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  1. When Chinese Opera Meets Cello

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Taiwanese cellist Chang Chen-chieh (far right) teams up with opera actor Zhu Lu-hao (right). Today and tomorrow, 7.30pm, Kwang Hwa Information and Culture Centre, 49/F Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free, booking required. Inquiries: 2588 7980 ...

  2. A storied silhouette

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... women clad in figure-hugging Chinese dresses. But like bat-winged junks on the harbour, safari suits and rickshaws, the trademark cheong-sam has largely vanished. The dress was only widely worn ... throughout the Chinese world, and by the late 1930s, it was a common sight from Penang in Malaysia to Hong Kong and further afield. A mark of modernity, the cheongsam elegantly symbolised the growing ...

  3. Magazines - Good Eating

    Point of view

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... Chinese restaurants never thought of capitalising on the view, or perhaps they felt the focus should be on the food and not what was happening outside. Nevertheless, Nanhai No. 1 is one of the few Chinese restaurants in the city to have a breathtaking view and be able to cater for larger groups, making it a popular choice for group or business dinners. Sitting in the dining room, one can ...

  4. Past perfect

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Chinese-motif grills, and old-world brass door handles and switch plates. He then filled it with antique furniture- including a Qing dynasty dining table with its original stools, an 18th-century vanity ... Street, Central, tel: 2523 7584), with Chinese horseshoe chairs (HK$7,000 for two) from Wonder Dragon (54A Hollywood Road, tel: 2526 8863). He sourced Aspen silk (HK$7,250) from Jim Thompson (9 ...

  5. Perfect timing

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Chinese Timekeeper opened its first Hong Kong boutique in Stone Nullah Lane in Wan Chai this week. Offering a fresh take on an industry dominated by the Swiss, the Hong Kong-based company aims to embrace its Chinese history and culture and build a high-end brand with its timepieces 'proudly crafted in China'. The store features a facade made of black slate ...

  6. National lessons won't skirt the sensitive issues

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... education and Chinese geography. The Hong Kong National Services Centre published The China Model, which fails to mention major events such as the June 4, 1989, crackdown in Tiananmen Square. Leung ... feelings because some will not be moved by the sight of the Chinese flag being raised. Leung said worksheets, instead of tests, would be used and their grades would not be affected. ...

  7. Going out

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Exhibitions Layered Beauty: The Baoyizhai Collection of Chinese Lacquer Late diplomat Hu Shih-chang's lacquer collection featuring lacquer wares from the Warring States period to the late Qing dynasty. Today, 10am-5pm, Art Museum, Chinese University of HK, Sha Tin. Inquiries: 2609 7416. Ends today From Common to Uncommon: The Legend of Ha Bik-chuen Prints, sculptures, mixed ...

  8. Lifestyle

    We test the city's 24-hour party credentials

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... "Mountains Ablaze: 'Foreign Devils' and Chinese Patriots". A thinking man might have learned a lesson from the last hour he spent visiting galleries that turned out to be closed, ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Chinese surtitles. Aug 26-28, 3pm, 7pm, also Aug 27-28, 11am, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$100-HK$500 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2525 7406 Concert in the Dark 2011 People Mountain ... in Chung Chi College, Chinese University of HK's staging of Tong Tik-sang's Cantonese opera about a young man who falls for a stranger who has an amethyst hairpin. In Cantonese ...

  10. Time and motion

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mountain biking and trail running. Professionally, the Frenchman creates luxury watches under The Chinese Timekeeper, a brand he founded in 2008. Choux, 31, regularly features on the podium ... the tongue,' he says. 'I still want to puke every time I think about it.' It's this bravery and willingness to venture in the unknown that has helped him in his career too. The Chinese ...




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