birthplace of Chinese cinema, people watched the Academy Awards out of interest in director Ang Lee: with admiration, but a sense of distance. 'Lee is an American who won the award for making an American film,' said Wu Ming, an editor at a city publishing firm. 'If he had made a film through the eyes of a Chinese, he would ...

  4. Chinese treasures get western treatment

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... together an east-meets-west programme,' said Ms Nicholls. 'They wanted Chinese music with a western flavour and a combination of the traditional instruments.' Unusual programme ... the erhu as the representative Chinese instrument because it touches me when I hear it,' she said. 'It gives me the goose-bumps.' The instrument will be unveiled to Italian audiences ...

  5. Can Australia sway China's emergence?

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... Canberra and Beijing do not always see eye to eye. Chinese support for the East Timorese military and undermining Australian aid-based reform efforts in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands through the use of 'chequebook diplomacy' are primary points of tension. One way to influence China's 'soft power' approach might be for Australia to propose that the two ...

  6. Piano diplomacy or politics, no strings attached as Lang Lang's ode to motherland wins American applause

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... virtuosity but for one tune he played- My Motherland, the theme song from the 1956 film Shangganling, or The Battle of Triangle Hill. The film depicts Chinese troops fighting the US-led United ... the tune was 'the most beautiful song in the hearts of the Chinese. I feel deeply honoured and proud to be able to play this song, which praises China before so many foreign guests, especially ...

  7. The Planner

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A music, movement and theatre performance tells the story of an African elephant in an allegory of our fading memories. Performed by Theatre du Pif. In English and Cantonese, with Chinese ... or www.newvisionfestival.gov.hk Extra-curricular From Cocktails to Counter-Terrorism: British Diplomacy Today British Consul-General Stephen Bradley gives a talk organised by the Royal Over-Seas League. Fri, 12.15pm, ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... and collages by the Chinese artist symbolising human desires through wildlife survival instincts. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-7pm or by appointment, Art Statements Gallery, 5 Mee Lun St, Central. Inquiries: 2122 ... and venues, HK$40-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044 All-American Boys Chorus Young singers from the US troupe perform classical, jazz, Broadway musical and Chinese folk songs. Tomorrow, 7.30pm, Sha ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... of the Horse About 40 horse-themed artifacts ranging from Chinese pottery and bamboo carvings to paintings and calligraphic works are on display. Daily, 10am-6pm (Sat until 8pm), closed Thu, HK Museum ... from the US troupe perform classical, jazz, Broadway musical and Chinese folk songs. Wed, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix. The Bicycle Puppet Theatre ...

  10. Unravelling the knots of Nanking

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... is Chinese communist propaganda.' He brandishes a book containing what he says are dozens of doctored photos. One shows a beheaded Chinese corpse with a cigarette stuck in its mouth. ... over to mass entertainment on the 70th anniversary, with nearly a dozen movies backed by US, European and Chinese money set to pick again at Nanking's scabs. Most are still being filmed ...




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