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  1. Confucian virtues on parade for festival

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... presented with a plaque and a new duvet. Xiang Yunju- secretary of the Chinese Folk Literature and Art Society, which succeeded in getting central government backing for the festival- said he had ... say that Jiangbei is the source of Chinese caring and filial piety, and we were certainly brought up knowing we had to live up to that.' Following the rice-pummelling- an attempt to set ...

  2. Poly U spreads culture the Confucian way

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... country in the world'. 'Western culture has had a strong influence on Hong Kong, but Chinese culture continues to flow through the heart of society,' Mr Zhang said. Leung Tin-pui, ... Will Clem Polytechnic University has joined a rapidly growing worldwide club with the opening of its Hong Kong Confucius Institute yesterday. Teaching centres promoting Chinese language ...

  3. Neglect of minorities 'a UN breach'

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... fully in local society: 'I am now a Chinese national- my citizenship has been approved. We are living in a Chinese environment. This is our homeland. It was home to our parents ... Will Clem Emily Lau claims government could be taken to court now for breaking its international commitments The government's failure to facilitate non-Chinese-speaking children ...

  4. Taoist research centre launched at CUHK

    Posted Jan 07th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... in promoting Taoism in society,' he said. The centre follows one for Catholic studies and a research centre for Chinese philosophy opened at the end of last year. The department of cultural ... Will Clem Hong Kong's first university-level research centre on Taoist culture was officially opened this week at Chinese University. The Centre for the Studies of Taoist Culture, ...

  5. Jyutping sets highest standard in competition

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Society of Hong Kong in 1993. It has since been adopted as the government's official system. The current campaign is aimed at promoting the wider use of romanisation in Chinese ... said. Caesar Lun Suen, assistant professor at City University's Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, and president of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong, said accurate ...

  6. Associates treble despite degree of doubt

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Chinese University Tung Wah Community College says its associate degree students will more than treble in September, despite concerns about the qualification's value ... into further education.' Dr Wong said she felt the uncertainty was due to the qualification being relatively new and would decrease once it had established a broader recognition in society ...

  7. Language a prison, words a sentence

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... as Chinese students.' The Frontier legislator and a member of the panel, Emily Lau Wai-hing said the current system put these students at a distinct disadvantage. 'Hong Kong society ... curricula and examinations for Chinese as a second language and these have been accepted and recognised by the broader society. If they can do it, why can't we?' The school system ...

  8. Making Chinese entrepreneurs with a little help from the west

    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... at Fudan University in Shanghai. Today, MIT is just one of many overseas universities providing executive education to a Chinese market with a seemingly insatiable appetite for business knowledge. ... development. 'We were not looking for traditional Chinese management style- this had to be international.' The school found that partner in MIT and launched its new programme in 1996. ...

  9. Sino-US co-operation is vital, says Obama

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... from the official White House website, the US president sought to take his message directly to Chinese people. Obama spoke to the audience about the importance of having a free and open society ... Will Clem in Shanghai The United States and China should work together and show leadership on major international issues and challenges ahead, US President Barack Obama told the Chinese ...

  10. Putonghua TV show targets wider audience

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... of the Chinese-language television channels. 'As yet, no decisions have been made about the content of the programmes,' a spokeswoman for Scolar said. 'But we will be targeting the wider community, ... on TVB Jade on Monday evening, and A Bookworm's Choice will be launched on ATV Home on Thursday afternoon. Ho Kwok-cheung, deputy head of the department of Chinese at the Hong Kong Institute ...




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